The Death and Burial of Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska – 1855

Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska, wife of Jan Chodkowski, died on 07 December 1855 in Chodkowo, Maków Okręg, Łomża Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland. She was buried in the parish church in Płoniawy, Maków Okręg, Łomża Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland on 08 December 1855.

The Death and Burial Record of Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska - 1855

The Death and Burial Record of Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska – 1855

SOURCE: Parafia pw. św. Stanisława BM (Płoniawy, Maków Okręg, Łomża 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 232 verso, entry 305, Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska, 08 Dec 1855; 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 Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska. Translated from the Polish, the record reads:

305.  Chodkowo

This happened in the village of Płoniawy on the twenty-sixth of November / eighth of December in the year one-thousand eight-hundred fifty-five at the hour of eleven before noon. There appeared Jan Chodkowski ‘suąz’, sixty years of age, and Ignacy Chodkowski, son of the deceased, twenty-nine years of age, owners of parts [of the village] and residing in Chodkowo, and they declared that yesterday at the hour of three in the afternoon, Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska, owner of a part [of the village], sixty-seven years of age, leaving behind her widowed husband, the afore-mentioned Jan Chodkowski, died in Chodkowo. After visual confirmation of the death of Joanna Chodkowska, this document was read to the declarants who do not know how to write and was signed by Us.
     [signed] The Reverend Tyburcy Morawski, Pastor of Płoniawy, maintaining the Civil Register

I have not found a Birth and Baptismal Record for Joanna née Kobylińska Chodkowska, but her age at death (sixty-seven years) implies that she was born in October 1788. However, Joanna’s age is very difficult to read in this record – I very well may have misread her age. A compiled genealogy by Adam Pszczólkowski provides the year of her birth as “about 1804″, probably based on his interpretation of Joanna’s age in this same record.

REFERENCE: Pszczółkowski, Adam A. 2005. Gniazdo i Krze: rodowody Chodkowskich. Chłodkowo Wielkie: Stowarzyszenie Rodów Chodkowskich.

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