Mary Kata

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Kata was born on 15 February 1891, in Wola Raniżowska, Kolbuszowa, Rzeszów, Poland as the daughter of Michael Kata and Sophia Kata. She married Joseph John Konefal on 14 November 1913, in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1914 and lived in Kensington, Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 1 years and Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1965. She died on 13 June 1965, in East Berlin, Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Saint Marys Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph John Konefal
1889–1965
Mary Kata
1891–1965
Marriage: 14 November 1913
H Stanley Konefal
1921–2015
Clara Konefal
1926–2023
Anna Konefal Danko
1928–2016
Helen Konefal
1932–2023

Sources (6)

  • Mary Konefal, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mary Kata Konefal, "Find A Grave Index"
  • MARY in entry for Josep Konefal, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1897 · National-Democratic Party

In 1897, while the Polish were still controlled by the Russian Partition, they created a secret political organization called the National-Democratic Party. Also known as the SDN, they primarily focused on promoting legislative changes and other forms of non-violent resistance. The group was dissolved in 1919 when Poland regained their independence.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Piotr, Stanislaw, Zofia. Indian Rao, Srinivas.

Polish, Slovak, and Hungarian: from Kata, a vernacular short form of the female personal name Catherine (Polish Katarzyna, Slovak Katarína, Hungarian Katalin).

Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Telugu name of unexplained etymology.

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

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