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Anna Panek

Anna Panek
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Female Abt 1870 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Anna Panek  [1
    Born Abt May 1870  [1
    • At the time of her marraige in Feb 1891, Anna was noted as 20 3/4 years old.
    Gender Female 
    Emigration 17 Sep 1902  Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Anna and Zofia departed Antwerp aboard the S.S. Pennland.
    S.S. Pennland
    S.S. Pennland
    Immigrants in the steerage section of the S.S. Pennland, wrapped in blankets on the deck of the ship. Photo dated 1893, by Byron Company (NY, NY)
    Immigrants in the steerage section of the S.S. Pennland, wrapped in blankets on the deck of the ship. Photo dated 1893, by Byron Company (NY, NY)
    Immigration 1 Oct 1902  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Manifest of Alien Passengers, S.S. Pennland, 1 Oct 1902
    Manifest of Alien Passengers, S.S. Pennland, 1 Oct 1902
    S.S. Pennland, sailing from Antwerp, September 17, 1902

    Lines: 14, 15
    Name in full: Anna Mierzwa, aZofia Mierzwa
    Age (years): 30, 9
    Sex: F, F
    Married or single: Married, Single
    Able to read: yes, no
    Able to write: yes, no
    Nationality: Galician
    Last residence: Rudnik
    Seaport for landing in the United States: Philadelphia
    Final destination in the United States: Pittsburg, Pa.
    By whom passage was paid: self, by (illeg)
    Whether in possession of money, and if so how much if $30 or less: $6
    Whether ever before to the United States: no
    Whether going to join a relative, and if so, what relative, their name and address: husband, Franc. Mierzwa, Priceburg, by car, Pittsburg, Pa.
    Ever in Prison or Almshouse or supported by charity: yes
    Whether a polygamist: no
    Whether under (illeg) express or implied in labor in the United States: no
    Condition of Health, Mental and Physical: good
    Deformed or Crippled: no
    Nativity: Galicia, Rudnik
    Mother Tongue: Polish
    Subject of what country: Austria
    Census 1920  703 Dundaff Street, Dickson City, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Role: Mother-In-Law
    1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 1 of 2)
    1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 1 of 2)
    sheet 10A
    44. Wnuck Stanley, head, male, white, 36, married, immigrated 1909, naturalized 1917, able to read and write, born Poland, parents both born Poland, miner in coal mines
    45. Zofia, wife, female, white, 26, married, able to read and write, born Poland, parents both born Poland
    46. Edward, son, male, white, 9, single, attended school, able to read and write, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
    47. William, son, male, white, 8, single, attended school, able to read and write, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
    48. Elizabeth, daughter, female, white, 6, single, attended school, able to read and write, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
    49. Freade, son, male, white, 4 11/12, single, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
    50. Herman, son, male, white, 3 8/12 (?), single, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
    1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 2 of 2)
    1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 2 of 2)
    sheet 11A
    1. Wnuck Pelicia, daughter, female, white, 2, single, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
    2. Merzwa Anna, mother-in-law, female, white, 49, widowed, immigrated 1906, alien, born in Poland, parents both born Poland, laborer in a silk mill
    Name Anna Cholopinska  [5
    • This surname was provided by Stanley Wnuk on the death certificate of Anna's daughter, Zofia.
    Name Anna Panko 
    Find-A-Grave ID 37870201 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I59  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 

    Mother Katarzyna Panek,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Franciszek Mierzwa,   b. Abt Aug 1857,   d. 6 Apr 1917, 705 Dundaff Street, Dickson City, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)  [6
    Marriage Banns 18 Jan 1891  Kościół pw. Trójcy Świętej (Church of the Holy Trinity), Rudnik nad Sanem, Niżański, Podkarpackie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Banns were announced January 18, January 25, and February 2.
    Married 3 Feb 1891  Kościół pw. Trójcy Świętej (Church of the Holy Trinity), Rudnik nad Sanem, Niżański, Podkarpackie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marriage record for Franciszek Mierzwa and Anna Panek, 1891
    Marriage record for Franciszek Mierzwa and Anna Panek, 1891
    Franciszek and Anna's entry is the seventh one down, entry #3 in the Kopki section.

    (English translation of the original Latin): Kopki village; entry 3; date of marriage: 3 February 1891; GROOM -- Home number: to 127 (?) / from 154; Name: Franciszek Mierzwa son of Marinnae of Paulo Mierzwa; Catholic; age 33 1/2; BRIDE -- Name: Anna Panek, illegitimate daughter of Anna Panek of Antonio; Catholic; age 20 3/4; single; Witnesses and their Condition: Casimir Wojsus and Jan Kowar
    Three banns read January 18, January 25, February 2.
    Children 
     1. Zofia Mierzwa,   b. 11 May 1892, Kopki, Niżański, Podkarpackie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1924, West Side Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Banns - 18 Jan 1891 - Kościół pw. Trójcy Świętej (Church of the Holy Trinity), Rudnik nad Sanem, Niżański, Podkarpackie, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1891 - Kościół pw. Trójcy Świętej (Church of the Holy Trinity), Rudnik nad Sanem, Niżański, Podkarpackie, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 17 Sep 1902 - Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1 Oct 1902 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - 703 Dundaff Street, Dickson City, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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    Anna Mierzwa
    Anna Mierzwa

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Church Records -- Rudnik nad Sanem, Poland, downloaded 29 April 2022; 1892; page 25 (image 14); Kopki entry 3: marraige entry for Franciszek Mierzwa and Anna Panek (Reliability: 3).
      (Oirignal Latin): Pagus Kopki. Series: 3; Dies et Mensis: 3 Febr. 1891; SPONSUS -- Numerus domus: ad 127 (?) ex 154; Nomen: Franciscus Mierzwa fil. d. Mariannae de Paulo Mierzwa; Religio: Catholica; Aetas: 33 1/2; (single/widowed status not noted); SPONSA -- Nomen: Anna Panek fil. illeg. Annae Panek de Antonio; Religio: Catholica; Aetas: 20 3/4; Caelebs; Testes et eorum Conditio: Casimirus Wojsus (sp?) and Joannes Kowar (sp?)
      Tribus bannis (illeg) 18/1, 25/1, 2/2 (rest illegible)
      (English translation): Kopki village; entry 3; date of marriage: 3 February 1891; GROOM -- Home number: to 127 (?) / from 154; Name: Franciszek Mierzwa son of Marinnae of Paulo Mierzwa; Catholic; age 33 1/2; BRIDE -- Name: Anna Panek, illegitimate daughter of Anna Panek of Antonio; Catholic; age 20 3/4; single; Witnesses and their Condition: Casimir Wojsus and Jan Kowar
      Three banns read January 18, January 25, February 2.
      Marriage record for Franciszek Mierzwa and Anna Panek, 1891
      Marriage record for Franciszek Mierzwa and Anna Panek, 1891
      Franciszek and Anna's entry is the seventh one down, entry #3 in the Kopki section.

      (English translation of the original Latin): Kopki village; entry 3; date of marriage: 3 February 1891; GROOM -- Home number: to 127 (?) / from 154; Name: Franciszek Mierzwa son of Marinnae of Paulo Mierzwa; Catholic; age 33 1/2; BRIDE -- Name: Anna Panek, illegitimate daughter of Anna Panek of Antonio; Catholic; age 20 3/4; single; Witnesses and their Condition: Casimir Wojsus and Jan Kowar
      Three banns read January 18, January 25, February 2.


    2. [S6] Passenger Lists -- Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia, PA, downloaded 6 May 2022; sheet 5, lines 14 and 15 (Reliability: 2).
      Manifest of Alien Passengers, S.S. Pennland, 1 Oct 1902
      Manifest of Alien Passengers, S.S. Pennland, 1 Oct 1902
      S.S. Pennland, sailing from Antwerp, September 17, 1902

      Lines: 14, 15
      Name in full: Anna Mierzwa, aZofia Mierzwa
      Age (years): 30, 9
      Sex: F, F
      Married or single: Married, Single
      Able to read: yes, no
      Able to write: yes, no
      Nationality: Galician
      Last residence: Rudnik
      Seaport for landing in the United States: Philadelphia
      Final destination in the United States: Pittsburg, Pa.
      By whom passage was paid: self, by (illeg)
      Whether in possession of money, and if so how much if $30 or less: $6
      Whether ever before to the United States: no
      Whether going to join a relative, and if so, what relative, their name and address: husband, Franc. Mierzwa, Priceburg, by car, Pittsburg, Pa.
      Ever in Prison or Almshouse or supported by charity: yes
      Whether a polygamist: no
      Whether under (illeg) express or implied in labor in the United States: no
      Condition of Health, Mental and Physical: good
      Deformed or Crippled: no
      Nativity: Galicia, Rudnik
      Mother Tongue: Polish
      Subject of what country: Austria


    3. [S6] Passenger Lists -- Vessels Arriving at Philadelphia, PA, downloaded 6 May 2022; sheet 5, lines 14 and 15 (Reliability: 3).
      Manifest of Alien Passengers, S.S. Pennland, 1 Oct 1902
      Manifest of Alien Passengers, S.S. Pennland, 1 Oct 1902
      S.S. Pennland, sailing from Antwerp, September 17, 1902

      Lines: 14, 15
      Name in full: Anna Mierzwa, aZofia Mierzwa
      Age (years): 30, 9
      Sex: F, F
      Married or single: Married, Single
      Able to read: yes, no
      Able to write: yes, no
      Nationality: Galician
      Last residence: Rudnik
      Seaport for landing in the United States: Philadelphia
      Final destination in the United States: Pittsburg, Pa.
      By whom passage was paid: self, by (illeg)
      Whether in possession of money, and if so how much if $30 or less: $6
      Whether ever before to the United States: no
      Whether going to join a relative, and if so, what relative, their name and address: husband, Franc. Mierzwa, Priceburg, by car, Pittsburg, Pa.
      Ever in Prison or Almshouse or supported by charity: yes
      Whether a polygamist: no
      Whether under (illeg) express or implied in labor in the United States: no
      Condition of Health, Mental and Physical: good
      Deformed or Crippled: no
      Nativity: Galicia, Rudnik
      Mother Tongue: Polish
      Subject of what country: Austria


    4. [S15] 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dickson City ward 3, Enumeration District 36; Sheets 10A and 11A; household 163, family 172; Stanley Wnuck; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 1 of 2)
      1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 1 of 2)
      sheet 10A
      44. Wnuck Stanley, head, male, white, 36, married, immigrated 1909, naturalized 1917, able to read and write, born Poland, parents both born Poland, miner in coal mines
      45. Zofia, wife, female, white, 26, married, able to read and write, born Poland, parents both born Poland
      46. Edward, son, male, white, 9, single, attended school, able to read and write, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
      47. William, son, male, white, 8, single, attended school, able to read and write, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
      48. Elizabeth, daughter, female, white, 6, single, attended school, able to read and write, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
      49. Freade, son, male, white, 4 11/12, single, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
      50. Herman, son, male, white, 3 8/12 (?), single, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
      1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 2 of 2)
      1920 U.S. census - Stanley Wnuk household (Dickson City, Lackawanna Co., PA; page 2 of 2)
      sheet 11A
      1. Wnuck Pelicia, daughter, female, white, 2, single, born in Pennsylvnia, parents both born Poland
      2. Merzwa Anna, mother-in-law, female, white, 49, widowed, immigrated 1906, alien, born in Poland, parents both born Poland, laborer in a silk mill


    5. [S7] Death Certificates -- Pennsylvania, downloaded 19 July 2021; file no. 50159; Zofia Wnuk; 25 May 1924 (Reliability: 2).
      Death Certificate, Zofia Wnuk
      Death Certificate, Zofia Wnuk
      Registration District No. 4, File No. 50159, Registered No. 916
      1. County of Lackawanna, City of Scranton, West Side Hospital
      2. Full name: Zofia Wnuk
      3. Sex: F
      4. Color or Race: W
      5. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Married
      6. Date of Birth: May 11, 1893
      7. Age: 31 years
      8. Occupation: Housewife
      9. Birthplace: Poland
      10. Name of Father: Frank M. Mierzwa
      11. Birthplace of Father: Poland
      12. Maiden Name of Mother: Anna Chlopinska
      13. Birthplace of Mother: Poland
      14. Informant: Stanley Wnuk, Dickson City PA
      15. Filed May 26, 1924
      16. Date of Death: May 25, 1924
      17: Death occurred on the date stated above at 2:15 PM. The cause of death was Septicaemia (21 days), contributory was child birth (35 days)
      18: blank
      19. Place of burial: St. Mary's, Dickson City; date of burial: May 27, 1924


    6. [S4] Church Records -- Rudnik nad Sanem, Poland, downloaded 29 April 2022; 1892; page 18 (image 10); entry 24: birth and baptismal entry for Sophia Mierzwa (Reliability: 3).
      (Oirignal Latin): Series: 24; Natus: 11 Aprilus; Baptistat: 12 Aprilus; Numerus domus: 164; Nomen: Sophia; Religio: Catholica; Sexus: Puella; Thori: Legitimi; Pater: Francisius Mierzwa, fil. ill. Mariannae Mierzwa de Paulo natae; Mater: Anna Panko, fil. ill. Catharinas Panko de Antonio natae; Patrini et eorum Conditio: Josephus Zygmund, agr., Agnes Pilat, ead.
      (English translation): Entry: 24; birthdate: 11 April; Baptism: 12 April; Family number: 164; Name: Zofia; Relgion: Catholic; Gender: Female; born in wedlock; father: Franciszek Mierzwa, illegitimate son of Marianna Mierzwa, daughter of Pawel; mother: Anna Panko, illegitimate daugther of Katarzyna Panko, daugther of Anton; Sponsors (godparents) and their condition: Jozef Zygmund, farmer, and Agnes Pilat, the same
      Birth and baptismal record of Zofia Mierzwa, 1892
      Birth and baptismal record of Zofia Mierzwa, 1892
      Zofia's entry is the fourth one down, entry #24.

      (English translation of the original Latin): Entry: 24; birthdate: 11 April; Baptism: 12 April; Family number: 164; Name: Zofia; Relgion: Catholic; Gender: Female; born in wedlock; father: Franciszek Mierzwa, illegitimate son of Marianna Mierzwa, daughter of Pawel; mother: Anna Panko, illegitimate daugther of Katarzyna Panko, daugther of Anton; Sponsors (godparents) and their condition: Jozef Zygmund, farmer, and Agnes Pilat, the same