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Generation #1
Family of Mathias Kilian and Rosalie Gandyra

Our oldest known Killian ancestor (then spelled Kilian) was Mathias Kilian, b.1832-1848 PR, d.June 13, 1884, NC, m.abt. 1864 in PR (although there may have been an earlier marriage to a Catherine) Rosalie Gandyra (who was b.abt. 1842 PR). Their children were:

1-Johan Killian, poss. b.Schlakowitz, Opole, PO abt.May 1865:

2-Peter Jacob Killian, b.May 19, 1866, Warsaw, PO, d.May 30, 1928 in WEY, at a time and place yet unknown to Barbara Mary Lisowski:

3-Hedwig Killian, b.abt. 1868 in PO. Her last known residence was in Alberta, Canada:

4-Maria Katherine Killian, b.1878 NC, d.1960 in WEY, m.John Henry Benning abt.1902 (he b.1873 in WAU and d.1954 in WEY):

5-Elizabeth Killian, b.abt.1872 NC:

6-Joseph Killian, b.abt.1873 NC, d:March 07, 1877, in NC:

7-Rochus Killian, b.Aug. 04, 1876 NC:

8-Catherine Killian, b.Nov. 06, 1879 NC:

9-Julia Killian, b.May 20, 1881 NC:

10-Adalbertus Killian, b.April 03, 1883 NC, d:1950 WEY, m.Mary Karsch, who was b.GER and d.March 09, 1972 WEY:

11-Franciscus Killian, b.Dec. 03, 1884 NC, d.Feb.17, 1889 NC: