Michael KOMASSA, 1868-1927
Factory worker
Walter Komassa's father

 Father Valentine KOMASSA, 1846-1909
 Mother Cecilia KAMINSKI Komassa, 1844-1925
       Michael KOMASSA, 1868-1927
       Brother Andreas KOMASSA, 1871-1960
       Sister Mary KOMASSA, 1873-1907
       Sister Josephine KOMASSA, 1878-1925
       Sister Sophie KOMASSA Wroblewski, 1881-1929
       Brother Franszszek KOMASSA, 1888-1891
       Sister Celia KOMASSA Malak, 1884-1961

 Wife Frances LASKOWSKI Komassa, 1873-1932
       Daughter Jeanette KOMASSA Gerfin Kolasinski, 1892-1963
       Daughter Emily KOMASSA Radaj, 1893-1988
       Son Alvin B. KOMASSA, 1896-1951
       Son Harry L. KOMASSA, 1898-1961
       Son Julius KOMASSA, 1900-1960
       Son Frank T. "Teddy" KOMASSA, 1902-1952
       Son Walter Bernhart KOMASSA, 1903-1964
       Daughter Helen KOMASSA Abramowski, 1909-1972

Time Line

24 August 1868 - Born at Czeschewo, Kreis Wongrowitz, Posen

Until 1871, age 2 - Resided there

September 1871, age 3 - Brother Andreas KOMASSA born in Posen

1872, age 3 - Emigrated at Bremen, Germany

20 May 1872, age 3 - Immigrated at New York, New York. He traveled with his parents and brother Andreas on The Nemesis.

1873, age 4 - Sister Mary KOMASSA born at Milwaukee, Milwaukee Cty, WI

1878, age 9 - Sister Josephine KOMASSA born at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

As of sometime before June 1880 - Resided at 611 Muskego Avenue there

11 June 1880, age 11 - Recorded in the United States Census there

August 1881, age 12 - Sister Sophie KOMASSA Wroblewski born at Milwaukee

1884, age 15 - Sister Celia KOMASSA Malak born

29 June 1888, age 19 - Brother Franszszek KOMASSA born at Milwaukee

As of sometime before 1890 - Resided at 748 9th Avenue there

13 October 1890, age 22 - Declaration of Intention at US District Court, East District of Wisconsin there

As of sometime before 1891 until sometime before 1927 - Occupation listed as laborer there

18 October 1891, age 23 - Married Frances LASKOWSKI, age 18, there. Attendants were John Laskowski and John Rakowski

19 December 1891, age 23 - Brother Franszszek KOMASSA, age 3, died there

19 August 1892, age 23 - Daughter Jeanette KOMASSA Gerfin Kolasinski born there

31 December 1893, age 25 - Daughter Emily KOMASSA Radaj born there

18 July 1896, age 27 - Son Alvin B. KOMASSA born there

15 May 1898, age 29 - Son Harry L. KOMASSA born there

31 January 1900, age 31 - Son Julius KOMASSA born there

As of sometime before June 1900 - Resided at 712 7th Avenue there

June 1900, age 31 - Occupation listed as steamfitter at a distilling company

2 June 1900, age 31 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

2 January 1902, age 33 - Son Frank T. "Teddy" KOMASSA born there

As of sometime before 1903 until 1927 - Resided at 709 7th Avenue there

25 June 1903, age 34 - Son Walter Bernhart KOMASSA born there

As of sometime before June 1905 - Resided there

June 1905, age 36 - Occupation listed as railroad wheel presser

1 June 1905, age 36 - Recorded in the Wisconsin State Census at Milwaukee

26 August 1907, age 39 - Sister Mary KOMASSA, age 34, died

9 January 1909, age 40 - Father Valentine KOMASSA, age 62, died at Milwaukee of acute intestinal abstract (no spiration)

12 November 1909, age 41 - Daughter Helen KOMASSA Abramowski born at Milwaukee

9 January 1917, age 48 - Naturalized at US Distict Court, East District of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Witnesses were Frank Rakowski, saloon keeper from Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin and Harry Rakowski, butcher from Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

4 February 1918, age 49 - Grandson Ervin A. KOMASSA born at Milwaukee

22 July 1919, age 50 - Son Harry L. KOMASSA, age 21, married Lillian SMOLARZ, age 19

Sometime before 1920 - Daughter Jeanette KOMASSA married KOLASINSKI

January 1920, age 51 - Occupation listed as soap-maker at a soap factory

About 3 January 1920, age 51 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

16 August 1921, age 52 - Grandson Leroy A. KOMASSA born there

9 January 1922, age 53 - Grandson Norbert KOMASSA born there

21 July 1923, age 54 - Son Julius KOMASSA, age 23, married Clarice BARANOWSKI, age 18, at Milwaukee

1925, age 56 - Son Frank T. "Teddy" KOMASSA, age 22, married Irene

12 January 1925, age 56 - Mother Cecilia KAMINSKI Komassa, age 80, died at Milwaukee of Pneumonia

7 September 1925, age 57 - Grandson Norman J. KOMASSA born there

1926, age 57 - Granddaughter Alice KOMASSA born there

7 January 1926, age 57 - Grandson Gilbert RADAJ born

1927, age 58 - Occupation listed as soap-maker at Milwaukee ; Granddaughter Arlene KOMASSA born there

16 January 1927, age 58 - Died there of pneumonia and endocarditis

19 January 1927 - Buried at St. Adalbert Cemetery there