1 Reply Latest reply on Mar 3, 2020 9:01 AM by Hannah Bingham

    Seeking records about Vincent Babjarčík


      Hľadam Vincenta Babjarčíka narodeného na Slovensku ktorý odišiel do USA po roku 1912 .Chceme vedieť kedy prišiel do USA ,kde pracoval a či zomrel a kedy ?


      Kedy prišiel z loďou na Elis Islands ,pravdepodobne z Poľska ,kde bol zaradený po prichode.do prístavu v na Elis Islands . Kde zomrel a 4i sa vrátil na Slovensku alebo zostal v Amerike .Jeho rodičia žili najskôr v Zawoji pri Haliči v Poľsku.



      Translation from Slovak:

      I'm looking for Vincent Babjarčík born in Slovakia who left for the US after 1912. We want to know when he came to the US, where he worked, and whether he died and when?


      When he came from a boat to Ellis Island, probably from Poland, where he was assigned to the port in Ellis Islands. When did he die, if he returned to Slovakia or stayed in America. His parents first lived in Zawoji near Galicia, Poland.

        • Re: Seeking records about Vincent Babjarčík

          Dear Mr. Polák,


          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!


          We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Population Schedules for the 1920 Census, the 1930 Census, and the 1940 Census in the Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29). Vincent Babiarczyk can be found on page 20 of 1940 Census Population Schedules - Illinois - Cook County - ED 103-835. Not all of the digitized images for Cook County, IL in the 1920 Census and the 1930 Census have been downloaded into the Catalog yet. For access to these Population Schedules, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at archives1reference@nara.gov.


          Therefore, we searched Ancestry.com and found Vincent Babiarczyk in the 1920 U.S. Census, and the 1930 U.S. Census. There may be a fee for using Ancestry. Instead, you may view these records online at one NARA's facilities for free via a NARA PC. For the nearest NARA location, please consult our web page at https://www.archives.gov/locations/. Also, some of the images from Ancestry are available for free on Family Search at https://www.familysearch.org/en/.


          The 1920 U.S. Census indicated that Vincent Babiarczyk was born in Austria to Polish parents and spoke Polish. It also indicated that he immigrated to the U.S. in 1911, was married to Kate Babiarczyk, had two children, Edward and Josaphine, and worked as a barber. The 1930 U.S. Census indicated that Vincent Babiarczyk was born in Czechoslovakia to parents born in Czechoslovakia and spoke Slovak. It also indicated that he immigrated to the US in 1910, was married to Gertrude Babiarzyk, had three children, Edward, Josaphine and Joseph, and worked as a barber. He also was, at this point a naturalized US citizen. The 1940 U.S. Census indicated that Vincent Babiarzyh was born in Poland. It also indicated that he was married to Catherine Babiarzyk, lived with his daughter Josaphine and her husband Walter Gajdosik, and worked as a barber. On all three censuses, his address was: 1507 W 47th St. Chicago, Cook, Illinois.


          We also located a series titled Draft Registration Cards, 1917 - 1918 in the Records of the Selective Service System (World War I), 1917 - 1939 (Record Group 163). For access to these records please contact the National Archives at Atlanta (RE-AT) via email at atlanta.archives@nara.gov. As not all of these images have been uploaded to the Catalog, we searched Ancestry.com and located U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Vincent Babierczyk.


          We also located a series titled Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for the United States District and Circuit Courts in the Northern District of Illinois, and District 9, 1840 - 1950 (Microfilm Publication No: M1285, Roll no. 8)  in Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004 (Record Group 85). These images have been digitized but have not been uploaded to the catalog. Therefore, M1285 is available on a DVD for $125 per disk.


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          Or you may order online at https://www.archives.gov/shop/ and click on "Request & Order Reproductions Online." Select "microfilm." Type in the microfilm publication number such as M1285 and click on "search." A listing of the publication title(s) will appear. Click on the name of the publication.  That will take you to a summary page. On the right hand side of the page will be a pdf file. Click on "View Important Publication Details." This is a listing of the contents of the rolls/disks. In the middle of the summary page, click on "Continue to Order" to purchase the rolls/disks in which you are interested.


          This record also may be located on  Ancestry.com and indicates that Vincent Babiarczyk immigrated on 20 March 1911 and became a US citizen on 13 December 1922.


          We also searched the Cook County Clerk’s Office in Illinois for Vincent Babiarczyk and located an entry indicating he died on 28 September 1950.


          For further guidance on genealogical research, please refer to NARA's genealogy guide and  Suggestions and Advice for Family History Researchers.


          We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!