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Category Archives: Olszewski
This lovely picture of sisters, Genevieve and Mary Mirota, was taken on Mother’s Day in 1934. Later that summer in August, Genevieve married Ted Lubas. Their dresses are so pretty and very similar so that I wonder if they sewed … Continue reading
Surname Saturday looks at the history behind our family names. “Wasik Name Meaning. Polish (Wasik): descriptive nickname from a diminutive of was ‘moustache’ (see Was).Polish and Ukrainian: from a pet form of the personal name Wasyl, Polish form of Greek … Continue reading
This lovely photograph is from my Polish grandparents wedding, on 17 February 1909 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church at Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. As you can see at the top, it is still in the frame. It was hard … Continue reading