Frank Bernard Drzewiecki

5 October 1880–2 April 1952 (Age 71)
Poznań, Poland

The Life of Frank Bernard

When Frank Bernard Drzewiecki was born on 5 October 1880, in Poznań, Poland, his father, Joseph Drzewiecki, was 28 and his mother, Marie Skibińska, was 22. He married Mary Cwidak on 9 November 1903, in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1893. He died on 2 April 1952, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Frank Bernard Drzewiecki
Mary Cwidak
Marriage: 9 November 1903
Frank Stanley Drzewiecki
Leo J. Drzewiecki
Henry Drzewicki
Hattie Drzewicki
Clara A. Drzewiecki

Spouse and Children

9 November 1903
Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Marie Skibińska




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Great Synagogue

Age 1

Located in Łódź, Poland, the Great Synagogue of Łódź was built in 1881. Adolf Wolff designed the layout. Referred to as The Temple, it served the reformed congregation for many years. Unfortunately, the synagogue was burned and destroyed by Germans in 1939.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name from any of the many places called Drzewce or Drzewiec, from drzewa ‘trees’, or possibly a topographic name from the same word.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Frank Drisewiecki, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Drzewicki, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Drzewiecki in household of Grzegory Janowiak, "United States Census, 1900"

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