Monday, January 26, 2015

Events from my tree: January 26

On this date there were 6 deaths and 4 births in my tree.

26 Jan 1906 Elizabeth Bosserman died [share tree]
26 Jan 1918 Clarence Walters was born [share tree]
26 Jan 1919 Martha Reed died [share tree]
26 Jan 1884 Joseph Cleland was born [share tree]
26 Jan 1850 Richard Gates was born [share tree]
26 Jan 1949 Clinton Bibler died [share tree]
26 Jan 2013 Grace Buckner died [share tree]
26 Jan 1875 Maria Margareta Wert died [share tree]
26 Jan 1914 Alexander Alajko was born [share tree]
26 Jan 1876 Frank Countryman died [share tree]

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Double Check/Brickwall - Wladyslaw Switkowski

Wladyslaw  Switkowski is my great great grandfather, he arrived in the US in 1890 and spent the rest of his life in Buffalo, NY.  This post in another in my Double Check series and Brickwall posts.  I have no information of his parents or siblings.  

Wladyslaw  Switkowski
Born  in Galicia, Austriamap

Husband of  — married  in According to the 1930 census she was married at the age of 24 and Walter was 31./map
Died  in Buffalo, Erie County, New Yorkmap

Contents

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Biography

Name

Name: Wladyslaw Switkowski[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]<

Birth

Date: 1861
Place: Galicia, Austria[8][9][10][11][12][13]

Immigration

Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934

NAME: Wladislav Switkowski
DEPARTURE DATE: 17 Aug 1890
BIRTH DATE: abt 1864
AGE: 26
GENDER: männlich (Male)
RESIDENCE: Mielec, Ă–sterreich (Austria)
OCCUPATION: Arbeiter
SHIP NAME: Rugia
CAPTAIN: Karlowa
SHIPPING LINE: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft
SHIPPING CLERK: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft
SHIP TYPE: Dampfschiff
ACCOMMODATION: Zwischendeck
SHIP FLAG: Deutschland
PORT OF DEPARTURE: Hamburg
PORT OF ARRIVAL: New York
VOLUME: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 068 B
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAME AGE
Wladislav Switkowski 26
Ludwika Switkowski 26[14]

New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890

NAME: Walislaw Switkowski
SHIP: Rugia
ARRIVAL DATE: 30 Aug 1890
SHIP NUMBER: 1288
LINE NUMBER: 236
ROLL NUMBER: 554

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957

NAME: Walislaw Switkowski
ARRIVAL DATE: 30 Aug 1890
BIRTH DATE: abt 1864
AGE: 26
GENDER: Male
ETHNICITY/ NATIONALITY: Austrian
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Austria
PORT OF DEPARTURE: Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France
DESTINATION: United States of America
PORT OF ARRIVAL: New York, New York
SHIP NAME: Rugia

U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s

NAME: Wladisl. Switkowsky
BIRTH YEAR: abt 1862
ARRIVAL YEAR: 1890
ARRIVAL PLACE: New York, New York
AGE: 28
SOURCE PUBLICATION CODE: 2599.6.1
PRIMARY IMMIGRANT: Switkowsky, Wladisl
ANNOTATION: Date and port of arrival. Extracted from original ship manifests held at the Temple-Balch Center for Immigration Research, Philadelphia. Name of ship, port of embarkation, gender, occupation, and place of origin may also be provided. Pages 1-180 were indexed in PILI 2009 .
SOURCE BIBLIOGRAPHY: GLAZIER, IRA A. Migration from the Russian Empire: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U.S. Ports. Volume 5 (June 1889-July 1890). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1998. pp. 191-359.
PAGE: 303

Naturalization as a Citizen

Date: 1899
Notes: Date was given on 1930 census. 1920 census give date as 1910.

Census

1910 US Census

NAME: Wladyslaw Switkowski
[Wladyslaw Swithowski]
[Wladyslaw Switkowski]
AGE IN 1910: 45
BIRTH YEAR: abt 1865
BIRTHPLACE: Austria
HOME IN 1910: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New York
RACE: White
GENDER: Male
IMMIGRATION YEAR: 1891
RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE: Head
MARITAL STATUS: Married
SPOUSE'S NAME: Ludwika Switkowski
FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE: Austria
MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE: Austria
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAME AGE
Wladyslaw Switkowski 45
Ludwika Switkowski 46
Bronislawa Switkowski 18
Joseph Switkowski 17
Anna Switkowski 14
Mierzyslaw Switkowski 12
Anthony Switkowski 10
 :: Bronislaw Switkowski 8
Stanislaus Switkowski 6
Sophia Switkowski 4
John Switkowski 2
Andrew Slombouski 45
John Sterner 36

1915 New York State Census

NAME: Walter Switkowski
BIRTH YEAR: abt 1870
BIRTH PLACE: Austria Poland
AGE: 45
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie
RELATIONSHIP: Head
COLOR OR RACE: White
NUMBER OF YEARS IN US: 16
ASSEMBLY DISTRICT: 06
HOUSE NUMBER: 72
LINE NUMBER: 5
PAGE NUMBER: 63
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAME AGE
Walter Switkowski 45
Louisa Switkowski 44
Joseph Switkowski 20
Bronislawa Switkowski 19
Anna Switkowski 16
Muczyslaus Switkowski 15
Anthony Switkowski 12
Brano Switkowski 12
Stanley Switkowski 10

1920 US Census

NAME: Wallis Switkowski
[Wallie Switkowski]
[Walter Switkowski]
AGE: 55
BIRTH YEAR: abt 1865
BIRTHPLACE: Galicia
[Galicia / Galizien / Halychyna]
HOME IN 1920: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York
STREET: Lombard St
RACE: White
GENDER: Male
IMMIGRATION YEAR: 1895
RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE: Head
MARITAL STATUS: Married
SPOUSE'S NAME: Louisa Switkowski
FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE: Galicia
MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE: Galicia
NATIVE TONGUE: Polish
ABLE TO SPEAK ENGLISH: No
OCCUPATION: Section Hand
INDUSTRY: NYC Railroad
EMPLOYMENT FIELD: Wage or Salary
NATURALIZATION STATUS: Naturalized
ATTENDED SCHOOL: No
NEIGHBORS: View others on page
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAME AGE
Wallis Switkowski 55
Louisa Switkowski 55
Anna Switkowski 22
Mathews Switkowski 21
Anthony Switkowski 19
Bronislaus Switkowski 18
Stanley Switkowski 15
Sophie Switkowski 13
John Switkowski 11

1930 US Census

NAME: Walter Switkowski
BIRTH YEAR: abt 1864
GENDER: Male
RACE: White
BIRTHPLACE: Poland
MARITAL STATUS: Married
RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE: Head
HOME IN 1930: Buffalo, Erie, New York
MAP OF HOME: View Map
STREET ADDRESS: Lombard St
WARD OF CITY: 6 pt of
BLOCK: 716
HOUSE NUMBER IN CITIES OR TOWNS: 50
DWELLING NUMBER: 35
FAMILY NUMBER: 63
HOME OWNED OR RENTED: Owned
HOME VALUE: 3, 000
RADIO SET: No
LIVES ON FARM: No
AGE AT FIRST MARRIAGE: 31
ATTENDED SCHOOL: No
ABLE TO READ AND WRITE: Yes
FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE: Poland
MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE: Poland
LANGUAGE SPOKEN: Polish
IMMIGRATION YEAR: 1899
NATURALIZATION: Naturalized
ABLE TO SPEAK ENGLISH: No
OCCUPATION: Laborer
INDUSTRY: Railroad
CLASS OF WORKER: Wage or salary worker
EMPLOYMENT: Yes
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAME AGE
Walter Switkowski 66
Ludwiga Switkowski 57
Anna Switkowski 33
Matthew Switkowski 32
Stanley Switkowski 26
John Switkowski 22

Residence

Place: Germany[15]

1890s

NAME: Wladislaw Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1893
STREET ADDRESS: 164 Clark
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1893
NAME: Wiladyslaw Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1897
STREET ADDRESS: 101 Clark
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1897

1900s

Date: 1904
Place: Buffalo, New York, USA
Date: 1905
Place: Buffalo, New York, USA
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1908
STREET ADDRESS: 103 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1908

 1910s

Date: April 26, 1910
Place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New York[16]
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1911
STREET ADDRESS: 300 Luvejoy
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1911
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1913
STREET ADDRESS: 83 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1913
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1914
STREET ADDRESS: 72 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1914
Date: 01 JUN 1915
Age: 45
Relationship: Head
Place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York, United States[17]
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1915
STREET ADDRESS: 72 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1915
NAME: Wladyslaw Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1917
STREET ADDRESS: 72 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1917
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1918
STREET ADDRESS: 72 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1918
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1919
STREET ADDRESS: 72 Clarke
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1919

1920s

Date: January 12, 1920
Place: Lived at 50 Lombard Street
Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York which was owned by their son Joseph.
Worked as a section hand on the N.Y.C. Railroad./[18]
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1920
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Carrepr
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1920
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1921
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1921
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1922
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1922
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1924
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1924
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1926
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1926
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1927
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard I
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1927
NAME: Walter Switkowski
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1928
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
OCCUPATION: Laborer
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1928
NAME: Walter Switkowski
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1929
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lonbard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
SPOUSE: Louise Switkowski
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1929

1930s

Date: 1930
Place: Lived at 50 Lombard Street, was listed as owner of the house. Census done on April 3, 1930./Lackawanna, Erie, New York, USA[19]
NAME: Walter Switkowski
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1933
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
SPOUSE: Louise Switkowski
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1933
NAME: Walter Switkowski
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1934
STREET ADDRESS: 50 Lombard
RESIDENCE PLACE: Buffalo, New York, USA
SPOUSE: Louise Switkowski
PUBLICATION TITLE: Buffalo, New York, City Directory, 1934

Death

Date: 25 JUN 1936
Place: Buffalo, Erie County, New York

Sources

  • Source: Year: 1910; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New York; Roll: T624_942; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 1374955
  • Source: Year: 1920; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York; Roll: T625_1102; Page: 29B; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 392
  • Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1425; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0063; Image: 223.0; FHL microfilm: 2341160
  • Source: Staatsarchiv Hamburg; Hamburg, Deutschland; Hamburger Passagierlisten; Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 068 B; Page: 0; Microfilm No.: K_1742
  • Source: Relles, Howard M., comp. New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
  • Source: Year: 1890; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 554; Line: 26; List Number: 1288
  • Source: New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 05; Assembly District: 06; City: Buffalo Ward 10; County: Erie; Page: 63
  • Source: S14 Author: Relles, Howard M., comp Title: New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data - United States Government. 1890 New York Ship's Arrivals Records Index (Rolls #543-#560, Jan. 2, 1890 to Dec. 30, 1890). Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records A; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S47 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta) Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011; Repository:#R1
  • Source: S66 Author: Staatsarchiv Hamburg Title: Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008; Repository: #R1
  • Source: Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  • Source: Ancestry.com. U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2012.

  1.  Page: Staatsarchive Hamburg; Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 067 B; Seite: 546; Mikrofilm Number: K_1741
  2.  Data: Text: Arrival date: August 30, 1890Arrival place:
  3.  Page: New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 05; Assembly District: 06; City: Buffalo Ward 10; County: Erie; Page: 63
  4.  Page: Year: 1920; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York; Roll: T625_1102; Page: 29B; Enumeration District: 81; Image: . Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1865Birth place: GaliciaResidence date: 1920Residence place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New YorkArrival date: 1895Arrival place:
  5.  Page: Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1425; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 63; Image: 223.0. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1864Birth place: PolandResidence date: 1930Residence place: Buffalo, Erie, New York
  6.  Page: Year: 1890; Arrival: New York, United States; Microfilm serial: M237; Microfilm roll: M237_554; Line: 26; List number: 1288. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1864Birth place: Origin date: Origin place: AustriaArrival date: 30 Aug 1890Arrival place: New YorkDeparture date: Departure place: Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, FranceDestination date: Destination place: United States of America
  7.  Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New York; Roll: T624_942; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 984. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1865Birth place: AustriaResidence date: 1910Residence place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New YorkArrival date: 1891Arrival place
  8.  Page: Staatsarchive Hamburg; Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 067 B; Seite: 546; Mikrofilm Number: K_1741
  9.  Page: New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 05; Assembly District: 06; City: Buffalo Ward 10; County: Erie; Page: 63
  10.  Page: Year: 1920; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York; Roll: T625_1102; Page: 29B; Enumeration District: 81; Image: . Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1865Birth place: GaliciaResidence date: 1920Residence place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New YorkArrival date: 1895Arrival place:
  11.  Page: Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1425; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 63; Image: 223.0. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1864Birth place: PolandResidence date: 1930Residence place: Buffalo, Erie, New York
  12.  Page: Year: 1890; Arrival: New York, United States; Microfilm serial: M237; Microfilm roll: M237_554; Line: 26; List number: 1288. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1864Birth place: Origin date: Origin place: AustriaArrival date: 30 Aug 1890Arrival place: New YorkDeparture date: Departure place: Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, FranceDestination date: Destination place: United States of America
  13.  Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New York; Roll: T624_942; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 984. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1865Birth place: AustriaResidence date: 1910Residence place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New YorkArrival date: 1891Arrival place
  14.  Staatsarchiv Hamburg; Hamburg, Deutschland; Hamburger Passagierlisten; Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 068 B; Page: 0; Microfilm No.: K_1742
  15.  Page: Staatsarchive Hamburg; Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 067 B; Seite: 546; Mikrofilm Number: K_1741
  16.  Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New York; Roll: T624_942; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 984. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1865Birth place: AustriaResidence date: 1910Residence place: Buffalo Ward 8, Erie, New YorkArrival date: 1891Arrival place:
  17.  Page: New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 05; Assembly District: 06; City: Buffalo Ward 10; County: Erie; Page: 63
  18.  Page: Year: 1920; Census Place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New York; Roll: T625_1102; Page: 29B; Enumeration District: 81; Image: . Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1865Birth place: GaliciaResidence date: 1920Residence place: Buffalo Ward 10, Erie, New YorkArrival date: 1895Arrival place
  19.  Page: Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1425; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 63; Image: 223.0. Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1864Birth place: PolandResidence date: 1930Residence place: Buffalo, Erie, New York