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Frank Peshek

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Re: Peshek Family Milwaukee Peshek/Piszczek? Park?

Posted: 16 May 2002 11:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Jan 2003 6:50PM GMT
Surnames: Piszczek, Peshek, Park
Could Piszczek be a spelling in your family line? It sounds the same. My grandpa was Felix Roman Piszczek b. 25 June 1905 in Milwaukee. One of his siblings was Casimir Piszczek b. 18 Dec. 1903 in Milwaukee. Felix and Casimir graduated from medical school together in Michigan. They couldn't get internships at any hospital due to their Polish ethnicity. They followed the advice of their med school dean and changed their surname from Piszczek to Park. Possibly, other siblings did the same. Their father came here from Poznan, Poland, as far as I know. I think their mother's maiden name was Julia Gorshka or Gorska.
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Dale 26 Oct 1999 5:19PM GMT 
Peshek 12 Jun 2000 6:12PM GMT 
Teresa 21 Jun 2000 2:35PM GMT 
ValeriePark 17 May 2002 5:12AM GMT 
JOANNEAZALLIO... 8 Aug 2000 12:22PM GMT 
Joan 12 Aug 2000 3:20AM GMT 
JOANNEAZALLIO... 12 Aug 2000 1:30PM GMT 
nren21 18 Nov 2003 3:56AM GMT 
amydrake3 29 Sep 2009 10:30PM GMT 
jdabriggs 11 Nov 2011 1:14AM GMT 
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