Posts Tagged ‘Ostrowski’

On This Day … 2 October

1823 – Franz Boyke was born in Putzig, Prussia 189 years ago to Anton Boyke & Catharine Gohr.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1916 – Claude Kessler died 96 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  He was 23 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed) to

1918 -  Sister Mary Ostrowski died 94 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  She was 64 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

If you have information about any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

On This Day … 29 June

1828 – Henry Assmann (26) married Elisabeth Hammerschmidt (35) in Kirchveischede, Germany 184 years ago.  (4th great-granduncle)

1865 – James Bittles (37) married Margaret Reid (37) in Chicago, Illinois 147 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1897 – Hillard Bentgen was born in Chicago, Illinois 115 years ago to William Bentgen & Carrie Hanson.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1897 – Annie Klepaczyk was born in Detroit, Michigan 115 years ago to Anthony Klepaczyk & Sophia Nowak.

1898 – Edward Thomas (24) married Anna Kessler (22) in Detroit, Michigan 114 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1909 – Anton Ostrowski died 103 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  He was 74 years old.  (3rd great-grandfather)

1918 – Donald Strnad was born in Michigan 94 years ago to Frank Strnad & Marie Schultheis.

1930 – Blanche Hopp was born 82 years ago to Harry Hopp & Martha Hincka.  (2nd cousin 1x removed)

If you have information about any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

 

Sympathy Saturday – Martin Ostrowski


Martin Ostrowski died August 21, 1898 in Detroit, Michigan.  He was born in Germany to “John & Mary” Ostrowski and worked as a laborer until his death.  He died of cystitis, a bladder infection, at age 68.  He leaves behind his wife and 5 adult children and rests in Mt. Elliott Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  (3rd great-granduncle)

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 – Martin Ostrowski


Name:  Martin Ostrowski

Birthday:  November 5, 1830

Parents:  Casimir Ostrowski & Marianna Hert

Siblings:  Eva, Joseph, John, Susanna, Frank, Marianna, Anton, Paul, Jacob & August

Relationship:  married to Elizabeth Kolpe, father of 7 known children

Hometown:  Putzig, Prussia

Immigration:  between 1867-1869

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  not able to read or write

Occupation:  machinist

Church:  St. Albertus Catholic Church – Detroit, Michigan

Death:  August 21, 1898, 67 years old

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan

Relationship to Me:  3rd great-granduncle

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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