/ Maria POLLOCK or Mary Polack: Came to USA in 1880's to Baltimore, maybe from Chicago.
Sorry, Polonius, it took me so long to get back to you. You are correct on every count. My great grandfather's name was Wladyslaw Drzewiecki. And yes, my great grandmother's name was Stanislawa Polak. He was born June 18, 1888 and came through Breslin in 1892. When I find more concrete facts, I'll contact you. Thanks.
Here is more information:
Pawlak, Jan died 30-Dec-1944
John Pawlak immigrated to the U.S. between 1881 and 1882.
John was naturalized a U.S. citizen around 1892. John was employed as a laborer at odd jobs in 1910, in an Electric park in 1920 and in the shipyards in 1930.
wife-Marja (nee Soltysiak) died 25-Apr-1945
Maryanna Soltysiak immigrated between 1880 and 1882.
John and Mary had ten children of which seven survived. All of the children were born in Maryland:
Frances Margaret born on September 16, 1886 (died on January 19, 1973 in Betterton, MD),
Wawrzyniec/Lawrence born on August 10, 1890 (died on December 10, 1929 in Baltimore MD),
Stanislawa/Stella born on April 10, 1891,
Theresa B. born on August 13, 1891 (died on January 17, 1961 in Baltimore, MD),
Antonina/Tenie born on December 30, 1893 (died on November 3, 1973 in Baltimore MD),
Wojciech born around 1900,
Stanislaw/Stanley born around 1903 (died on December 19, 1938 in Baltimore, MD),
Salomeja born around 1905 (died on January 26, 1930).
Thanks for posting.
I have it as Marjanna Solysiak born in Poznen, Prussia on June 10, 1873. I don't know if that is Poznen the city or the district. And as you said, seems like she immigrated 1882, the same year as her husband Jan, but they got married in Maryland.
I would like to find information on Marjanna's mother and father or any of her relatives. Seems like Solysiak might not be such a common name.