Napoleon Chodkowski, son of Jacek Roch Chodkowski and Ewa Krzyżewska, died on 03 February 1810 in Mosaki-Rukle, Krasne Gmina, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Department, Duchy of Warsaw, eleven days after his birth. He was buried in the cemetery of the parish church in Krasne, Krasne Gmina, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Department, Duchy of Warsaw on 04 February 1810.
SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Jana Chrzciciela (Krasne, Krasne Gmina, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Department, Duchy of Warsaw), “Akta Ciwilne Urodzonych i Zeyscia Gmina Krasinskiey 1809. [Civil Records of Births and Deaths in the Krasne Gmina 1809.],” folio 45 verso, Napoleon Chodkowski, 04 Feb 1810; filmed as Kopie księg metrykalnych, 1808-1892; FHL INTL microfilm 0,702,791, Item 3.
Click on the image above to view a higher resolution image. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Napoleon Chodkowski. Translated from the Polish, the record reads:
Mosaki-Rukle.In the year one-thousand eight-hundred ten, on the fourth day of the month of February, before Us, the pastor of Krasne and Registrar of the Civil State, Krasne Gmina, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Department, there appeared the well-born Jacek Chotkowski, father of the deceased child, and Józef Niedziałkowski, his neighbor, both owners of a part and residing in Mosaki-Rukle, and they declared to Us that on the third day of February of this same year, at the hour of three in the afternoon, Napoleon Chotkowski died, nine days old, of Noble status, son of the well-born Jacek and Ewa née Krzyżewska Chotkowski, residing in Mosaki-Rukle in the house under the number two. After which the present death record was read aloud and signed by Us, inasmuch as the declarants do not know how to write.
The Reverend Franciszek Sułkowski, pastor of Krasne, discharging the duties of the Civil Registrar.
Napoleon Chodkowski was my 4th cousin 4X removed. Although the death record states that he was nine days old at the time of his death, I calculate that he was actually 11 days old when he died.
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