Walenty Wilga

about 1878–2 March 1955 (Age 77)
Poland

The Life of Walenty

When Walenty Wilga was born about 1878, in Poland, his father, Peter Wilga, was 28 and his mother, Eva Przybyla, was 28. He married Leonora or Eleanora Wilga about 1897. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 2 March 1955, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Walenty Wilga
1878–1955
Leonora or Eleanora Wilga
1877–1956
Marriage: about 1897
Roger E Wilga
1898–1974
Sophie Wilga
1901–
Bruno or Bronisalaw Wilga
1900–1977
Mary Ann Wilga
1902–1995
Maryanna Wilga
1902–
Helena Wilga
1904–1904
No Name Wielga
1905–1905
Zofia Wielga
1907–
Chester Wilga
1910–1994
Josephine Wilga
1912–1993

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1897
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Wilga

    Male1850–Male

    Eva Przybyla

    Female1850–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1878–1955Male

    Rose Wilga

    Female1879–Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1881 · Great Synagogue

Age 3

Located in Łódź, Poland, the Great Synagogue of Łódź was built in 1881. Adolf Wolff designed the layout. Referred to as The Temple, it served the reformed congregation for many years. Unfortunately, the synagogue was burned and destroyed by Germans in 1939.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Wildau.

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

Sources (3)

  • Walenty Wilga, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walenty Wielga in entry for No Name Wielga, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Walenty Wielga in entry for Wladyslaw Wielga, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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