Joseph Ploszay

1899–1976 (Age 77)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Ploszay was born on 24 January 1899, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Casimir Płoszay, was 27 and his mother, Victoria Kwiatkowski, was 21. He had at least 1 son with Ida E. Allen. He died on 4 December 1976, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77.

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Joseph Ploszay
Ida E. Allen
Allan Ploszay

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Casimir Płoszay


  • Victoria Kwiatkowski




  • Frank Sylvester Płoszay


  • Male1899–1976Male

  • Female1901–1979Female

  • Casimira Płoszay


  • Max Płoszay


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 8

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Polish (Płoszaj): from płochliwy ‘shy’, ‘scared’, a nickname for a timid person or an occupational name for a bird scarer.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jozef Ploszaj in household of Casper Ploszaj, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Ploszaj in household of Cassinill Ploszaj, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josphe Ploszay, "United States Census, 1940"

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