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Albert POLKA

Albert POLKA

Male 1861 - 1921  (59 years)

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  • Name Albert POLKA 
    Born 11 Nov 1861  Gawrzylowa, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • House 39
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 Nov 1861  Debica, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Immigration Mar 1879  New York, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • According to his immigration papers, he arrived on the vessel Victoria, from Hamburg to New York.
    Emigration 1883  Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1900  Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Naturalization 28 Jul 1919  Huntsville, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • District Court - Apparently, Albert was never actually naturalized, although he did file a Declaration of Intention
    Census 1920  Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Name Variation Wojciech Palka  [2
    Occupation 1920  Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cotton Farmer 
    Residence 01 Jan 1920  Fairgrounds Rd, Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Albert's occupation was listed as cotton farmer.
    Will 08 Sep 1920  Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 08 May 1921  St Joseph's Infirmary, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 4:30 PM - The death certificate says he died in Marlin, but the obituary lists Houston. His funeral was in Marlin and he was buried in Calvary cemetary in Marlin. Albert died of stomach cancer.
    Buried 09 May 1921  Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • The obituary in the Marlin newspaper stated that the funeral was at 9:30 AM at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Marlin.
    Albert Polka Gravesite
    Albert Polka Gravesite
    Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
    Record added: Dec 12, 2007
    Find A Grave Memorial# 23370138
    Probate 21 Jul 1921  Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I45  Polish Texans
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2014 

    Father Jakub PALKA,   b. 21 Jul 1824, Zawierzbie, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1894, Bremond, Robertson, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Jozefa KLOC,   b. 31 Dec 1832, Gawrzylowa, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1917, Bremond, Robertson, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1850  Gawrzylowa, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • House 15
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Mary MADUZIA,   b. 07 Dec 1867, Pilznionek, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1949, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 07 Feb 1887  St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bremond, Robertson, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +1. Agatha POLKA,   b. 05 Feb 1891, Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1979, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Victoria POLKA,   b. 06 Mar 1893, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Dec 1978, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Adam Edward POLKA,   b. 17 Dec 1894, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1990, Conroe, Montgomery, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +4. Josephine POLKA,   b. 23 Dec 1896, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1981, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Lucille POLKA,   b. 15 Mar 1899, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1990, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +6. Beatrice POLKA,   b. 12 May 1901, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990, HI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Sophia POLKA,   b. 03 May 1903, New Waverly, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1995, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     8. Leokadia POLKA,   b. 15 Jun 1905, New Waverly, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1906, New Waverly, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Alice POLKA,   b. 14 Jun 1906, Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1990, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. Felicem Maryanna POLKA,   b. 30 Sep 1907, New Waverly, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1907, New Waverly, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Marion Raymond POLKA,   b. 04 Aug 1911, New Waverly, Walker, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1967, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 12 Nov 1861 - Debica, Rzeszow, Galicia, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Mar 1879 - New York, New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1883 - Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Feb 1887 - St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bremond, Robertson, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Walker, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 28 Jul 1919 - Huntsville, Walker, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Marlin, Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cotton Farmer - 1920 - Marlin, Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 01 Jan 1920 - Fairgrounds Rd, Marlin, Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 08 Sep 1920 - Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 May 1921 - St Joseph's Infirmary, Houston, Harris, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 09 May 1921 - Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 21 Jul 1921 - Marlin, Falls, TX Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Polka Farm
    Albert Polka Farm
    Albert and Anna Maduzia Polka Homestead in New Waverly, Texas; Albert and Anna Maduzia Polka Homestead in New Waverly, Texas
    Albert and Adam Edward Polka
    Albert and Adam Edward Polka
    Front right: Adam Edward Polka, Center: Albert Polka
    Albert Polka and Joe Maduzia
    Albert Polka and Joe Maduzia
    Albert Polka and Joe Frank Maduzia Jr in a cornfield in New Waverly

    Documents
    Albert Polka Birth Certificate
    Albert Polka Birth Certificate
    Certified copy of Wojciech Palka (Albert Polka) birth certificate aquired by Teana Sechelski on a trip to Poland in 1993.
    Albert Polka Declaration
    Albert Polka Declaration
    Albert Polka Declaration; Albert Polka Declaration Of Intention for Naturalization - 1919

    Headstones
    Albert Polka
    Albert Polka

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] Catholic Church Records - Debica,Poland, birth record, pg 9.

    2. [S52] Catholic Church Records - Debica,Poland, birth certificate.

    3. [S27] Courtthouse - Walker Co,TX, (Huntsville, TX), Declaration of Intention.

    4. [S19] Census-1900.

    5. [S28] Census-1920.

    6. [S28] Census-1920, vol 60, ed 68, sheet 18, line 86.

    7. [S37] Will - Falls Co, TX, (Marlin, TX), pg P 586-587, P 629-631, Q 33-34.

    8. [S40] Marlin, TX Democrat Newspaper, Mon, May 9, 1921.

    9. [S23] Grave - photo, James Smock.

    10. [S40] Marlin, TX Democrat Newspaper.

    11. [S26] Courthouse - Falls Co, TX, (Marlin, TX).

    12. [S52] Catholic Church Records - Debica,Poland, marriage record, pg 18.

    13. [S5] Catholic Church Records - Bremond, St Mary's Catholic church.







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