Category Archives: Sowa

Summary of the Nienadowa Field Sketches – 1854

The 1854 field sketch maps of Nienadowa, Galicia (now Poland) consist of 19 individual maps, 10 of which were copied as part of the Gesher Galicia Cadastral Map and Landowner Records Inventory. Continue reading

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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 18

Even though I’m about halfway through the Nienadowa, Galicia Field Sketch Maps from the Ukrainian Archives, I’m still finding names familiar to me from my own family history research. 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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The Marriage of Maciej Sowa and Katarzyna Jachowa

Yesterday, I posted the Birth and Baptismal Record for Agnieszka Sowa, my great grandmother. Today, we’ll look at the Marriage Record for Agnieszka’s parents, my great great grandparents, Maciej Sowa and Katarzyna Jachowa. Their marriage record is the middle record on this image. If you look carefully, though, you’ll notice that someone with the surname Sowa is mentioned in all three marriage records on this image. Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Agnieszka Sowa

My great grandmother, Agnieszka Sowa, was the first wife of my great grandfather, Jakub Dańko.  Agnieszka was born in Nienadowa, Galicia (Austria-Poland) in 1855.  Agnieszka was the first child born in Nienadowa in 1855. The Birth and Baptismal Record for … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Jakub Dańko & Agnieszka Sowa

A while back, I published the Birth and Baptismal Records for my Uncle Jan Dańko, my Aunt Zofia Dańko, and my Grandfather Michał Dańko, all born in Nienadowa, and baptised in Dubiecko, Galicia (Austria-Poland).  The information on the Birth and … Continue reading

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