Immigrants

These articles were written individually by Silesian Profiles authors after the publication of both books.  We are pleased to be able to offer these articles here.  More articles will be added as they are completed.

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Bąk – Bonk
Anton Bąk / Bonk:  A Shepherd from Silesia
by Janet Dawson Ebrom

Dworaczyk
Jacob and Johanna Dworaczyk Make a New Home in Texas 
by John and Kathy Korus Beard

Janta-Jainta
Woitek [Albert] Janta Family: Gone to Missouri!
by Janet Dawson Ebrom

Jędruś – Jendrusch
Anton Jendrusch
by John and Kathy Korus Beard

Joschko – Yosko
Jacob Joschko – Yosko Family from Radawie, Silesia
by Janet Dawson Ebrom

Kaczmarczyk
Kaczmarczyk Orphans Journey to America
by Mary Ann Moczygemba Watson

Kowalik
Melchior Kowalik:  An Original Silesian Immigrant to Texas
by Janet Dawson Ebrom

Król – Kroll
Franz Król – Kroll, an Immigrant from Zębowice
by Mary Ann Moczygemba Watson

Lyssy
Franciszek and Katarzyna Lyssy
by John and Kathy Korus Beard

Moy
Lucas Moy, a Silesian Immigrant
by Mary Ann Moczygemba Watson

Opiela
Nicolaus and Josepha Opiela
by John and Kathy Korus Beard

Piegsa
Thomas Piegsa and Johanna Respondek from Prusków, Silesia
by Janet Dawson Ebrom

Prukop
Anton Prukop Family

by Mary Ann Moczygemba Watson

Reimann
Reimanns from Radawie, Silesia
by Janet Dawson Ebrom

Scheffler
Jacob Scheffler Family Travels to America
by Mary Ann Moczygemba Watson

Smialek – Schmialek
Their Brief Life in Texas, 1856-1870
by Cheryl Lynn Highley

Zigmond
Carl and Maria Zigmond:  From Silesia to St. Hedwig
by John and Kathy Korus Beard