When Cecylja Agnieszka Gwozdz was born on 12 March 1925, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Piotr Maciej Gwozdz, was 38 and her mother, Bronislawa Banas, was 39. She married Joseph Thomas Olsztyn on 28 December 1948. She lived in Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 May 2004, in Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Polish Feliks, Jerzy, Henryk, Jarek, Ludwika, Wojciech, Zbigniew.
Polish (Gwóźdź): from gwóźdź ‘nail’, applied either as a metonymic occupational name for a nailmaker or as a nickname for a tall, thin person.
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