John Gutowski (1851-1928) and Katherine Rozewicz (1855-1922)


John Gutowski and Katherine Rozewicz were born in Poland and died in Manistee, Michigan.  Katherine was born in Smolary, near Gołańcz.  They married in Gołańcz in 1872 and emigrated to America in 1881.


Children of John and Katherine:

  • Anthony Gutowski (1876-1909)
  • Peter Gutowski (1877-1940) married Mary Kendzierski (1880-1962)
  • Nicholas Gutowski (1880-1926) married Mary Tabaczka (1881-1953)
  • William Valentine Gutowski (1884-1966) married Katherine Olejniczak (1889-1971)
  • Stanley J. Gutowski (1886-1961) married Effie M. Bishop (1878-1955)
  • Frank Gutowski (1889-1928)
  • Joseph Gutowski (1890-?)
  • Frances M. Gutowski (1895-?) married Robert J. Pepera (1889-?)
  • Ignacy A. Gutowski (1896-1901)


US Census records:

  • 1910, 298 Third Ave., Manistee, Michigan; John, Katherine, and five children in the household; John's occupation is laborer, lumberyard; they had 13 children altogether, with eight living at the time of this census.
  • 1920, 298 Third Ave., Manistee, Michigan; John’s occupation is common laborer.


John and Katherine are buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery (Block K, Lot 10) in Manistee.

2019 photo of the St. Lawrence church in Gołańcz where John and Katherine Gutowski were married in 1872