Category Archives: Głowacz

Nienadowa Field Sketches – Map 12

The twelfth of the Nienadowa, Galicia Field Sketch Maps from the Ukrainian Archives shows more names from my family history, although this section of Nienadowa includes a significant area devoted to forests. Continue reading

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Nienadowa Field Sketches – Map 17

As I continue to examine the Nienadowa, Galicia Field Sketch Maps from the Ukrainian Archives, I’m amazed at how surnames from my research keep appearing on all these maps. Continue reading

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Nienadowa Field Sketches – Map 16

I found more family surnames as I examined the Nienadowa, Galicia Field Sketch Map 16 from the Ukrainian Archives. Continue reading

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Nienadowa Field Sketches – Map 9

As I continue to examine the Field Sketch Maps from the Ukrainian Archives, I find more and more familiar surnames. While I don’t know how all these people are related to my own relatives with the same surname, I expect that, with the same surname, these residents of Nienadowa are probably family. Continue reading

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The Polish Surnames in My Family Tree

In grade school I always enjoyed the day that came every year when our teachers would ask what our mothers’ maiden names were. My mother’s maiden surname – Niedziałkowski – always got everyone’s attention because it was so unusual. My … Continue reading

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My Galician Grandfather

Birth and Early Life My paternal grandfather, Michael Danko (Michał Dańko), was born in Nienadowa, Galicia on September 22, 1877, the son of Jakub Dańko, a farmer, and Agnieszka Sowa. He was delivered by the midwife Agnieszka Pilch, and was baptized … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Piotr Dańko and Katarzyna Chruścicka

My grandfather’s half-brother, Piotr Dańko, son of Jakub Dańko and Zofia Głowacz, was married to Katarzyna Chruścicka, daughter of Marcin Chruścicki and Anna Klimak, in 1933. Continue reading

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