Archive for the ‘Lachowski’ Category

On This Day … 7 July

1840 – Sarah GARLICK was born in England 174 years ago to Joshua Garlick & Mary DOWNES.  (3rd great-grandaunt -p)

1889 – Nicholas HAMMANG died 125 years ago in Rice County, Minnesota at 74 years old.  (husband of Catherine ASSMANN, 3rd-great-grandaunt -m)

1903 – William KWART was born in Detroit, Michigan 111 years ago to Joseph Kwart & Frances KOZNIACKI.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1920 – Theresa LACHOVSKI (17) married Charles PETERSON (20) in Detroit, Michigan 94 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 1 July

1857 – John & Stewart BITTLES and their families arrived in New York aboard the City of Mobile.

1858 – Frank SCHULTE (23) married Helena BRANDT (20) in Detroit, Michigan 156 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1904 – Jerome ASHCRAFT was born in Kentucky 110 years ago.  (husband of Clara HALLMAN, great-aunt -p)

1913 – August BUCHKOWSKI (28) married Laura WARCHOCK (20) in Parisville, Michigan 101 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1928 – Maria BRUIER Chesney died 86 years ago in Merritt, Michigan at 72 years old.

1929 – Leo HINCKA (22) married Josephine SZCEROWSKI (19) in Michigan 85 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1949 – Genevieve CLEMENT Lachovski died 65 years ago in Roseville, Michigan at 78 years old.  (wife of Joseph LACHOVSKI, 2nd great-granduncle -m)

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On This Day … 18 May

1875 – Franz HINCKA (25) married Dorothea DETTLOFF (29) in Detroit, Michigan 139 years ago.  (2nd great-grandparents – p)

1882 – Frank SINYARD (23) married Mary Ann BITTLES (17) in Lemont, Illinois 132 years ago.  (2nd great-grandparents – p)

1885 – John OSTROWSKI (24) married Elisabeth LACHOVSKY (18) in Detroit, Michigan 129 years ago.  (2nd great-grandparents – m)

1904 – Julia CHESNEY was born in Michigan 110 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

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On This Day … 8 May

1906 – Edwin CHESNEY was born in Munger, Michigan 108 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

1946 – Joseph LACHOVSKI Jr. died 68 years ago in Roseville, Michigan at 82 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle – maternal)

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On This Day … 6 May

1849 – Anton HINCKA (32) married Marianna HILDEBRANDT (27) in Putzig, Prussia 165 years ago.  (3rd great-grandparents – paternal)

1875 – The LACHOVSKI family arrived in New York aboard the Cimbria.

1906 – Amelia ROMEL was born in Pulawski, Michigan 108 years ago.  (wife of Anton DARGA, 1st cousin 2x removed – paternal)

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On This Day … 10 April

1850 – Juliana BARTEL was born in Germany 164 years ago.

1853 – Frank OSTROWSKI (24) married Anna KAMINSKA (27) in Prussia 161 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle – maternal)

1886 – Joseph OSTROWSKI was born in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago to John Ostrowski & Elisabeth LACHOVSKI.  (great-granduncle – maternal)

1901 – Martha BITTLES (24) married Henry JODA (24) in Cook County, Illinois 113 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – paternal)

1909 – Rosalia BOLDE Kwart died 105 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 74 years old.  (wife of John KWART, 3rd great-grandfather – paternal)

1958 – Margaret HAMMANG Festler died 56 years ago at 94 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – maternal)

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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

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