Nicholas Joseph Poplawski

17 March 1916–2 January 2011 (Age 94)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nicholas Joseph

When Nicholas Joseph Poplawski was born on 17 March 1916, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Leopold Poplawski, was 36 and his mother, Stephania Zaremba, was 35. He married Velta Lou Raymond on 13 December 1941, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in World for about 10 years. He died on 2 January 2011, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Joseph Poplawski
1916–2011
Velta Lou Raymond
1922–2017
Marriage: 13 December 1941
Shane Raymond Poplawski
1954–2020
Lance Raymond Poplawski
1963–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1941
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Leopold Poplawski

    Male1880–1928Male

    Stephania Zaremba

    Female1880–1927Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 18

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1941

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Polish (Popławski): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Popławy, named with popław ‘current’, ‘flowing water’, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a river.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nicholas J Poplawski, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nicholas J Poplawski, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nicholas Joseph Poplawski, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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