Hrynko Krawczyszyn's origins
His date of birth has been consistently reported as May 9, 1891. He passed on January 19, 1957.
It's his origins that are still being researched.
He's front and center here in this undated family photo, with his wife Mary (Salaban).
He emigrated from Antwerp, Belgium, leaving on September 20, 1912 on the vessel Lapland:
As reported on September 21, 1912, and taken from the ship's manifest:
His destination was Carnegie, Pennsylvania (where his first 3 children Eva, Mary and Andrew were born):
and on September 21, 1912 he reported his last residence as Chotowycz (Austria??)
He arrived in New York City on September 30, 1912
His son Andrew's birth certificate from October 5, 1917 says Hrynko was born in Austria:
Hrynko's Declaration of Intention dated March 14, 1922 says he was born in Komarno, Austria, Poland:
His Petition for Naturalization dated July 24, 1928 says he was born in Cholowicki, Poland:
and his Draft Registration card from 1941 just said "Austria":
and by May 30, 1923 when Michael was born, we was living at 15676 Log Cabin in Detroit (near 6 Mile and Woodward).
He also lived at 13952 Mackay, 13995 Arlington (1940 census) and 20104 Dean in Detroit.