Faustina's father John Meronek actually married twice. She is from his second marriage. He married the first time in Poland to Franzisca Josephine Kasyna and she died in Poland as did 2 of their children. The other 3 children came to Wisconsin with him. He is the son of Franz Meronek and Augusta Lebuda. Franz is the oldest son of Adam Meronek and Eva Flisf. Which makes Franz the oldest brother of the Joseph and John Meronek who both settled in Portage county.