The Birth and Baptism of Franciszka Chodkowska – 1761

Franciszka Chodkowska, daughter of Adam Chodkowski and Julianna Bieńkowska, was born on about 4 October 1761 in Mosaki-Rukle, Ciechanów Land, Mazovian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. She was baptized in the parish church in Krasne, Ciechanów Land, Mazovian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on 4 October 1761.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Franciszka Chodkowska - 1761

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Franciszka Chodkowska - 1761

SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Jana Chrzciciela (Krasne, Ciechanów Land, Mazovian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth), “Akta urodzeń 1755-1781. [Birth Records 1755-1781.],” page 71, entry 54, Franciszka Chodkowska, 04 Oct 1761; filmed as Księgi metrykalne, 1657-1809; FHL INTL microfilm 1,496,578, Item 9.

Click on the image above to view a higher resolution image. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Franciszka Chodkowska. Translated from the Latin, the record reads:

54.     Mosaki-Rukle

I, Jakub Pilchowski, Canon Regular of the Laterans, Promotor of the Most Holy Rosary, on the 4th day of October [1761] baptized a female child with the name Franciszka, daughter of the legally married couple the Noble Adam Chotkowski and Julianna née Bieńkowska his wife. The Godparents in the Sacred Font were the Noblewoman Marcianna Mosakowska and Michał Modzelewski.

Franciszka Chodkowska was my 3rd cousin 5X removed.

The first named Godparent, Marcianna Mosakowska, is described in this record as “Gnosa Domina” which is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase “Generosa Domina”. “Generosa” can be translated as “Noble” and “Domina” may be translated as “Lady”. Thus, I have translated the phrase “Generosa Domina” as “Noblewoman”.

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