The Birth and Baptism of Józef Dymek – 1861

Józef Dymek, son of Ignacy Dymek and Rozalia Chaberek, was born on 21 February 1861 in Piasutno, Kolno Powiat, Łomża Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland. He was baptized on 24 February 1861 in the parish church in Mały Płock, Kolno Powiat, Łomża Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Józef Dymek – 1861

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Józef Dymek – 1861

SOURCE:  Parafia pw. Znalezienia Krzyża Św. (Mały Płock, Kolno Powiat, Łomża Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland), “ Akta urodzeń 1852-1862 [Records of Births 1852-1862],” page 371, entry 50, Józef Dymek, 24 February 1861; filmed as Księgi metrykalne, 1771-1863; FHL INTL microfilm 0,948,383.

Click on the image above to view a higher resolution image. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Józef Dymek. Translated from the Polish, the record reads:

50 Piasutno

This happened in the village of Mały Płock on the twenty-fourth day of February in the year one-thousand eight-hundred sixty-one at the hour of one in the afternoon.  There appeared Ignacy Dymek, a peasant farmer residing in Piasutno, forty years of age, in the presence of Błażej Żelazny, forty-five years of age, together with Jakób Dymek, forty years of age, peasant farmers in Piasutno, a he showed Us a child of the male sex, stating that this child was born in Piasutno on the twenty-first day of this same month and year at the hour of six in the evening of him and his wife Rozalia née Chaberek, thirty years of age.  To this child at Holy Baptism performed by Us on this day was given the name Józef and his Godparents were the afore-mentioned Błażej Żelazny and Maryanna Żelazna.  This document was read aloud to the illiterate declarants and witnesses and was signed by Us.
[signed] The Reverend Franciszek Sakowicz, Pastor of Mały Płock, Maintaining the records of the Civil State

One of the earliest known Dymek ancestors of my cousins was Józef Dymek, born in about 1863 in Dymki, Kolno, Łomża.  I think I have discovered the correct parish, Mały Płock, but the microfilmed records are few and far between.  I don’t know if this Józef Dymek is the correct person, but the microfilmed records are so few that I may need to hire a professional researcher in Poland to confirm.  I do, however, believe that Mały Płock is the correct parish because of the great number of people there with the surnames Dymek and Gołas and the fact that Piasutno (called Piasutno-Dymki in some records) is in the Mały Płock parish.

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