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1888 Michal Witon Jadwiga DumaIn 1887, Maryanna Witoń married Wincenty Kapuściński. The following year, 1888, her brother Michał Witoń married Jadwiga Duma.

Both Maryanna and Michał Witoń had been baptised in Koprzywnica: Michał in 1862, and Maryanna in 1865.

Witon births Koprzywnica

Between 1874 and 1910 (the last year available), shows records of thirteen babies born to two Witoń families in Koprzywnica..

1893 Maryanna WitonThe oldest daughter of Michał and Jadwiga, Maryanna Witoń, born in 1893, was the first cousin of Agnieszka and Maryanna Kapuściński. Like them, she came to America and settled in Buffalo, New York. In 1915, Mary Witoń married Jozef Szolowski in Buffalo, identifying her father as Michał Witon.

Maryanna Witoń came to the United States on the S.S. Lapland, leaving Antwerp, Belgium on 21 Sep 1912 and arriving at the Port of New York on 30 Sep 1912.

1912 Witon a marked

1912 Witon b marked

Updated: March and November 2019 with immigration information.

Comments on: "Witoń Family from Koprzywnica, Poland" (3)

  1. […] picture. The third man may be Józef Solowski, who married Maryanna Kapuścińska Mastykarz‘s cousin Maryanna Witoń in Buffalo in […]


  2. […] married Jadwiga Duma in Koprzywnica in 1888. They were the parents of several children, including Maryanna Witoń (1893-1971) who immigrated to Buffalo, New York, in 1912. Maryanna married Józef Solowski in […]


  3. […] our exact relationships, my mother knew that Mary Mastykarz was her mother’s sister, and Mary Solowski was their cousin, and they had all come from Poland years […]


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