Dear Ms. Kapp,
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Please see our previous post at Seeking deportation of Bartholomew Golankiewicz. Information about Bartholomew Golankiewicz’s return trip, including if he had an escort, may be in the records of his Bureau of Special Inquiry hearing.
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Thank you Cara, I'm sorry for the similar postings. I must have inadvertently turned off the email notifications from History Hub and then misinterpreted the lack of notices as no responses. Indeed, there are some very helpful responses to my original query including yours! I appreciate you and all your associates on the History Hub for helping the users negotiate not only the National Archives but so many other resources. Your service is invaluable to newbies like me. Best regards, Judy
I have come across Sophia & Jan Majewski in my research. Sophia is listed as a midwife in census records & NYC directories. For immigration records use "Sofie Golonka" in the Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934. She departed Hamburg on 6/18/1886. I believe she & John were married in Brooklyn on 9/21/1888. Certificate of marriage, Brooklyn, shows John Myoski & Sophia Golankiswies. Names are so close & ages fit. They seemed to have always lived at 650 E. 226th St in the Bronx (Williamsburg area). John died after 1900 census but before the 1905 NY census. Death cert. names Sophie Majewski, widow, at this address, dying 12/18/1937, father as Bartholomew Golankiewicz, mother Antonia Gadowska. According to marriage records, Sophie & John's daughter, Wanda, married Sophie's step (half) brother, Frank Joseph.
Sophia's father, Bartlomej Golonka, is listed in the Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934. He was born abt 1841, left Hamburg 6/18, 1886 & his occupation is listed as a "furrier". He is also listed a furrier in 1891 Galicia Business Directory...perhaps answering your questions about who was paying for these trips. Sofie & her 2 children traveled to & from Poland, leaving Hamburg on 10/6/1895.
My father's Polish surname has quite a # of variant spellings. But they all are similar to Majewski & they first settled on 227th & Bronxwood Ave in the Bronx, close to John & Sophie's address. I am trying to find a connection between John Majewski (Sophia's husband) & my ancestors. Have you run across John's parents names?
Hope some of the previous info helps you.