Category Archives: Markiewicz

Photographs from Kazimierz Dolny

Kazimierz Dolny is a Polish village on the Vistula River and is located about 10 miles northeast of Braciejowice.  Since I’ve never been to Braciejowice, the ancestral village of the Markiewicz family, I can’t show any photographs of Braciejowice.  I did, … Continue reading

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Braciejowice and the Parishes to Which it Belonged

Braciejowice, the ancestral village of the Markiewicz family is located in eastern Poland in Gmina Łaziska, Powiat Ziemski Opolski, Wojewódstwo Lubelskie.  In a previous post, I translated the entries for Braciejowice from the Słownik Geograficny which described the place as … Continue reading

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Stanley Markiewicz in the 1930 Census

In 1930, Stanislaw Markiewicz was still living in Worcester, Massachusetts, but by this time was using the name Stanley Markiewicz.  In addition, all his children were listed with Anglicized names, as opposed to the Polish names used in the 1920 Census.   1930 … Continue reading

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Stanislaw Markiewicz in the 1920 Federal Census

Stanislaw Markiewicz arrived in New York City on May 29, 1912.  He then traveled to South Framingham, Massachusetts where he stayed with a friend.  In 1920, he appears in the US Federal Census in Worcester, Massachusetts with a wife and … Continue reading

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Braciejowice – The Ancestral Village of Stanisław Markiewicz

On his Passenger Manifest and in his Petition for Naturalization, Stanisław Markiewicz named the village of Braciejowice as his birthplace.  When he lived there, Braciejowice was in Russia, near Lublin.  The proximity to Lublin may explain why he called Lublin … Continue reading

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The Immigration of Stanislaw Markiewicz

The information provided in Stanislaw Markiewicz’ Certificate of Arrival provided the information necessary to find his Ellis Island Passenger Manifest.  A search of the Ellis Island website produced several immigrants with the name Stanislaw Markiewicz, one of whom immigrated on the correct … Continue reading

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The Petition for Naturalization of Stanislaw Markiewicz

Three years after filing his second Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, Stanislaw Markiewicz filed his Petition for Naturalization Stanislaw Markiewicz’ Petition for Naturalization – Front Stanislaw Markiewicz’ Petition for Naturalization – Back Click on … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Intention of Stanislaw Markiewicz

Stanislaw Markiewicz filed a Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States on May 11, 1936.  This was the first step to becoming a citizen.  Under the laws in effect at that time, Stanislaw would have to … Continue reading

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The Certificate of Arrival for Stanislaw Markiewicz

While I was at the Massachusetts State Archives in Boston a few weeks ago, I found the Naturalization Papers for Stanislaw Markiewicz.  Stanislaw was the grandfather of my cousins’ cousins.  Let me explain…  My Uncle Michael Danko married Jean Skowronski, and my … Continue reading

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