The Birth and Baptism of Walenty Niedziałkowski – 1782

A child named Walenty Niedziałkowski, son of Lucjan Niedziałkowski and Józefa Gozdzieska, was born on 10 Feb 1782 and baptized on 17 Feb 1782.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Walenty Niedzialkowski - 1782

The Baptismal Record of Walenty Niedziałkowski – 1782

SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Jana Chrzciciela (Krasne, Powiat Ciechanowski, Województwo Mazowieckie, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth). Liber Baptisatorum Ecclesia Krasnensis ab Anno 1781 ad Annu 1807, Walenty Niedziałkowski baptism (1782) page 14, entry 12; FHL microfilm 1496579.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Baptismal Record of Walenty Niedziałkowski – 1782. Translated from the Latin, the record states:

12 Słowko Mosaki 17 February

I, Sebastian Kowalewski CRLatt have baptized an infant by the name of Walenty, born in the afternoon on the 10th of the present month, son of the Nobles Lucjus Niedziałkowski and Józefa Gozdziewska, a legally married couple. The Godparents in the Sacred Font are the Nobles Antoni Gierwatowski and Agata Wasielewska.

As with most other records from this location and time period, one must refer to a previous record to learn the year of the baptism.


This record is somewhat unusual in that it records the date of birth and further states that the birth occurred in the afternoon. Most Polish records from this time period are silent on the day of birth, much less the time of birth.

I don’t know who these Niedziałkowskis are, but they lived near my ancestors. For the time being, I’ll just file this information with my One-Name-Study documents with hopes that I will eventually discover more about this family.

Copyright © 2008 by Stephen J. Danko

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