Anna Gackowski

1893–1982 (Age 88)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna

Anna Gackowski was born on 14 August 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She had at least 1 son with Herman Wilhelm Hollatz. She died on 5 May 1982, in her hometown, at the age of 88.

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.

Name Meaning

Polish (Czaczkowski): habitational name for someone from a place called Czaczki in Białystok voivodeship, or some other place named with cacko, a derivative of Old Polish czacz ‘toy’, ‘bauble’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Anna Gackowski in entry for Henry L Hollatz, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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