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Jozef Wolan

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Jozef Wolan

Posted: 30 Jun 2001 9:22PM GMT
Surnames: wolan
Hi - I am looking form information on my husband's maternal grandfather Jozef Wolan. He arrived in the US in 1905 from Wesola, on the Silvia. He was of Austrian-Polish decent. We have no information on him for the years between 1905, his arrival and around 1921 whne he married Helena Kusko (Hsuka). Helena arrived here and resided with her sister in PortVue/McKeesport area, her sister's married name is Tatarzyn. We have about 15 unaccounted years for Jozef and beleive these years were also in the McKeesport/PortVue area, as to that is where they married and met. Jozef was born in 1885, and died in 1931 when his oldest living child to Helena was just 6. Helena was told to get rid of any of Jozef's belongings and papers when she married again, because it would be bad luck. Therefore, any papers as to his life prior to 1921 was lost. Helena spoke very little of Jozef and my mother-in-law know nothing of her father. Because of his age and the many years after arriving in this country, it is very possible there was another family of his prior to Helena. If anyone hasany info on Wolan's in the McKeesport, PA area and want to share - please post.

Thank you
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
lboylstein 1 Jul 2001 3:22AM GMT 
marge 12 Oct 2003 1:02AM GMT 
alooishous 11 Oct 2009 12:36AM GMT 
hjmcs 12 Oct 2009 2:15AM GMT 
mwolan63 7 Oct 2011 10:28PM GMT 
mwolan63 24 Aug 2010 9:34PM GMT 
hjmcs2 28 Aug 2010 1:22AM GMT 
mwolan63 4 Sep 2010 12:27AM GMT 
hjmcs2 5 Sep 2010 2:21AM GMT 
dubowchik 9 Aug 2011 11:01PM GMT 
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