Bio: Lato, Felix & Josephine (Budzinski)


Contact: Marsha Hosfeld


Sources: Family Records, Census Reports, Naturalization Records.





Felix Lato, b. 29 May 1885 or 15 June 1886, Lubartow, Poland; d. 04 Oct 1962, Clark County, WI
Residence 1918: Farmer; Thorp, Clark, WI
Josephine Budzinski, b. 18 Mar 1888, Poland; d. Sep 1986, WI?
Married: 1910, Poland (Immigration to USA: 1913)
Stella, b. Nov 1911, Poland; d. Oct 1918, WI
Maria (Mary) Agnes, b. 30 Sep 1913, Virginia, MN; d. 13 Dec 2004, Gilman, Taylor, WI
Married: John Grabowski, 3 July 1930
Vincent J., b. 16 July 1915, Thorp WI; d. 30 Apr 2004, Stanley WI
Married Adeline Przybylski, May 1949

Rose, b. 17 Aug 1918, Thorp, Clark, WI; d. 23 Feb 2006, Stanley, WI
Married: Walter H. Powszukiewicz, St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, 1936
Walter died in 1957. Rose married William Long in 1960.

Nellie, b. abt 1921 (m. Donald Purkapile)
Annie, b. abt 1923 (m. Chester Zajack)
Stanley, b. 02 Nov 1924; d. 10 Apr 2002 (m. Elaine __ )
Paul, b. 23 May 1926; d. 19 Aug 1997; (m. Erma J. __ )
Joseph, b. abt May 1928 (m. Agnes __ )
New St. Hedwig's Catholic Cemetery Index
Thorp, Withee Township, Clark Co., WI
ct Lato, Felix A-64-10     1885      1962 m. Josephine
tfy Lato, Josephine A-64?     18 Mar 1888     Sep 1986 m. Felix Lato
Source Information *
t = Tombstone Info; c = Cemetery Records; f = Family Record
St. Hedwig's Catholic Cemetery Index
Co. X at Gorman Ave., Section 29, Withee Township, Clark Co., WI
f Lato, Stella b. Nov 1911 d. Oct 1918 parents: Felix & Josepha (Budzinski) Lato
(f = based on family record)
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Felisks Lato Farm Laborer Arrival Date: 13 May 1913
Birth Year: abt 1886 Birth Location: Country: Russia; City or Town: Rotkawola
Age: 27 Gender: Male Ethnicity/Race-/Nationality: Polish
Nationality: Russian; Race or People: Polish Last Residence: Rashawola, Russia
Nearest Relative (in Russia): father, Wenzel Lato, Rashawola, Yuh Lublin?
Final Destination: State: Minnesota; City or Town: Virginia
Relative or Friend there: Piotr Kanisuski?, Virginia, Minn, Boseboy?
Port of Departure: Antwerp, Belgium
Port of Arrival: New York, New York Ship Name: Zeeland
Feliska Lato 27 abt 1886 5’11" fair complexion, bl. hair, blue eyes
Josefa Lato 25 abt 1888 5’ 2" fair complexion, " , blue eyes
Stanislaw 1 yr 6 mos abt 1911 -- " " "
1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Felix Lato Age: 35 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885 Birthplace: Poland
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Spouse's Name: Josie Lato
Father's Birth Place: Poland Mother's Birth Place: Poland
Race: White Sex: Male Year of immigration: 1903 (1913) Pa
Home owned: Own Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes
Home in 1920: Reseburg, Clark, Wisconsin
Felix Lato 35 Poland Farmer - General farm
Josie Lato 32 Poland
Mary Lato   6 MN
Vincent Lato 4 5/12 WI abt 1915
Rose Lato 1 6/12 WI abt 1918
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Felix Lato Age: 45 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885 Birthplace: Poland
Relation to Head of House: Head Spouse's Name: Josephine Lato Race: White
Age at first marriage: Felix 25, Josephine 23
Home in 1930: Reseburg, Clark, Wisconsin
Felix Lato    45 Poland Imm: 1913 Na Farmer - General Farm
Josephine Lato 43 Poland Imm: 1913 Na
Mary Lato    16 MN
Vincent Lato    14 WI
Rosa Lato    11 WI
Nellie Lato      9 WI
Annie Lato      7 WI
Stanley Lato      5 WI
Paul Lato 3 10/12 WI
Joseph Lato 1 11/12 WI
This appears to be Josephine’s naturalization record
Naturalization Record Indexes
Juzfa Lato, Route No. 3, Thorp, Wisconsin 3738 P 1615
3-19-88 Poland AR 5220737 prev. files 14-57600
pet. Filed 5-14-46 pet. Granted 6-1?-46. C. 6389940
U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project)
Name: Juzfa Lato Birth Date: 19 Mar 1888 Birth Place: Poland
Age at event: 58 Court District: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa
Date of Action: 18 Jun 1946
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 12 Sept 1918
Name: Felix Lato Race: White Birth Date: 15 Jun 1886 Russ/Poland
Residence: Thorp   County: Clark, Wisconsin
FHL Roll Number: 1674590 DraftBoard: 0 Age: 32
Occupation: Farmer - self-employed Nearest Relative: Josephine Lato
Height/Build: Tall / Slender Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue / Lt Brown Signature: (yes)
Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997
Name: Felix Lato Age: 77 Sex: M (Male) Birth Date: abt 1885
Death Date: 4 Oct 1962, Clark County, Wisconsin Certificate: 028596
Social Security Death Index
Name: Felix Lato Born: 29 May 1885      Died: Oct 1962
Last Residence: Wisconsin State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951)
a cousin…?
Daughter of Vincent & Brygida (Wozniak) Lato
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Wednesday, 26 June 1929, Page 3
Joseph A. Grabowski, of Worden township, and Miss Stella M. Lato, of Worden township.



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