Re: Looking for the Parents of William J and Francis (Gerlach) (Kolodychak) Cody.
It is highly unlikely (not impossible) that someone in Poland would recognize the subject(s) of your search.
Also, there are no digitized genealogy records in Poland, so no one there can assist you in doing record look-ups.
The way to locate genealogy records in Poland is to first know the EXACT ancestral home of the subjects you are researching.That is because all of the vital records (births, marriages and deaths) in Poland are recorded in the local church parish or the local village/town record books.That information for Francine and William are here in the U.S.
William’s name in Poland was probably Boleslaw (Polish for William) Kol~odziejczyk (the “L” has a Polish diacritical mark through it).Kol~odziejczyk is a common Polish surname with about 20,812 adults in Poland today with that surname.
Did both William and Francine Cody die in Saint Petersburg Florida?If so, they both were the recipients of Social Security benefits and would have filled-out a Social Security Administration application (form “SS-5”) in which they would have listed the names of their parents and their place of birth.This information is available through the Freedom of Information Act.
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You indicated that Francine and William were married in Brooklyn Kings County, NY on July 14, 1937.They would have filled-out an application for a marriage license in which they would have listed the names of their parents and possibly where they were born.The church in Brooklyn where they were married would have similar information.
Finally, William’s U.S. Naturalization documents would have information about his immigration process and where he was born.William’s Declaration of Intention document would also have similar information about Francine.