Michał Francis (Frank) Lipinski (1840 - 1918)

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Nicknames: "Franz"
Birthplace: Kokoszkowy, Starogard County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Death: Died in Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand
Cause of death: Influenza, bronchitis & cardiac failure
Occupation: Farmer, Prussian/Polish army soldier/officer and labourer.
Managed by: Karen Yukich
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • Cacilie
      wife
    • Augusta
      daughter
    • Anastasia
      daughter
    • Rozalia
      daughter
    • Annie
      daughter
    • August
      son
    • Paulina
      daughter
    • Agnes
      daughter
    • John
      son
    • Alicia
      daughter
    • Paul
      son

About Michał Francis (Frank) Lipinski

He was born in Kokoschken (German for Kokoszki) which is now Kokoszkowy, south of Gdańsk. He married Cacilie Brzoska on 20 Jan 1866 in Riewalde (now Rywałd), Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland and lived there. He was employed as a Polish Army Officer and farmer. He received 3 years leave from the Prussian/German Army and did not go back and forfeited all his rights to his property. He spoke several languages and could read & write fluently. He immigrated on 18 Mar 1876 to Wellington, NZ, on the ship Terpsichore which left Hamburg on 15 Nov 1875. He was naturalized on 1 July 1887 in New Zealand and swore an Oath of Allegiance to Queen Victoria. He became Catholic (held many responsible positions in the Church. He held Catholic Masses his house until the church was built. He resided in 11 Philip Street, Carterton, New Zealand.

http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokoszkowy

Records of family arriving in Wellington, New Zealand:

https://familysearch.org/search/record/results#count=20&query=%2Bsurname%3ALipinski~%20%2Bfilm_number%3A004411573

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Michał Francis (Frank) Lipinski's Timeline

1840
1840
Kokoszkowy, Starogard County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
1841
November 7, 1841
Age 1
Chojnice, Chojnice County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
1866
1866
Age 26
Poland
1869
July 1, 1869
Age 29
Poland