Although we have been told that Frank's mother is Mary Halstead
, his birth certificate indicates his mother is Mary Lazurik
, age 20, born in Hungary (this equals born in 1884), and this is her first child. There is nothing entered for his father's information.
Found him on the 1920 Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut census (dist 263 img 110 ) as Frank LaSurke
age 15. He is a cousin in the household of Mary LaSurke
. Father, mother born Austria. It is unknown how he is related.
Daughter Mary Ann
said his mother was Mary Halstead
, and was still alive c.1944, in Springfield, Massachusetts. A Maria Lazorik
is shown as mother of a Helena Lazorik
with a note that says her legal name was Halstead - baptism record from St Michael's Church, Derby, Connecticut.
His address in 1930: 480 Shelton Ave Hamden, CT - 1930 city directory.
His birth record (Derby, CT) shows Frank Lazurik
, mother - Mary Lazurik
father - John Kzmrdy
? (not legible, and was added later)