After Louis Warner (born Ludwik Maciejewski) died in February, 1938, his widow Martha applied for Social Security in December 1938. She used the name Martha Janke Warner.
[Martha Janke Janke] Gender: Female Race: White Birth Date: 18 Jul 1896 Birth Place: Buffalo New, New York Father Name: Louis Janke Mother Name: Annastasia J Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: Dec 1938: Name listed as MARTHA JANKE WARNER Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
In her son Henry’s marriage record in Indiana in 1939, Martha’s residence was listed as Detroit, but she later moved back to Buffalo. Her grandchildren visited her there. Back home, she may have returned to using the name Martha Maciejewski.
On Friday, Feb. 22. 1957, the Buffalo Courier-Express Record of Buffalo indicated a marriage license had been issued to “John Malyszka, 1814 Genesee—Martha Maciejewski, 1814 Genesee.”
The New York State Marriage Index showed Certificate Number 9148 for their marriage in Buffalo, New York, on 2 Mar 1957.
Her granddaughter, a nurse, reported Martha had diabetes, and New York records showed that she died in July 1959 at age 62 years. The New York State Health Department Genealogical Research Death Index beginning 1957 showed
Year of Death 1959 State File Number 48105 Decedent First Name MARTHA Decedent Middle Name Decedent Last Name MALYSZKA Decedent Age 62 Decedent Age Unit Yrs Decedent Gender F Date of Death 07/12/1959 Residence Code 1401
Social Security had a Life Claim for Martha Malyska Maciejewska, with the same birth date as Martha Janke Warner.
Name: Martha Malyska MacIejewska Birth Date: 18 Jul 1896 Claim Date: 6 May 1959 Type of Claim: Life Claim Notes: 03 Sep 1976: Name listed as MARTHA MALYSKA MACIEJEWSKA Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
A death notice was published in the Buffalo Evening News, Buffalo, New York, on 14 July 1959, page 28 Vital Statistics.
MALYSZKA—Martha (nee Jankowski), July 12, 1959, of 250 Walden Ave. beloved wife of John Malyszka; dear mother of Mrs. William (Jean) Pfister of California, Henry Warner of Detroit, Mich., and Robert Warner of Milwaukee Wisc.; also survived by six grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter and step children, Mrs. Laura Wozniak, Chester Malyszka and Mrs. Irene Krochten; sister of Theodore and Joseph Jankowski. Prayers at the Leo A. Zaganiaczyk Funeral Home, 146 Sobieski St. Thursday, July 16 at 9:30 A M. Services at the Holy Mother of Rosary Cathedral at 10 A. M. Friends invited.
Find A Grave identified the final resting place of Martha Jankowski Malyszka (1896-1959) and John Malyszka (1887-1963) at Holy Mother of the Rosary Parish Cemetery in Cheektowaga, New York.
Updated June 2018 with marriage date, April 2020 with death notice.