- Zofia LIPA was born on January 7, 1888 in Detroit, Michigan.
- She was baptized at St. Albertus Catholic Church on January 15, 1888 by Rev. Bronikowski.
- Her father was Simon LIPA.
- Her mother was Ludwika KNOT.
- Her godfather was Stanislaus LIPA (believed to be related to Szymon, possibly a brother).
- Her godmother was Katarzyna ZUREK.