Category Archives: Sczcerba

Polish mtDNA Line of Genevieve and Mary Mirota

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

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Surname Saturday – Wasik Family

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

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – First Grandchild

Grandchildren are such a joy and a blessing. My Polish grandmother, with her hands resting on her daughter’s shoulders, was called Bapcia. I’m not sure what Mary Lubas was called, but you can see she is beaming, too. Paternal grandparents, … Continue reading

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