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Posted: 5 Jun 2012 7:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am searching for information on Alexander Debis who married Josephine Smiarowski and resided in Sunderland, Massachusetts. He died in a horse and wagon accident. Alexander was married to my great aunt. Thank you.
Posted: 6 Jun 2012 12:30AM GMT
Classification: Query
Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988

Name: Alexander Debis
Birth Date: abt 1882 Russia Poland
Event Type: Marriage
Event City: Sunderland
Marriage Date: 3 Feb 1908
Marriage Age: 26
Father Name: Jacob
Mother Name: Antonine Wenski
Spouse Name: Josie Snorofska
Spouse Marriage Age: 18
Spouse Father Name: John
Spouse Mother Name: Mary Konopozanka

Re: Debis

Posted: 6 Jun 2012 2:46PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you, this is my man. Any info on siblings or any other info available?
Posted: 17 Jun 2012 7:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
There is a 12/28/1916 newspaper piece in the Springfield Union about the accident. If you have not seen it, I can send to you.

Re: Debis

Posted: 18 Jun 2012 6:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Dear Dave,

Re: Debis

Posted: 18 Jun 2012 6:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Dear Dave, No, I've seen the article, would you please send it along. Are you associated with Mr.Debis or did you just happen to run across the article? Alexander was first husband to my great aunt and I am looking for info associated with him. Thanks for your help. Cynthia
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 6:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Cynthia, I'm not connected to the family. Just a researcher who does volunteer look-ups in certain boards when things are slow. I'll attach the article in jpeg format. Regards
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Re: Debis

Posted: 19 Jun 2012 12:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
Dear Dave, Thank you so much for sending on the article. I was able to open it. I recently posted a whole lot of people I'm interested in tracking, if you find any info on any of them, I would be most appreciative. Again, thanks,Cynthia
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 4:16PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 19 Jun 2012 4:19PM GMT
The 1910 census is attached.

Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988
Name: Jennie Debis
Birth Date: 3 Feb 1910
Event Type: Birth
Event City: Sunderland
Father Name: Alex Debis
Mother Name: Josie Smeroski
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Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988
Name: Stephania Debis
Birth Date: 7 Oct 1911
Event Type: Birth
Event City: Sunderland
Father Name: Aleck Debis
Mother Name: Josie Snewbeki

Name: Stephania Debis
Event Type: Death
Event City: Sunderland
Death Date: 17 Jan 1912
Death Age: 3 mo 10 days
Cause of death: pneumonia
Father Name: Aleck Debis
Mother Name: Josie Schnewska
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Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988
Name: Adelia Debis
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1915
Event Type: Birth
Event City: Sunderland
Father Name: Aleck Debis
Mother Name: Josephine Schmiwffska

Name: Armelia Debis
Birth Date: abt 1915
Event Type: Death
Event City: Sunderland
Death Date: 1 May 1923
Death Age: 8
Cause of death: diphtheria
Father Name: Aleck Debis
Mother Name: Josephine Shemowska
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Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988
Name: Alexander Debis
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1916
Event Type: Birth
Event City: Sunderland
Father Name: Alexander Debis
Mother Name: Josie Lilvenoffski

Name: Alex Debis
Birth Date: abt 1917
Event Type: Death
Event City: Sunderland
Death Date: 2 Sep 1917
Death Age: 8 mo
Cause of death: malnutrition
Father Name: Alex Debis
Mother Name: Josie Sworoski
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1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Jacob Meskoski
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Poland
Home in 1920: Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1913
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Josie Meskoski
Father's Birthplace: Poland
Mother's Birthplace: Poland
Home owned: Own
Able to read: No
Able to Write: No

Name: Josie Meskoski
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Poland
Home in 1920: Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1906
[1901]
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Jacob Meskoski
Father's Birthplace: Poland
Mother's Birthplace: Poland
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: No

Name: Jennie Debis
Age: 9
Birth Year: abt 1911
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1920: Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Step Daughter
[Stepdaughter]
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Poland
Mother's name: Josie Meskoski
Mother's Birthplace: Poland

Name: Joanna Debis
Age: 6
Birth Year: abt 1914
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1920: Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Step Daughter
[Stepdaughter]
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Poland
Mother's name: Josie Meskoski
Mother's Birthplace: Poland

Name: Adelia Debis
Age: 4
Birth Year: abt 1916
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1920: Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Step Daughter
[Stepdaughter]
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Poland
Mother's name: Josie Meskoski
Mother's Birthplace: Poland
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Posted: 19 Jun 2012 4:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
By 1930, Josie is a widow again. Census is attached.

Here's her daughter jennie:
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Jennie Debis
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1910
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Race: White
Home in 1930: Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Servant
Father's Birthplace: Warsaw Poland
Mother's Birthplace: Warsaw Poland
Household Members:
Name Age
Roswell G Billings 44
Louise M Billings 46
H Elizabeth Billings 14
Richard N Billings 10
Roswell S Billings 7
Jennie Debis 20
Thomas Mc Grath 52
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