Tag Archives: Nienadowa

The Birth and Baptism of Wiktoria Bębenek

I received a message from Kasia Tropiło who provided me with quite a bit of information on her ancestors, including Katarzyna Dańko.  As it turns out, Kasia and I appear to be fourth cousins, twice removed!  While the final documents … Continue reading

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Marianna and the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria

From the 1920 and 1930 US Federal Census Records, I discovered that my Great Aunt Mary immigrated in either 1909 or 1910.  A search of the Ellis Island Passenger Lists reveals a Marianna Danko who arrived at Ellis Island in 1909 … Continue reading

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Gazeteers, Maps, and Morgs

I know my grandfather, Michael Danko, lived in Nienadowa, Galicia, Austria-Poland, and I know that the church maintained the vital records.  How do I find out where the church was?  The answer is to consult a gazetteer, such as the Słownik … Continue reading

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