Tomasz Chodkowski, son of Adam Chodkowski and Julianna Bieńkowska, was born on about 20 December 1768 in Mosaki-Rukle, Ciechanów Land, Mazovian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He was baptized in the parish church in Krasne, Ciechanów Land, Mazovian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on 20 December 1768.
SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Jana Chrzciciela (Krasne, Ciechanów Land, Mazovian Voivodeship, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth), “Akta urodzeń 1755-1781. [Birth Records 1755-1781.],” page 44, entry 48, Mikołaj Chodkowski, 14 Sep 1759; filmed as Księgi metrykalne, 1657-1809; FHL INTL microfilm 1,496,578, Item 9.
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79 Mosaki-Rukle – 20 December 
I, Marius Ostaszewski, Canon Regular of the Lateran, Canon Ordinary of Krasne, baptized an infant with the name Tomasz, son of the legally married couple, the Nobles Adam and Julianna Chotkowski. The Godparents in the Sacred Font of Baptism were the greatly distinguished Andrzej Przedpełski, president of the Convent [one word?] of Krasne and the Noble Katarzyna Długołęcka.
Tomasz Chodkowski was my 3rd cousin 5X removed. The Godfather was a priest, the President of the Convent of [one word?]. The Godfather’s title is “Perillustri”, which I have translated as “greatly distinguished”.
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