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The Death of Michał Markiewicz

I had previously found the 1890 Birth and Baptismal Record for Michał (Michael) Markiewicz, the son of Tomasz Markiewicz and Franciszka Piątkowa while searching Polish Parish Records at my local Family History Center.  I had also found an entry in … Continue reading

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Photos of Piotrawin and Braciejowice

Stanisław Markiewicz and his siblings were born in Braciejowice and baptized in Piotrawin in the Kingdom of Poland.  I’ve never been to either of these villages.  However, in the year 2000, I visited Kazimierz Dolny, a village just a short … Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Jan Markiewicz

The last Birth and Baptismal Record that I found for the children of Tomasz Markiewicz and Franciszka Piątkowa was for a son Jan. Birth and Baptismal Record for Jan Markiewicz Click on the link for a PDF copy of the … Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Michał Markiewicz

A year before the birth of Wawrzyniec Markiewicz, another son was born to Tomasz Markiewicz and Franciszka Piątkowa – Michał (Michael). Birth and Baptismal Record for Michał Markiewicz Click on the link for a PDF copy of the original record, … Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Wawrzyniec Markiewicz

Among the records from the Piotrawin parish that I found at the Family History Center yesterday was the birth and baptismal record for Wawrzyniec Markiewicz, born a few years before Stanisław and Antoni. Birth and Baptismal Record for Wawrzyniec Markiewicz Click … Continue reading

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The Children of Tomasz Markiewicz

When I originally translated the baptismal records for Stanisław and Antoni Markiewicz, I transliterated the mother’s surname as Piontkowa.  However, the names in these documents should be translated into the same sounds in Polish, not necessarily the same letters.  The correct Polish translation of Franciszka’s surname is … Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Antoni Markiewicz – 1895

After finding the Birth and Baptismal Record for Stanisław Markiewicz, I searched for the records of other children born of the same parents.  I found one fairly quickly – Antoni Markiewicz. Antoni Markiewicz, son of Tomasz Markiewicz and Franciszka Piontkowa, … Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Stanisław Markiewicz

Several weeks ago, I reported on the immigration and naturalization of Stanisław Markiewicz, the grandfather of my cousin’s cousin.  To put this another way, Stanisław’s daughter Bernice married Edward Skowronski.  Edward Skowronski was the brother-in-law of two of my uncles:  … Continue reading

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Stanislaw Markiewicz in the City Directory

City Directories are useful sources of genealogical information on names, addresses, occupations, and marital relationships.  During the late 19th century and most of the 20th century, city directories were published in most major cities of the United States and they provide … Continue reading

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World War I Draft Registration of Stanislaw Markiewicz

In the United States all men between the ages of 18 and 45 were required to register for the draft, regardless of whether they were citizens.  Three separate registrations were conductd: On June 5, 1917, all men born between June … Continue reading

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