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Thanks! Sally Blach
This is the family tree of John + Mary Catherine (Cur) BLACH; b. Austria/Poland.They did not immigrate to USA.
Research shows they lived in the area of Gruszow, Dabrowa, Maly-Wielki, Poland/Austria.This is based upon my grandfather John Blach's Declaration of Intention signed on 05 April 1918; while renouncing Emperor of Austria and Apostolic King of Hungary.
Known children are: 1. Peter Blach b. est 1882 Austria/Poland; immigrated to NY USA 1904. 2. John Blach b. 24 Sept 1891 Austria/Poland; immigrated to USA approx 1912 from Bremen Germany on SS Breslau through Port of Philadelphia, PA. 3. Eva Blach b. est 1897 Austria/Poland; immigrated to NY USA uknown.Possibly with brother Peter?
Peter Blach m. 24 Oct 1910 in Dunkirk, Chautauqua, NY to Eva Ptak b. est 1894 NY; daughter of Frank Ptak + Mabel Agnes Diaeg from Austria/Poland.Peter + Eva lived in New York and resided at last in Michigan.
Known children are: 1. Sophia b. 1914 NY 2. Victoria b. 1915 NY 3. Barney b. 1918 NY 4. Buleslof b. 1919 NY 5. Viola b. 1920 NY 6. Stella b. 1923 Detroit, Wayne Co., MI; resided in Port Austin, Huron Co., MI.
John Blach d. 15 Dec 1925; m. 18 Apr 1917 in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI to Martha Horetski b. est 1898 MI, d. 01 Jun 1928; daughter of Martin Horetski + Maggie Peyok from Germany/Poland.John Blach was employed by American Car & Foundry Company, Detroit MI. Occupation Ammunition work, machinist.
Children are: 1. John Jr. b. 05 Nov 1917 Detroit MI; d. 1934. 2. Leon b. 22 Aug 1919 Detroit MI; d. 07 Jul 1991 Florida. 3. Walter b. 02 Nov 1920 Detroit MI; d. unknown - MIA WWII? 4. Edmond b. 28 Sept 1922 Detroit MI; d. 28 Feb 1945 Iwo Jima.Marine Private First Class.Final resting place Evangelical Cemetery, Capac MI. 5. Edward b. 28 Apr 1924 Detroit MI; d. 03 Feb 2005 New Port Richey, Florida.
Eva Blach m. 17 Jan 1917 in Niagara, NY to Bronislawa Franciszkiewicz b. est 1895 Russia/Poland; son of Stanislaw Franciszkiewicz and Eva Ciesliazkiewicz also from Russia/Poland.It is believed Eva always resided in the Niagara NY area.
No known children at this time.
My tree is with Edward Blach, son of John Blach + Martha Horetski of Michigan; m. to Georgina Marie (Mousseau); daughter of Nelson Mousseau + Arla Chapdelaine from Kinde, Huron Co., MI.