Franciszka Trzaskawka

Female22 September 1868–1947

Brief Life History of Franciszka

When Franciszka Trzaskawka was born on 22 September 1868, in Mąkownica, Gniezno, Poznań, Poland, her father, Jakub Trzaskawka, was 35 and her mother, Michalina Cieslewicz, was 28. She married Wawrzyniec Machyński in 1891, in Witkowo, Posen, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died in 1947, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cheektowaga, Erie, New York, United States.

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Wawrzyniec Machyński
Franciszka Trzaskawka
Marriage: 1891
Mary Machynski
Frances Machynski
Walter Machynski
Adam Machynski
Bronislawa Machynski
Casimir S. Machynski
Matthew Machynski
Lottie Machynski
Frank Machynski
Helen Machynski
Anastasia Machynski
John Machynski

Sources (7)

  • Frances Machinski in household of Laurence Machinski, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Frances, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frances Trzaskawka in entry for Anastasia Walczak, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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  • Marriage
    1891Witkowo, Posen, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Russia attempts to eradicate Polish culture, making Russian the official language of the Russian partition. Prussia does the same in their portion of Poland, attempting to Germanicize Poles. Under the Austrian partition, Galician Poles are allowed to retain some autonomy.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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