[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Miszewko, County of Plock

Gary Warner garyw555 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 4 19:36:23 PDT 2017


Before the establishment of a Lutheran church in any area, the Catholic Church would have recorded all Lutheran baptisms, marriages and deaths.  I believe the government required such recording.

I also suspect that the Catholic Church, like the Lutheran church, also had new parishes formed from the original Catholic parishes. That means that even though a current day parish is closest to the village of interest, you really need to discover the date of formation of all Catholic Churches in the area of interest to discover which was the likely church that your events were recorded in.

Gary Warner

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> On Jul 4, 2017, at 1:52 PM, Frank Schultz <frankinclt at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to hear people’s opinions as to where I could find the birth entry of a Lutheran child that was born around 1785 in the village of Miszewko. On a Polish map from today, I found that the village is part of the community of Bodzanow.
> For the latter, there are Catholic church records available at family search. The Lutheran parish of Plock was established in 1804, so the birth had to be entered somewhere else.
> Thank you,
> Frank
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