John Joseph Borsik

22 March 1898–25 July 1953 (Age 55)
Swoyersville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Borsik was born on 22 March 1898, his father, John Jeorge Borzik, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Evanich, was 20. He had at least 2 daughters with Johanna Ann Koval. He died on 25 July 1953, in Swoyersville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Borsik
Johanna Ann Koval
Dolores Veronica Borsik
Regina Margaret Borsik

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Jeorge Borzik


    Elizabeth Evanich





    Anna Borsik



    George J Borzick


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

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. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Polish, and Jewish (from Ukraine and Poland): nickname, sometimes denoting a dirty unkempt individual, from borsuk ‘badger’. As a Jewish surname it can sometimes be a habitational name from Borsuki, a village in Ukraine.

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

Sources (1)

  • John Borsik in entry for Mrs Regina M Borsik Mchale, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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