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Paul Maruska (#47586292)
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Bio Photo Paul Maruska has been researching his family ancestral roots since the 1990's. Paul has been a member of since 2002 and has several family trees at Paul has a strong passion for genealogy and recording a families history to be shared with all descendants and future generations.

Paul's family histories & genealogies at
Maruska Family History of Howard/Winneshiek Counties, Iowa
Frantzen Family History of Chickasaw County, Iowa
Ruzicka Family History of Northeast Iowa
Greene Family History of Franconia, Minnesota
Boelter Family History of Sibley County, Minnesota

You are welcome to use any photographs from my genealogy/family history research from any of the family trees or from a Find A Grave memorials with an acknowledgment of credit (source/citation) of where you got the photograph. Example below:

Photograph courtesy of Paul Maruska, Find A Grave member #47586292 of Margaret Rausch (1861-1919), Find A Grave Memorial# 76188691 (accessed online ?January 201?).


Photograph courtesy of Paul Maruska, family tree: "Maruska Family History of Howard and Winneshiek Counties, Iowa" of Margaret Rausch (1861-1919), burial marker photographs (accessed ?January 201?).
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Messages left for Paul Maruska (41)[Leave Message]
RE: Buresch surname of Saratoga, Howard Co., Iowa
Hello. I am not related to the Buresh family. Frank & Frances' son who died this past week (Maurice Buresh) attended my church. Frances' maiden name was spelled Dvoracek in Maurice's obituary. Sorry I can't be of much help.
Added by dschumaker24 on Jan 13, 2015 7:16 PM
Leuthner Family
I was happy to add the additional Leuthner information. Let me know if you need me to do anything else.
Added by Devon on Jan 12, 2015 5:17 PM
Steve Carlson
Henry Koeneke
Thank you for the updated information.
Added by Steve Carlson on Jan 03, 2015 2:13 PM
Martin W Johnson
maruska & frantzen biographies
you probably have the following biographies in vol. II of 1919 history of chickasaw & howard co., iowa = J. J. FRANTZEN PAGE 74 AND F. J. MARUSKA PAGE 256.
Added by Martin W Johnson on Jan 02, 2015 10:59 PM
Martin W Johnson
koeneke graves
im trying to verify that this maybe henry koeneke a veteran on 1895 alfsborg twp. sibley co., minn. census. spelled koneke. he is no. 74579550 ? martin johnson civil war historian.
Added by Martin W Johnson on Jan 02, 2015 10:46 PM
dorothy ann (rocksvold) pulliam
Paul Maruska

Added by dorothy ann (rocksvold) p... on Dec 13, 2014 6:19 PM
Glenda Burt
John Belter
Thank you for taking the time to get these pictures.

Added by Glenda Burt on Nov 09, 2014 11:58 AM
Bob Rowe
Thomas Maruska (1892-1978)
I noticed that the obit and death cert for the father is attached to the memorial of his son.

I also sent an edit for Marguerite Maruska correcting her maiden name, Ackerman. You have her first married name as her maiden name.
Added by Bob Rowe on Oct 29, 2014 6:48 AM
RE: Anna Maruska memorial #97402557
send you a private e-mail, as far as I know since the church was disbanded in the 1970's not sure where the church records ended up, possibly in Sioux Falls at the Diocesan Office of the Bishop, the nearest town with a Catholic Church is Scotland, they might have ended up there as well. Found some things on Ancestry which i have sent you. Other Czech community in this area are St. Wenceslaus at Tabor and St. George's at Tyndall, their is also a Bohemian/Czech National Cemetery in the area if she was Czech, most can be found on Find A Grave or the SD Gravestones Site.
Added by Gilly on Oct 08, 2014 2:34 PM
Shannon B
RE: Pauline Bueckmann (1895-1967)

At the current moment I don't have any additional information for Pauline but I am working on adding more information for her and her family, in which some do not have memorials on find a grave. For the moment, until I can find the information I am just wanting to link her with her parents, siblings, & children, so as to be used as a genealogy took until I can make a proper memorial for them on here. She was my Great Aunt.

If you wouldn't mind transferring her to me, that would be great, so when I do find the information I can update her memorial.

Shannon B
Added by Shannon B on Feb 24, 2014 7:19 PM
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