Maria T. Kruk

11 January 1881–29 July 1953 (Age 72)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Maria T.

When Maria T. Kruk was born on 11 January 1881, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Charles Carl Krukowski, was 44 and her mother, Julianna Borkowski, was 29. She married Joseph M. Swiatkowski on 5 June 1905, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Detroit Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 5 years. She died on 29 July 1953, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Joseph M. Swiatkowski
Maria T. Kruk
Marriage: 5 June 1905
Catherine Swiatkowski
Edmund Swiatkowski
Eleanore Swiatkowski

Spouse and Children

    Joseph M. Swiatkowski



5 June 1905
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Catherine Swiatkowski



    Eleanore Swiatkowski


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Carl Krukowski


    Julianna Borkowski




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation

Age 3

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname (Polish) or ornamental name (Jewish), from Polish kruk ‘raven’.2 Dutch: variant spelling of Kruck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Trviatkowski in household of Joseph Trviatkowski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude Swiatkowski in household of Joseph Swiatkowski, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Swiatkowski in household of Joseph Swiatkowski, "United States Census, 1940"

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