Martinkus was my maternal grandfather's birth name. Sauka was my maternal grandmother's maiden name. They immigrated to Massachusetts from the village of Luokė, in Telšiai County. This site documents everything I've learned on this life changing expedition.
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Six Word Memoir Tribute
I remember from afar. My history.
Barbara "Bessie" Sauka Martinkus holding my big sister and her namesake, Barbara