Hello: I am a combination Silakowski and my dad was a Lewandowski. My grandfather's name was Andrew and he was married to a Catherine Szamakowska. They came to America in 1900, just prior to my dad's birth..My dad's name was Paul.. They had moved to the Detroit area, during the depression as my grandfather was from Polish Royalty and was a millionaire, so he was buying up homes around the Detroit area., and my dad moved from here (Michigan City, Indiana) to be nearer to his father, so he could repair the houses and have an income. My dad and his three brothers, John, Gust and Tom. all hated him, cause when my grandmother died he blew his money on women, and didn' give them anything. My dad got one house with a 2,000 dollar mortgag on it. Big deal..They had a sister named Antonette Stanton., She once lived in Flint, Michigan during the good days of the auto indstry, and her husband owned a night club there. That is about all I can think of for now.,,However, if you may want more information, U can e-mail me at my addy, LikeICareTwo@webtv.net
Good luck in your search. I have a couple of relatives doing the family search thing. I just received an e-mail from a great nephew I have, and didn't know he existed. It was nice to hear from him He is a son of my nephew, Kerry Lee Lewandowski. They are in Florida, down toward Fort Lauderdale. So bye for now., my best to you...Patricia L.