On 26 Apr 1806, Józef Borski, the son of Stefan Borski and Marianna Zawadzka, was born in Borze marcisze, ziemia ciechanowska, województwo mazowieckie, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He was baptized in the parish church in Gzy, ziemia ciechanowska, województwo mazowieckie, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on 27 Apr 1806. Józef appears to have been my first cousin, five times removed.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Józef Borski – 1806
SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Walentego (Gzy, ziemia ciechanowska, województwo mazowieckie, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth). “Kzięgi Metrykalne par. Gzy, Księga Urodzonych 1804 – 1825. [Metrical Books of the Parish of Gzy, Book of Births 1804-1825.],” pages 15-16, Józef Borski, 27 April 1806; Archivum Dieceznialne, Płock.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Józef Borski. Translated from the Polish and Latin, the record includes the following information:
Born in Borze marzisze
The Noble Stefan Borski, farmer in the parish of Gzy, husband of Marianna Zawadzka, on the 26th of April in the year of the Lord 1806 [one word?] a son, baptized on the 27th of the same month and year, and called Józef. The Godparents were the Nobles Pawel Bieńkowski, military status, and Katarzyna Zębrowska.
The image above is a digital photograph of the actual baptismal record for Józef Borski in the Book of Baptisms for the parish of Gzy 1804-1825. This image also appears on FHL INTL microfilm 1,496,799.
This record was unusual in that it includes both tabular information and paragraph-form information, and it is partly written in Polish and partly in Latin. Note that the information presented in paragraph-form extends across the two pages.
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