This is a new surname message board for WONSOWICZ; therefore, I am going to post everything I have, in hopes that others will join in the search for ancestors. I'll be posting several messages to avoid creating confusion.
I am also the coordinator of a yahoo group with members who are searching the REGULA surname throughout Central and Eastern Europe. If you are interested in joining this group, please subscribe to the following at no cost. firstname.lastname@example.org
My father-in-law, Joseph Wonsowicz was born in Polnica, Poland on January 11, 1898; died July 8, 1957, Los Angeles, CA.
Joseph Wonsowicz married Mary Magadelene Regula, 1st time: June 26, 1919, Buffalo, NY; 2nd time: October 28, 1933, St. Anne's Catholic Church, Buffalo, NY.
Mary Magdelene (Blanch) Regula aka Goody, born September 13, 1900, Brownvalley, PA; died August 6, 1955, Los Angeles, CA
Parents of Joseph Wonsowicz:
Father: Marcin (Martin) Wonsowicz
Mother: Rosella (Rose) ... (?)
Parents of Mary Magdelene Regula:
Father: Frank Regula
Years ago, my sister-in-law told me the family was Polish, Lithuanian, and White Russian.
Carol in California