Archive for the ‘Lachowski’ Category

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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On This Day … 1 December

1824 – Johann Ostrowski was born in Putzig, Prussia 189 years ago to Casimir Ostrowski & Marianna Hert.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1894 –  Marie Ostrowski was born in Detroit, Michigan 119 years ago to John Ostrowski & Elisabeth Lachowski.  (great-grandaunt)

1897 –  William Sinyard (28) married Frances Watson (19) in Archer, Iowa 116 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle)

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On This Day … 29 November

1867 –  Louise Ostrowski was born in Bresin, Prussia 146 years ago to Anton Ostrowski & Josephine Kuttni.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

1894 – Rosalia Kwart was born in Detroit, Michigan 119 years ago to Anton Kwart & Rose Reinhaardt.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1910 – Frank Gohr died in Detroit, Michigan 103 years ago at 50 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1941 – Theresa Lachovski-Peterson (39) married Arthur Parent (46) in Michigan 72 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 27 November

1843 – Ann Sinyard (22) married George Robinson (20) in Lincolnshire, England 170 years ago.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1890 – Marianna Ostrowski (27) married Albert Klebba (25) in Wayne County, Michigan 123 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

1898 – Arthur Herig was born in Michigan 115 years ago.  (husband of Julia Ostrowski, great-grandaunt)

1929 –  John Peterson was born in Michigan 84 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa Lachowski.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

1939 – George Bittles died 74 years ago in Battle Creek, Michigan at 57 years old.  (1st cousin 4x 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

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