Orzell Family Genealogy

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This site is dedicated to my ancestors who bravely left Galicia (Poland) and Russian annexed part of Poland to settle in America. As a Polish American from Bristol, Connecticut and proud of my polish heritage I want to create an accurate family history for future generations to enjoy.

I am researching the following families on my paternal side: Dydo, Pawlusiak, Chrusciel, Sapinski, and Grabowski from the West Rutland, Vermont area. My maternal ancestors Radaskiewicz and Yaross/Yarosh are from the greater Hartford County, Connecticut region.

As you go through the site you will find some of the name written in Polish. When I did my research I found the names written on the documents in Polish so I kept them that way. If you try to find someone in the Ellis Island Records you will need to know the name in Polish or else you will never find that person. I will try to start adding the American names with the Polish.

All of the information posted on this site has been extracted from public records or it is my own knowledge. The data on the people who are still alive has been edited to protect their privacy. If you find any information to be inaccurate or would like to add a fact please feel free to contact me at the email address below. Thank you and I hope you find the information helpful.

The site is about sharing stories, photos and keeping the family in touch.