Dominiak Family History


According to the Social Security Death Index, John Dominiak of Dunkirk, NY was born on 19 October 1903.


1904 - Immigration

Name Arrival Date Birth Date Age Gender Port of Departure Nationality Ship Name Port of Arrival
Maciej Dominiak 16 Apr 1904 abt 1874 30Y Male Hamburg Polish Pretoria New York
Franziska Dominiak 16 Apr 1904 abt 1875 29Y Female Hamburg Polish Pretoria New York
András Dominiak 16 Apr 1904 abt 1902 2Y Male Hamburg Polish Pretoria New York
Johann Dominiak 16 Apr 1904 abt 1903 6M Male Hamburg Polish Pretoria New York


1905 - New York State Census

Living at 215 Bucknor Street in Dunkirk, NY.

Name: Martin Dominiak
Residence: Dunkirk, Chautauqua, New York
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: 1871
Birthplace: Prussian Poland
  Household Gender Age
  Martin Dominiak M 34y
Francyszka Francis Dominiak F 29y
Child Andrew Dominiak M 3y
Child John Dominiak M 1y


1910 13th U.S. Federal Census

Name: Martin Dominick
Birthplace: Germany
Residence: Dunkirk Ward 4, Chautauqua, New York
Marital Status: Married
Race : White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1904
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
  Household Gender Age
  Martin Dominick M 42y
Spouse Frances Dominick F 34y
Child Andrew Dominick M 9y
Child John Dominick M 7y
Child Mary Dominick F 5y
Child Bernice (Beatrice?) Dominick F 1y 6m


1918 - Mathias Dominiak

A notice of the death of Mathias Dominiak.


"The funeral of Mathias Dominiak was held this morning at his home at 215 Bucknor St".

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, November 22, 1918


1930 - 15th U.S. Federal Census

Name: Frances Dominiak
Event: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Dunkirk, Chautauqua, New York
Gender: Female
Age: 55
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Birthplace: Poland
Estimated Birth Year: 1875
Immigration Year: 1904
Relationship to Head : Head of Household
Father's Birthplace: Poland
Mother's Birthplace: Poland
  Household Gender Age
  Frances Dominiak F 55
Child Bronislowa Dominiak F 21
Child Felix Dominiak M 15


1937 - U.S. Citizenship Proceedings

Jamestown, Nov. 13 - Five persons from Dunkirk and two from Fredonia were among 30 who filed applications for final citizenship papers with Naturalization Examiner L. E. Fox, of Erie, Pa., and Special Deputy County Clerk Guy L. Mills of Mayville at the Federal building here Friday.

Helen Wawrzynski, 185 Stegelske; John Dominiak, 309 Bucknor street; Stanislaw Mielzynski, 149 West Sixth street; Louis Wasog, 23 Armadillo street; and Alberto Novaro, 210 Park avenue, all of Dunkirk.

Fredonians to file applications were: Guiseppe Lapaglia, 86 Eagle Street; and Antonio Sapienza, 122 Prospect street.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, November 13, 1937


1940 - 16th U.S. Federal Census


1942 - Wedding

The wedding of Mrs. Victoria Klajbor Matusiewicz, of Roberts road and John Dominiak of Bucknor street took place Wednesday morning at St. Mary's church at 9 o'clock, The Rev. Phillip Ryan, i C. P., officiated.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, February 12, 1942 (full article)


1943 - Birth

A daughter, Judith Ellen, was born Nov. 2 at the hospital to Mr. and Mrs. John M. Dominiak of 608 Main street.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, November 8, 1943 (full article)


1952 - Frances Dominiak

DOMINIAK: Mrs. Frances. Friday, June 6th. 1952. at the family residence, 309 Bucknor street. Born in Poland, resident of this city for the past 48 years. Member of St. Hedwig's Church and Holy Rosary society. Widow of the late Mathias Dominiak, mother of Andrew Dominiak of Patterson, N. J., Mrs. Peter Kujawa, John and Felix Dominiak of this city. Sister of Ignatius Szymkowiak of Cassadaga, N. Y. Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive. Funeral services from the family residence, 309 Bucknor Street Tuesday at 8:30 and 9 o'clock in St. Hedwig's Church. Interment to follow in the family plot in the parish cemetery.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, June 7, 1952


1955 - Andrew Dominiak

Mr. and Mrs. John Dominiak of 134 Jerboa street have returned from Patterson, N. J., where they attended the funeral of his brother, Andrew Dominiak, a former resident of Dunkirk.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, August 20, 1955


1964 - Judith Dominiak Wedding

Judith Dominiak, Allen Hollander Exchange Vows

Miss Judith Dominiak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dorniniak, 134 South Jerboa street, Dunkirk, became the bride this morning of Mr. Allen Hollander, son of Mr. Elmer Hollander, 120 Ruggles street, Dunkirk and the late Mrs. Hollander. The Rev. Maurus Schenck, CP, performed the ceremony at noon in St. Mary's church.

-- The Dunkirk Evening Observer - June 13, 1964


1969 - John Dominiak

John M. Dominiak Died Here Today

After a short illness, John M. Dominiak, 134 South Jerboa street, Dunkirk died this morning at Brooks hospital. Born in Poland 66 years ago, he had resided in Dunkirk most' of his life. He was a retired inspector for Allegheny Ludlum Steel corporation, and was a member of St. Hyacinth's church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Victoria Dominiak; a daughter. Mrs. Judith Hollander of Dunkirk: two stepdaughters. Mrs. Audrey Marzec of Hamburg and Mrs. Barbara Barberich of Dunkirk; a brother, Felix Dominiak. and a sister. Mrs. Bernice Kujawa. both of Dunkirk; seven grandchildren; three nieces and a nephew.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, November 4, 1969


1970 - Felix Dominiak

After an extended illness, Felix Dominiak, 309 Bucknor street, Dunkirk, died this morning in Brooks hospital. He was born in Dunkirk where he spent his entire lifetime and was a member of St. Hedwig's church. Mr. Dominiak is survived by several nieces and nephews.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, September 14, 1970


1973 - Victoria Dominiak

Mrs. Victoria Dominiak, a lifetime Dunkirk resident, of 134 S. Jerboa St., died Tuesday morning in Brooks Hospital after a lengthy illness, She was the widow of John Dominiak, Born in Dunkirk, she was a member of St. Hyacinth's Church. Our Lady of Fatima Society of the church, and the Ladies Auxiliary of Lake City Hose Co, No. 3. Mrs. Dominiak is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Audrey) Marzec of Hamburg. Mrs. Elmer (Barbara) Baberich and Mrs. Allen (Judith) Hollander, both of Dunkirk; two sisters. Mrs. Mary Mackowiak of Dunkirk and Mrs. Fred Kroll of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

-- Dunkirk Evening Observer, April 25, 1973


Last Update: 8 June, 2012