John Dombeck

John Dombeck

John Dombeck, 1872-1936, emigrated from Poland and was a boarder at the home of Jacob and Katherine Shirilla Golitko in Chewton. He married their daughter Susan in 1896.

Original photograph from the collection of Julia Dombeck.

Submitted by Jim Gillespie, great grandson


Can you please contact me? I am trying to find out how our families are connected. One of my lines is Shirilla and in the 1900 census Jacob Klico(Golitko) and Katherine and John Dombeck and Susan are living next door to my great grandfather Jacob Schirilla and family and his brother Stephan Shirilla and family.
I would like to share information with you.

Dombeck &shirilla families

Yes are families are connected

Jim Gillespie

Hi.... I have also been

Hi.... I have also been researching the family/descendants for several years, my gggradfather was John Andrews (son of Katherine Shirilla) I have been working recently on a webpage posting everything I know along with documents and some pictures (it is a work in progress :). I recently connected Jacob and Stephen to Katherine and am also looking for more information on their families. Thank you. You can contact me at

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