The surname BARTNICKI is of Polish extraction, a habitational name from a place called Bartniki. There are five (5) towns/villages by that name in Poland.
Bartniki, Milicz County is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Miliez,lower Silesian Voivodship, in south-western Poland. It lies approximately 19 kilometres east of Milicz, and 60 kilometres north-east of the regional capital of Wroclaw. Population of 310
Bartniki, Zyrardow County is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Puszcza Marianska, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately 8 kilometres north-west of Puszcza Marianska, 14 kilometres west of Zyrardow, and 57 kilometres south-west of Warsaw. Population of 1,300.
Bartniki, Przasnysz County is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Przasnysz, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately 3 kilometres north-east of Przasnysz and 91 kilometres north of Warsaw. Population unknown.
Bartniki, Lidzbark County is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kiwity, Warmian- Masurian Voivodeship in northern Poland. It lies approximately 13 kilometrres east of Lidzbark Warminski and 40 kilometres north-east of of the regional capital of Olsztyn. population unknown
Bartniki, Augustow County, is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lipsk, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, close to the borderwith Belarus. It lies approximately 10 kilometres norht-east of Lipsk, 37 kilometres east of Augustow, and 78 kilometres north of the regional capital of Bialystok. Population is unknown
Grand Father Andrze Bartnicki was born in 1882 and resided in Plawy, Oswiecim County Poland. He emigrated to the United States, departing Europe aboard the ship Blucher, from Hamburg, Germany and arrived at Ellis Island, New York on March 12, 1903. He settled in the Detroit, Michigan area, found work and saved enough money to send for his beloved. As the story has been told, when he met the ship in Philadelpia, his beloved's family sent not her, but her older sister. Can you imagine how Andrze felt when, coming off the ship was not the women he loved, but her older sister. He must have realized that this was what was to happen. He did the honorable thing, married Bronislawa Herud and raised a family of honorable men and women.
The surname Herud
Grand Mother Bronislawa Herud was born in 1892 and grew up in the village of Brzezinka, Oswiecim County, Poland. Plawy, Oswiecim County lies 4 kilometres west of Brzezinka. She emigated to the United States to marry Andrez and raise his family. During World War II the village of Brzezinka was chosen by the Germans to become the site of the death camp "Auschwitz II".
The surname Jurczyk is of Polish extraction, a pet form of the personal name Jurek. Jurek is a pet form of the personal name Jura. Jura is a vernacular form of Greek Georios (George).
Grand Father Wawrzyniec (Lawrence) Jurczyk was born in Osick, Austria/Poland on Aug 14, 1890. He emigrated to the US and settled in the Detroit, Michigan area.
The surname Hosner is of German extraction, the occupational name for a knitter of Hose (garments for the legs), from the plural form of Middle High German hose plus the agent suffix -er.
Grand Mother Michalina Hexena Hosner was born on Sep, 16, 1895 and resided in Pasicznn, Poland prior to emigrating to the United States in 1913. She left Europe aboard the ship Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm from Brenen, Germany and arrived at Ellis Island, New York on June 2nd. She took up residence with her brother Stanislaus in the Detroit, Michigan area.