The Birth of Walter William Dymek – 1911

Walter William Dymek, son of Stanisław Dymek and Franciszka Ksepka, was born on 28 December 1911 in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.  His birth was recorded in a ledger for the city of Worcester where his name was spelled Vadislof (Władysław) Demick.

The Birth Record of Walter William Dymek – 1911

The Birth Record of Walter William Dymek – 1911

SOURCE:  “Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915,” digital images, American Ancestors ( : accessed 14 February 2011), Birth of Vadislof Demick, vol. 600, page 488, no. 975, Worcester, Massachusetts, 28 December 1911; citing Vital Records: 1841-1915, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts.

The image above is a composite image from the ledger, cropped to emphasize the information for Walter William Dymek.  Click on the link for a PDF copy of the birth record of Walter William Dymek.  The ledger states:

  • Walter Willliam Dymek’s birth is recorded as No. 975 in the ledger for the city of Worcester,
  • His name is recorded as Vadlislof Demick, a male child born in Worcester,
  • He was born on 28 December 1911 and his birth was recorded in January 1912,
  • His father was Stephen Demick [Stanisław Dymek], a laborer from Russia residing in Worcester,
  • His mother was Frances Skepka [Franciszka Ksepka] from Russia, residing in Worcester.

The names in this record are badly misspelled, but misspellings are typical in Massachusetts vital records from this time period.

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