Sophie M Zaborowski

Female17 August 1921–28 September 1998

Brief Life History of Sophie M

When Sophie M Zaborowski was born on 17 August 1921, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, George Zabrowski, was 45 and her mother, Mary Niemiec, was 32. She lived in Douglas Election Precinct, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 28 September 1998, in Bellevue, Sarpy, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, Bellevue, Sarpy, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Zabrowski
Mary Niemiec
Stanley Joseph Zabrowski
Catherine Anna Zaborowski
Walter John Zabrowski
Helen Mary Zabrowski
Sophie M Zaborowski
Josephine Julia Zabrowski
Julius Zaborowski
Joseph Zaborowski

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  • Sophia Zaborowski in household of George Zaborowski, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


Age 3

The property for St John's Cemetery was purchased in 1924 and the cemetery was established that same year. Many of the early burials were reinterments of family members who had been buried in South Omaha cemeteries, including St. Mary Magdalene and St. Mary's Cemeteries.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 21

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Casimir, Dariusz, Janina, Kazimierz, Leszek, Radoslaw, Teofil, Tomasz, Zbigniew.

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Zaborowo or Zaborów, named with Polish za ‘beyond’ + bór ‘forest’ + -owo or -ów, suffix of placenames; or a topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the forest’.

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

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