John Wojtalewicz / Elizabeth Zyk

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Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland

 

 
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1. John Wojtalewicz Born: 1778 Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland (map)
Died: 2 May 1842 Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Married: Elizabeth Zyk
Children: All born in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland

1. Jonnel Wojtalewicz
2. Adam Wojtalewicz 
3. Philip Jacob Wojtalewicz
4. Elizabeth Wojtalewicz
5. Andrea Wojtalewicz
6. Mariane Wojtalewicz
7. Franicus Wojtalewicz

 

2. Jonnel Wojtalewicz Born 30 August 1814
2. Adam Wojtalewicz Born 24 December 1815 Died 18 February 1898 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Married Marianna Patyna Born on 1 November 1821 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died on 20 Feb 1905 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Buried in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Daughter of Antoni Patyna & Marianna Jzetelmann ?
Married on 28 January 1839 Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Children

3.

 

John Wojtalewicz Born on 22 Aug 1840 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 11 Jul 1841 in Gostycyn,Bydgoszcz
Buried their
3.

 

Katherine Wojtalewicz Born on 18 May 1842. See Photo
Died on 6 Feb 1932 in Grand Rapids, MI.
Buried Feb 1932 in Pere Marquette Cemetery in Ludington, Mason, MI. No grave marker.

Married Mateusz Gackowski on 9 Feb 1863 Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 29 Apr 1905 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.
Buried in 1905 in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Mateusz was a Tailor.
They immigrated to the United States in Nov 1872 and settled in Milwaukee, WI.
Children:

4. Johann Gackowski Born 27 Dec 1863 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
4. Mariana Gackowski Born 6 Nov 1865 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
4. Frances Gackowski Born 15 Mar 1867 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
4. Andreas Gackowski Born 7 Jul 1868 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
4. Josephine Gackowski Born 8 Apr 1871 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
4. Rosalla Gackowski  Born after 1871 in Milwaukee, WI.
Married Frank Erdman
Children:
5. Lillian Erdman died in 1985.
5. Mildred Erdman
5. Henry Erdman
5. Ervin Erdman
4. Leon Gackowski Born Oct 1877 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.
4.

 

Edward Gackowski Born on 18 Jul 1881 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.
Died on 7 Jan 1965 in Plainwell, WI.
Buried in 1965 in Plainfield Cemetery.

Married Lena Applebee on 4 Jul 1906 in Plainwell, WI.
Died on 6 Apr 1965 in Plainwell, WI.
Children:

5. Stillborn Gackowski
5. Vida Marie Gackowski Born on 2 May 1909. Died 20 Jul 2001 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Married Irvin Huber Died in Mar 1981 in Plainwell, WI.
Children Private

5. Male Gackowski Born and Died in 1911.
5. Zella Louise Gackowski  Born on 14 Jul 1913. in Plainfield, WI.

Married Millard Allison Died on 18 Jul 1975 in Plainwell, WI.
Children  Private

5. Norma May Gackowski Born on 14 Aug 1917  in Plainfield, WI

4. Alexander Gackowski Born on 4 Jun 1884 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.
Died in Aug 1970 Concord, CA.

Married Rose Boire Rose Born in 1888. Died in 1956.
Married in 1910 in Red Lake Falls, MN. See Photo
Children:

5.

 

Vern Gackowski Born on 28 Nov 1911 in Washburn, WI.
Died on 29 Jul 1993 in Pleasant Hill, CA
Buried in Nov 1993 in Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
I have a picture of him and his wife Hilda.

Married Hilda Rapoza in 1945 in Hawaii.
Children  Private

5. Sister Marguerite Gackowski See Photo
5.

Kathryn Gackowski

Married Ed Kesting
5. Mildred Gackowski

Married Frank Kosian
Children  Private

3. Eva Wojtalewicz Born 19 Sep 1849  in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3. Joseph Wojtalewicz Born on 2 Nov 1851 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3.

 

Mary Ann Wojtalewicz Born on 25 Mar 1854 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died on 21 May 1931 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried on 25 May 1931 in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Nancy (Marsh) Hoffman has picture of Mary with some family.                        See Photos

Married Philip Jacob Lavich/Wojtalewicz Born 1 May  1844 in Poznan, Poland.
Died on 6 Aug 1908 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Son of Mathew Wojtalewicz and Elizabeth Bielek
Buried on 8 Aug 1908 in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Nancy (Marsh ) Hoffman has picture of Philip alone and with some family.
Children:

4.

 

Stephen Lavich Born 25 Dec 1872 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland. 
Died on 27 Nov 1906 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried on 30 Nov 1906 in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Occupation: Lifeguard

Married Martha "Millie" Merchant Born in May 1873 in Allegan, MI.
Daughter of Josiah Merchant and Martha Haviland
4.

 

Elizabeth Lavich Born on 1 Nov 1879 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died on 16 May 1963. in Detroit, Wayne, MI.
Buried at Pere Marquette Cemetery in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Have pictures of her

Married Frank Litka Born 26 Jul 1877 in Mason, MI.
Died on 28 Dec 1917 from small pox in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Son of Stephen Litka and Bridget
Married on 2 Feb 1903 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Occupation Railroad Worker.
Children: All born in Ludington, Mason, MI

5.

 

Marie Litka Born 2 Dec 1903 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died on 15 Feb 1933 in Ludington, Mason, MI
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery. 
I think I have a picture of her when she was a child.

Married Stanley Gadziemski on 9 Sep 1929 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
They had the following child:  Private

5. Eva Victoria Litka Born 18 Dec 1906 Died 23 Dec 1906 in Ludington, Mason, Mi.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
5.

Albina Litka Born 31 Mar 1908. Died 12 Aug 1957 in Ludington, Mason, MI
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.

Married Harold W. Kennedy Born 9 Jul 1908 in Riverton, Mason, MI.
Died in Nov 1959 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Son of William J. Kennedy and Anna Agnes Albrecht
Married 7 Aug 1934 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Albina was a Nurse. Have a pictures of her & Harold Kennedy when she got married.
5.

 

Margret Helen Litka Born 9 Jun 1912 in Ludington, Mason, MI
Died 23 Jun 1959 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 
I have a picture of her and children. 

Married Don Harris
Children  Private

5. Lawrence Philip Litka Born 10 Aug 1916.
Have a pictures of him.
4.

 

Adam Philip Lavich Born 25 Aug 1881 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died on 2 Aug 1946 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Occupation: Machinist. Have a picture of him.

Married Margret Kolinewski Born on 14 Apr 1882 in Manistee, Manistee, MI.
Died 31 Dec 1957 in Canton, Wayne, MI.
Buried at Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Daughter of George Kolinewski and Antonia Nwielkoska
Married on 22 Jun 1920 in Manistee, Manistee, MI.
They had the following child:

5. Adam Joseph Lavich Born 17 Mar 1922 in Ludington, Mason, MI. 
4.

 

Mary Magdalen Lavich Born 1 Dec 1883 in Ludington, Mason, MI
Died 19 Dec 1952 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Have a picture of their Marriage (Photo) and also with first two children. (Photo)               

Married John Ruschkewicz Born 30 Nov 1884 in Bronislaus, Poland.
Died 25 Jan 1974 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Son of Ignatz Ruschkewitz and Julia Budzinski
Married on 31 Jan 1911 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
children: All born in Ludington, Mason, MI

5. Phillip John Ruschkewicz Born 9 Dec 1911 Died 1988 in Florida.
Have picture of Phillip as a baby.
5.

 

Edward Joseph Ruschkewicz Born 8 Nov 1913
Died 29 Sep 1962 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Have picture of Edward as baby.
5.

 

John David Ruschkewicz Born 20 Oct 1915 Died on 25 May 1981 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.

Married Gladys Celia Ohman on 10 Jan 1941 in Ludington, Ma son, MI.
Died 28 Aug 1969 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
5. Jim Ruschkewicz Born 19 Mar 1920 Died 11 Sep 1942 in France.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
5.

Edmund Ruschkewicz Born in 1918

5. Adam Ruschkewicz Born 12 Oct 1922 Died 11 Nov 1999 in Manistee, Manistee, MI.
5.

Mary Jane Ruschkewicz Born 12 Oct 1922 Died 19 Jul 1986 in Ludington, Mason, MI.

Married Vernon Winiecke
Son of Louis Vincent Winiecke and Linda Luplow
5. Female Ruschkewicz Born 12 Feb 1926 Died 12 Feb 1926 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
4.

 

Anna Antonia Lavich (My Grandmother) Born 20 May 1886 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died 12 Dec 1969 in Jackson, Jackson, Mi.
Buried in St. Johnís Cemetery in Jackson, MI.
Have pictures of Anna & Harry.  See Photo

Married Harry Eugene Fiero Born 20 Aug 1891 in Jackson, Jackson, MI.
Died 27 Apr 1935 in Jackson, Jackson, MI.
Buried in St. Johnís Cemetery in Jackson, MI.
Son of Eugene Morley Fiero and Mary Thressa Rourk
Married on 16 Dec 1920 in Jackson, Jackson, MI.
Occupation Painter.
My Grandmother-Anna (Lavich) Fiero ran a Tourist Home after Harry died.
They had the following children: All born in Jackson, MI

5. Philip Eugene Fiero Born Jul 1922 Died 6 Nov 1997.  See Photo
    Married: Frances Ross
5.

Marjorie Ann Fiero Born 18 Oct 1923 Died 25 Jan 1999.   See Photo

    Married: Edward Higgins
  5. Josephine Marie Fiero (My Mother) Born 26 Mar 1925 Died 22 Jul 1991. 
See Photo
  Married: Donald Edward Marsh.
4.

 

Cecelia Lavich Born 24 Jul 1888 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died 18 Aug 1898 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried Aug 1898 in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
No grave marker. See Photo

4.

 

Eva Veronica Lavich Born 2 Feb 1891 in Ludington, Mason, MI
Died 27 Dec 1971 in Detroit, Wayne, MI.
Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, MI.
Have a picture of her.

Married Joseph Robert Miller 6 Apr 1919 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Children:

5. Robert Joseph Miller Born 18 Jul 1920 Died in 1995.
5.

Dorothy Miller Born 30 Mar 1922 Died in 1985.

5.

William Francis Miller Born 6 Aug 1924.

5. Eva Veronica Miller Born 12 Jan 1926.
5. Lawrence Edward Miller Born 24 Sep 1929 Died 30 Mar 1971.
4.

 

Josephine Mary Lavich Born 19 Mar 1894 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died 23 Jan 1963 in Jackson, Jackson, MI.
Buried 28 Jan 1963 in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
Nancy (Marsh) Hoffman has pictures of her.

4.

 

 

Catherine Lavich Born 18 Oct 1897 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Died 4 Mar 1907 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried 6 Mar 1907 in Pere Marquette Cemetery.
No grave marker.
Nancy (Marsh) Hoffman has picture of her when she died. See Photo

3. Andreas Wojtalewicz Born 27 Nov 1856 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
3.

 

Ignacy Wojtalewicz Born 6 Dec 1858 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Died in Apr 1943 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Nancy ( Marsh) Hoffman has picture of him and his wife, sent to me by Marta.

Married Lucy Lackowski Born 8 Dec 1873 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 22 Dec 1958 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Children

4.

 

Anna Wojtalewicz Born 12 Mar 1901 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Died on 12 Mar 1985 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Have picture of her.

Married Bronislaw Siewert Born 16 Aug 1898 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Died 31 Oct 1939 in Karolewo, Poland.
Married Oct 1922 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Children:

5.

Marta Siewert Born 29 Oct 1939 in Sosno, Poland.

Married Kazimien Szymielski Born 30 Oct 1932 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Married on 27 Aug 1960 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
I have pictures of them and their family
4.

 

Jan Wojtalewicz Born 18 Jun 1906 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 16 Aug 1981 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Nancy ( Marsh) Hoffman has picture of him and his wife Agnes sent by her in 1985.

4. Boleslaw Wojtalewicz Born 1 Aug 1910 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 31 May 1977 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
4. Marianna Wojtalewicz
4.

Lucja Wojtalewicz

4. Henryka Wojtalewicz
3. Jacob Wojtalewicz Born 6 Dec 1858 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3. Frank Wojtalewicz Born 2 Nov 1861 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3. Frances Wojtalewicz Born 2 Nov 1861 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3. Pearl Wojtalewicz
3. Teodozia Wojtalewicz Born 29 May 1870 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Died 5 Aug 1955 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Married Jan Pliszka Born 29 Mar 1871 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 22 Dec 1956 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Son of Marcin Pliska and Katarzyna Chechtow
Married on 12 Feb 1900 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Children:

4. Jozef Pliszka Born on 7 Nov 1901 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Died in 1944 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Married Maria Franciszka Gacow Born 19 Jun 1904 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 16 Oct 1942 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Married on 19 Nov 1922 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Children
5. Edward Jozef Pliska Born 25 Jan 1928 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Died 26 Nov 1990 in London, England.
5. Henry Stanislaw Pliszka Born 23 May 1929.
5. Ludwik Roman Pliszka Born 6 Aug 1930 Died 26 June 1982.
4. Jan Pliszka Born 1 May 1903 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Died 18 May 1983 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.

 

2.

 

 

Philip Jacob Wojtalewicz Born 26 April 1825 Died 8 January 1909 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried 11 Jan 1909 in Pere Marquette Cemetery in Ludington Mason, MI.
No Grave Markers.
Philip Jacob Wojtalewicz shortened his name to Lavich after he came over.
I have not found any Naturalization on him or when he came over here.                     See Photos

Married Catherine Unknown Born 12 Jan 1823 in Poland
Died 5 May 1907 in Ludington, Mason, MI.
Buried in Pere Marquette Cemetery in Ludington, Mason, MI.
No Grave Markers.
Children:

3. John Wojtalewicz Born 1854 in Poland. Died  27 Jan 1939 in Pine Hill, NY.
Buried 1939 in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in NY
Married Unknown Buehl
3. Mary Anna Wojtalewicz Born 8 Dec 1856 in Poland. Died 14 Mar 1952 in Detroit, Wayne, MI.
Nancy (Marsh) Hoffman has picture of her alone sent to her by Agnes Salowitz.

Married Joseph Buchkowski  in 1877 in Detroit, Wayne, MI.
Died in 1903 in Kinde, MI. Occupation: Lumbering Business.
Children

4. Teresa Buchkowski Born 25 Sept 1879 in Parisville, Huron, MI
Died 13 Dec 1967 in Detroit, Wayne, MI.

Married Peter Salowitz  on 24 Sep 1900.
Elizabeth (Lavich/Wojtalewicz) Litka was a bridesmaid in her wedding.
Children:

5. Irene Salowitz
5. Agnes Salowitz Died 3 Jul 1996 in Kinde, MI.
Buried in St. Michaelís Cemetery.
5.

Irving Salowitz

5. Bertha Salowitz
5. Adam Salowitz
4. Joseph Buchkoski Born 9 Oct 1880 in Parisville, Huron, MI
Died 28 Feb 1951in Bad Axe, MI.

Married Mary Kulish on 1 Nov 1901 in Parisville. MI.
Daughter of Frank Kulish and Mary Slocarczyk
Children:

5. Aloyz Buchkowski Born 1 Apr 1902 in Parisville, Huron, MI.
Died 1 Sep 1902 in Parisville, Huron, MI.
5. Isabella Buchkowski Born 20 Jul 1904.
5. Sophia Buchkowski Born 12 Jul 1906 Died 1 Jul 1973.
5.

Albena Buchkowski Born 9 Sep 1908.

5. Gertrude Buchkowski Born 16 Jul 1910.
5. Emma Buchkowski Born 14 Apr 1912 in Parisville, Huron, MI.
5.

Bernice Buchkowski Born 26 Mara 1914.

5. Josephine Buchkowski Born 7 Oct 1918.
5. Theresa Buchkowski Born 7 Oct 1918.
5.

Marie Buchkowski Born 27 Feb 1921.

5. Mathilda Buchkowski Born 30 Apr 1923.
5.

Joseph Buchkowski Born 5 May 1927 in Parisville, Huron, MI.

Married Violet Buchkowski
4. Julius Buchkowski Born 9 Jan 1882 in Paris, Huron, MI.
Died 18 May 1958 in Saginaw, MI.

Married Gertrude Kucharczyk
Children:

5. Julia Buchkowski
5.

Anna Buchkowski

5. Elizabeth Buchkowski
5. Benjamin Buchkowski
3. Egnace Wojtalewicz Born in 1863.
2. Elizabeth Wojtalewicz Born 3 April 1828
2. Andrea Wojtalewicz Born 15 November 1830

 
2. Mariane Wojtalewicz Born 7 October 1833

Married Paulus Kloska Born in 1833.
Married on 18 Nov 1855 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Children:

3. Peter Kloska Born Nov 1862  in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3. Catherine Kloska Born 16 Mar 1863 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3. Anna Kloska Born 23 Aug 1866  in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
3.

Ignatzy Kloska Born 3 Jan 1870 in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.

3. Frank Kloska Born 13 Aug 1872  in Gostycyn, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
2. Franicus Wojtalewicz Born 1836

 

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