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Kristian Kaminski (View posts)
Posted: 16 Jan 2000 11:50AM GMT
Looking for any from near Kalisz city, e.g. villages such as Borkow.

looking for relatives

p. wilke (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jan 2000 1:55PM GMT
would like to find relatives of John Valentine Kaczmarek and Martha Radke. ancestors originated in Posnan Poland. not sure of much information, just starting to look. Would appreciate any information.

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Kristian Kaminski (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jan 2000 3:47PM GMT

Poznan is quite a distance from Kalisz (where my family come from, or at least post 1900) but if you have a few precise questions please email me at


Kristian Kaminski
Posted: 11 Mar 2000 1:37PM GMT
Edited: 2 Jan 2002 12:19AM GMT

My great grandmother was Irene Kaczmarek wo lived in Hadlie Sklarskie Rzeszuw Poland in the late 1800's, she married Matelus Sebzda and later moved to Austria. Their son Antoni Sebzda came to America in the early 1900's and married Martha Smerczak. these were my grandparents who lived in Springville NY. Does any of this look farmiliar?

Rex Fuller

re: Kalisz

Kristian Kaminski (View posts)
Posted: 11 Mar 2000 4:12PM GMT

HadLE Szklarskie, Rzeczow is quite a distance from Kalisz (where my family come from, or at least post 1900) so there is unlikely to be a connection. You say your family moved to Austria, well the part of Poland they came from was probably over the border from Russian Poland and in Austrian Poland (which was called Galica -mind my spelling though!). Kalisz was in Russian Poland. The Prussian, Austria-Hungarian and Russian empires spinelessly divided Poland between them in the 1790's. In brief (and not questionable) Poland did not 'exist' before 1918 and Pilsudski's declaration.


Kristian Kaminski


Denise (View posts)
Posted: 17 May 2000 4:31PM GMT
Is Jagiclonsko , Wojpita close to anybody in Poland ?

You can e-mail me at

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g. sinesiou (View posts)
Posted: 24 Jun 2000 10:03AM GMT
My grandparents were Rose and Vincent Kaczmarek. I believe they came from Posnan, Poland. Any info appreciated.


J.colette (View posts)
Posted: 2 Jul 2000 8:34AM GMT
My grandfather was John Valentine Kaczmarek born 11-19-1884 died 09-05-70(changed to Katzmark after his father died)He was married to Rose Neckermann. His father was Valentin Kaczmarek.John Rose lived in Chicago,IL.I need information on Valintin Kaczmarek who died about 1895. He was married to Cecelia Helwig.


Irene (View posts)
Posted: 24 Aug 2000 5:49PM GMT
My grandmother, Anna Kaczmarek, was married to a Franciszck Cichy. They lived in Lubin
Kroin, Konin. I have no idea where they
originally came from but I do have their parents names. Let me know as it is strange as you are looking up both of these names.

Kaczmarek Cichy

Kristian Kaminski (View posts)
Posted: 24 Aug 2000 7:02PM GMT

How very strange you are looking for both these surnames and there is even one more coincidence:

My side:

Stanislawa Karpinska married Franciszek Cichy
Rosalia Karpinski (sister to above) married Kaczmarek.

Both families came from the area north west (i.e. Blizanow) and also north east (i.e. Borkow) of Kalisz city (Poland).

Both these surnames are very common to the two areas mentioned - I have just come back from them (Poland).


Kristian Kaminski
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