Esther Pawlak

New York, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Pawlak was born in 1897, in New York, United States, her father, John Pawlak, was 31 and her mother, Maryanna Galazewski, was 29. She lived in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States for about 15 years.

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John Pawlak
Maryanna Galazewski
Wladyslaw Pawlak
Esther Pawlak
Leo Anthony Pawlak
Helen Pawlak
Stanley Pawlak
Muoryslaw Pawlak
Clara Pawlak

Parents & Siblings

  • John Pawlak


  • Maryanna Galazewski




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 20

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from the personal name Paweł ( see Paul ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anastasia Pawlak in household of John Pawlak, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Pawlak in household of John Pawlak, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Pawlak, "New York State Census, 1925"

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