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Phillip Lojek (#47191342)
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The surnames I am researching are Lojek, Zacharias, Baranski, Narewski, Solowski, Spernal, Tomaszewski and Kukula among others in the Detroit, Michigan area. I am also researching Zacharyasz, Rozek, Majchrzak, Grzegorczyk and Reder among others in the Bay City, Michigan area. If these names sound familiar to you, please feel free to contact me. We might be related.


Jacob Zacharyasz was born in Sroczewo, Poland. He had at least 4 children of which 3 came to America in the 1880ís and settled in the Bay City area:
Weronika Zacharyasz married Andrzej Grzegorczyk
Zofia Zacharyasz married Tomasz Majchrzak
Apolonia Zacharyasz stayed in Poland
Stanislaus Zacharyasz married Victoria Baranowski

Jacob had a brother Ignatius. Ignatius had at least 3 children: Michael, John and Hedwig.

For 20+ years now I have been in the process of putting together a comprehensive Zacharias Family History and Pictorial documenting and linking all of the groups. I am looking for any and all descendants of Weronika/Andrzej, Zofia/Tomasz and Stanislaus/Victoria to contact me so their families can be included in the Pictorial. Currently, the Pictorial is 225 pages long with over 1400 names, 400 pictures, death certificates and other assorted documents. I know there are hundreds and hundreds of more names that I am missing. Other surnames within the 3 main lines are Reder, Rozek, Dominowski, Wazbinski, Kielpinski, Karbowski, Grocholski and Bielinski (Bliss).

I see many family trees online with incorrect and incomplete info. I have tried to contact the authors, but only one or two responded. I am hoping there are people among you that would be interested in helping me out and learning more about your ancestral line. I am even willing to bet that many of you didnít know you have Detroit relatives. If you have any questions or would just like to talk to me first, please contact me.
Thank you in advance and I hope to hear from many of you soon.

Phillip £ojek
4200 South US 23
Greenbush, Michigan 48738
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RE: Edward Grzegorczyk
You are very welcome. Glad I could do it.
Added by Brenda on Oct 10, 2014 7:16 PM
s schmidt
Baranski photo
Will try to retake Wed. Oct. permitting. Otherwise will be done asap.
Added by s schmidt on Oct 06, 2014 2:04 AM
Ann Franko Baranski
Mr. Lojek,

I am "Tweety" from the Michigan area. I live near Riverside Cemetary. I went to take a photo of this stone. When I went to load the picture, I found there are actually two memorials set up. The other Memorial was created by BJW. The number is 13288450. This has a great deal of background on both Raymond & Ann. I don't want to post my photo at this point, because I can't decide which one or
both to use. Could you contact BJW with a public message? All of the personal information seems to be the same. The birth & death date. The E-Mail
is If you just run the last name of Franko & check the subjects, you will see the other memorial listed. Thank you.
Added by tweety on Oct 03, 2014 5:08 PM
RE: Erwin G.
Glad I was able to help.
Added by RAP on Sep 17, 2014 2:03 PM
RE: Joan and Sherman Bender
Your welcome, sorry there is so much grass grown over, but I was running into a lot of red ants.
Added by TRICIA on Sep 09, 2014 9:51 PM
Janet Knepper
RE: Betzhold
Thank YOU for providing the plot info. That makes it so much easier! Glad I could help!
Added by Janet Knepper on Jul 31, 2014 7:57 PM
RE: Baranski
You are most welcome
Added by Renee on Jul 27, 2014 3:47 PM
RE: Richard Bender
Your very welcome, I enjoy taking them. trish
Added by TRICIA on Jun 24, 2014 1:48 PM
Raymond Kuch 122930012
Hello, I added a different photo for Raymond Kuch at Zion (Bay County). The previous one someone posted had a grave blanket in front on the stone.
Added by RAP on Jun 19, 2014 4:29 PM
Robin Zube
Reders at St. Stans/Bay City
Hi ~ Am in the process of adding pictures for some of your requests, and noticed that you are researching the Reder name. I just added memorials for Charles and Clara Reder, at St. Stanislaus Cem in Bay City; I transferred them to my cousin, Duff Zube, because they are, tangentially, in our family line. I'm sure he would transfer them to you if you requested them.
Added by Robin Zube on Jun 18, 2014 5:02 PM
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