Showing posts with label Surname: Slawko. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Surname: Slawko. Show all posts

29 October 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Slawko


 
 
SLAWKO
 
Hnat 
30 December 1874 - 21 November 1941

Petrenella 
7 July 1887 - 3 October 1957

Buried at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Cemetery
Valley Township, Chester County,  PA
 
Hnat (Ignatz) and Petrenella (Pauline) Slawko had five children: John, Leon, Anne, Leroy, and Sophie. Hnat immigrated from Galicia in 1912, according to the 1920 Census. The same census shows Petrenella having come over the year before, also from Galicia.


Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging prompt prompted by GeneaBloggers in which an image of a gravestone is featured. It may also include a brief description of the image or the ancestor.

22 October 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: John Slawko


 
SLAWKO
John
1918 - 1976
SGT. 4th DET.. NAW ATC.
World War II
 
buried at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Cemetery,
Valley Twp., Chester County, PA
 
 
John Slawko was born 4 January 1918 and is the oldest son of Ignatz (also spelled Hnat) and Pauline Slawko. John's siblings are: Leon, Anne, Leroy, and Sophie. The family lived on High Street in Coatesville. He worked at the mill.
 
John served in the Army during World War II from 19 November 1941 to 30 March 1944. He was a Sgt. with the 4th Det. NAW ATO. His enlistment papers show he enlisted in New Cumberland in the Air Corps. At the time of his enlistment, he listed his occupation as an "unskilled molder". He was single, with no dependents.
 
He passed away 22 October 1976.

Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging prompt prompted by GeneaBloggers in which an image of a gravestone is featured. It may also include a brief description of the image or the ancestor.

15 October 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Slawko


 
SLAWKO
Leroy Yaroslaw 1923 - 1996
Geraldine B. 1931 - 1999
 
buried at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Cemetery,
Valley Twp., Chester County, PA
 
 
Leroy Yaroslaw Slawko was born 2 February 1923 to Ignatz and Paline Slawko. The family lived on High Street in Coatesville. In 1940, Leroy - who was only 17 at the time - listed his occupation as "new worker". His dad and older brothers worked at the steel mill. 
 
Leroy married Geraldine and the two lived on S Bailey Rd., Coatesville. He passed on 4 July 1996.
 
His parents immigrated in 1912 (his father) and 1911 (mother), according to the 1920 Census. They were living on Lukens Street at that time. His father, who worked at the mill, spoke English, but his mother did not.
 
Sources:
1920 US Census
1940 US Census
SS Death Index for Leroy


Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging prompt prompted by GeneaBloggers in which an image of a gravestone is featured. It may also include a brief description of the image or the ancestor.