- Jan and Anna Pietracki Wedding Photo (14 KB)
Jan and Anna Pietracki were married January 26,1913. They are the parents of Henry Petroski Sr.
- Jan Kulesza (18 KB)
Jan Kulesza is the father of Anna Kulesza who married Jan Pietracki. He was born in June of 1851, Litra Poland. The date and place of this photo is unknown. An approximate date may be given if someone can recognize the model and perhaps year of the automobile in the background.
- John and Lisa Petroski Wedding Photo (106 KB)
Here is the 1997 wedding photo of John and Lisa.
- Stephanie Kritis photos (314 KB)
These are 2 photos of Stephanie, wife of Ray Kritis, one was taken in the 30s or 40s, the other in the 60s or 70s.
- Mostly Wielkie location on cyrillic map (103 KB)
This map uses the cyrillic alphabet showing the location of Wielkie Mostly (highlighted in blue.)
- Paul Petroski and Noreen Clark (20 KB)
Paul is the youngest of Hank and Polly Petroski.
- July 3, 2000 Family Reunion Family Photo 1 (200 KB)
This photo has almost everyone in it.
- Polly Petroski and grown up children (16 KB)
Bob, Alice, Paul, Polly, Jim and Hank Petroski.
- Family Reunion Golf Tournament Winners (76 KB)
Hal and Greg are the winners of the Family Golf Tournament. Here they are posing with their trophies--gopher hand puppets.
- John and Polly Petroski (278 KB)
John, Hank and Yolanda's son, spent time in the Marine Corps. This photo was taken on one of Polly's visits to see him.
- Family Reunion Golf Tournament members (67 KB)
Ray,Carol,Alice and Hank getting ready to tee off.
- Harold and Ann Richards (213 KB)
Harold and Ann Richards. Date and place unknown.
- Family Reunion-Family history discussion (57 KB)
Family members discuss the early history of the family.
- Cousins in 1969. (373 KB)
1969 was the last year these grandchildren of Olena gathered. Foreground: Larry Kritis, Paul Petroski. Foreground: Raymond Kritis, Jim and Bob Petroski, Dennis Richards (kneeling) and Chuck Bihum.
- Family Reunion-Family history discussion members (53 KB)
Ann, Marlene, Ray, Diane and Sharon Ratay participate in the history discussion.
- Ann Bihun, Charles Toloczko, Ray Kritis (183 KB)
Charles Toloczko is Olga's third husband. Date and place of photo is unknown.
- Family Reunion-Family history:Larry and Ann (41 KB)
Larry gave a presentation on family history and genealogy. Ann adds more information.
- Family Reunion-Family history: Debra, Carol & Yola (51 KB)
Debra, Carol and Yolanda watch the presentation of the family history.
- Family Reunion-picnic: Bryan, Larry, & Debra (77 KB)
Bryan, Larry & Debra try to stay cool in the hot July afternoon.
- Family Reunion-Holiday Inn: Dennis, Ken & Ann (43 KB)
On July 4,2000 many family members gathered for breakfast at the Holiday Inn. Dennis, Ken and Ann have a laugh.
- Mike, Ann, Polly, Ray and Emily (247 KB)
Mike Bihum, Ann Richards, Polly Miller, Ray Kritis and Mike's wife, Emily.
- Tony, Ray and Olga (260 KB)
This was taken a year or so after the other photo of Tony and Olga.
- Bihun-Redkiewicz Wedding Photo (1914) (781 KB)
This is the wedding photo of the October 1, 1914, wedding of Andreas Bihun and Olena Redkiewicz. Can anyone identify the others in this photo? Is Jan Redkiewicz to the left of Olena?
- Helen (Domenci) and Olga (Olena) Redkiewicz (815 KB)
This outside photo of Helen and Olga must have been taken sometime in the 1930s. Location unknown.
- Family Reunion-Holiday Inn:Tia,Ray,Dennis,Ann&Jake (48 KB)
Tia,Ray,Dennis,Ann and Jake around the table.
- Anna Banana Stringbean at 9 months (224 KB)
This is an outside photo taken of Ann before her first birthday. What a cutie!
- Family Reunion-Holiday Inn:YolaHank,CarolKen,Cindi (42 KB)
Yolanda,Hank,Carol,Ken and Cindi around the table.
- Harold Richards on his birthday (181 KB)
- Family Reunion-Holiday Inn:R.Kritis family,etc (52 KB)
Matt,Debbie,Cara,Raymond,Noreen,Paul & Tim around the table.
- Janice Richards at age 2 (217 KB)
Two year old Janice
- Family Reunion-Holiday Inn:Hank, etc (69 KB)
Hank,Raymond,Paul,Larry,Stephanie & Ray around the table.
- Janice, Harold and Ann Richards at wedding (134 KB)
This is the wedding day of Janice Richards soon to be Janice Rogerson getting ready for her wedding.
- Paul,Raymond,Larry & Debra at Jake's Steaks (74 KB)
July 5, 2000, some remaining family members go to Laclede's Landing for the evening.
- Helen and Brian Rogerson at wedding (103 KB)
Wedding date is August 14, 1992.
- Family Reunion-Holiday Inn:Hal,Kaitlin,Jake,etc (48 KB)
Hal,Kaitlin,Jake,Bobbi,Tia,Tiffiny,Jeremy around the table at the Holiday Inn.
- July 3, 2000 Family Reunion Family Photo (58 KB)
This photo has almost everyone who came to the reunion in it. I would like to cut and paste the other people who missed the photo opportunity into this photo. If anyone has photos of the missing people to add, please send them to me and I will do my best to insert them into the photo. I will also return the photo to the owners by mail. However, scanning them and sending them by email if possible would make it easier. Thanks.
- Janice Richards high school photo (5 KB)
This photo of Janice was taken in 1955 for her high school yearbook.
- The Coca Cola Family of the 1940s (14 KB)
This photo from approximately 1943 shows Mike Bihum holding Hank Jr. with Mike and Marlene in back of him and Ray,Emily and Hank Sr. in the background.
- Michael & Georgia Bihum1961 (11 KB)
This photo was taken the same year they were married
- The Michael & Emily Bihum family with spouses. (46 KB)
This photo shows Michael & Emily Bihum with their children and spouses. Back row: Michael Jr. Bihum, Harry Walker, Michael Bihum Sr., Charles Bihum. Front row: Georgia Bihum, Marlene Walker, Emily Bihum and Virginia Bihum.
- Tony Kamisoritis & Olena (238 KB)
This is a photo of Tony and Olena shortly after they were married. The approximate year is 1923.
- Raymond, Ann and Polly (152 KB)
This is a photo of 3 of Olena's children. The approximate year is 1924.
- Olena Photo Portrait (65 KB)
This photo portrait of Olena was taken sometime in the late 1930s or in the 1940s.
- July 3, 2000 Family Reunion Photo II (52 KB)
Here is another panoramic photo of the family
- Olena on porch (251 KB)
Olena is sitting on the porch reading a magazine article about roses. Notice the bandages on her fingers. Has she been handling roses?
- July 3, 2000 Family Reunion Photo III (51 KB)
Here is yet another reunion photo.
- Olena's mother Pauline Redkiewicz (124 KB)
Pauline (or Pavlinko) Redkiewicz is sitting on the porch with Olena. The approximate year is 1945.
- Anne Chapman, Katarina , Polly, Hank Jr, & Olga (136 KB)
The date of this photo is approximately 1942. Anne Chapman, Katarina Redkiewicz (Jan's wife), Polly, Hank and Olga Toloczko.
- Pauline (Pavlinko) in Galacia (21 KB)
This photo of Pauline dates probably pre 20th century. It was probably taken at her home. The area at the time may have been Galacia but had changed hands many times. This area has been Polish, Ukrainian, Galacian, Hungarian and Russian.
- Mike & Georgia Bihum with Diane, Bob & Maryalice (215 KB)
This is a recent photo of Mike Bihum, Diane Petroski, Georgia Bihum, Bob Petroski and Alice Pendleton.
- Daniel Bihum. (10 KB)
Daniel is the son of Michael Bihum III.
- Olena's children all grown up. (179 KB)
Here are 3 photos of Ray, Ann, Polly and Mike. The photos are from the 1950s, Alice's wedding in 1972, and Ray and Steph's 50th wedding anniversary a few years ago.
- Michael Bihun at age 5 and Ann Bihun at age 2 (538 KB)
This is the earliest photo that I have of Michael Bihun.
- Dannie Lee Bihum. (20 KB)
Dannie Lee is the youngest son of Michael Bihum II and Georgia.
- Lisa, Hailey Belle, and John Petroski (362 KB)
John is the son of Hank,Jr and Yolanda Petroski. Hank,Jr is the son of Hank,Sr. and Pauline Petroski. Pauline (Polly) is third child of Olena (Olga.) Hailey is one of Olga's latest descendants.
- Michael Bihum III and daughter April (184 KB)
This is Michael's and Georgia's son Michael and his daughter April.
- Karen Bihum & husband. (16 KB)
Karen is the daughter of Michael and Georgia Bihum.
- John and Laura Hudak with Polly Petroski (195 KB)
John and Laura are relaxing with Polly.
- Alice's hole- in-one. (35 KB)
This is Mary Alice's first hole-in-one. We are waiting for her second.
- Polly Bihun as a Junior in High School (89 KB)
This photo of Polly was taken on June 5, 1937, when she was a junior in high school.
- The Anderson Family (35 KB)
The Andersons in the year 2000.
- Shari and Mark Austin at their wedding (135 KB)
This photo was taken at Shari & Mark's wedding, date unknown.
- Jay and Cindi, Tia and Tiffany Brown (96 KB)
Jay Walker towers over Cindi Brown. Here are 2 of Cindi's children, Tia and Tiffany Brown.
- Yolanda and Hank Petroski in 1965 (12 KB)
Here is a 1965 photo of Yolanda and Hank the day of Hank's Police Academy graduation.
- Hank and Andy Petroski (12 KB)
Andy is Hank's youngest of 3 children.
- Polly, Hank and Yolanda Petroski (25 KB)
This photo was taken at John Petroski's wedding in June of 1997
- Michael and Kimberly Anderson (17 KB)
This photo of Michael and Kimberly Anderson was taken for their November 1993 wedding.
- The Anderson Kids (29 KB)
This is a photo of Michael and Kimberly Anderson three children: Jacob, Jordan and Jacqueline.
- Brian, Laura, Hal, Cindi and J. C. Rogerson (71 KB)
This is a recent photo of Janice and Joel's 5 children.
- Alice & Polly (17 KB)
Here is a photo of Alice and Polly
- Tiffany, Jeremy, Tia and Cindi Brown (90 KB)
This is a recent photo of Cindi Brown and her three children.
- Alice and bird (29 KB)
Here is Alice making friends with a parrot
- Olga and Charles Toloczko obituaries (644 KB)
These are copies of Olga's and Charles's obituaries that Ann Richards saved.
- Hank Sr. and Polly's children (16 KB)
Bob, Hank Jr., Alice, Jim and Paul in 1999
- 1919 Map of the Rawa ruska area (117 KB)
This map has Rawa ruska, Chlewczany, and Mosty Wielkie. Andreus Redkowicz came from Chewczany and Olga came from Mosty Wielkie. Remember, the towns will have different spellings depending on the country (and language) where the map was made.
- Hailey Belle Petroski (24 KB)
This is John and Lisa Petroski's pride and joy, Hailey
- 1923 Polish map (105 KB)
This Polish map was printed in Chicago. It has only Rawa Ruska and Mosty Wk.
- Henry Sr. and Polly Petroski Wedding (44 KB)
The is the wedding photo of Henry and Polly Petroski, date unknown.
- 1958 Natl Geographic map of the Rawa Ruska area (110 KB)
This National Geographic map has only Rava Russkaya (Rawa Ruska) and Velikiye Mosty on it.
- 1959 Map of Rava-Russkaya area (88 KB)
This map includes all three towns we are interested in: Rava-Russkaya, Khevchany and Velkiye Mosty.
- Galacian Battles of August and September 1914 (83 KB)
This map shows the Austrian Fourth Army under General Auffenberg moving near Rava Russka but eventually repelled at the Battle of Gaila Lipa by the Russian Third Army under General Ruzski.
- Modern road map near Rawa Russkaja (150 KB)
This road map shows only Rawa Ruska and Chlewczany.
- Another modern road map of Rava-Rus'ka area (130 KB)
This road map only shows Rava-Rus'ka and Chlvcany in cyrillic.