Archive for the ‘Lachowski’ Category

On This Day … 14 February

1840 – August SCHULTE was born in Deutmecke, Germany 174 years ago to Franz Schulte & Elisabeth FORTH.  (3rd great-grandfather)

1876 – Joseph DETTLOFF (26) marrried Christina HILDEBRANDT (18) in Detroit, Michigan 138 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1901 – Elizabeth KOLPE Ostrowski died 113 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 72 years old.  (wife of 3rd great-granduncle, Martin OSTROWSKI)

1924 – Robert PETERSON was born in Detroit, Michigan 90 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa LACHOVSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

1933 – John UTTECH died 81 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 83 years old.

1935 – Frank CZAPPA died 79 years ago in Rogers City, Michigan at 85 years old.  (husband of Susanna DETTLOFF, 2nd great-grandaunt)

1943 – Leroy FISHER (27) married Evelyn BROOKS (20) in Detroit, Michigan 71 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1948 – Amelia ROMEL Darga died 66 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 41 years old.  (wife of Anton DARGA, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 22 January

1838 – Therese Schulte was born in Germany 176 years ago to Frank Schulte & Elisabeth Forth.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1863 – Paul Hammang died in the Civil War in Stafford County, Virginia 151 years ago at 22 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1864 – Joseph Lachovski Jr. was born in Germany 150 years ago to Joseph Lachovski & Elizabeth Kunath.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1867 – John Bittles was born in Illinois 147 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia Hodges.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1879 – Louis Garlick (24) married Maria Pendergast (23) in Will County, Illinois 135 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1883 – Mary Garlick was born  in Lemont, Illinois 131 years ago to Thomas Garlick & Eliza Clark.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1889 – Julia Dowd was born 125 years ago in Illinois.  (wife of Joshua Garlick Jr., 2nd cousin 3x removed)

1916 – Eleanor Schulte (18) married Lloyd Renaud (20) in Detroit, Michigan 98 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 2 January

1882 – George Bittles was born in Pilot Knob, Missouri 132 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia Hodges.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1882 – Sylvester Hayes was born in Sandusky, Ohio 132 years ago to Sylvester Hayes & Mary Broderick.  (great-granduncle)

1913 – Joseph Lachowski died 101 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 76 years old.  (3rd great-grandfather)

1947 – John Haske died 67 years ago in Michigan at 56 years old.  (husband of Rose Hallman, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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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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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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