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Stefan Czaplewski, Immigration to US 1856
Posted by: Linda Hudson (ID *****1015) Date: May 04, 2003 at 06:18:55
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Stefan Czaplewski fought in Crimean War, probably against Russians and with the French, but perhaps not. He emigrated from Europe to US in 1856 and fought in US Civil War from Pennsylvania. He was medically discharged after Gettysburg and married Hannah Joanna or Anna Bennett in 1863 in Fayette Co, PA. They had Marianna, Elizabeth, Margaret and Stephen, in addition to previous child of one of them, Phoebe. Margaret married Angelo Pizzano, 1882 immigrant from Montemellito, Avellino, Italy. Angelo born 7 Apr 1859. Seeking information on Stefan Czaplewski, spelled various ways, sometimes Chawplewsky, Chapaleski, etc. Place names in Poland for his origins could be: Rozopole Village; Koniski County; Kaliaz Department; Kamiienice Podolski. A place called Kalisz is south and west of Warsaw. Also, town of Konin, west of Warsaw.

Stefan, b. 11 Sep 1816 had a younger brother, Antony b. 1822. Mother, Magdelan Zbijewski probably died in childbirth. Father was Stefan Botary Czaplewski. Frank Gevinsky or variation was grandson in Stefan's household in 1900 in Fayette Co, PA. Stefan d. 1905 and buried St. Peters Roman Catholic, Fayette Co, PA.

Seeking information on immigrants to US after Crimean War and Battle of Sevastopol? Also seeking information on Stefan and his descendants.

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