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The Michigan Bonikowski Family Tree  

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This picture is large and contains all the family members I've been able to "uncover".

The Bonikowski’s of Michigan

Generation No. 1

1. John1 Bonikowski was born February 26, 1857, and died October 30, 1923. He married Frances Golla 1884. She was born May 15, 1867, and died November 23, 1939.

Notes: According to the 1900 census they arrived in the U.S. in 1882, and John's occupation was listed as a tailor.

Children of John Bonikowski and Frances Golla are:

2 i. Frank2 Bonikowski, born April 02, 1885; died February 17, 1957.

3 ii. Elizabeth Bonikowski, born August 23, 1886; died May 28, 1968.

4 iii. Stanley Bonikowski, born April 28, 1888 in Alpena, Michigan; died May 03, 1949.

5 iv. Theodore Bonikowski, born May 29, 1889; died April 23, 1936.

6 v. Helen Bonikowski, born February 18, 1891; died November 28, 1973.

Notes: Helen Bonikowski opened a bridal shop in Detroit at 5748 Michigan Avenue with her sisters Celia and Jane. Her name is listed as Lena in the census of 1900.

7 vi. Julia Bonikowski, born April 02, 1892.

8 vii. Joseph Bonikowski, born November 30, 1894; died February 20, 1952.

9 viii. Celia Bonikowski, born May 23, 1895; died October 29, 1977.

Notes: Celia Bonikowski never married, entered convent at young age. She became upset when the convent would not let her leave for either parent's funerals, so she left. Her name was spelled Zelia in the census of 1900.

10 ix. Clara Bonikowski, born November 09, 1896. She married Harry Reno; born Date Unknown; died Date Unknown.

11 x. Jane Bonikowski, born August 21, 1899.

12 xi. Katherine Bonikowski, born October 22, 1901.

13 xii. Veronica Bonikowski, born February 04, 1903; died January 21, 1973. She met Joseph Serventi Date Unknown; born Date Unknown; died Date Unknown.

Notes: Veronica Bonikowski was commonly called "Nona".

14 xiii. John Bonikowski, Jr., born June 09, 1905; died June 15, 1907.

Notes: John Bonikowski, Jr. is believed to have died as a result of crib death.

15 xiv. David Bonikowski, born June 01, 1908; died October 21, 1988.

16 xv. Edwin Bonikowski, born June 12, 1910; died October 03, 1971. He married Stephanie Kosczmanski Private; born Date Unknown.

Notes: Stephanie Kosczmanski’s last name may also be Kacmarcik.

 

Generation No. 2

2. Frank2 Bonikowski (John1) was born April 02, 1885, and died February 17, 1957. He married Rose Nestley Date Unknown. She was born Date Unknown.

Children of Frank Bonikowski and Rose Nestley are:

17 i. Dorothy3 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

18 ii. Helen Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

19 iii. Ray Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

20 iv. Victor Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

3. Elizabeth2 Bonikowski (John1) was born August 23, 1886, and died May 28, 1968. She met Frank Kolashinski Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown, and died Date Unknown.

Notes: Elizabeth Bonikowski’s name is listed as Lizzie in the census of 1900.

Children of Elizabeth Bonikowski and Frank Kolashinski are:

21 i. Margaret3 Kolashinski, born Date Unknown.

22 ii. Rosalind Kolashinski, born Date Unknown.

4. Stanley2 Bonikowski (John1) was born April 28, 1888 in Alpena, Michigan, and died May 03, 1949. He married Rose Konjora Date Unknown, daughter of Joseph Konjora and Elizabeth Karpuss. She was born Date Unknown in Alpena, Michigan, and died Date Unknown.

Children of Stanley Bonikowski and Rose Konjora are:

23 i. Florian Joseph3 Bonikowski, born September 23, 1918; died September 08, 1986.

24 ii. Rita Bonikowski, born Date Unknown; died Date Unknown. She married Benedict Smoker Date Unknown; born Date Unknown; died Date Unknown.

25 iii. Arlene Bonikowski, born August 31, 1922 in Alpena, MI.; died July 25, 2001 in Marshall, MI..

5. Theodore2 Bonikowski (John1) was born May 29, 1889, and died April 23, 1936. He married Emily Salasewicz. She was born Date Unknown.

Child of Theodore Bonikowski and Emily Salasewicz is:

26 i. Theodore3 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

7. Julia2 Bonikowski (John1) was born April 02, 1892. She married John Hoppe. He was born Date Unknown.

Child of Julia Bonikowski and John Hoppe is:

27 i. Eugene3 Hoppe, born Date Unknown.

8. Joseph2 Bonikowski (John1) was born November 30, 1894, and died February 20, 1952. He married Mary Hensky. She was born Date Unknown.

Children of Joseph Bonikowski and Mary Hensky are:

28 i. Arthur3 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

29 ii. Rita Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

30 iii. Beatrice Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

11. Jane2 Bonikowski (John1) was born August 21, 1899. She met Joseph Chmura Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown, and died Date Unknown.

Notes: Jane Bonikowski owned two stores, called "Rock-a-bye", that provided upscale children's clothing. Her name was listed as Jennie in the census of 1900.

Children of Jane Bonikowski and Joseph Chmura are:

31 i. Richard3 Chmura, born Date Unknown.

32 ii. Shirley Chmura, born Date Unknown.

33 iii. Bernard Chmura, born Date Unknown.

12. Katherine2 Bonikowski (John1) was born October 22, 1901. She married Bernard Monarch. He was born Date Unknown.

Notes: Katherine Bonikowski was first child of John to attend High School and she played the violin.

Children of Katherine Bonikowski and Bernard Monarch are:

34 i. John3 Monarch, born Date Unknown.

35 ii. Bernadine Monarch, born Date Unknown.

36 iii. Frances Monarch, born Date Unknown.

37 iv. Barbara Monarch, born Date Unknown.

38 v. Mary Monarch, born Date Unknown.

15. David2 Bonikowski (John1) was born June 01, 1908, and died October 21, 1988. He married Sophie Kancrak. She was born May 15, 1907, and died September 22, 2001.

Notes: David Bonikowski played the harmonica.

Children of David Bonikowski and Sophie Kancrak are:

39 i. Loretta3 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown. She married Frank Matynowski; born Date Unknown.

40 ii. Geraldine Bonikowski, born Date Unknown. She married Julian Lisabeth; born Date Unknown.

 

Generation No. 3

23. Florian Joseph3 Bonikowski (Stanley2, John1) was born September 23, 1918, and died September 08, 1986. He married Bernadette Jean Jobin October 11, 1941, daughter of John Jobin and Angeline Richway. She was born February 27, 1922.

Children of Florian Bonikowski and Bernadette Jobin are:

41 i. Jeanne Ann4 Bonikowski, born April 12, 1942.

42 ii. Daniel Andrew Bonikowski, born October 18, 1946.

43 iii. Stanley John Bonikowski, born October 22, 1947.

44 iv. Edwin Arthur Bonikowski, born March 14, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan.

45 v. Alan James Bonikowski, born February 27, 1953.

46 vi. Lynn Mary Bonikowski, born October 15, 1958.

47 vii. Susan Marie Bonikowski, born January 04, 1960.

25. Arlene3 Bonikowski (Stanley2, John1) was born August 31, 1922 in Alpena, MI., and died July 25, 2001 in Marshall, MI.. She married Ralph Jennings October 16, 1943 in Alpena, MI. He was born Date Unknown, and died Date Unknown.

Notes: Arlene Bonikowski (Jennings) was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Bronson, MI.

Children of Arlene Bonikowski and Ralph Jennings are:

48 i. Tom4 Jennings.

49 ii. Ken Jennings.

50 iii. Michael Jennings.

51 iv. Libby Jennings. She married (First name unknown) Vreeland.

 

Generation No. 4

41. Jeanne Ann4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born April 12, 1942. She married (1) Bernard Gary Gruley Date Unknown, son of Bernard Gruley and Anne Wilczynski. He was born Date Unknown. She married (2) Don Stephens Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown.

Children of Jeanne Bonikowski and Bernard Gruley are:

52 i. Roseann Jeanne5 Gruley, born Date Unknown.

53 ii. Gregory Bernard Gruley, born Date Unknown.

42. Daniel Andrew4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born October 18, 1946. He married Kathy Snyder August 28, 1968. She was born March 23, 1949.

Children of Daniel Bonikowski and Kathy Snyder are:

54 i. Deanne Marie5 Bonikowski, born July 14, 1970.

55 ii. Daniel Joseph Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

43. Stanley John4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born October 22, 1947. He married Patricia Lawson Date Unknown. She was born Date Unknown.

Children of Stanley Bonikowski and Patricia Lawson are:

56 i. Stephen5 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

57 ii. Kimberly Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

44. Edwin Arthur4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born March 14, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan. He married (1) Patricia Moore February 1972 in Wayne County, Michigan. She was born May 18, 1951 in Cleveland, Tennessee. He married (2) Marilyn Rose Vincent December 05, 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born December 30, 1936. He met (3) Erica Ebner Not Married. She was born Date Unknown.

Children of Edwin Bonikowski and Patricia Moore are:

58 i. Byron Odell5 Bonikowski, born February 09, 1973 in Nuremburg, West Germany.

59 ii. Joshua Paul Bonikowski, born March 11, 1976 in Wayne County, Michigan.

Children of Edwin Bonikowski and Erica Ebner are:

60 i. Melanie5 Ebner, born April 27, 1977.

61 ii. Jasmin Ebner, born April 27, 1977.

45. Alan James4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born February 27, 1953. He married (1) Debbie. She was born Date Unknown. He married (2) Terry Lynn Timberlake Date Unknown. She was born Date Unknown.

Children of Alan Bonikowski and Terry Timberlake are:

62 i. Jennifer Lynn5 Bonikowski, born July 02, 1979.

63 ii. Jason Allen Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

64 iii. Bradley Joseph Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

46. Lynn Mary4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born October 15, 1958. She married David George Morrison II Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown.

Children of Lynn Bonikowski and David Morrison are:

65 i. Victoria Lynn5 Morrison, born Date Unknown.

66 ii. David George Morrison III, born Date Unknown.

47. Susan Marie4 Bonikowski (Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born January 04, 1960. She married (1) Patrick Dempsey Not Married. He was born Date Unknown. She married (2) Daniel Finley Not Married. He was born Date Unknown. She married (3) Chane Koch Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown.

Child of Susan Bonikowski and Patrick Dempsey is:

67 i. James Patrick5 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

Child of Susan Bonikowski and Daniel Finley is:

68 i. William Daniel5 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

Child of Susan Bonikowski and Chane Koch is:

69 i. Breann Louise5 Koch, born Date Unknown.

 

Generation No. 5

54. Deanne Marie5 Bonikowski (Daniel Andrew4, Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born Date July 14, 1970. She married Tony Ross September 16, 1989. He was born Date Unknown. She married David Ryba October 17, 2000. He was born Date Unknown.

Children of Deanne Bonikowski and Tony Ross are:

70 i. Matthew6 Ross, born Date April 26, 1989.

71 ii. Jessica Ross, born Date July 25, 1991.

55. Daniel Joseph5 Bonikowski (Daniel Andrew4, Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born Date Unknown.

Child of Daniel Joseph Bonikowski is:

72 i. Alyssa6 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

57. Kimberly5 Bonikowski (Stanley John4, Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born Date Unknown. She married (1) Greg Knebuch Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown. She married (2) Date Unknown Person Date Unknown. He was born Date Unknown.

Child of Kimberly Bonikowski and Greg Knebuch is:

73 i. Samantha Rose6 Knebuch, born Date Unknown.

Child of Kimberly Bonikowski and Date Unknown Person is:

74 i. Ryan Stanley6 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

68. William Daniel5 Bonikowski (Susan Marie4, Florian Joseph3, Stanley2, John1) was born Date Unknown. He married Olivia Date Unknown. She was born Date Unknown.

Child of William Bonikowski and Olivia is:

75 i. Elijah6 Bonikowski, born Date Unknown.

 

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