|Posted By:||Cathy Farrell|
|Subject:||FRANK SMOLENSKE born March 9, 1860 married ROSE A. KNIPCAMP|
|Post Date:||March 15, 2012 at 06:32:53|
|Forum:||Allegheny County, PA Genealogy Forum|
Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens
Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
FRANK SMOLENSKE, grocer, McKeesport, was born in Westchester County, N. Y., March 9, 1860, a son of LOUIS and NANCY A. (EWING) SMOLENSKE, the former a native of Russia, and the latter of Ireland. The parents, in 1875, settled in McKeesport, where the father, for the past six years, has carried on the business of dairyman. His family consists of six children: MARY, FRANK, MARTHA, DELIA, JOHN and MAGGIE. FRANK settled in McKeesport in 1872, and for eight years worked as a laborer. He then embarked in business as a dairyman, in which he still continues, and since 1886 has been in the grocery business. In 1881 he married ROSE A., daughter of FREDERICK and CAROLINE (NUNENCAMP) KNIPCAMP, of Green Oak, Allegheny County, and has two children: MATTIE B. and LOUIS F. He is a member of the C. P. Church and of the I. O. H., and is a democrat.