Gazlay Family History

FamilyPaul P. Sowa


FatherFrank Stanley Sowa (15 September 1883 - 17 November 1965)
MotherVeronica Fisher (ca. 1894 - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 27 June 2015; Last Edited: 27 June 2015 
NamePaul P. Sowa
Born ca. 1915 in Connecticut1, 2, 3
Married to Breczia ‘Bertha’ Krupowski4
Died 3 October 1961 in Norwich, Chenango County, New York1


Spouse 1FamilyBreczia ‘Bertha’ Krupowski (daughter of Kostak Krupowski and Michelina ‘Lena’ Drozdowski)
Born 3 September 1917 in Connecticut
Married to Paul P. Sowa
Died 26 February 1984 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
Children of Paul P. Sowa and Breczia ‘Bertha’ Krupowski:
+1.FamilyPaul Donald ‘Snoonie’ Sowa
Born 24 June 1936 in Connecticut
Married November 1956 in Connecticut to Katherine Buzon
Married 10 June 1977 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut to Marie C. Callahan
Died 14 February 1994 in Colchester, Connecticut
2.FamilyCarol Sowa
Born ca. 1943
Married 30 January 1960 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut to Alber Matthews
Married 4 August 1962 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut to Charles D. Robinson
3.FamilyRonald J. Sowa
Born 19 December 1953


  1. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001, available at Paul Sowa, died: 3 October 1961 in Norwich, New London [County], Connecticut, age 47; spouse: Bert.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, Connecticut, New London County, Norwich, Enumeration District 6-58, Sheet No. 2A, family of Frank Sowa [indexed as Soma] (45, Poland, laborer, cutlery, first married age 27, immigrated in 1906); wife Veronica Sowa (36, Czechoslovakia, weaver, silk mill, first married age 19, immigrated 1910); son Paul Sowa (17, Connecticut, sweeper, cotton mill); son Frank Sowa Jr. (13, Connecticut); daughter Linda B. Sowa (11, Connecticut).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, Connecticut, New London County, Uncasville, Enumeration District 6-33, Sheet No. 4B, family of Paul P. Sowa (25, Connecticut, truck driver, gravel co.); wife Bertha Sowa (21, Connecticut, machine operator, pants factory); son Paul Sowa Jr. (3, Connecticut).
  4. Obituary, The Day, New London, Connecticut, 27 February 1984, Bertha Sowa, age 64, died on 26 February 1984 in Norwich, Connecticut. The article provides vital and biographical details, the names of her husband and four siblings, and place of burial.