Ann M. SZESCIORKA

Ann M. SZESCIORKA

Female 1911 - 1985  (73 years)
Person ID: I1639   |  Last Modified: 11 Nov 2023


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  • Name Ann M. SZESCIORKA 
    Nickname Gail A 
    Birth 18 Sep 1911  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Feb 1985  Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • From what I heard from my parents, Ann died while having surgery. She gave the hospital an incorrect age and as a result her anesthesiology was calculated wrong resulting in her death.
    Buried Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Gail Ann Auda, a native of Erie, Pennsylvania and longtime Nevada resident, passed away February 15, 1985 in a Reno hospital. She came to Nevada in 1957, and married Victor Auda on February 4, 1967 in Carson City.

      She was well-known in Reno as the owner of several motels and apartments around the city, and was also a member of the Northern Nevada Apartment Association and the Chamber of Commerce.

      Survivors included her husband, Victor Auda; a son, Walter; a daughter, Joan Ann Prior; three brothers, Adam, John, and Edward Szesciorka; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
    Notes 
    • US Public Record Index (Ancestry) lists Gail A. Auda in hints (searches) for Anna Oldach. Possible that Ann changed her name...

      Name: Gail A Auda
      Residence: 1993 in Reno, Nevada, USA

      In same hints from above the Social Security Death Index lists the below information.

      Name: Gail Auda
      Birth: 18 Sep 1911
      Death: Feb 1985 in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States of America
      Civil: Pennsylvania
      Other: Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States of America
    • Found Carson City Nevada Marriage record when searchng for Ann. Below are the contents of the record:

      Name: Gail A. Szesciorka
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 4 Feb 1967
      Marriage Place: Carson City, Nevada, USA
      Spouse: Victor L Auda
      Marriage Description: Carson
      Marriage Record Number: 39841416

      Also finding references to Gail A Auda when looking for Ann. Is this a possible alias?
    • Found marriage record from Summit Ohio where Ann Gail Kosinski married Clarence M Hodge. Her parents were listed as Adam Kosinski and Stella Sadowski. Added the marriage as the date of the marriage and the names are too coincidental. Still researching this fact.
    • Ann's marker at masonic Memorial Gardens in Reno has her Date of Birth as 18 Sep 1922. Her birth certificate lists her Date of Birth as 18 Sep 1911. April 11 2023 I found Patricia Prior (daughter of Joan) and messaged her through Ancestry. Transcript of conversations:

      06:26 AM
      Hi Patricia, We are cousins related through Ann M. (nee - Szesciorka) Auda. I have a few records showing a part of our grand-mother's life if you are interested.
      Read, 06:26 AM
      PR
      Yes, I would be interested. Thanks for getting in touch.
      08:40 AM
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      05:24 AM
      SZESCIORKA, Ann M. b. 18 Sep 1911 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA d. 15 Feb 1985 Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA: Four Branches Genealogy
      SZESCIORKA, Ann M. b. 18 Sep 1911 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA d. 15 Feb 1985 Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA: Four Branches Genealogy
      www.fourbranches.org
      Ann M. Szesciorka's past is shrouded in mystery as her past is not well documented. This post contains what we have found so far.
      Ann M. Szesciorka's past is shrouded in mystery as her past is not well documented. This post contains what we have found so far.
      www.fourbranches.org
      Hi Patricia, my wife and I have been researching our families for the past 20 or so years. I keep all of our records in a separate system and use Ancestry, Family Search, My Heritage and a few other sites for research. Here is our Grand-Mother's record in our website: https://www.fourbranches.org/tng/getperson.php?personID=I1639&tree=mhkr Also here is a blog post I wrote some time ago about her. https://www.fourbranches.org/ann-m-szesciorka/ and also you are more than welcome to go through our tree here on Ancestry. We have done DNA tests as well to help gain more insight into our families.
      Read, 05:24 AM
      PR
      Thanks, So you must be the son of Walter? My Mom is Joan. I took a look at the link and it looks accurate except that isn't a picture of Ann. I knew her really well. We spent a summer with her in Reno and I also spent time with her and her husband Vic, and she came to visit us at least once a year., I have quite a few pictures of her. This pic looks more like Ann's mother Stella. I was only five when Stella died but I remember her funeral quite vividly.
      08:46 AM
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      12:09 PM
      You're very welcome! Yes, my Dad's name was Wallace. I can't recall where I got the picture, but I appreciate you possibly identifying who it is. I myself never saw Ann, but it would be nice to see what she actually looked like. If you wouldn't mind sharing pictures I would certainly appreciate it. I was contacted about a year ago by one of Veronica's (Ann's sister) grand daughters. Documentation of the Szesciorka family is very spotty. One of the reasons we decided to spend the money on DNA tests. When we started all I had to go off of was what bit I heard growing up. We really had to dig through several sites to gain what we have. Recently (within the last year) I gained access to a polish genealogical system that has been somewhat helpful for older records. Not speaking polish has made it a slow process, but it's opened up another door within the family.
      My Mom would be able to identify the picture as Stella because she knew her well. She told me a funny story about how Stella would call the local television station to complain when they had bowling shows televised, because she thought the bowling balls would break her television. My Mom lived with her for a while I believe. Or she might be able to tell me if it is someone else, but it looks like Stella as I remember her, even though I was very young. My Mom lives about 45 minutes from me so I usually see her every couple weeks or so. I will try to show it to her the next time I see her. I only have Polaroids of Ann ( she actually went by Gail when I knew her). I have to either scan them or get them scanned but I have been meaning to do that, so this will motivate me. I also have some old reel movies that I have not looked at for ages. One of them is of my Mom's wedding. I am almost sure Ann would be in it and possibly Stella. I remember my Dad telling me that Ann was so beautiful at the wedding that people were telling him he was marrying the wrong woman! She was a beautiful woman and always looked at least twenty years younger than her age. I have been wanting to get the wedding digitized so I would have copies to give to relatives. I will get to work and see what I can come up with. I am sure my Mom and siblings have pictures also.
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      KOSINSKI, Wallace Andrew "Junior, Andy" Jr. b. 15 Nov 1929 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA d. 22 Nov 1989 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA: Four Branches Genealogy
      KOSINSKI, Wallace Andrew "Junior, Andy" Jr. b. 15 Nov 1929 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA d. 22 Nov 1989 Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA: Four Branches Genealogy
      www.fourbranches.org
      Kosinski-Russell Families Photo Album
      Kosinski-Russell Families Photo Album
      www.fourbranches.org
      That is so funny about Stella and the bowling balls. So glad your Mom is still with us and doing well. My Dad died in 1989. He was a mess, 1 functioning kidney and it failed. I asked the doctors attending to him if one of my kidneys would work. The doctor told me he wouldn't risk the surgery because he was in such bad shape. I have a few pictures of him if you would like I can send them to you. Here is his record on my site: https://www.fourbranches.org/tng/getperson.php?personID=I1610&tree=mhkr Old photos and movies are well worth digitizing. My wife's aunt had several hundred slides that I digitized for her. Took quite a while to get them all captured. They were fading and a few of them beyond anything anyone could recover. In any case, if you have to pay to get them digitized let me know and I can help with the cost. I have an album on my blog site https://www.fourbranches.org/kosinski-russell-families/ where you can see what I have. The album has both my paternal and maternal sides. I had heard from my Mom and my Uncles that Ann was very beautiful and as you had said that she looked much younger than she was.
  • Parents

    Family ID: F00997 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Adam SZESCIORKA (ID:I539035648),   b. 8 May 1873, Poland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1929, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Stella SADOWSKI (ID:I539035649),   b. 29 Oct 1890, Poland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Nov 1959, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years)
    Other Partners: Anthony OLDACH  m. 1931  
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage 1908 
    Divorce 1930  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children
     1. MaleJoseph SZESCIORKA (ID:I2199),   b. 16 Mar 1910, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. FemaleAnn M. SZESCIORKA (ID:I1639) (current person) ,   b. 18 Sep 1911, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Feb 1985, Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
     3. MaleStanislaus SZESCIORKA (ID:I2266),   b. 5 May 1913, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Aug 1913, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
    +4. FemaleVeronica SZESCIORKA (ID:I539035652),   b. 13 Aug 1915, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 May 1962, Greene Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 46 years)
     5. MaleJohn SZESCIORKA (ID:I539037160),   b. 1917   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. MaleEdward SZESCIORKA (ID:I539037161),   b. 1919   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. MaleAdam SZESCIORKA (ID:I539035653),   b. 3 Jul 1920, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Dec 1985, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years)
  • Family 1

    Family ID: F00484 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 27 Jul 2016  
    Husband 1 Wallace Alois KOSINSKI, Sr. (ID:I1638),   b. 28 Jul 1908, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Dec 1978, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Other Partners: Esther Louise CONSIDER  m. 30 Jun 1947 
    Marriage 5 Feb 1929  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Type: Religulous 
    Divorce Aft 1932  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1933  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 1934  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 1937  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    + 1. MaleWallace Andrew "Junior, Andy" KOSINSKI, Jr. (ID:I1610),   b. 15 Nov 1929, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Nov 1989, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years)  [Father: Birth]  [Mother: Birth]
    Ina Lee HENSLEY  m. 12 Mar 1953
    + 2. FemaleLiving (ID:I539034092)

    Family 2

    Family ID: F1457 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 30 Dec 2020  
    Husband 2 Clarence Marion HODGE (ID:I539035997),   b. 24 Feb 1906, Pulaski, Beaver, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Jun 1988, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 82 years) 
    Other Partners: Bernice Evelyn HINE  m. 3 Apr 1952 
    Marriage 1 Jan 1941  Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Marriages
    Summit County Ohio 
US Marriage Records 
1840-1980 
1933-1941
Volumes 66-85 
Vol 84 
1940-1941 
Clarence M Hodge and Ann Gail Kosinski
    Summit County Ohio US Marriage Records 1840-1980 1933-1941 Volumes 66-85 Vol 84 1940-1941 Clarence M Hodge and Ann Gail Kosinski

    Family 3

    Family ID: F1144 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 16 May 2021  
    Husband 3 Victor L AUDA (ID:I2049),   b. 20 Jan 1928, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Oct 2019, Lake Havasu City, Mohave, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 91 years) 
    Other Partners: Jane  m. 1989 
    Marriage 4 Feb 1967  Carson City, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
  • Other Personal Events

    Census 1930  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    City Directory 1930  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    City Directory 1932  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1934  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1937  Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    City Directory 1964  Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Newspaper Articles 12 Jan 1966  Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    City Directory 1981  Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Adam SZESCIORKA,   b. 8 May 1873, Poland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1929, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  (Father) 
    Antonia _____,   b. Yes, date unknown   d. Yes, date unknown  (Great Grandmother) 
  • Headstones
    <p>Gail Ann Szesciorka Auda</p>

    Gail Ann Szesciorka Auda


    Plot: West Mausoleum (East Entrance)
    Birth and Death Certificates
    Pennsylvania US Birth Certificates
1906-1911 
1911 September 
Ann Szesciorka
    Pennsylvania US Birth Certificates 1906-1911 1911 September Ann Szesciorka
    City Directory
    US City Directories 
1822-1995 
Pennsylvania Erie 
1934 
Pg 372
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1934 Pg 372
    US City Directories 
1822-1995 
Pennsylvania Erie 
1930 
Pg 520
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1930 Pg 520
    US City Directories 
1822-1995 
Nevada Reno 
1964 
Pg 24
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Nevada Reno 1964 Pg 24
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1937 Pg 394 Kosinski
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1937 Pg 394 Kosinski
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Nevada Reno 1981 Reno Nevada City Directory 1981 Pg 25
    US City Directories 1822-1995 Nevada Reno 1981 Reno Nevada City Directory 1981 Pg 25
    Marriages
    Application for Marriage License Pennsylvania, County Marriages 1885-1950 for Wallace Kosinski and Ann Szesciorka
    Application for Marriage License Pennsylvania, County Marriages 1885-1950 for Wallace Kosinski and Ann Szesciorka
    Summit County Ohio 
US Marriage Records 
1840-1980 
1933-1941
Volumes 66-85 
Vol 84 
1940-1941 
Clarence M Hodge and Ann Gail Kosinski
    Summit County Ohio US Marriage Records 1840-1980 1933-1941 Volumes 66-85 Vol 84 1940-1941 Clarence M Hodge and Ann Gail Kosinski
    Newspaper Clippings
    Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada) · 19 Feb 1985, Tue · Page 30
Ann M Szesciorka
AKA
Gail Ann Auda Obituary
    Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada) · 19 Feb 1985, Tue · Page 30 Ann M Szesciorka AKA Gail Ann Auda Obituary
    Money Taken From Motel 
Nevada State Journal 
Reno, Nevada 
Wednesday, January 12, 1966
    Money Taken From Motel Nevada State Journal Reno, Nevada Wednesday, January 12, 1966

  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBirth - 18 Sep 1911 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 5 Feb 1929 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory - 1930 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory - 1932 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorce - Aft 1932 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1933 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1937 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1 Jan 1941 - Summit, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory - 1964 - Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Articles - 12 Jan 1966 - Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 4 Feb 1967 - Carson City, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory - 1981 - Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1985 - Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Washoe, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Address Cemetery Location Village Town City County/Shire State Country Parish Province Region Township Area Continent Not Set
  • Reference  Mark and Amy Kosinski. "Ann M. SZESCIORKA". Four Branches Genealogy. https://www.fourbranches.org/tng/getperson.php?personID=I1639&tree=mhkr (accessed July 15, 2024).

  • Source Citations

    1. [S640] United States Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.

    2. [S1213] Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania US Birth Certificates 1906-1911 1911 September for Ann Szesciorka, 154979.

    3. [S1428] Alexandra Montgomery, Find a Grave Memorial 119158143, 119158143.

    4. [S1427] Reno Gazette-Journal Reno, Nevada, Obituary for Gail Ann Auda, 30.

    5. [S1175] Atkinson City Directories, US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1930 Pg 520, 520.

    6. [S1776] Atkinson Erie Directory Co., US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1932 Erie Pennsylvania City Directory 1932 Pg 391, 391.

    7. [S1174] Atkinson City Directories, US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1934 Pg 372, 372.

    8. [S2294] Atkinson City Directory Erie Pennsylvania, US City Directories 1822-1995 Pennsylvania Erie 1937 Pg 394 Kosinski, 394.

    9. [S1482] R.L. Polk & Co., US City Directories 1822-1995 Nevada Reno 1964, 24.

    10. [S2649] Nevada State Journal, Money Taken From Motel Nevada State Journal Reno, Nevada, 15.

    11. [S2792] R.L. Polk & Company, US City Directories 1822-1995 Nevada Reno 1981 Reno Nevada City Directory 1981 for Victor L and Gail Auda, 25.

    12. [S00007] United States Census Bureau, 1930 United States Federal Census Erie Pennsylvania, Page: , Call Number/URL:.

    13. [S00326] Erie County Orphans Court, Marriage Application Wallace Kosinski and Ann M Szesciorka, 461.

    14. [S470] Atkinson Erie Directory Co Publishers, Atkinson City Directory Erie Pennsylvania 1933, 368.

    15. [S471] Atkinson Erie Directory Co Publishers, Atkinson City Directory Erie Pennsylvania 1934, 372.

    16. [S1214] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County Ohio US Marriage Records 1840-1980 1933-1941, Volumes 66-85 Vol 84, 1940-1941 for Clarence M Hodge and Ann Gail Kosinski, 77.

    17. [S473] Carson City Recorder's Office, Marriage Application Carson City Nevada Gail A SZESCIORKA and Victor L AUDA, 142879.

    18. [S1484] Carson City Marriage Records. Carson City Recorder's Office, Carson City, Nevada, Carson City, Nevada, U.S., Marriage Index, 1855-1985, Marriage Record Number: 39841416.