Weekly History

This week in my family history. It’s a bit of a slow week here in the Zalewski Family Genealogy weekly history.

March 8

1787 – Died – Anna Catherina CROXAnna is my 6th great grandmother on my mother’s side. She was born 11 Jun 1757 in Genk, Limburg, Belgium and married Wilhelmus van CRAYBECK in 1778.

March 9

1817 – Born – Claude-Françoise QUINET – Better known as Frances or Francesca, she is my 4th great grandmother on my father’s side. She married William Henry THOMPSON in 1839 in New York and then moved to Granville, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin. Frances passed way on 31 Jan 1899 in Wrightstown, Brown Co., Wisconsin.

March 14

1731 – Died – Pierre LAFOND dit PEPIN – Pierre was my 8th great grandfather on my mother’s side. He was born 28 Apr 1688 in St. Francois Xavier, Batiscan, Quebec, Canada. He married Marie Jeanne LEFEBVRE.

1764 – Born – John Baptiste III ST. LOUIS – John is my 5th great grandfather on my mother’s side. He was born in Yamachiche, St. Maurice, Quebec, Canada and married Catherine GIGNAC.

About Brian Zalewski

I started genealogy research about mid-1999. My grandfather had passed away in April of that year. Since then I’ve done a lot of research not only for myself, but for friends and other relatives. In 2006, I married the love of my life, Darcy, and welcomed the birth of our daughter, Aerissa Jean, in 2010 and our son, Xander Lee, in 2012. I can’t wait to tell them stories about all of their ancestors.

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Parish of St. Barbara

After some research, I think I’ve traced the marriage of my great-great grandparents, Frank Zalewski & Anna Lindner, to Parafia św. Barbary w Świętem (or the Parish of St. Barbara at Święte.) According to a translation of their Polish Wikipedia entry: The parish was founded in about 1300 by the Teutonic Knights. During the Thirteen Years’ […]