Monthly Genealogy Question – Polish Name Changes

I have experienced a research nightmare trying to track down information on two of my grandmother’s relatives that settled in Pennsylvania. Their name at birth was Dzienkiewicz which shortly after they arrived in the US became Sienkiewicz and which was misspelled as Sincavich, Sinkwitz etc in...

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Monthly Genealogy Question – April 2019

My great grandparents came to the US in the early 1900s. In the 1910 census it says they were Russian and spoke English. In the 1920 census it says they were from Austria-Poland and they spoke Slavish. In the 1930 census it says they were Austrian and spoke Slavish. Both of their death...

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