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Martha Piotrowski

Female 1874 - 1970  (95 years)


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  • Name Martha Piotrowski 
    Born 11 May 1874  Polonia, Portage Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Birth 11 May 1874  Polonia, Portage Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 88B23CC02410564DAA0143DAAD2B3DEDD72E 
    Died 24 Jan 1970  At home Eau Pieine Twp, Marathon Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • HALF SISTER
      Lived with son john after husband died
      Marshfield News-Herald, January 26, 1970

      al Home in Stratford,
      where the Rosary Altar Society service will be held at 3p.m. today (Monday)
      and the parish vigil at
      8 p.m. today.

      The former Martha Piotrowski was born May 11, 1874, at Polonia, Wis. She was
      married there in 1891 to Peter Gliniecki,who preceded her in death in 1914.
      After their marriage the couple lived at Ashland until 1896, when they came to
      the town of Eau Pleine, where she had resided since that time.

      Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. Helen Gawlikowski,Spencer; Mrs.
      Kathryn Shaffrick, route 2, Stratford; Mrs. Ed Moberg, Niles, Ill.; Mrs. Frank
      Gostomski, Thorp; Mrs. Myron Zygarlicki, Marshfield; and Mrs. Angeline Harpst,
      Oak Park, Ill.; 44 grand-children 129 great-grandchildren; four great-great
      grandchildren; two brothers, Frank Piotrowski, Stevens Point; Roman
      Piotrowski, Milwaukee; and three sisters, Mrs. Louis Lubecki, and Mrs. Julia
      Grosick, both of Stevens Point; and Mrs. Angeline Lubecki, Appleton.
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      STRATFORD--Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at St.
      Adalbert's Catholic Church in the town of
      McMillan for Mrs. Martha Gliniecki, 95, of the town of Eau Pleine, who died
      early Saturday at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. John Gliniecki.

      The Rev. Robert Greatourex, pastor, will officiate and burial will be made in
      the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Sauter Funeral Home in Stratford,
      where the Rosary Altar Society service will be held at 3p.m. today (Monday)
      and the parish vigil at
      8 p.m. today.Peter Gliniecki.

      Peter Gliniecki left Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland) or at least that port, and traveled to the U.S in the mid-late 1800's. He claimed to be some sort of Polish lord and large landowner. He was born around 1860-70 (does anyone know his birthday or at least year of birth?) in Poland or in what may have been called Prussia and died in 1914 near Eau Plaine, Wisconsin (WI) in the United States. He married the former Martha Piotrowski in 1891 in the United States.

      Martha was born May 11, 1874, at Polonia, WI. After their marriage the couple lived at Ashland, WI until 1896, when they came to the town of Eau Pleine and eventually to the town of McMillan, Marathon Co where they resided until their deaths. They had seven daughters and two sons listed as follows:

      Helen (Mrs. Adam Gawlikoski, born in 1897); ______ name? (Mrs. Kate Schafrick); Anastasia (Mrs. Myron Zygarlicke and my grandmother; 1908-2000, Marshfield); _______ name? (Mrs. Edward Moberg); ________ name ? (Mrs. James Mankee); ______ name ? (Mrs. Angeline Harpst, Chicago, Ill).; _______ name ? Mrs. Frank Gostomiski, Thorp, WI,); and two sons: John Gliniecki, town of Eau Pleine, WI and Cecil Gliniecki, Marshfield, WI.

      Peter Gliniecki was very well educated for that time and he apparently had to leave Poland sometime between 1880-1890 at the age of 20-30 because of some sort of crime he may have been guilty of (as legend would have it). He may have been a stowaway. He died early, in his 40-50's in Wisconsin. He always told people he was going back to Poland someday to reclaim his estate. He was well educated for his time which added credence to his story about being someone of position and standing in Poland. He was very Roman Catholic, however, his sisters told my grandmother (his wife) that they had suspicians that Gliniecki may have been part Jewish. I believe there are still Gliniecki's living near Stevens Point, WI or in Portage, Co and in Chicago. Telephone records and surname databases also show Gliniecki's living in Baltimore, New Jersey, and Michigan but I am not sure if they are related to Peter.

      I found birth records on the web showing some Gliniecki's born in the mid-late 1800's in the Kreis Schlochau (sort of like a county) region in a city once called Borcycskowo, in then West Prussia and now Borzyszkowy or Chojnice, Poland (I think?). I have also found some birth records of Gliniecki?s born in Heidemuhl in the same time period in then West Prussia, now Borowy Mlyn in Poland. I have not been able to find these cities or villages on a current or old map of Poland or Germany. These records are listed below. If you click on the hypertext, you should be able to go to the websites where these records are housed.

      As I said before, if you have any additional information on Peter Gliniecki please feel free to send it to me and I will do likewise. My other great grandfather was also a Peter. His name was Peter Zygarlicke and if you think Gliniecki is hard to track down, this Zygarlicke is just as hard.

      Thanks for you time and interest and hopefully we will find out Peter Gliniecki's home town or village and other interesting facts, sometime this millenium.

      Chris Zygarlicke (grandson of Anastasia Zygarlicke-Gliniecki, daughter of Peter Gliniecki)

      zygarlicke@und.nodak.edu

      West Prussia Birth Records

      Borczyskowo

      Kr. Schlochau, Westpreussen - now Borzyszkowy (Chojnice), Pomorskie, Poland
      includes: Ostrowitt, Glisno, Wojsk & Lubon

      1. Births (Geburten) 1874-1883 - Civil
      FHL 1618546 & 1618547

      2. Marriages (Heiraten) 1874-1883 - Civil

      3. Deaths (Tote) 1874-1883 - Civil

      Borczyskowo Birth Civil Registration
      Return to Borczyskowo Home Page | Civil Registration Home Page

      GERSTEN, SALI BORCZYSKOWO 1882
      GLINIECKI, ANNA BORCZYSKOWO 1876
      GLINIECKI, JOHANN BORCZYSKOWO 1881
      GLINIECKI, MARIANNA BORCZYSKOWO 1882
      GLINIECKI, MARTIN BORCZYSKOWO 1878
      GLINIECKI, PAULINA BORCZYSKOWO 1884
      GLISZCZYNSI, JOSEPH v. BORCZYSKOWO 1876
      GLISZCZYNSKI, ANTON BENEDICTUS v. BORCZYSKOWO 1881
      GLISZCZYNSKI, DOMICILIA v. BORCZYSKOWO 1880
      GLISZCZYNSKI, ELISABETH MARIANNA v. BORCZYSKOWO 1878
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      S S Records Martha GLINIECKI
      Birth Date: 11 May 1874
      Death Date: Jan 1970
      Social Security Number: 395-52-1095
      State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Wisconsin

      Death Residence Localities
      ZIP Code: 54484
      Localities: Rozellville, Marathon, Wisconsin
      Stratford, Marathon, Wisconsin
    Person ID I02035  von Klopotek Glowczewski
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2008 

    Father Francis Piotrowski, Sr,   b. 19 Nov 1843, Swiecie Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1930, Stockton, Portage Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Catherina Andryczka,   b. 21 Apr 1847, Lubiewo Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1881, Portage Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1864  Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02345  Group Sheet

    Family Peter Gliniecki,   b. Abt Jul 1861, Gdansk, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1914, Town of McMillan, Marathon Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 18 May 1891  Polonia, wi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Cecil Gliniecki,   b. 25 Dec 1892, Ashland , WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1959, Marshfield, Wi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Charles Gliniecki,   b. 25 Jan 1895, Ashland , WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1911, McMillan, Wi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    +3. Helen Gliniecki,   b. 13 Jun 1897, Stratford, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1997, Marshfield, Wi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     4. Katherine Gliniecki,   b. 26 Dec 1898, Stratford, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979  (Age 80 years)
     5. Harriet M Gliniecki,   b. 2 Oct 1900, Thorp, Clark Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1986, Marshfield, Wi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Rose Barbara Gliniecki,   b. 30 May 1902, Thorp, Clark Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1981  (Age 79 years)
    +7. John Frank Gliniecki,   b. 10 Oct 1903, Thorp, Clark Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1968, Marshfield, Wi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Nettie Gliniecki,   b. 28 Jul 1907, Eau Pleine, Marathon Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Wanda Gliniecki,   b. 3 May 1911, Eau Pleine, Marathon Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Angeline Gliniecki,   b. 16 Mar 1913, Eau Pleine, Marathon Co, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F02408  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2946] Wisconsin Marriages, pre 1907, Portage Co, Vol 2, p. 217.