Archive for the ‘Lachowski’ Category

On This Day … 1 January

1827 –  Joseph Lachovski was born 187 years ago in Germany.  (3rd great-grandfather)

1862 – George Assmann was born in Port Huron, Michigan 152 years ago to John Assmann & Mary Stitts.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1870 – Twins Frank & Matthew (Martin) Klepaczyk were born 143 years ago in Poland to John Klepaczyk & Mary Kozlawski

1871 – Joseph Lee Brown was born in Chicago, Illinois 143 years ago.  (husband of Margaret Sinyard, great-grandaunt)

1873 – Thomas Garlick (35) married Eliza Clark (21) in Will County, Illinois 141 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1877 – Joseph Uttech was born in Michigan 137 years ago to John & Juliana Bartel.

1893 – Proxida Filipiak was born 121 years ago in Alpena, Michigan.  (wife of John Hallman, great-granduncle)

1911 – Elton Douglas died 103 years ago in Lapeer, Michigan at 34 years old.  (husband of Rose Rischert, 1st cousin 4x removed)

1922 – Charles Peterson Jr was born in Detroit, Michigan 92 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa Lachovski.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 28 December

1889 –  Anthony Ostrowski was born in Detroit, Michigan 124 years ago to John Ostrowski & Elisabeth Lachovski.  (great-granduncle)

1919 – Clara Tapert Kessler died 94 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 51 years old.  (wife of John Clem Kessler, 2nd great-granduncle)

1919 – Rosa Schulte Huetteman died 94 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 45 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

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On This Day … 26 December

1883 – Sarah Hammang was born in Detroit, Michigan 130 years ago to Matthew & Mary Hammang.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1911 – Arthur Lachovski was born in Detroit, Michigan 102 years ago to Joseph Lachovski & Genevieve Clement.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 17 December

1823 – Susanna Hildebrandt was born in Putzig, Prussia 190 years ago to Anton Hildebrandt & Christina Koss.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1843 – Charles Rischert was born in Germany 170 years ago…(husband of Magdalena Raass, 3rd great-grandaunt)

1891 – Joseph Lachowski (Lachovski) III was born in Detroit, Michigan 122 years ago to Joseph Lachowski II & Genevieve Clement.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1892 – Rolla Heartt was born in Downers Grove, Illinois 121 years ago to Frank Heartt & Eva Sinyard.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1916 – Joseph Kolar died 97 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 59 years old.

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Spotlight Sunday – Elisabeth (Lachowski) Ostrowski


Name:  Elisabeth Lachowski (Lachovsky / Lachowska, etc)

Birthday:  about 1867

Parents:  Joseph Lachowski & Elisabeth Kunath

Siblings:  August, John & Joseph

Relationship:  married to John Ostrowski, mother of 7 children

Children:  Joseph, John, Anthony, Lillian, Marie, George & baby boy

Hometown:  Prussia Germany

Immigration:  1875 aboard “Cimbria” from Hamburg

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  unable to read or write

Occupation:  worked as a tailoress in 1880

Church:  St. Albertus Church –  Detroit, Michigan

Death:  August 28, 1897 in childbirth delivering a stillborn son, 30 years old

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit Michigan

Relationship to Me:  2nd great-grandmother

Spotlight Sunday – John Ostrowski

Name:  Johann Anton Ostrowski

Birthday:  February 11, 1861

Parents:  Anton Ostrowski & Josephina Kuttni

Relationship:  Married to Elisabeth Lachowski in 1885, father of 7 children, 3 dying as infants.
Married to Frances Karschina in 1898, father of 10 children, 6 dying as infants.

Hometown:  Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany

Immigration:  about 1868, naturalized citizen by 1910, though in 1920 he states his citizenship is still pending

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  able to read, write and speak English

Occupation:  Tailor

Church:  St. Albertus Catholic Church

Death:  November 16, 1926 of a diabetic coma.

Cemetery:  Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan

Relationship to Me:  2nd great-grandfather

Sympathy Saturday – Josephine (Kuttni) Ostrowski

She was born in Putzig, Prussia, and on her baptism register her parents are recorded Lorenz Kuttni & Marianna Meyer.  She was the oldest of 7 children, and married Anton Ostrowski when she was 33 years old.  She immigrated with him and their children about 1868, and the family shows up on the Detroit 1870 census.  She was the mother of 4 children, and she is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  Her son John married Elisabeth Lachowski in 1885.

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