My father was Stanley Alexander Janikowski born 11-12-1910
died 10-16-1955 His oldest brother was Teofil, born in 1885 died 1928 Sound familiar? Their father was Joseph (Josef) Janikowski Mother was Johanna (Joanna or Jennie) Giersewski or Gerszewski. Joseph was born 4-10-1861 in Poland & died 6-17-1942 Johanna was born 9-27-1868 & died 1-6-1941. Josef's parents were Leon Janikowski & Elizabeth Bruski. Johanna's parents were Marcel Gerszewski & Marcella Peplinski married May 3, 1886 & from Poland.
The Janikowski children of Josef & Johanna are: Teofil born 1885 died 1928; John died 1951 (no other info) Frank born 10-10-1890 died 2-10-1952; Leo born 2-17-1894 died 6-14-1970; Felix (stillborn); Ray or Lewis born 8-25-1896 died 12-1971; Alexander born 7-11-1898 died 1-24-1962; Violet born 6-14-1901 died 11-13-1971; Barbara born 12-4-1903 died 12-30-1945; Pearl born 3-22-1906; Walter born 6-9-1908 died 11-6-1976; Stanley (my Dad) born 11-12-1910 died 10-16-1955 & the youngest Joseph born 4-22-1914 died 12-1939. Joseph was my oldest sister's (Joan) father. Yes, my Mother wasmarried to brothers, she married Stanley years after Joseph died. The family came from Poland, but I'm not sure when -- my Dad was born in Pulasky (Walsh County) N Dakota -- some of the others were born in Warsaw N Dakota -- do you have any other info ???