Gertrude L. Gwizdala

23 December 1910–18 February 1999 (Age 88)
Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States

The Life of Gertrude L.

When Gertrude L. Gwizdala was born on 23 December 1910, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, her father, Peter Max Gwizdala Sr, was 24 and her mother, Franciska Frances S. Landowski, was 25. She married Peter Socha on 28 October 1939, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States. She lived in Bay, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 18 February 1999, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88.

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Peter Socha
Gertrude L. Gwizdala
Marriage: 28 October 1939

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28 October 1939
Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Polish (Gwizdała): nickname for someone noted for his cheerful whistling, from a derivative of gwizdać ‘to whistle’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Gertrude H Gwigdala in household of Peter M Gwigdala, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gertrude Gwizdala in household of Peter Gwizdala, "United States Census, 1920"

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