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The final chapter in the Bosakowski immigration story

In a series of earlier posts, I described how my grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska was one of over a dozen family members who came to America in the early years of the 20th century in a classic chain migration. Katarzyna’s older … Continue reading

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My great-grandparents’ 1883 wedding record and other cool finds

I learned that the Family History Library possessed microfilmed copies of church records from Zalozce, the town where my grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska was born. So I visited their branch here in Manhattan, located at the Church of Latter Day Saints … Continue reading

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The first group of Bosakowskis come to New York: 1905-1910

On May 26, 1905 Ignacy Bosakowski sailed into New York harbor on the S.S. Carpathia – a ship that would become famous seven years later when it rescued the survivors of the Titanic. Ignacy boarded the ship in Trieste two … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Bosakowskis

My grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska came to this country in 1912 – one of at least sixteen Bosakowski family members who left the town of Zalozce, Austria for the United States in a chain migration that began in 1905 and continued … Continue reading

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