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Mariah MATWEYCHUK

Female Bef 1892 -


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  • Name Mariah MATWEYCHUK 
    Born Bef 1892  , , Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Notes 
    • Source: Velma Ruth Riley Snowden: Mariah Matweychuk was the oldest child in the family, and married prior to the family emigrating to the United States. Mariah remained in Russia with her husband. Joseph Riley sent money through the Russian Consul to Mariah and her husband to come to the United States, but nothing ever was heard from them. Family tradition indicates Mariah (and presumably the family) was sent to Siberia under the Stalin administration, and died. No information is currently available regarding her demise, nor that of her family. The husband was reportedly in the Russian Army.
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      Story provided by Velma Riley Snowden...
      "Sometime in the 30's, my Mom contacted her older sister Mariah in Russia. She and her two children were having difficult times as her husband was in the Russian Army, I believe. So my Dad suggested he and my mother send Mariah money to come to America and we would get them situated here in this country.

      The American Consulate and the Russian Consulate sent all the necessary papers and applications, etc. Both parties submitted it all along with a sizeable check to cover the fees and passage for Mariah and 2 children.

      This was sent and nothing ever becae of the move.

      My parents tried for years to investigate it but it was a lost cause. Someone just didn't follow through and the money was taken evidently."
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    Person ID I204  Ronald Allen Snowden Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 

    Father Gheorghi (Matweychuk) HORNIE,   b. 27 Nov 1866, Volovell, Byelorussia, USSR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Katherine LETWINCHIK OR LIVENCHUK,   b. 27 Nov 1866, Galich, Ukraine, USSR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1945, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1888 
    _UID 5E308FCB5DCE4BB988319ED38570A820FEB4 
    Photos
    Babo (Grandma), Alice Sauve, Dick Sauve, Marie Yakush, Vera Hornie with arms over Dick Riley, Joe Riley, Velma Snowden with arms over Betty Marshall, and Kay Johnson with arms over Dolly (Valley) Deruy,
    Babo (Grandma), Alice Sauve, Dick Sauve, Marie Yakush, Vera Hornie with arms over Dick Riley, Joe Riley, Velma Snowden with arms over Betty Marshall, and Kay Johnson with arms over Dolly (Valley) Deruy,
    Names are listed from left to right, across the top first. Names provided are married names for all persons.
    Grodno, Russia painting, a about the turn of the 20th century.
    Grodno, Russia painting, a about the turn of the 20th century.
    Life in Grodno at the turn of the Century
    Life in Grodno at the turn of the Century
    Photograph of Grodno, Russia taken about 1915
    Photograph of Grodno, Russia taken about 1915
    Grodno has been politically unstable for several hundred years; moving back and forth between Russia and Poland. Currently Grodno is a part of the Russian Satelite country Belarus.
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet

    _UID 435A95244E114CD7901A9638CEB63FC0D3C4 
    Children 
     1. Child1
     2. Child2
    Family ID F237  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Story of Mariah's plight provided by Velma Riley Snowden
    Story of Mariah's plight provided by Velma Riley Snowden