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One more generation in the Bosakowski family tree

When I started out this family history project, I could only name one great-grandparent. Now, with a little sleuthing, I have been able to go back multiple generations in my American, Slovak and Polish family lines. I find I can … Continue reading

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The laboriosus who became an oppidanus

Bazyli Bosakowski, my great-great-grandfather, was born the son of peasants in a village called Milno in the far northeastern corner of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. By the time he was 24, he left that all behind and moved to the much … Continue reading

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The Bosakowskis of Milno (part 2 of 2)

I have traced the family of my grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska back five generations to my third great-grandparents Jan Bosakowski and Anna Baran. Jan and Anna were probably born in the 1780s or 1790s and got married some time before 1815. … Continue reading

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The Bosakowskis of Milno (part 1 of 2)

After poring through church records going back to the early 1800s, I can trace my grandmother’s family back five generations to my third great-grandparents Jan Bosakowski and Anna Baran. They were farmers in the town of Milno, about five miles … Continue reading

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