Sunday, December 8, 2013

Church Record Sunday: Valentin Folta's birth record

In keeping with yesterday's surname theme, I decided to do a transcription of Katařina Folta's father, Valentinus.

You can find his birth record here.


Born/baptized on 8 February [1799]
[Clergy who baptized him:] Christianus Wayn, coop [this is an abbreviation for some sort of clergyman]
house # 8 Vítkovice
name: Valentinus
Male, Catholic, Legitimate
Father: Wenzel Folta, bauer [farmer]
Mother: Theresia daughter of Johann Czaja, bauer
Godparents: Joseph Novak, Chalupner X [his mark]
Elisabeth, wife of Franz Ko[s]el, bauer [farmer] X [her mark]
[Midwife:] Katharina Miltschek of Klein Hrabowa [lower Hrabova] #42

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