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Katarzyna "Kate" Kolek Zawadzka
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1866, Poland
Death: Nov. 22, 1940
Barron
Barron County
Wisconsin, USA

Katarzyna (Catherine in English) was born in the village of Sieklowka (just north of Jaslo) in the county of Krosno, Poland, which at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. She had two younger brothers who followed her to the U.S. John, the youngest, lived out his life in Chicopee, Massachusetts, where all of them had come from their native country. Anton and his family settled in Lehigh, Sumner Township, Barron County, WI. at the same time as Catherine and her husband in 1897.

Katarzyna married Wladyslaw Zawadzki on April 23, 1893 at St. Stanislaw Church in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, two years after her arrival in the U.S. She gave birth to 13 children, 11 of whom lived to adulthood. They were Kate (m. Raymond Glinianny), Frank (single), Emily (m. Adrian McCarty), Sophie (m. George Mewhorter), John (m. Opal Savage), Anna (m. Henry Geborek), Julia (m. Chester Odash), Mary (m. Michael Kowitz), Stanley (m. Elsie Pietroski), Elizabeth (m. Durwood Hyde), Frances (m. John Main). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Wladyslaw Zawadzki (1855 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Kazmiera A. Zawadzka Ziemba (1894 - 1963)*
  Frank Zawacke (1895 - 1938)*
  Emily M. Zawadzka McCarty (1898 - 1984)*
  Sophie Barbara Zawadzka Mewhorter (1900 - 1973)*
  John Joseph Zewaske (1901 - 1964)*
  Julia Adeline Zawadzka Odash (1903 - 1985)*
  Anna Zawaski Geborek (1904 - 1996)*
  Mary Ann Zawadzki Kowitz Akers (1906 - 2004)*
  Stanley Joseph Zewaski (1909 - 1982)*
  Elizabeth Zawadzka Hyde (1910 - 1959)*
  Frances Helen Zawadzka Main (1912 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
Strickland
Rusk County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Nov 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80737524
Katarzyna Kate <i>Kolek</i> Zawadzka
Added by: Margaret
 
Katarzyna Kate <i>Kolek</i> Zawadzka
Added by: Margaret
 
Katarzyna Kate <i>Kolek</i> Zawadzka
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For the grandmother I never knew but cherish as the one grandparent through whom the Catholic Faith was passed on to me.
- Sister Margaret, OSC
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
 
 
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