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Wajszczuks in Żelechlinek – May 30, 2011


In May of 2011, while searching the Internet with GOOGLE, after entering the name „Wajszczuk”, we found a website of the Polish Genealogical Society and on it there were published results of a search of the death records of the Żelechlinek Parish for the time period 1808-87. (see the map)

http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/index.php?rid=100&from_date=&to_date=&search_lastname=&rpp2=50&rpp1=4700&bdm=50&url1=&w=05ld&op=gt

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

4735 1861 3021

Franciszek

Wajsczak 47 Żelechlinek  

4736 1861 2981

Julianna

Wajsczak 5 Żelechlinek  

4737 1874 4059

Antoni

Wajszczak 33 Żelechlinek  

4738 1871 3753

Józefa

Wajszczak 5 Żelechlinek  

4739 1865 3389

Zofiia

Wajszczak 57 Żelechlinek  

4740 1872 3884

Antonina

Wajszczuk 60 Żelechlinek  

4741 1876 4315

Balbina

Wajszczuk 104 Żelechlinek  

In the next step, we contacted by mail the local Village Administrator and the Parish Priest in the Żelechlinek Parish (and are now waiting for their answers). We are also planning to review the original Record Books in the Archives.


June 2, 2011

Further search in the files of the Polish Genealogical Society for this region revealed that a person with a similar last name (another name variant?) – Wajszczyk – got married also in the Żelechlinek Parish in 1881.

http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/index.php?rid=A&from_date=&to_date=&search_lastname=Wajszczuk&rpp2=50&rpp1=4700&bdm=D&url1=&w=05ld&op=gt

Księga - Małżeństwa (S)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1881

24

Franciszek

Beta

Agnieszka

Wajszczyk

Żelechlinek

 

Continued search in the currently available files of the Society for the whole Łódż region revealed existence of several similar („related”?) names in this relatively small geographical area. The most frequent was the name Wajszczyk in the town of Tomaszow Mazowiecki. See below.

The existence of so many relatively minor variants of spelling of the last names in this relatively small territory and in a relatively short time period certainly calls for attention and explanation!

Wajszczyk

Księga - Urodzenia     (B)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1

1838

5109

Jadwiga

Wajszczyk

80

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

2

1842

9289

Joachim

Wajszczyk

71

Domaniewice

 

3

1823

3266

Józefa

Wajszczyk

6

Tobiasze (Tomaszów Mazowiecki)

 

4

1826

3450

Julianna

Wajszczyk

13

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

5

1845

9733

Kacper

Wajszczyk

2

Domaniewice

 

...

Wszystkich pozycji 9

 

 

 

Księga - Zgony             (D)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1

1866

1555

Franciszka

Wajszczyk

75

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

2

1852

220

Jan

Wajszczyk

46

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

3

1823

2425

Marianna

Wajszczyk

18

Tobiasze (Tomaszów Mazowiecki)

 

4

1855

703

Michał

Wajszczyk

143

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

5

1843

4242

Szymon

Wajszczyk

8

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

...

Wszystkich pozycji 6

 

 

 

Księga - Małżeństwa (S)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1

1881

24

Franciszek

Beta

Agnieszka

Wajszczyk

Żelechlinek

 

2

1880

39

Ignacy

Czuba

Marianna

Wajszczyk

Domaniewice

3

1865

39

Walenty

Gołębiewski

Jadwiga

Wajszczyk

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

4

1841

13

Franciszek

Goździk

Józefa

Wajszczyk

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

 

5

1846

8

Paweł

Kotynia

Agnieszka

Wajszczyk

Tomaszów Mazowiecki

...

Wszystkich pozycji 10

 

 

 Wajszczak

Księga - Urodzenia     (B)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1

1862

6035

Agnieszka

Wajszczak

5

Żelechlinek

 

2

1855

5416

Antoni

Wajszczak

24

Żelechlinek

 

3

1858

5695

Franciszek

Wajszczak

68

Żelechlinek

 

4

1857

5599

Maryanna

Wajszczak

59

Żelechlinek

 

5

1858

5710

Szczepan

Wajszczak

83

Żelechlinek

 

...

Wszystkich pozycji 6

 

 

 

Księga - Zgony             (D)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1

1874

4059

Antoni

Wajszczak

33

Żelechlinek

 

2

1871

3753

Józefa

Wajszczak

5

Żelechlinek

 

3

1865

3389

Zofiia

Wajszczak

57

Żelechlinek

 

 

Księga - Małżeństwa (S)

Brak pozycji

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waszczyk

Księga - Urodzenia     (B)

# Year Pos.

First Name

Surname Act # Locality

Remarks

By

1

1648

8

Paweł

Waszczyk

8

Wąsewo

 

Księga - Zgony             (D)

Brak pozycji

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Księga - Małżeństwa (S)

# Year

Akt

First Name

Surname

First Name

Surname Locality

Remarks

By

1

1860

19

Walenty

Korczykowski

Zofia

Waszczyk

Mszczonów

 

2

1858

70

Paweł

Nowakowski

Józefa

Waszczyk

Mszczonów

 

It has also called our atttention that the „similar” last name – Waszczuk was not found in this region. Its occurrence is markedly more common to the north and east from the line of the rivers Bug and Wisła (Vistula), i.e. north-eastern and eastern territories of contemporary Poland.
Żelechlinek is located in a triangle - Rawa Mazowiecka, Tomaszów Mazowiecki and Koluszki. It is at present a furthermost western location, where the name Wajszczuk was discovered to exist in the 19th century (before migrations introduced by the World Wars), in relation to the location of one of the recognized primary nests of the Wajszczuk family in Trzebieszów. (since the 17th century). See map.


See also:

  1. Surnames – similar or „related”?
  2. Chronology of appearance of the surnames (1823 – 1881) (Wajszczyk Wajszczak Wajszczuk)

Prepared by: Waldemar J Wajszczuk & Paweł Stefaniuk 2011
e-mail: wwajszczuk@comcast.net or wajszczuk@onet.pl