Grade 8A, Kingsford, Michigan including Mary Jane (Corrigan) Zalewski - 1939

Tell Me Thursday: 4th of July

This is one of the latest photos that I scanned. It was a copy inside of a book I got from a fellow Zalewski researcher a few years back. For some reason, I never got to scanning the photos from it. This photo is from July 4th, 1913. Back row is Frank Gierszewski and Edwin […]

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Wordless Wednesday

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day, everyone!

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Happy Memorial Day

Richard Zalewski - WWII

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! I’d like to thank all of my military ancestors and all of your military ancestors, too. Johann W G LAST – Civil War- My 3rd-great-grandfather, server with Company K, 50th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin – 29 Mar 1865 to 14 Jun 1866 LeRoy THIELKE – World War II – My grandfather, served […]

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Weekly History: May 24th-30th

May 25th 1922 – Died – Ignatius SZULTA – Ignatius is my 3rd-great-grandfather on my father’s side. He was born 1 Feb 1849 in Poland and married his wife, Nepomuncema SYLDAKT in 1875. They immigrated to Milwaukee in the early 1880s. He passed away in Milwaukee and is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery. May 26th […]

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That Zalewski Family

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I was running through ideas in the shower today (who doesn’t?) and I tried to figure out what my fascination is with the family of Frank & Anna Zalewski. For some reason, this family really interests me. I enjoy finding out information about each of the children and their families. Maybe it’s because the photo […]

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Tell Me Thursday: Joe & Clara Troka

This is a photo of my great-great-grandparents, Joe & Clara (SZULTA) TROKA on their 50th wedding anniversary. The date of this photo would be somewhere around 29 Jan 1944 since they were married in 1894. They were married at St. Hedwig’s Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There is a very nice writeup and history for St. […]

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Gwiazdowski? Brick wall coming down?

"Visitors nephew Franz Zaleski 902 Pulaski St"Click for larger image

Since publishing my Single View post on my great-great-grandfather, Frank J Zalewski, Sr. I have been checking all information I have on the Zalewski family. I ran through each of his children’s records and all of the other info I had written down. I was then looking for copies of obituaries that I know I’ve […]

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