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Sr Antonina "Mary Barbara" Grams
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Birth: May 6, 1867
Poznan, Poland
Death: Jun. 13, 1916
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Name found as: Antoinette Granza/Gramza. Daughter of Carl/Karl/Karol Grams and Antonina Targacz/Dargacz. At age 11 she emigrated from Prussia/Poland and arrived in the USA on Feb 10, 1882. The family settled in Chicago, Illinois.

Antonina/Antoinette entered the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth Congregation as "Sister Mary Barbara" in Chicago, on the October 1886, the second year after Sisters arrived in America. Her First Profession of Vows is dated on December 1888, and Final Profession of Vows, on August 28, 1901.

Her last residence was 3820 N Spaulding Ave (Immaculate Heart of Mary Church) Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.

St.Adalbert Cemetery burial record shows she is buried in the Nun/Sister section (Circle #2). Name is transcribed as: SISTER MARY BARBARA GUANGA. The last name GUANGA is incorrect, as of October 2014 a correction notation was added to the burial record book, adding "GRAMZA". 
Family links: 
  Karol Grams (1833 - 1908)
  Antonina Targacz Grams (1840 - 1912)
  John Grams (1862 - 1933)*
  Antonina Grams (1867 - 1916)
  Michalina Grams Damski (1871 - 1944)*
  Helen Grams Piotrowski (1872 - 1947)*
  Wladislaw F. Grams (1875 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot: 1, Blk: B, Circle: 2
Created by: Pat L.
Record added: Mar 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86222163
Sr Antonina Mary Barbara Grams
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Uncertainty about burial record was resolved today. Yea! Record shows name as GUANGA instead of GRAMZA/GRAMS. R.I.P. Loving 2nd Great-Grand Niece
- Pat L.
 Added: Oct. 1, 2014

- Pat L.
 Added: Dec. 18, 2013

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