Chester D. & Kristen..here are some information about grandparents and great-grandparents. John Joseph Karasinski was born 6/21/1883, Swiniary, Poland and died 12/30/48. His father was Adam(Stanislaw?)Karasinski & his mother was Agnes (Agnieszka) Boricka from Poland. JJK served in the Russian Army in Manchuria before coming to USA. He arrived on 7/24/1907 from Antwerp, Belgium (Red Star Line). He had brothers(?)..the oldest was Michael. He was a naturalized U.S.citizen.
Your grandmother, Agnes C. Jaros(z) was born in Jasienice, Poland. Her birth certificate dates her birth as 12/13/1889. Her naturalization papers dates her birth as 12/13/1892. She died 7/1/1975 (St. John's) in New Jersey. ACJ arrived 1/19/1909 on the S. S. Vaderland from Antwerp, Belguim. Her father was Micahel Jaros. He was born 9/4/1851 and died 4/4/1918. Do not know who the mother of ACJ was. Michael Jaros's parents were Josefa Dybus & Walenty (Jaros).
John & Agnes had four sons:
FIRST SON: Stephen Augustus Karasinski born 8/28/11. Stephen changed his name to: KARAS.
Here's the Stephen's line:
Married: Helen Maryann Bosdanowski.
Children: Florence Elizabeth 1/13/1938.
Thomas Alfred 11/7/1947.
Thaddeus Peter 1/15/1973.
Florence: Married Ernest Robert Froeder 9/22/56 - They live in CT.
Thomas: Married Eileen Patricia Turpenchalk
Thomas's children: (stepchildren) Erik Andrew, Jason Seth Turpenchalk
Thomas: 2nd -Married Anne Seemann 5/18/1981
John Christopher Karas born 11/6/1982.
Thaddus: Married Maria Domenica Franzese.
One child: Brian 1/6/1973.
SECOND SON: Felix Francis Karasinski
1/27/1913 died 12/16/1999. Married Sarah Edith Taylor: Three daughters:
Antosia Agnes: Born 1/26/1935 died 12/15/1951.
Felicia Francine: Born 4/18/1936. Married:
Robert Talbott Mindte in 12/22/1956. They live in CA. One son: Marcus Robert Mindte 1/17/1979. Marcus married Deanna (?)
Jo Beth: Born 2/14/1939. Married Daniel F. O'Sullivan in 5/23/1964. We live in CA.
Four children: Felicia Ann: 7/22/1965. Lives in NY.
Daniel Joseph: 6/6/1967. Married Diana Harrop. One son: Daniel James. Lives in GA.
Rachel Catherine Thau: 7/13/1968. Married David Adam Thau. One son: Jake Ryan. Lives in CA.
Rebecca Elizabeth: 7/13/1968. Lives in CA.
***Both of you should know who's next.
John - Married Regina Tworkowski.
Four children: Marion, John, Kenneth & Karen.
Chester - Married Teresa Greggo.
Two children: Chester & Deborah.
**FOR YOUR INFORMATION Chester, you were at my home in La Palma, Ca. while you were in the Navy. I, also, correspond with your sister, Debbie. KRISTEN..I HEARD THAT YOU GOT MARRIED FROM YOUR AUNT KAREN. I correspond with Karen. Karen lives in Los Gatos where my Aunt Josephine lives.
@@@@SMALL WORLD ISN'T IT!!!!!!@@@@@
You two can figure the rest out. If my information is incorrect..please send me the corrections. I made two books for my grandsons about their genealogy. I have information on the Taylors, Malinowskis, O'Sullivans and Flatleys. I can trace the Taylors back to 1402 in Canterbury, England.