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CYCAK family

tym 1 | 4  
2 Mar 2007 /  #1
I am researching CYCAK family history in southeastern Poland - Podkarpackie province.

Marcin CYCAK & Maria (Samborczyk, Samboryk, or Sombarek) CYCAK; b. ca. 1865, were my Gr-Grandparents, perhaps from Manasterz.

Michal CYCAK, b. June 24, 1886 was my Grandfather; he emigrated to USA & Canada

Andrzej CYCAK, b. 1890 was my Gr-Uncle; he died in Walawa

Mikolaj CYCAK, b. Dec. 18, 1895 in Walawa, was my Gr-Uncle; he emigrated to Canada

Michal & Mikolaj changed their surnames to SYZEK on entering North America.

I am seeking all available vital records
births, baptisms, marriages, deaths from civil registry and Roman Catholic parish offices in Walawa, Orly, Manasterz, and Wiazownica.

Most CYCAKs were from southeastern Poland; many had Myczkowce as their last known residence. From there they emigrated to the USA through NYC, and on mostly to western Pennsylvania (others to New York, New Jersey, Indiana, and Canada).

jcsm 3 | 88  
4 Mar 2007 /  #2
Hi tym,

Do you have your grandfather's & gr, uncle's manifests? Census records? Death records? Naturalization records? Other documentation? Anything with town of birth information?

If you would like to email me, you can do so by going to my profile.
OP tym 1 | 4  
27 Apr 2007 /  #3
Hi, jcsm:

I have my grandfather's Canadian death certificate and National Registration; also my grand uncle's Canadian naturalization records which show his birth date (1895) and place of birth (Walawa). These show when he immigrated to Canada, and which ship he came on. I have contacted the USC in Walawa and a woman who is related to me by marriage. We have found all the information we can there, so now I have engaged a Polish researcher from Warsaw who is going to the state archives in Przemysl in May to check their records further. My grandfather had another brother who is buried in Walawa; their mother is buried in the same cemetery.
Koach 16 | 128  
27 Apr 2007 /  #4
Have you looked on the SSDI (Social Security Death Index)? It might show the whole birth and death dates for you great-uncles.
jcsm 3 | 88  
28 Apr 2007 /  #5
a Polish researcher from Warsaw who is going to the state archives in Przemysl in May to check their records further.

So at this time you are waiting to see if your gr. grandparents & grandfather were born in Walawa or Manasterz or some other town?........Birth records for your grandfather's children may also provide his town information. And don't forget church records!
5 May 2007 /  #6
My grandmother was born in Manasterz June 1899, Anna Buszta. I am looking for any family history. Did you come across any information on this name during your searches? Thank you!
acycak - | 1  
16 Oct 2007 /  #7
hi tym
my name is artur cycak
you look in family from poland?
my family before 1948 or 1949 living in se poland my father is born in manasterz
OP tym 1 | 4  
8 Mar 2008 /  #8
I have received my Gr-Uncles' birth certificates from the USC Registry Office in Orly. The stamp duty was 22 zl each; then I had to pay $132. USD to the Polish Embassy in Washington, DC, to get their certificates, plus my Gr-Grandmother's death certificate. Her record listed her parents. Now to continue searching for my Gr-Grandfather's vital records, and my Grandfather's birth/baptism certificates.[b][/b]

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