Archive for the ‘Lachowski’ Category

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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On This Day … 25 October

1843 – Ann Garlick was born in England 170 years ago to Joshua Garlick & Mary Downes.  She is the last child born to them.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1867 – Anton Kwart was born in Prussia 146 years ago to John Kwart & Rosalie Bolde.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1905 – William Simms was born 108 years ago.  (husband of Antonette Ostrowski, 1st cousin 2x removed)

1907 – Elizabeth Kunath Lachovski died 106 year ago in Detroit, Michigan of pneumonia.  She was 84 years old.  (3rd great-grandmother)

1916 – Thomas Willey died 97 years ago in Lockport, Illinois at 86 years old.  (husband of Sarah Garlick, 3rd great-grandaunt)

1918 – Charles Barnes died 95 years ago in Kankakee, Illinois at 56 years old.

1930 -  Albert Kolar died 83 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 49 years old.

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On This Day … 24 October

1899 – Edward Schulte (33) married young widow Julia Hatzenbuhler-Hohlfieldt (26) in Ontario, Canada 114 years ago. (2nd great-granduncle)

1914 – Julianna Soik (19) married Henry Bergman (20) in Detroit, Michigan 99 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1916 – Mary Ann Bittles-Sinyard (52) married John Pacholski (35) in Cook County, Illinois 96 years ago.  (2nd great-grandmother)

1936 – Charles Peterson died 77 years ago in Owosso, Michigan at 37 years old.  (husband of Theresa Lachovsky, 1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 5 October

1886 – Joseph Lachovsky Jr. (22) married Genevieve Clement (15) in Detroit, Michigan 127 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1920 – Joseph Peterson was born in Detroit, Michigan 93 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa Lachovsky.  (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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