Vincent Alojzy "Vince" Wozniak

19 July 1893–10 July 1955 (Age 62)
Elyria, Valley, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Vincent Alojzy "Vince"

When Vincent Alojzy "Vince" Wozniak was born on 19 July 1893, in Elyria, Valley, Nebraska, United States, his father, Waclaw "James" Wozniak, was 25 and his mother, Theresia Palacz, was 18. He married Anna Wolinski about 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Elba, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Elba Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 10 July 1955, in St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Elba, Howard, Nebraska, United States.

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Vincent Alojzy "Vince" Wozniak
Anna Wolinski
Marriage: about 1916
Synfred J. "Fred" Wozniak

Spouse and Children

about 1916


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World Events (8)

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.
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Polish (Woźniak): derivative or patronymic from the occupational or status term woźny ‘beadle’, ‘city official’ ( see Wozny ).2 Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): derivative of woźny in its original sense, ‘carrier’, a derivative of wozić ‘to carry’, hence an occupational name for a carter, driver, or coachman.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vine A Wozniak in household of Frank J Grabowski, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vince A Wozniak, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vincent Wozniak in household of Valarie Grabowski, "United States Census, 1940"

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