|Birth: ||Aug., 1846, Poland|
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 1905, USA|
Michael John Szmanske was born somewhere in Germany / Prussia about 1844. He was married to Franciska Ignatowska sometime about 1869. Their family made the journey to America in 1872. They arrived in New York on 21 Jun 1872 having made the journey aboard a ship named the Columbia which had left port from Bremen, Germany. On the passenger list, he listed that they were heading for Chicago but settled around Fairfield, Tippecanoe, Indiana.
Michael and Franciska had eight children: Joseph (1871-?), Johann (1872-?), Frank (1873-?), Mirtie (1878-?), Lena (1879-?), John Roman (1881-1974), Peter Paul (1884-?), and Agnes Lora (1886-1976).
Michael passed away on 18 Jun 1905. The death certificate lists cause of death as natuaral causes / valve disorder fo the heart. He was 62 years old.
Anna Magdalene Szymanski Crownover (1879 - 1960)*
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Created by: Brian Milner
Record added: Jan 13, 2007
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