Posted By:Clare Anatolios
Subject:Reikowski/Reik/Wankowski, 1870's-80's Cleveland area > San Diego
Post Date:May 12, 2010 at 05:38:18
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Forum:San Diego County, CA Genealogy Forum
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Looking for parents/family of Frank Reikowski, b. c. 1855 in or near Marienberg, West Prussia, Germany, came to Cuyahoga county, Ohio c. 1870. Also looking for parents/family of his wife Anna Wankowski b. c. 1865 in/near Marienberg, came to USA c. 1883. She first married a man named Zoelkan or Zoelkau, had a son John, and later married Frank who adopted John as his son. They had 3 daughters Anna Louise (m. George Keller) b. 1888, Agatha b. 1899 and Cecelia, b. 1901. Cecelia married Clarence Graham and moved to Burbank, California (son William Clarence). Frank, Anna and their daughters changed their surname to Reik sometime around 1920.