Marianna Meler

1843 - 1932

Parents were Franciscus Meler and Carolina Brunowski.

Born 12th October 1843 in Gulcz, Czarnków, Poznan, Poland.
Baptized 15th October 1843 in Lubasz, Czarnków, Poznan, Poland.
Died 12th April 1932 in Chicago, Illinois.
Buried 16th April 1932 in St. Adalbert's Cemetery in Niles, Illinois.

Married Andrzej Fafurowski 12th November 1871 in Lubasz, Czarnków, Poznan, Poland.

Children:
Teofila, born 14 Apr 1867, married Valenine Kramer on 7 Sep 1885, died 6 Jul 1935. (She was illegitimate and born Meler and assumed the Fafurowski name when her mother married Andrzej.)
Michael, born 14 Sep 1872, died 27 Feb 1873.
Maria, born 23 May 1874, died 10 Dec 1874.
Stanislaus, born 24 Mar 1876, died 7 Sep 1886.
Joannis, born 26 May 1879, died 19 Oct 1879.

Sources: baptism, marriage, 1910 1920 1930 censuses, death certificate.

Franciscus Meler

Born circa 1811 - 1815

Aka Meller.

Parents were Peter Meller and Marianna Sztochianka.

Married Carolina Brunowski 1st September 1838 in Lubasz, Czarnków, Poznan, Poland.

Children:
Cecilia, born 14 Jul 1840, died 7 Dec 1857.
Marianna, (see above).
Antonina, born 8 Nov 1848, married Joannes Krawczynski on 12 Feb 1876, died 14 Dec 1890.
Michael, born 10 Sep 1852.
Carolina, died 2nd January 1854.

Married Margaritha Czerwinska 10th May 1855 in Lubasz, Czarnków, Poznan, Poland.

Sources: marriages and children's births.

Note: Antonina and John Krawczynski also immigrate to Chicago. Antonina dies in 1890 and he remarries to Antonina Wyrembek also from the Lubasz parish.

Peter Meller

Married to Marianna Sztochianka.

Children:
Franciscus, (see above).
Victoria Julianna, born 22 Feb 1813, married Adelbert Frys on 7 Jan 1838.
Catharina, born 1 Nov 1815.
Joseph, birth not found, died 28 Mar 1832.

Sources: children's records.

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