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The Kasprowicz (Casper) Legacy

First Generation  


1. Felix Kasprowicz was born in 1840.

General Notes:Some information was obtained through Monica Rzepka 716-681-8084 Buffalo NY

Noted events in his life were:

• Census: 1880, Buffalo, , New York. The spelling of the last name is as it appears non the 1880 census was KACPROWITSCK.

Felix married Franziska Jaskowiak. Franziska was born in Jun 1845 in Germany / Poland and died after 1910 in Buffalo, , New York.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Immigration: 1891.

• Marriage Banns:

Noted events in her life were:

• Immigration: Abt 1872. Per the 1900 census it list the date of immigration at 1872

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Emil Kasprowicz (Casper) was born in 1871 in , , Germany, died on 4 Dec 1961 at age 90, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

   3 F    ii. Marie Kasprowicz was born in 1872.

+ 4 F    iii. Emilia R. Kasprowicz was born on 12 Jun 1874, was christened on 29 Jun 1874 in Buffalo, , New York, and died on 23 Mar 1933 at age 58.

   5 F    iv. Apollonia Kasprowicz was born on 25 Oct 1876 in Buffalo, , New York and died 1877 ? at age 1.

   6 F    v. Paulinia Kasprowicz was born in 1879.

   7 F    vi. Regina Kasprowicz was born on 1 Mar 1881 in Buffalo, , New York, was christened on 6 Mar 1881 in Buffalo, , New York, and died on 4 Apr 1882 in Buffalo, , New York at age 1.

   8 F    vii. Josephine Kasprowicz was born on 7 Jul 1883 and was christened on 29 Jul 1883.

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2. Emil Kasprowicz (Casper) was born in 1871 in , , Germany, died on 4 Dec 1961 at age 90, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois. Another name for Emil was Emil Casper.

Emil married Anna Breitreiter, daughter of Frederick Breitreiter and Frances Habel, on 28 Nov 1896 in St. Joseph Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.1 Anna was born on 1 Jan 1872 in , , , Germany, died on 16 Jan 1956 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at age 84, and was buried on 19 Jan 1956 in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois. Another name for Anna was Breitwriter.

Marriage Notes: St. Joseph Church
4821 S. Hermatage
Chicago, Il 60609

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 28 Nov 1896. They were married at St. Joseph Church

Noted events in her life were:

• Immigration: 11 Aug 1891. Information from Paul Breit. Anna arrived Aug 11, 1891 on the SS Muenchen from Bremen to Baltimore

Children from this marriage were:

   9 M    i. Paul A Casper was born on 7 Jul 1895, died on 23 Jul 1979 at age 84, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Paul married Loretta L. Kane. Loretta was born in 1898, died on 18 Jan 1965 at age 67, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

+ 10 M    ii. Leo Casper was born in Feb 1897 in Illinois, died on 23 Nov 1923 at age 26, and was buried on 27 Nov 1923 in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

+ 11 M    iii. John Joseph Casper was born on 24 Sep 1899 and died on 22 Jan 1974 at age 74.

   12 M    iv. Joseph Casper was born before 1900, died before 1900, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

   13 M    v. Anthony Casper was born in 1902.

+ 14 F    vi. Frances R. Casper was born on 31 Aug 1903 and died on 23 Jan 1990 at age 86.

+ 15 F    vii. Cecelia L. Casper was born on 23 Apr 1906 and died on 28 Jul 1974 at age 68.

+ 16 M    viii. Peter P. Casper was born on 29 Jul 1907, died on 13 Apr 1979 in Trever, WI at age 71, and was buried on 17 Apr 1979 in Holy Name Cemetery, Wilmot, Kenosah, WI.

+ 17 M    ix. Edward Casper was born on 7 Oct 1910, died on 4 Jul 1966 at age 55, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

+ 18 M    x. Frank M. Casper Sr. was born on 7 Oct 1910, died on 12 Nov 1981 at age 71, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

+ 19 F    xi. Mary Anne (Marie) Casper was born in 1912.

+ 20 F    xii. Loretta Anna Casper was born on 16 Apr 1917 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois and was christened on 3 May 1917 in St. John of God, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

4. Emilia R. Kasprowicz was born on 12 Jun 1874, was christened on 29 Jun 1874 in Buffalo, , New York, and died on 23 Mar 1933 at age 58.

Emilia married John R Zepka on 11 Jan 1892. John was born on 15 Jun 1868 and died on 14 May 1942 at age 73.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 21 M    i. Frank Zepka was born on 23 Oct 1892 and died in Jan 1974 at age 81.

+ 22 M    ii. Ludgig Zepka was born on 29 Jun 1894 and died on 3 Aug 1984 at age 90.

   23 M    iii. Joseph Zepka was born on 7 Jan 1896, died on 11 Mar 1975 at age 79, and was buried in , , California.

Joseph married Gertrude.

+ 24 F    iv. Roasalia Zepka was born on 28 Jul 1897 and died on 15 Apr 1965 at age 67.

   25 F    v. Bessie Zepka was born on 28 Jan 1899 and died on 12 Jan 1913 at age 13.

+ 26 M    vi. Sylvester Zepka was born on 16 Dec 1900, died in May 1971 at age 70, and was buried in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga, , NY.

+ 27 F    vii. Clara L. Zepka was born on 19 Aug 1903, died on 6 Apr 1992 at age 88, and was buried in St. Adelberts Cemetery, Cheektowago, , NY.

   28 F    viii. Emilia Zepka was born on 29 Jun 1906 and died on 16 Sep 1906.

   29 M    ix. Edmund Zepka was born on 7 Nov 1908 and died on 25 Feb 1909.

+ 30 M    x. Alaxenander Zepka was born on 25 Feb 1911 and died on 30 Mar 1950 at age 39.

   31 F    xi. Anna Zepka was born on 30 Mar 1914 and died on 30 Mar 1914.

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10. Leo Casper was born in Feb 1897 in Illinois, died on 23 Nov 1923 at age 26, and was buried on 27 Nov 1923 in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Leo married Hattie Beckow. Hattie was born in 1899.

Children from this marriage were:

   32 F    i. Gladas Casper .

Gladas married Bud Case.

   33 F    ii. Loraine Casper .

11. John Joseph Casper was born on 24 Sep 1899 and died on 22 Jan 1974 at age 74.

John married Margaret E. Featherstone.

Children from this marriage were:

   34 F    i. Mary Jane Casper .

Mary married Donald Reid.

   35 F    ii. Ann Cecil Casper .

Ann married Neil Conway.

14. Frances R. Casper was born on 31 Aug 1903 and died on 23 Jan 1990 at age 86.

Noted events in her life were:

• Cemetery: St. Mary Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois. 87th and Pulaski Rd.

Frances married Roy H. Miller. Roy was born on 19 Feb 1901 and died on 21 Mar 1986 at age 85.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 36 F    i. Patrica Miller .

15. Cecelia L. Casper was born on 23 Apr 1906 and died on 28 Jul 1974 at age 68.

Cecelia married Frank Keogh in 0001.

The child from this marriage was:

   37 M    i. Bobby Keogh .

Bobby married Patricia.

Cecelia next married Chris Barrenschot in 0002. They had no children.

Cecelia next married Robert Newlen in 0003.

The child from this marriage was:

   38 M    i. Ronald Newlen .

16. Peter P. Casper was born on 29 Jul 1907, died on 13 Apr 1979 in Trever, WI at age 71, and was buried on 17 Apr 1979 in Holy Name Cemetery, Wilmot, Kenosah, WI.

Peter married Mary Reid in 0001.

The child from this marriage was:

   39 M    i. Donald Casper .

Donald married Marie.

Peter next married Leah in 0002.

Peter next married Loretta C. Schneider in 0003. Loretta was born on 8 Sept 1906, died on 6 May 1997 at age 90, and was buried in May 1997 in Holy Name Cemetery, Wilmot, Kenosah, WI.

17. Edward Casper was born on 7 Oct 1910, died on 4 Jul 1966 at age 55, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Noted events in his life were:

• Military Service: Navy Sea Bees.

Edward married Josephine Busch. Josephine was born on 1 Jul 1912, died on 12 Jun 1975 at age 62, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   40 M    i. Richard Casper .

Richard married Janet.

   41 F    ii. Nancy Casper .

Nancy married Edward Gondek.

18. Frank M. Casper Sr. was born on 7 Oct 1910, died on 12 Nov 1981 at age 71, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Frank married Dorothy G. Morman. Dorothy was born on 21 Oct 1909, died on 19 Nov 1981 at age 72, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   42 M    i. Frank (Buddy) Casper Jr.

Frank married Dorothy (Casper).

   43 M    ii. Thomas Casper .

Thomas married Susan.

   44 F    iii. Carol Casper .

Carol married Ralph Sehlinger.

+ 45 F    iv. Sharon Casper .

+ 46 F    v. Judy Casper .

   47 M    vi. Michael Casper .

Michael married Donna (Casper).

   48 M    vii. David Casper .

David married Vernelle (Casper).

   49 F    viii. Diane Casper .

Diane married John Wood.

   50 M    ix. John Casper .

John married Rose.

19. Mary Anne (Marie) Casper was born in 1912.

Mary married Charles D. Williamson. Charles was born on 8 Mar 1910, died on 24 Aug 1980 at age 70, and was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Noted events in his life were:

• Military Service: During WW II he was in the battle of Atu in the Alution Islands

Children from this marriage were:

   51 M    i. Patrick Williamson .

Patrick married Grace.

Patrick next married Deborah (Williamson) in 2004 in Los Vegas, Clark, Nevada.

   52 F    ii. Rita Williamson .

Rita married James Malloy.

   53 F    iii. Mary Lou Williamson .

Mary married Ron Daly, son of Frank J. Daly and Unknown.

   54 M    iv. Mark Williamson .

Mark married Cathy (Williamson).

20. Loretta Anna Casper was born on 16 Apr 1917 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois and was christened on 3 May 1917 in St. John of God, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Noted events in her life were:

• Birth: 16 Apr 1917. Loretta was born at home with the help of a mid-wife

• Baptism: 3 May 1917, St. John of God, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Loretta married Harold Joseph Schmitz, son of Edward Alowishous Schmitz and Helen Emily Moser, on 8 Jun 1940 in St. Augustine Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.2 Harold was born on 20 Jun 1915 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois,3 was christened on 4 Jul 1915 in St. Augustine Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois,4 died on 8 Jun 1999 in Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois 5 at age 83, and was buried on 11 Jun 1999 in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.5

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 8 Jun 1940, St. Augustine Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois. St Augustine Church, 5045 S. Laflin St., Chicago, IL

Children from this marriage were:

+ 55 F    i. Marilynn Schmitz was born on 2 Feb 1946 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

+ 56 M    ii. Dale Harold Schmitz was born on 28 Nov 1952 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois and was christened in St. Clair of Montefalico Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

+ 57 M    iii. Bruce Edward Schmitz was born on 8 Jul 1960 in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois 6 and was christened on 24 Jul 1960 in St. Clair of Montefalico Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.7

21. Frank Zepka was born on 23 Oct 1892 and died in Jan 1974 at age 81.

Frank married Cecelia Olejniczak. Cecelia died on 6 Nov 1969 and was buried in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga, , NY.

Children from this marriage were:

   58 M    i. Raymond Zepka .

   59 F    ii. Dorthy Zepka .

Dorthy married Unknown Juba.

22. Ludgig Zepka was born on 29 Jun 1894 and died on 3 Aug 1984 at age 90.

Ludgig married Theresa. Theresa was buried in Flordia.

The child from this marriage was:

   60 F    i. Mary Ann Zepka .

Mary married Thompson.

24. Roasalia Zepka was born on 28 Jul 1897 and died on 15 Apr 1965 at age 67.

Roasalia married Lenard Meka.

Children from this marriage were:

   61 M    i. Lenard Meka .

   62 F    ii. Elanor Meka .

Elanor married Hjille.

   63 M    iii. Harold Meka .

26. Sylvester Zepka was born on 16 Dec 1900, died in May 1971 at age 70, and was buried in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga, , NY.

Sylvester married Stella Czoplinski.

The child from this marriage was:

   64 F    i. Adriana Zepka .

27. Clara L. Zepka was born on 19 Aug 1903, died on 6 Apr 1992 at age 88, and was buried in St. Adelberts Cemetery, Cheektowago, , NY.

Clara married Joseph (Hoffman) Laskowski Sr. Joseph was born on 23 Jan 1903 and died on 13 Apr 1961 in St. Adelberts Cemetery, Cheektowago, , NY at age 58.

Noted events in his life were:

• Employment: Joe worked for the NY Centeral RR

Children from this marriage were:

   65 F    i. Dolores Hoffman .

Dolores married Arthur W. Hardie. Arthur was born on 2 Nov 1929 in Buffalo, , New York and was christened in St. Agnes, Buffalo, , NY.

+ 66 M    ii. Joseph (Hoffman) Laskowski Jr. was born on 27 May 1926, died on 7 Feb 1957 at age 30, and was buried in Holy Mother of the Rosary, Chuktowago, , NY.

   67 M    iii. James (Hoffman) Laskowski was born on 4 Aug 1932.

He never married and had no children

30. Alaxenander Zepka was born on 25 Feb 1911 and died on 30 Mar 1950 at age 39.

Alaxenander married Mildread.

Children from this marriage were:

   68 M    i. Norman Zepka .

   69 F    ii. Marie Zepka .

Marie married Measer.

   70 M    iii. John Zepka .

   71 M    iv. Richard Zepka .

   72 F    v. Patricia Zepka .

   73 F    vi. Mary Ellen Zepka .

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36. Patrica Miller .

General Notes:Pat worked for American Airlines at the strewdis school in Chicago at Midway airport

Patrica married Rollin D. McCormick. Rollin was born on 29 Apr 1928 and was christened on 26 Mar 1994.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 74 M    i. Michael McCormick .

+ 75 F    ii. Susan McCormick .

45. Sharon Casper .

Sharon married Richard G. Teller. Richard was born in 1945 and died on 5 Nov 2002 at age 57.

The child from this marriage was:

   76 M    i. Roman Teller .

46. Judy Casper .

Judy married Vince Porcelli.

Children from this marriage were:

   77 F    i. Maria Antoninette Porcelli was born on 9 Aug 1971, died on 29 Oct 1990 at age 19, and was buried on 3 Nov 1990 in St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

   78 M    ii. Frank Porcelli .

   79 F    iii. Lisa Porcelli .

   80 F    iv. Gina Porcelli .

   81 M    v. Mark Porcelli .

55. Marilynn Schmitz was born on 2 Feb 1946 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Marilynn married Alan George Cajka, son of Stephen J. Cajka and Mary Soltis, on 11 Sep 1965. Alan was born on 15 Nov 1942 in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 82 F    i. Kimberly Ann Cajka was born on 18 Jul 1976 in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

56. Dale Harold Schmitz was born on 28 Nov 1952 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois and was christened in St. Clair of Montefalico Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

General Notes:Attended St Clare of Montifalco grade school. Attended St Rita High School graduated in 1970.
St. Clare of Montefalico
5443 S. Washtenaw Av.
Chicago, IL 60632
773-436-4422

Noted events in his life were:

• Grade School: St Clare of Montefalco, 1958-1966, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

• Military Service: 29 Jun 1972-28 Jun 1974. Basic training in Ft. Polk, LA.
The rest of the time was spent in Ft. Bliss, TX. Served in a Nike Hurculeas missle battery.

• High School: St. Rita High School, 1966-1970, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Dale married Janet Marie Novotny, daughter of Glenn R. Novotny and Lois Cortipassie, on 15 Jul 1978 in St. Clair of Montefalico Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Janet was born on 11 Aug 1956.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Marriage: 15 Jul 1978, St. Clair of Montefalico Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   83 M    i. James Dale Schmitz was born on 13 Dec 1982 in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois and was christened in St. Gerald Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: St. Gerald Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois. The church is located at 9310 S 55th Ct., Oak Lawn, IL 60453

   84 F    ii. Nicole Renee Schmitz was born on 31 May 1984 in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois and was christened in St. Geralds Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois.

Noted events in her life were:

• Baptism: St. Geralds Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois. The church is located at 9310 S 55th Ct., Oak Lawn, IL 60453

   85 M    iii. Michael Louis Schmitz was born on 23 Sep 1991 in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois and was christened in St Catherine Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois. The church is located at 4100 W 107th St., Oak Lawn, IL 60453

57. Bruce Edward Schmitz was born on 8 Jul 1960 in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois 6 and was christened on 24 Jul 1960 in St. Clair of Montefalico Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.7

Bruce married Kathy Lipovac, daughter of Raymond Lipovac and Agatha Jakabowski, on 29 Feb 1992 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Kathy was born on 18 Jul 1963 in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

   86 F    i. Samantha Schmitz was born on 23 Nov 1993 in Berwin, Cook, Illinois.

66. Joseph (Hoffman) Laskowski Jr. was born on 27 May 1926, died on 7 Feb 1957 at age 30, and was buried in Holy Mother of the Rosary, Chuktowago, , NY.

Joseph married Dorthy Giczkowski in Apr 1950.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 87 M    i. Kenneth (Hoffman) Laskowski .

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74. Michael McCormick .

Noted events in his life were:

• Military Service: Navy. Spent 20 ywars in the navy.

Michael married Denise (McCormick).

Noted events in her life were:

• Military Service: Navy. Denice was also a long time militays person

Children from this marriage were:

   88 M    i. Richard McCormick .

   89 F    ii. Michelle McCormick .

Michael next married Stephanie. They had no children.

75. Susan McCormick .

Susan married Jon Porter.

Children from this marriage were:

   90 F    i. Alia Porter was born in 1981.

   91 F    ii. Nikki Porter .

   92 M    iii. Bryan Porter .

82. Kimberly Ann Cajka was born on 18 Jul 1976 in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois.

Kimberly married Nicholas Thomas Schmit on 15 Jun 2002 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Nicholas was born on 16 May 1979 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

   93 F    i. Abigail Cajka Schmit was born on 23 Mar 2006 in Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois and was christened on 23 Apr 2006 in St. Germaine Church, Oak Lawn, Cook, Illinois.

87. Kenneth (Hoffman) Laskowski .

Kenneth married.

His children were:

   94 F    i. Corina (Hoffman) Laskowski .

   95 M    ii. Kevin (Hoffman) Laskowski .



 

 

 
 

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