(Abt 1891-After 1940)


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1. Herman Miazga

2. Leonard Miazga


  • Born: Abt 1891, Poland
  • Marriage (1): Herman Miazga circa 1916 in Lackawana, Erie Co., N. Y.
  • Marriage (2): Leonard Miazga circa 1911 in Lackawana, Erie Co., N. Y.
  • Died: After 1940, Lackawanna, Erie Co., N. Y.

bullet  General Notes:

In the 1930 Federal Census, Caroline Mazja (Miazga) is listed as 39 having emigrated from Poland in 1912 ... see general notes on her husband, Herman Mizaga.

The 1940 Federal Census for Lackawanna, Erie Co., New York, District 15-107, page 1740A, [image 27 of 34 at] dated April 12, 1940 records Herman (46 - Poland) and Caroline (48 - Poland) Miazga with children Edward (21), Steffie (20 - NY), Frank (18 - NY), and Joseph (5 - NY) living at 22 Edgewood Place. Herman is a Locomotive Engineer at a Steel Mill earning $0 in the last year and did not work at all but is currently seeking work. Edward is a Laborer in Sewer Construction earning $189 while working 15 weeks, Steffie is a Stenographer at a Lawyer's Office earning $350 working all 52 weeks last year, while Frank is a Fireguard for a Fireman - Watchman earning $180 while working 26 weeks during the last year. Herman has has 3 years of grade school and Caroline just 2 years. Edward had 3 years of high school, Steffie 4 years of high school, and Frank just 1 year of high school. Jospeh has completed 7 years of grade school. In a more detailed listing at the bottom of the form, Carolina indicates that both she and her parents were born in Poland and that she has had 6 children and was first married at age 18 years.

There is a Carolina Kuftiak, F, 22y, Single, ethnicity Austrian/Polish, from Skalat, Galicia on board the Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm with Heronim Miazga on the Feb 29, 1912 arrival at Ellis Island. She is coming to see her brother Joseph Kuftiak in New York City. This is a good candidate for Carolina Miazga. Joseph Kuftiak can be found in the WWI Draft Registration records as born in Poland on March 2, 1882 and married to Julia Kuftiak living at 318 East 59th Street in New York City. Joseph is a window washer.

The 1920 Federal Census for New York, New York City, Manhattan Assembly District 14, District 998 records Joe (38 - Austria-Poland) and Julia (30- Austria-Poland) Kufteak (sic)with children Tadek (9), Stasio (6), and Wladio (5). Joe immigrated in 1913 while Julia lists 1914.

If the above is the correct family then SSDI records:
Julia Kuftiak SSN: 061-07-0576 Last Residence: 11356 Flushing, Queens, New York Born: 22 May 1886 Died: Feb 1966 State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)

Theodore Kuftiak SSN: 070-16-1388 Last Residence: 11106 Long Island City, Queens, New York Born: 24 Jul 1910 Died: Apr 1989 State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)

Stanley Kuftiak SSN: 115-10-3565 Born: 23 Apr 1913 Died: Mar 1972 State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)

William Kuftiak SSN: 085-10-9424 Last Residence: 12534 Hudson, Columbia, New York Born: 27 Mar 1915 Died: 23 Jun 1998 State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951)

WWII Enlistment Records: Stanley J Kuftiak Birth Year: 1913 Race: White, not yet a citizen Nativity State or Country: Austria State: New York County or City: New York Enlistment Date: 22 Aug 1942 Enlistment State: New York Enlistment City: Fort Jay Governors Island Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school Marital Status: Divorced, without dependents Height: 70 Weight: 180


Caroline married Herman Miazga circa 1916 in Lackawana, Erie Co., N. Y. (Herman Miazga was born on 8 Sep 1897 in Poland and died after 1940 in Lackawanna, Erie Co., N. Y..)


Caroline next married Leonard Miazga circa 1911 in Lackawana, Erie Co., N. Y. (Leonard Miazga was born circa 1881 in Frampol, Lublin, Russia [Poland] and died circa 1915.)

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