Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors & Old World Roots

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  • ID: I17838
  • Name: Charles FOWDY
  • Surname: Fowdy
  • Given Name: Charles
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1881 in Hungary
  • Death: in of Whiting, Lake, IN, USA
  • _UID: CDB266FD6A14A943BEFEC2CE2F9209278993
  • Note:

    1910 Census: Listed as Carol Fode, with an illegible accent mark over the o in Fode. Living in Whiting, Lake Co., IN. Boarders in the house include Hungarian-born John Karucowski, 30, Mikel Wargo, 24, Andreo Kuzma, 24, and Carol (male) Kuzma, 22.

    1920 Census: Listed as Charles Fowdy. Still living in Whiting, Lake Co., IN.


    Several corrections to that census record. [1920]. My grandfather was born in 1912, and my Aunt Helen was born in 1910. My sense is that the census was started as early as 1918, and that is why the ages seem off because the age distribution of the children was all correct. My grandmother's name was Paulina, and I cannot confirm from anybody in my family that she was ever called Polly. Paulina did have two brothers that lived with them on and off, but the names were John and George. Neither of the uncles ever married to our knowledge. Paulina's maiden name is way off, but it is not Kaudesky or Kanowski. I believe I have the correct name at home.
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  • Change Date: 25 Feb 2014 at 22:33:40

    Father: FODE b: ABT 1860 in Hungary

    Marriage 1 Paulina "Polly" KAUDESKY OR KACUROWSKY b: 1886 in Hungary
    • Married: ABT 1905 in Hungary or NJ
    1. Has No Children Charles W. FOWDY b: 1906 in , , NJ, USA
    2. Has No Children John J. FOWDY b: 1908 in , , NJ, USA
    3. Has No Children LIVING
    4. Has No Children LIVING
    5. Has No Children Michael Edward FOWDY b: 10 Dec 1914 in of Whiting, Lake, IN, USA
    6. Has No Children LIVING

    1. Title: US Census: 1920, IN, Lake Co.
    2. Title: Family records of Mr. John M. Novak
    3. Title: US Census: 1910, IN, Lake Co.
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