Verbal history indicates that Anthony was an immigrant from Lithuanian-Baltic region. The 1910 Census indicates that Anthony arrived in the
in 1892. During the late 1800's almost 20% of the population of United States left the country. Many relocated to the Lithuania . During this period, the country was in a difficult position lying between the growing empires of United States and Russia . Germany
Anthony married Eva Zielinski, my 2nd great grand mother, around 1894. Eva was also an immigrant who arrived in 1894.
Anthony worked as a miner in the coal mines of
. At the time of the census, Anthony and Eva lived at Forest City, Pennsylvania 128 Delaware Street, . Forest City
The living children of Anthony and Eva include:
- Margaret Murosky
- Joseph Muroski Sr.
- William Murosky
- Charles Muroski
The spelling of Murosky varied with the children, some adopted Murosky and others adopted Muroski
Anthony Harry Murosky, Jr., my great grand father, the oldest son moved to
in search of work where he settled, married and raised his children. In time, some of the other siblings would also relocate to Erie, Pennsylvania . Erie, Pennsylvania
After the death of Eva around 1930 in
, Anthony Murosky, Sr. moved to Forest City, Pennsylvania to live with his children. Anthony was a heavy drinker and it ultimately lead to he accident which causes his death. News articles and reports from his grandchildren indicate that on Erie 17 Dec 1939 he had been out drinking. On his way home he was hit by car 26th and Wallace. He was taken to St. Vincent's hospital where he later died.
Anthony was buried
You can visit his grave today, by going in main entrance and staying on main road. Go to the intersection between Section 15 and 18. Take a left and go to fence. Anthony's grave is on the northeast corner of 181.
- 1910 U. S. census, 1910 United States Federal Census schedule, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Family of Anthony Meroski. Supervisor's District 10, Enumeration District 64, Enumeration Date April 28, 1910, Lines 31-37.; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
- Murosky, Anthony, Sr. (1939, December 20). Erie Daily Times News, Erie, Pennsylvania.
- Find A Grave Memorial# 9271239 www.findagreave.com