My grandfather never talked about his family from Galicia. He changed his name when he immigrated to the US on December 5, 1909 arriving in Duluth Minnesota USA as William Chambers. I wrote for information on his immigration but they did not have any record of it. Because the records may not have been saved from Duluth Minnesota.
His marriage record in 1914 in Superior Wisconsin, USA, has his name as Julian Czembera. His USA naturalization card has his name as William Chemmerz (Chambers). Country of birth Poland. He also said he was from Austria-Hungary. I understand the borders were changing and control of the area as well. I think everyone was confused!
His USA Registration Card for the draft (at age 59) states that his name is William Chambers (no middle name), and place of birth was Rava-Ruska, Poland on March 3, 1883.
His US citizenship certificate residing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on September 21, 1936 says his former Nationality is Polish and name is William Chambers. I have copies or originals of these records.
Stanislawa “Stella” POKORNA (b 5/3/24) was my mother in law. I believe she was born in Bednarow She and her...Quest Details