A daughter named Joanna was born to my 2nd great grand uncle Ludwik Niedziałkowski and his wife Józefa Pomaska on 15 February 1871. Ludwik was, in turn, the brother of my 2nd great grandfather, Wojciech Niedziałkowski.
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, Joanna Niedziałkowski birth (1871); FHL microfilm 1958806.
Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth Record of Joanna Niedziałkowska – 1871. Translated from the Polish, the record states:
It happened in the ecclesiastical village of Szwelice on the fourth [Julian Calendar] / sixteenth [Gregorian Calendar] of February in the year one thousand eight hundred seventy one at the hour of three in the afternoon, there presented himself Ludwik Niedziałkowski, the owner of a part [of the village], thirty-six years old, living in Pomaski, in the presence of Jan Pomaski, fifty years old, and Marcin Mossakowski, fifty years old, citizens residing in Pomaski, and he showed us a child of the female sex, declaring that she was born in Pomaski yesterday at the hour of four in the morning of his wife Józefa of the Pomaskis, age thirty-two. At Holy Baptism performed on this day by the Reverend Ignace Kołakowski, pastor of this place, the child was given the name Joanna, and the Godparents were Dominik Pomaski and Rozalia Niedziałkowska. This document was read aloud to the declarants and witnessed and was signed below by Us alone, because the declarants and witnesses cannot write.
Rev[erend] Ig[nace] 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.
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