Józef Belwon

14 May 1907–18 July 1996 (Age 89)
Zawdzka Wola, Poland

The Life of Józef

When Józef Belwon was born on 14 May 1907, his father, Jan Bełwon, was 26 and his mother, Anastazja Żuchowska, was 29. He married Halina Braliński. He died on 18 July 1996, at the age of 89, and was buried in Iława, Warmia-Masuria, Poland.

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Józef Belwon
Halina Braliński

Spouse and Children


    Halina Braliński



Parents and Siblings


    Anastazja Żuchowska




    Maria Belwon




    Małgorzata Bełwon


    Anastazja Bełwon


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World Events (6)


Age 11

Poland becomes independent. Poland becomes independent as WWI comes to an end. The country was devastated by the war. Approximately one million Poles died. All Polish institutions had to be rebuilt as the country once again formed a nation. The official boundaries are not set until 1923.

Age 12

The Treaty of Versailles gives Poland western Prussia, thus getting access to the Baltic Sea.

Age 32

Nazi Germany invades Poland. Beginning of World War II as the United Kingdom declares war on Germany in response to the invasion. The Soviet Union invades from the east. Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland between them and treat Polish citizens, particularly Jews, with extreme brutality.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Bel(e) ( see Beal 1) or a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Isabel ( see Isbell ).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Beyle ( see Belin ) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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