Are We Polish? Part Two

Maria Bukmakofsky wasn’t an only child. Her sister Caroline also immigrated to the Chicago area. Shown here in the 1900 census with her husband and children, Caroline’s family is listed as German but with a very Polish-sounding surname – Domkowsky: It wasn’t easy to prove the connection between Caroline Domkowsky and Maria (nee Bukmakofsky) Mangels. Caroline’s son helped connect…