Birth Name: Martha Helen Kostyra
Place of Birth: Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 3, 1941
Martha Stewart is an American businessperson, writer, and television personality. Martha is the daughter of Jadwiga/Martha (Ruszkowski) and Edward Kostyra. All of her grandparents were Polish. She sometimes used her grandmother’s Polish recipes on her cooking shows, and has said she learned them from her mother.
Martha’s paternal grandfather was Franciszek “Frank” Kostyra (the son of Wojciech Kostyra and Franciska Lach). Martha’s grandfather Franciszek was born in Kopki.
Martha’s paternal grandmother was Helena/Helen Krukar (the daughter of Walenty Valentinns Krukar and Tecla/Tichla Grysiewicz). Helena was born in Zagorze.
Martha’s maternal grandfather was Josef Ruszkowski (the son of Tomasz Ruszkowski and Julia Kiszalyska). Josef was born in Kotun.
Martha’s maternal grandmother was Franciszka Albiniak (the daughter of Michael Albiniak and Franciszka Orzel). Martha’s grandmother Franciszka was born in Janow.
Family history of Martha Stewart – http://www.huffingtonpost.com
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