At 10:00 PM 1/19/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>My name is Laurie and I currently live in Iowa, USA. My husband and I
>up in the Chicago, IL area. Hopefully, this group will be a great help
>as I search
>for both my Father's Family -- BASTIAN -- and my husband's Mother's
>Family -- BOLISEGA. Any bit of information that points me in the right
>direction of our
>Family History will be deeply appreciated!!!
>My husband and both believe there are relatives in the "old" country, because
>his Grandfather used to write letters. We are seeking information about:
>JOSEPH STOZEK, Krakow,Poland & MONICA(MARY) POTOCZEK, Krakow,Poland
> child: Mary Stozek, b. abt. 1892 Mszana Dolna, Limanowa GAL.
>JOHN BOLISEGA, & ANNA WODZISZ
> child: PETER BOLISEGA, Kasinka maca. GAL.
>MARY STOZEK wed PETER BOLISEGA 30/05/1911 at St. John Cantius
> Church, Chicago,
> IL, USA
>I haven't been able to find when or where Mary and Peter came to the USA.
>Another close family name that somehow connects is:
Have you tried the Galicia mailing
It appears that your ancestors
are from what was known as the Austrian province of Galicia , which is now