Friend of Abraham Lincoln, first Polish-American professional baseball player, director of Bureau of Investigation and head of Passport Division – read about immigration experiences of Bielaski family.
Under the Eagle Pharmacy is located 100 meters from our office. Passing near this building every day we feel weight of history. This is very special place, during time of Kraków Ghetto it was the only pharmacy still working. Its owner – Tadeusz Pankiewicz – was not an ordinary man either. In the time of German occupation he was trying to help as many ghetto Jews as he could.
Duing our searching for ancestors in Cracow parishes, repeatedly, completely by accident we discover birth certificates of prominent citizens, whose names have a permanent place in Polish history. Recently, we were browsing the book of weddings from Saint Stephen parish, and we found marriage certificate of Karol Roman Kremer and Stanisława Kopff, that took place in this church February 21, 1858. Karol Kremer was an architect and conservator-restorer. His father, Józef Krämer came to Cracow