Cwiklinski Family



The Valentine & Jozefa (Stasinski) Cwiklinski Family  

Valentine Cwiklinski was born in February of 1848 in the village of Paterek near Naklo, in Prussian Poland. On November 16, 1873 he will marry the former Jozefa Stasinski at Sw. Wawrzyniec Church, Naklo, Poland. The couple will emigrate to the United States in 1880 initially settling in Bay City, Michigan. Six children will be born to this union, John (1880), Ladislaw (1883), Leo (1887),  Joseph (1890), Anthony (1893), Serafina (1896).   The family will move to South Bend after 1910. Valentine will pass in 1917 and Jozefa will follow in 1931. They rest at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  

from the Left Standing John, Ladislav, Leo, Anthony, Joseph, Sitting Jozefa, Seraphina, Valentine


The Leo & Rose (Wlodarek) Cwiklinski Family   Leo Cwiklinski was born May 09, 1887 in Bay City, Michigan to Valentine and Jozefa Cwiklinski. He will spend his childhood in Bay City and later move with the family to South Bend. On August 05, 1911 he will marry the former Rose Wlodarek the daughter of Michael & Mary (Drajus) Wlodarek at St. Hedwig, South Bend, Indiana. Four children will be born to this union Virginia (1913), Olga (1914), Benjamin (1916) and Emanuel Leo (1918). Leo will make his living at Studebakers and will pass at St Lukes Hospital, Chicago, IL, January 30, 1958. Rose will follow on September 13, 1961. They rest at St Josephs Cemetery.


Serafina Cwiklinski, Holy Communion 1908

Photo's sent by Jim Piechorowski

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Project Started: May 05, 2009

Project Updated: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 04:23:54 PM