Katherine Novak

25 November 1856–28 January 1944 (Age 87)

The Life of Katherine

Katherine Novak was born on 25 November 1856, in Poland. She married Vincent Jozwiak about 1880, in Poland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 January 1944, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vincent Jozwiak
Katherine Novak
Marriage: about 1880
Helen M Jozwiak
Anthony Steven Jozwiak
Catherine Theresa Jozwiak
Lawrence Frank Jozwiak
Stanislaus James Jozwiak
Automia Jozwiak
Ella Alice Jozwiak
George S. Jozwiak

Spouse and Children

about 1880


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World Events (8)

1857 · Hotel Europejski is Opened

Age 1

The Raffles Europejski Warsaw, known as The European Hotel, is a famous luxury hotel in the center of Warsaw, Poland. Upon opening in 1857, it was considered one of the most luxurious and modern hotels in Europe. The hotel suffered serious damage during World War II, but was rebuilt for a grand reopening in 1962. The location remains an iconic vacation spot to this day.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Czech and Slovak, Croatian and Serbian, Slovenian, Hungarian (Novák), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic novy ‘new’, denoting a newcomer to a place. Compare English Newman .2 Slovenian: also a topographic name for a peasant who settled on newly cleared land.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Jozwiak in household of Vincent Jozwiak, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Jozwiak in household of Vincent Jozwiak, "United States Census, 1940"
  • *Atie in entry for George Jozwiak, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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