Jan Baran

1870–from 1936 to 1937 (Age 66)
Brzozów, Sokołów County, Masovia, Poland

The Life Summary of Jan

When Jan Baran was born in 1870, in Brzozów, Sokołów County, Masovia, Poland, his father, Antoni Baran, was 50 and his mother, Antonina Mlynik, was 40. He married Marya Maryann Prezewoznak on 10 November 1889, in Czerwonka, Sokołów County, Masovia, Poland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died from 1936 to 1937, at the age of 67, and was buried in Nowe Bródno, Warsaw, Masovia, Poland.

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Jan Baran
Marya Maryann Prezewoznak
Marriage: 10 November 1889
Katarzyna Baran
Aniela Baran
Wladyslaw Stanisław Baranowski
Stanislaw Baran
Tadeusz Sinjon Baranowski
Waclaw Baran
Zofia Baran
Antonina Baran

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  • Marriage
    10 November 1889Czerwonka, Sokołów County, Masovia, Poland
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    World Events (7)

    Age 0
    Russia attempts to eradicate Polish culture, making Russian the official language of the Russian partition. Prussia does the same in their portion of Poland, attempting to Germanicize Poles. Under the Austrian partition, Galician Poles are allowed to retain some autonomy.
    1881 · Great Synagogue
    Age 11
    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 27
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Polish Andrzej, Stanislaw, Jacek, Jozef, Zbigniew, Bogdan, Czeslawa, Ewa, Grzegorz, Jaroslaw, Mieczyslaw, Piotr.Polish, Slovak, Czech, Sorbian, Russian, Ukrainian, Rusyn, Croatian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Slavic baran ‘ram’, presumably borne by either a forceful, lusty man or else by a shepherd. As a Jewish surname, it is artificial. Compare Barran .Croatian: from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomej (see Bartholomew ) and its vernacular variants or short forms Bartol , Bartul and Bare .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • John in entry for Ladislaus Baranowski and Stanislava Bolesta, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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