The Birth and Baptism of Pelagia Niedziałkowska – 1869

A daughter named Pelagia was born to my 2nd great grand uncle Ludwik Niedziałkowski and his wife Józefa Pomaska on 16 January 1869. Ludwik was, in turn, the brother of my 2nd great grandfather, Wojciech Niedziałkowski.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Pelagia Niedzialkowska - 1869 (Polish)

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Pelagia Niedziałkowska – 1869

SOURCE: Parafia Podwyższenia Św. Jana Chrzciciela (Szwelice, Maków Powiat, Łomża Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland). Akta urodzeń 1867-1889, Pelagia Niedziałkowski birth (1869); FHL microfilm 1958806.

Click on the link for a PDF Copy of the Birth Record of Pelagia Niedziałkowska – 1869. Translated from the Polish, the record states:


It happened in the ecclesiastical village of Szwelice on fifth [Julian Calendar] / seventeenth [Gregorian Calendar] day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred sixty nine at the hour of twelve o’clock in the afternoon.  Ludwik Niedziałkowski presented himself, thirty-six years of age, heir to a part [of the village], living in Pomaski, in the presence of Jan Pomaski, fifty years of age, and Marcin Mossakowski, fifty years of age, heirs to a part [of the village] living in Pomaski.  He showed Us a child of the female sex, declaring that she was born in Pomaski yesterday at the hour of ten o’clock in the evening, born of his wife Józefa née Pomaska, twenty-six years of age. At Holy Baptism performed this day by the Reverend Ignace Kołakowski, the child was given the name Pelagia and the Godparents were Wojciech Niedziałkowski and Ludwika Mossakowska. This document was read aloud to the declarants and witnesses and signed by Us alone because the declarants and witnesses cannot write.

Rev[erend] Ig[nacy] Kołakowski, Pastor of Szwelice
Maintaining the Public Register

This entry is one of the Niedziałkowski family records from the Szwelice parish that I have not yet translated and posted, even though I’ve had this record for several years.

The numbers above and below the name of the village indicate that the record is on page 98 and is the 4th baptism recorded in Szwelice for the year 1869.

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2 Responses to The Birth and Baptism of Pelagia Niedziałkowska – 1869

  1. Hi Steve,

    In reviewing my Kulikowski family research this week, I noticed the Niedzialkowska name on a marriage record included on my photocopy: 1922 marriage of Ceslawa Chelchowska (b. 1904), daughter of Joseph and Pelagia (ex Niedzialkowska) Chelchowski. Just fyi, in case this is of interest.

    And in the Small World Department, your Boleslaw Izbicki lived in the same three-decker as my maternal Prokopowicz family ca. 1916.

    Barbara Proko

    • Steve says:

      Yes, Barbara, I’m interested in knowing more about this record. Where did this marriage occur? The dates are consistent with the possibility that this Pelagia Niedzialkowska could be my cousin.

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