Maria Griesswald

1875–1954 (Age 79)
Jozefow, Dabrowica 39-443 gm.Baranow, PL

The Life of Maria

When Maria Griesswald was born in 1875, her father, Jan Griesswald, was 35 and her mother, Anna Michalek, was 22. She married Mieczyslaw Soltysik in 1897, in Ślęzaki, Tarnobrzeg County, Rzeszów Voivodeship, Poland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1954, in Poland, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Mieczyslaw Soltysik
1874–1920
Maria Griesswald
1875–1954
Marriage: 1897
Stefania Soltysik
1898–1979
Ludoslaw Slawomir Soltysik
1904–1984
Zofia Soltysik
1905–1968

Spouse and Children

    Mieczyslaw Soltysik

    Male1874–1920Male

    Female1875–1954Female

MARRIAGE
1897
Ślęzaki, Tarnobrzeg County, Rzeszów Voivodeship, Poland
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Jan Griesswald

    Male1840–1919Male

    Anna Michalek

    Female1853–1929Female

siblings

(4)

    Teodora Griesswald

    Female1872–1940Female

    Female1875–1954Female

    Honorata Griesswald

    Female1877–1906Female

    Roman Griesswald

    Male1883–1940Male

World Events (7)

1881 · Great Synagogue

Age 6

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.
1897 · National-Democratic Party

Age 22

In 1897, while the Polish were still controlled by the Russian Partition, they created a secret political organization called the National-Democratic Party. Also known as the SDN, they primarily focused on promoting legislative changes and other forms of non-violent resistance. The group was dissolved in 1919 when Poland regained their independence.
1901 · Września Children Strike

Age 26

In March of 1901, the German administration that ruled over the region of Greater Poland ordered all religion classes to teach in the German language. Students and parents were enraged by this decision. A group of roughly 118 students expressed their discontent in April; the teachers responded immediately with corporal punishment and detention. By May, a protest of 100 to 200 people began outside the school, consisting of children and adults. The administration threatened permanent suspension to individuals that rebelled, but the protests continued. The German government imprisoned 20 of these individuals over the following years and two children would end up dying from beatings. The last of the protesters would give up by 1904 and many parents ended up moving their children to other schools.

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