The Birth of Helene Rita Meleski – 1904

Helene Rita Meleski, daughter of Józef Chmielewski and Katarzyna Warchol, was born on 02 December 1904 in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.  The birth was recorded in a ledger for the city of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.

The Birth Record of Helene Rita Meleski – 1904

The Birth Record of Helene Rita Meleski – 1904

SOURCE:  “Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910,” digital images, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org : accessed 27 June 2011), Birth of Francis Chmielewski, vol. 510, page 424, no. 519, Worcester, Massachusetts, 04 October 1901; citing Vital Records: 1841-1915, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts.

The image above is a composite image from the ledger, cropped to emphasize the information for this couple.  Click on the link for a PDF copy of the birth record of Helene Rita Meleski.  The ledger states:

  • Helene Rita Meleski’s birth is recorded in Vol. 544, Page 503, No. 2362 in the ledger for the city of Worcester,
  • Her name was recorded as Helen Meleski, a female child born in Worcester,
  • She was born on 02 December 1904, and her birth was recorded in January 1905,
  • Her father was Joseph Meleski [Józef Chmielewski], a laborer from Russia residing in Worcester,
  • Her mother was Katie Wakit [Katarzyna Warchol] from Austria, residing in Worcester.

Helene Rita Meleski was my half first cousin, once removed.

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