Zalewski Family Genealogy

Frank GIERSZEWSKI, Sr

Male Abt 1886 - 1942  (~ 56 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Frank GIERSZEWSKI, Sr was born Abt 1886, German Poland (son of Andrew GIERSZEWSKI and Morial LINC); died 10 Aug 1942, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Frank Giersch
    • Immigration: 1886
    • Immigration: 1889
    • Naturalization: 1915
    • Occupation: 1930, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; Machine Hand - Auto Body

    Notes:

    Name:
    Changed last name

    Died:
    In 1942, Frank Giersch, Sr was employed at the Schiltz Brewery warehouse on North 66th and West State Streets in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He and eleven of his co-workers were killed when the warehouse building collapsed on top of them.

    From Milwaukee Journal article on 11 Aug 1942:

    Frank Giersch, sr., 56, of 236 E. Burleigh st., yard worker, became an employee of the Schlitz Brewing Co last May. He formerly worked as a blacksmith for the Seaman Body Corp.

    His wife, Mary, was knitting in the parlor of the Giersch home Monday afternoon when a reporter entered. Seated at her side were her two daughters, Beatrice and Mrs. Evelyn Baumgart.

    "Why does everything have to happen to me?" sobbed Mrs. Giersch. "First, the army took my son and now something has to happen to my husband. Tell me, please, is he all right? I hope nothing serious happened to him."

    The Giersch's son, Frank, jr., 27, is at Camp Grant, Ill. He was drafted two weeks ago.

    Frank married Marianna B ZALEWSKI 22 Jan 1913, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Marianna (daughter of Frank J ZALEWSKI, Sr. and Anna A LINDNER) was born 22 Mar 1891, Baltimore, Baltimore (city), Maryland, United States; died 27 Feb 1945, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; was buried , Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Frank Peter GIERSZEWSKI, Jr was born 29 Jan 1915, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; died 11 Aug 1985, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; was buried , Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.
    2. E.C. GIERSZEWSKI
    3. Beatrice GIERSZEWSKI was born 19 Mar 1925, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; died 24 Jul 2007, Union Grove, Racine, Wisconsin, United States; was buried , Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Andrew GIERSZEWSKI

    Andrew — Morial LINC. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Morial LINC
    Children:
    1. 1. Frank GIERSZEWSKI, Sr was born Abt 1886, German Poland; died 10 Aug 1942, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.