Paul Joseph Pitonyak

Male29 June 1897–25 October 1927

Brief Life History of Paul Joseph

When Paul Joseph Pitonyak was born on 29 June 1897, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Albert Pitonyak, was 42 and his mother, Katherine Petko, was 32. He lived in Tyler Township, Prairie, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 25 October 1927, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Albert Pitonyak
1855–1938
Katherine Petko
1865–1928
John Andrew Pitonyak
1891–1979
Catherine Pitonyak
1894–1932
Paul Joseph Pitonyak
1897–1927
Mary Pitonyak
1899–
Avary Petonyak
1901–
Pete Pitonyak
1902–1982

Sources (3)

  • Paul Pitonyak in household of Albert Pitonyak, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paul Joseph Pitonyak, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Paul Pitonyak, "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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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.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 9

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Slovak and Polish: unexplained. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the more common Slovak variant Pitoňák.

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

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