August Kornowicz, Sr

August Kornowicz, Sr

Birth
Poznań, Wielkopolskie, Poland
Death 28 Aug 1927 (aged 59)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section 21, Range B, Graves 141 and 142
Memorial ID 17996254 · View Source
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August Kornowicz was born 5/22/1868 in Germany/Poland. He came to the United States on 04/22/1902 and settled in Brooklyn, NY. We believe he was married to Franciszke when arriving in the US, bringing with them 4 children, Marta, Joanne, Maryanna, and Ignacy. Franciszke died, date unknown and left August a widower.
He met Johanna Badyna at White Eagle Hall in Brooklyn. They married in approx. 1905, and Johanna helped raise August's children from his 1st marriage as well as having 5 children of their own. Their children together were, Helen, Maryanna(May), Pelegia(Elizabeth, Lily), August Jr., and Sophie.
August Sr. died August 28, 1927, of a lung abcess and chronic bronchitis. He was the 1st to be buried in the family plot at St John's Cemetery.
August Kornowicz was my great grandfather.



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  • Created by: Holly Kirchgessner
  • Added: 20 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17996254
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for August Kornowicz, Sr (22 May 1868–28 Aug 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17996254, citing Saint John Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Holly Kirchgessner (contributor 46892219) .