|Ancestor Research for Weaver Family Branches|
Adamina Stankiewicz, one of several daughters and at least two sons of Michal Stankiewicz and Wiktorya Leczynski Stankiewicz, was born on December 08, 1864, in Golina (Konin), Poznan, Poland. [Civil transcript of the Roman Catholic parish register for Golina (Konin), Poznan, Poland (Salt Lake City, Utah: FHL INTL Film 719440), entry 101.] Golina, which is in an area about one hundred and twenty miles west of Warsaw, is located near Weglew, Krasnica, and Konin. About 1880, Adamina married Stanislaw Fabiszak of Weglew. In 1896, the couple and two Fabiszak children, Jan and Stanislawa, emigrated from Poland to the United States. Adamina and Stanislaw sailed from Bremen, Germany, aboard the S.S. Aachen. The ship arrived on April 27, 1896, at Ellis Island. [Passenger Record for Adamina Fabiszak, Ellis Island Archives transcript (Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2001).]
Stanislaw and Adamina, who settled in the Mount Tom area of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, were among the earliest Polish settlers of Easthampton and Northampton. Adamina was active in the affairs of St. John Cantius Church, Northampton's Roman Catholic church established by the Polish community. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Society of that church. [Obituary of Adamina Fabisak, Daily Hampshire Gazette, August 08, 1935.] Stanislaw and Adamina had at least seven children, among whom was Maryanna Fabiszak. Adamina died on August 08, 1935, on Maple Street in Northampton. [Death Certificate of Adamina (Stankiewicz) Fabisak (1935 Death Reg. No. 319, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; extract certified on September 19, 2002, at the City Clerk's Office).] Burial took place on August 10, 1935, in St. Mary's Cemetery. [Obituary of Adamina Fabisak.]
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