The Death and Burial of Melchior Chodkowski – 1848

Melchior Chodkowski, son of Adam Chodkowski and Julianna Bieńkowska, died on 12 October 1848 in Chodkowo kuchny, Maków Okręg, Płock Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland. His death was reported to the pastor of the parish church in Płoniawy, Maków Okręg, Płock Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland on 12 October 1848.

The Death and Burial Record of Melchior Chodkowski - 1848

The Death and Burial Record of Melchior Chodkowski - 1848

SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Stanisława BM (Płoniawy, Maków Okręg, Płock Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland), “Akta metrykalne par. Płoniawy; Akta zmarłych 1842-1857. [Metrical records of the parish of Płoniawy; Death records 1842-1857],” folio 85 recto, entry 150, Melchior Chodkowski, 12 Oct 1848; The Archives of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Płock, Płock, Poland.

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 Melchior Chodkowski. Translated from the Polish, the record reads:

150. Chodkowo kuchny          XMJ          85.

This happened in the village of Płoniawy on the thirtieth of September / twelfth of October in the year one-thousand eight-hundred forty-eight at the hour of three in the afternoon. There appeared Stanisław Gutowski, son-in-law of the deceased, forty-two years of age, and Piotr Niesiąbęzki, forty-nine years of age, owners of parts [of the village] and residing in Chodkowo kuchny, and they declared that on this day at the hour of five in the morning, Melchior Chodkowski died in Chodkowo kuchny, residing with his family in Mosaki rukle, son of the well-born Adam and Julianna née Bieńkowska, leaving behind his wife Agnieszka Zabielska. After visual confirmation of the death of Melchior Chodkowski, this document was read to the declarants who do not know how to write and was signed by Us. – The Reverend Tyburcy Morawski, Pastor of Płoniawy

Melchior Chodkowski was my 3rd cousin 5X removed. His first wife, Kunegunda Zbyszyńska, predeceased him. His second wife, Agnieszka Zabielska, survived him. One of the declarants in this record is his son-in-law, Stanisław Gutowski, but the spouse of the declarant (and daughter of the deceased) is unknown.

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