Jan Bielecki

Male19 December 1869–21 February 1933

Brief Life History of Jan

Jan Bielecki was born on 19 December 1869, in Grajewo, Podlaskie, Poland as the son of Leo Bielecki and Margareta Lualska. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Marianna Franceszka Dawidowska. He died on 21 February 1933, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63.

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Jan Bielecki
Marianna Franceszka Dawidowska
Frank Bielecki
Charles Bielecki
Alexandra Olga Bielecka
Charles Bielecki

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    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 1

    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.


    Age 17

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Polish Boguslaw, Jerzy, Andrzej, Bogdan, Krzysztof, Leszek, Mieczyslaw, Pawel, Tomasz, Wincenty, Zbigniew.

    Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Bielcza in Lesser Poland, Bielki in Podlaskie and Kuyavian-Pomeranian voivodeships, Biele in Masovian, Greater Poland and Kuyavian Pomeranian voivodeships, or Białka in Podlaskie, Lublin, Masovian and Podkarpackie voivodeships, named with biały ‘white’.

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

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