Thursday, January 29, 2015

Family Photo: Edward W. Zelazny, Catherine M Bukowski, & Irene B. Zelazny

This formal portrait of the Catherine M. Bukowski with her children Edward W. Zelazny and Irene B. Zelazny was taken fall of 1915.
Michelle M. Murosky: The Zelazny Collection &emdash; Catherine Bukowski with her children
Edward W. Zelazny, Catherine M Bukowski, & Irene B. Zelazny
Catherine Bukowski was the daughter of Polish immigrants Vincinety Frank Bukowski and Franciska Kwiatkowski. She was born November 23, 1891 in Poland. On September 26, 1910 she married Joseph Stanislaus Zelazny in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Joseph Stanislaus Zelazny was born May 21, 1888 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York.

If the portrait was taken before Catherine's birthday in November she would have been 12 in the portrait. If the portrait was taken after her birthday she would have been would have been age 24. Irene B. born October 16, 1912. Depending on when the photo was take she would have been two or three years old. Edward was born September 11, 1915 was an infant.

Catherine's son Edward had the original photograph in his collection. He graciously allowed me to copy his photographs. Photograph from the Edward W. Zelazny Collection. Photographer Kmiec Brothers 705 W. 12th St Erie PA..  Editing and digital restoration by Michelle M. Murosky.

Catherine Bukowski is my 2nd great aunt. She is the sister of my great-grandmother Helen Tillie Bukowski. Helen's son Arthur Murosky is my paternal grandfather. 

  1. Edward W. Zelazny

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