Re: [tarnobrzeg-gen] Wielogora / Smiechowice / Samborzec / Zlota / Busko-Zdroj
- You have to be aware what diactrical marks are used
in Your towns and names when You use databases made
in Poland. For example Polish White Pages
Wielogo~ra, Zl~ota, Busko-Zdro~j, S~miechowice,
Kozl~owski or Kozl~owska, Ste~pien~, Sta~pur
Ellis Island is not the best place to learn correct spelling
of any names. So if You see Malgorsata You think
MAL~GORZATA. Also instead Kozmierzow should be
In English databases use version without Polish d.marks
but still with correct spelling for ex. Kocmierzow (not
Now go to something which works like multiple genealogical
search engine and click on <surname search> (but works with
town name too)
and run Your names trough and watch the outcom.
On Sat, 28 Dec 2002 20:58:06 -0800 Maureen Morris
> Hello Fellow GenPolers,________________________________________________________________
> When I was in Poland I found relatives of my paternal grandmother
> KOZLOWSKA) in Wielogora, Zlota, Busko-Zdroj, Smiechowice, and
> My grandmother listed her last place of residence in Poland as
> (Russian partition of Poland). There are only 5 other people in the
> Island database who list WIELOGORA as their last place of
> KADELA, Maryanna
> NOWOCZIN, Josefa
> NOWOCZIN, Konstanti
> SADOWSKY, Antoni
> STEPIEN, Ian
> One person is listed in the Ellis Island database as last residing
> HABZDA, Walenty
> Listed in the Ellis Island database as last residing in SAMBORZEC
> BANDURA, Wolenty
> BORS, Jan
> BROS, Marta
> CHMIEL, Sebastyan
> DUDEK, Dominik
> KLEINMANN, Cudik
> NOWAK, Kasper
> PIZCK, Stanislaw
> SAPIELAK, Malgorsata [sic]
> STAPUR, Wojciech
> If anyone has relatives from Wielogora / Smiechowice / Samborzec /
> Zlota /
> Busko-Zdroj, I'd be interested in hearing from you.
> Franciszek KOZLOWSKI married Katarzyna MALEC. (Katarzyna MALEC had
> brother, Marcin MALEC.)
> Offspring of Franciszek and Katarzyna: Marya, Rozalia, Jozef, and
> When K. MALEC died, Franciszek KOZLOWSKI married ?___ and had 2
> children (at least one son, ___ KOZLOWSKI). One child lived in the
> area and one lived in Canada.
> My paternal grandfather, Kazimierz MROCZEK, was from Kozmierzow /
> Sandomierz, son of Stanislaw MROCZEK and Marianna JAMROZ MROZOWSKA.
> Kazimierz had 3 siblings: Barbara (married Jozef KACZANOWSKI and
> came to
> the US), Marianna, and Jan.
> If you know the villages mentioned here or are familiar with these
> surnames, I'd be happy to hear from you.
> Thank you.
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