Antoinette Gackowski

1878–1951 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Antoinette

Antoinette Gackowski was born about 1878. She married John Krajecki in October 1897, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Levis, Clark, Wisconsin, United States in 1905 and Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935. She died on 10 September 1951, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in River Grove, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Antoinette Gackowski
John Krajecki
Marriage: October 1897
Agnes Krajecki
John Krajecki
Thomas Krajecki
Lucille Krajecki
Edward Krajecki

Spouse & Children

October 1897
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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 (3)

  • Antoinette Krajecki in household of John Krajecki, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Antonia Krajecki in household of John Krajecki, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Antonia Krajecki in household of John Krajecki, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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