Using Google Tour Builder to Tell An Ancestor’s Story

Using Google Tour Builder to Tell An Ancestor’s Story

I've shared the Marczynski family's story here before: Casimir Marczynski's wife, Mary Fabich, died of typhoid fever in 1907, leaving him a widower with six children. His mother arranged for Mary Witkowski--a young woman from Julianowo, Poland--to travel to Dunkirk that summer, and the couple were wed on August 26, 1907 in St. Hedwig's Church. [...]

The Marczynski Ten

The Marczynski Ten

Thomas Walter Marczynski was born on December 26, 1878 in Poland to Jozef Ludwig and Theresa Katherine (Bonczak) Marczynski. He and his older siblings--Gertrude (b. 1858), Mary (b. 1865), Franciszka (b. 1868) and Casimir (b. 1871)--left for the United States at the turn-of-the-century, and they all worked for the railroad in Dunkirk, New York. Three [...]

One Miner’s Story

One Miner’s Story

Stanley and Gertrude (Marczynski) Tylock and their children--Marianne, Valeria, Frank and Ignatius--arrived at Ellis Island aboard the S.S. Karlsruhe on May 6, 1891. The family's destination was Eckhart, a small coal mining community in Allegany Co., Maryland. The Tylock's were the first of the family to travel to the United States and seek a new [...]