The Polish Village of Trentowo

Marianna Trętowska and her parents resided in Trętowo Mazanięta in the Parish of Pałuki at the time of her marriage in 1842.  There is a brief record of this village in the Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego i Innych Krajów Słowiańskich (Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland and other Slavonic Countries).

Austrian Military Map of the Trętowo Area – 1910

Austrian Military Map of the Trętowo Area – 1910

SOURCE: Third Military Mapping Survey of Austria-Hungary, Sheet 38-53, Mława. Online http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/digkonyv/topo/200e/38-53.jpg; downloaded 02 Feb 2011.

The Słownik Geograficzny Entry for Trentowo

Słownik Geograficzny Entry for Trentowo

SOURCE:  Chlebowski, Bronisław, Filip Sulimierski, and Władysław Walewski, eds., Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego i Innych Krajów Słowiańskich (Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland and other Slavonic Countries) – Warsaw 1892, Volume XII, page 471.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Słownik Geograficzny Entry for Trentowo. Translated from the Polish, the entry reads:

  Trentowo or Trętowo Pełzy  (Pęzy, Pełcz) and Trentowo Mazunięta, two villages of minor nobles on the Sona River, Ciechanów Powiat, Bartołd Gmina, and Pałuki Parish, 11 versts [0.66 miles per verst] from Ciechanów.  Trentowo Pełzy has 5 homes, 33 residents, and 156 morgs  [in the Russian partition 1 morg = 1.388 acres] (in the year 1781 there were 28 residents and in the year 1827 there were 4 homes and 16 residents).  Trentowo Mazunięta or Mozanięta has 5 homes, 47 residents, and 120 morgs (in the year 1781 there were 38 residents and in the year 1827 there were 4 homes and 31 residents.

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