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Martha Oparka Goniwicha
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1904
Parisville
Huron County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 2004
Kinde
Huron County
Michigan, USA

Martha Oparka appeared in the 1910 U.S. Census for Paris Township, Huron County, Michigan, as the six-year-old daughter of Andrew Oparka, age 38, living with his wife, Martha Oparka, age 25, and their other daughters, Theresa Oparka, age 12, and Monica Oparka, age 4. All members of the household were born in Michigan.

In the 1910 U.S. Census for Paris Township, Huron County, Michigan, Martha Oparka was a 15-year-old daughter living with her parents, Andrew Oparka, age 47, and Martha Oparka, age 34, and their other children, Monica Oparka, age 14, Gertrude Oparka, age 8, Grace Oparka, age 6, Chester Oparka, age 3, and Phoebe Oparka, age 1.

Martha Oparka Goniwicha (the daughter of Andrew O'Parka and Martha O'Parka) married Albert Goniwicha in 1926.

Albert and Martha Goniwicha had four children, named Calvin Goniwicha, Robert Goniwicha, Betty Goniwicha (later Schifano), and Joan Goniwicha (later married Merritt Ender and they lived in Kinde).

Calvin Goniwicha, Robert Goniwicha, and Betty Goniwicha (later Schifano) lived in Detroit.

Cal was a police officer in Detroit, then retired and lived in Warren.

Albert and Martha Goniwicha also raised a foster-daughter, Valerie, who later resided with her sister, a nun in Ohio.

According to the U.S. Social Security Death Index, Martha Oparka Goniwicha was born on February 25, 1904 in Michigan. She died on April 9, 2004 in Kinde, Huron County, Michigan at the age of 100. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew O'Parka (1872 - 1962)
  Martha Peplinski O'Parka (1885 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert Goniwicha (1899 - 1987)
 
 Children:
  Robert Goniwicha (1932 - 2005)*
 
 Sibling:
  Martha Oparka Goniwicha (1904 - 2004)
  Chester J. O'Parka (1916 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Parisville
Huron County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Mark Goniwiecha
Originally Created by: Richard Weston
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36445506
Martha <i>Oparka</i> Goniwicha
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Martha <i>Oparka</i> Goniwicha
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Martha <i>Oparka</i> Goniwicha
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