Franciszka Pawlak

1893–1990 (Age 96)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Franciszka

Franciszka Pawlak was born on 8 October 1893, in Illinois, United States as the daughter of Piotr Pawlak and Rozalia Roswaiska. She married Jacob Joseph Reuschling on 11 February 1918, in Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States. She died on 4 January 1990, in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 96.

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Franciszka Pawlak
Jacob Joseph Reuschling
Marriage: 11 February 1918

Spouse & Children

11 February 1918
Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Piotr Pawlak


  • Rozalia Roswaiska




World Events (8)

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Frances M Reuschling in household of Jacob J Reuschling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Franciszka Pawlak, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Franciszka Pawlak - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Frances M Pawlak

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