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All surnames Mucha, Bogacz, Tercyak, Kosiorowski, Popielarczyk, Drzyzgula
All places Dukla, Mechowiec, Iwla, Zbojna, Novogrod, Lipniki
Research notes Two Mucha bro.s Andrew & Pawel left Iwla(Dukla) in 1912, Pawel returned to Iwla, died 1976, buried Dukla. Visited Iwla/Dukla, researched sw. Mary Magdalena Parish & Sanok records, verfied family members: father Jan, matke Katarzina Jurczyk, siostras Marianna, Salomea, brat Stanislaw, Tomasz, Antoni. Met son of Pawel in Iwla 2017, 2019, visited homestead, met relatives by marriage. 

Bogacz is Grandmother, oldest of ten from Mechowiec, to US 1912. Some relatives supposedly living in family home edge of Mechowiec proper (NE). Met GM's step-sister's (Emilia) daughter 2015. Related to Kosierowski, met family often, also Bomba in Shelton, CT. Some family may be in Mielec. Some had emmigrated to France pre-WWII, Michael, Josef, Veronica, Stanislawa.

Tercyak, Teofil to USA 1913, from Zbojna, Lomza, area. Uncle Jan (John) to Westfield/West Springfield MA area 1900. Also siostra Alexandra, brat Stanislaw to Westfield 1895. Teofil came to New Haven CT area & married Valeria P. 1916, dau. Stella(my mother) 4 sons. Valeria daughter of Anna Drzyzgula/Marcin Popielarczyk (Lipniki). Possible brother of Teofil, Piotr may have lived West Haven, CT, wife Anna, daughter Barbara. B married a Swartz/Schwartz?

No firm records of arrival of Drzyzgula or Popielarczyk in US, prior to 1899. Lived New Haven, CT, ten children. Both buried New Haven. Other Drzyzgula & Popielarczyk members came to New Haven and lived close by (Fair Haven, New Haven). Have church records for all 10 Births, 1 premature death, other family marriages, deaths.

Want to find more info re: Mucha in Iwla, possible Mucha in Connemaugh, PA era 1907-???, connection to Jurczyk in CT. Also info regards Tercyak/Tercjak in Zbojna, Motwica. Also Drzyz. & Popiel. in Lipniki, possible relation to Kiernowski/ska in Lipniki.