Rosalia Mulka

Brief Life History of Rosalia

When Rosalia Mulka was born on 14 September 1861, in Poznań, Greater Poland, Poland, her father, Pioto “Peter“ Mulka, was 25 and her mother, Marianne Welniak, was 19. She married Jerzy Steffanowicz on 14 November 1878, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Kelso Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Posen Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 20 December 1927, in St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Howard, Nebraska, United States.

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Jerzy Steffanowicz
Rosalia Mulka
Marriage: 14 November 1878
Stanislaus Stefanowicz
Henrietta Laura Stefanowicz
Elizabeth Stefanowicz
Cecelia Stefanowicz
Hellen Stefanowicz
Mary E Stefanowicz
Anton T Stefanowicz
Joseph A Stefanowicz
Selma Anastasia Stefanowicz
Louis Steffanowicz
Johanna D Stefanowicz

Sources (16)

  • Rosa Stefanovich in household of Jerry Stefanovich, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosa, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rosalia Mulka, „Deutschland, Preußen, Posen, Katholische und Lutherisch Kirchenbücher, 1430-1998“

World Events (8)


War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.


Historical Boundaries: 1871: Hall, Nebraska, United States 1871: Howard, Nebraska, United States

1881 · Great Synagogue

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Casimir, Andrzej, Zygmunt.

Polish: nickname from the dialect term mulka ‘little kiss’ or ‘whey’.

Sorbian: nickname from a diminutive of mula ‘muzzle, mouth’.

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

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