Helena Chodkowska was born on 27 March 1885 in Kobylaki Czarzaste, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland and was baptized on 29 March 1885 in Przasnysz, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland. She was the daughter of Ezechiel Chodkowski and Pelagia Rozalia Ropelewska.
SOURCE: Roman Catholic Parish in Przasnysz (Przasnysz, Przasnysz Powiat, Płock Gubernia, Congress Kingdom of Poland), “Duplicate Civil Registrations of the Parish of Przasnysz for the Year 1885,” folio 19 recto, entry 111, birth and baptismal record for Helena Chodkowska, recorded 29 March 1885; State Archives in Pułtusk, digital images, Genbaza (http://metryki.genbaza.pl : accessed 24 Jun 2016).
Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record for Helena Chodkowska – 1885. Translated from the Russian, the record states:
111. Kobylaki Czarzaste.
This happened in the city of Przasnysz on the seventeenth / twenty-ninth of March in the year one-thousand eight-hundred eighty-five at three o’clock in the afternoon. Ezechiel Chodkowski appeared, a farmer in Kobylaki Czarzaste, thirty-six years old, in the presence of Paweł Ropelewski, a farmer from Kobylaki Czarzaste, fifty-six years old, and Tomasz Dziadowicz, a church servant from Przasnysz, fifty years old, and he presented to us a female child born in Kobylaki Czarzaste on the fifteenth / twenty-seventh of this same month, at seven o’clock in the evening of his lawful wife Pelagia née Ropelewska, nineteen years old. At Holy Baptism performed on this date, this child was given the name Helena, and her Godparents were Paweł Ropelewski and Julianna Nestempska. This document was read to the declarant and illiterate witnesses and was signed by us, the Pastor of the Przasnysz Parish
[signed] The Reverend Stanisław Czapliński
Helena Chodkowska was my 6th cousin,2x removed. She would later marry Stanisław Morawski.
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