Stefania Teszka

1920–1998 (Age 77)
Iwiec, Tuchola, Kuyavia-Pomerania, Poland

The Life of Stefania

When Stefania Teszka was born on 19 August 1920, in Iwiec, Tuchola, Kuyavia-Pomerania, Poland, her father, Bolesław Teszka, was 26 and her mother, Julianna Kantak, was 19. She died from 12 July 1998 to 7 December 1998, at the age of 78, and was buried in Iwiec, Tuchola, Kuyavia-Pomerania, Poland.

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Family Time Line

Stefania Teszka
Bernard Wierzchowski

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1920–1998Female

  • Alfons Teszka


  • Zenon Teszka


  • Alicja Teszka


World Events (6)


Age 6

Pilsudski makes himself dictator of Poland. Despite the dictatorship, the economy stabilized at this time and culture continued to prosper.

Age 19

Nazi Germany invades Poland. Beginning of World War II as the United Kingdom declares war on Germany in response to the invasion. The Soviet Union invades from the east. Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland between them and treat Polish citizens, particularly Jews, with extreme brutality.

Age 24

The Warsaw Uprising. Poland comes under Soviet control.

Name Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Tyszka, a pet form of Tymoteusz, Polish form of Greek Timotheos ( see Timothy ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Grób Bernarda Wierzchowskiego i Stefanii Wierzchowskiej z d. Teszka na cmentarzu w Iwcu.

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