Polska, Diecezja Lublin—Księgi Metrykalne, 1901–1950 [Część 5]


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Click in the Image Type field, click the down arrow at the right side of the field, and then click the option from the list that best describes the image.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

If there is no information to be indexed because the image is blank, a duplicate, unreadable, select one of the corresponding options.

If the image is an index or table of contents or if the data on the image does not match one of the record types being indexed in this project, select No Extractable Data Image.

Press Tab or Enter, and, on the warning message, click Yes.

Click here to see an exampleNormal

Record Type

Record Type

This project includes birth, marriage, and death records. (Click the links below to see examples).

To select the record type:

    1. Click the Record Type field.
    2. Click the down arrow at the right side of the field to display the options.
    3. Click the correct record type.

If you have a record that is not a birth, marriage, or death record, choose the option Other from the list of field options.

Page Number

Page Number

Type the page number that was written or printed in the top corner of the record. Do not confuse the page number with the entry numbers on the record.

If a page number was not recorded, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 5

Entry Number

Entry Number

Type the entry number that was written in the column next to the record.

If no entry number was recorded, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.  

Click here to see an example16

Birth Day

Birth Day

Type only the one-or two-digit number that represents the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the day was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example8

Birth Month

Birth Month

Type the first three letters of the month: Sty, Lut, Mar, etc.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the month was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown,"  press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleSty

Birth Year

Birth Year

Type a four-digit number for the year.

If no year or only a two-digit number was recorded, you may be able to determine the year from other data on the record or from the previous or next image. If you cannot determine the full four-digit year, type what was written on the record.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the year was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown,"  press Ctrl+B to mark the field as blank.

Click here to see an example1838

Child's Given Names

Child's Given Names

The child's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Baby or Infant.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Antoni

Child's Surname

Child's Surname

The child's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Baby or Infant. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," or cannot be determined from the previous image, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Banaszek

Child's Gender

Child's Gender

Type Mężczyzna or Mężczyźnie (for male) or type Kobieta, Kobiecie, Corka, or Córce (for female).

If the gender was not recorded, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleMężczyzna

Father's Given Names

Father's Given Names

The father's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mr.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleSebastyan

Father's Surname

Father's Surname

The father's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mr.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," or cannot be determined from the previous image, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleBanaszek

Mother's Given Names

Mother's Given Names

The mother's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mrs.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Franciscka

Mother's Surname

Mother's Surname

The mother's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mrs. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleGibala

Marriage Day

Marriage Day

Type the one-or two-digit number for the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the day was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 7

Marriage Month

Marriage Month

Type the first three letters of the month: Sty, Lut, Mar, etc.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the month was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an examplePaź

Marriage Year

Marriage Year 

Type a four-digit number for the year.

If no year or only a two-digit number was recorded, you may be able to determine the year from other data on the record or from the previous or next image. If you cannot determine the full four-digit year, type what was written on the record.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the year was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark the field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1810

Groom's Given Names

Groom's Given Names 

The groom's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mr. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown", press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleFranciszk

Groom's Surname

Groom's Surname 

The groom's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mr. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown", press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Batowski

Groom's Age

Groom's Age

Type the groom's age as a number. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year.

If the age was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown", press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.

Click here to see an example41

Groom's Father's Given Names

Groom's Father's Given Names

The groom's father's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mr.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document.

Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or contain a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleJozef

Groom's Father's Surname

Groom's Father's Surname

The groom's father's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mr.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Batowski

Groom's Mother's Given Names

Groom's Mother's Given Names

The groom's mother's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mrs.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Agata

Groom's Mother's Surname

Groom's Mother's Surname

The groom's mother's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mrs.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Wolasczyk

Bride's Given Names

Bride's Given Names 

The bride's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Miss.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleApolonia

Bride's Surname

Bride's Surname 

The Bride's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Miss.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Michcinska

Bride's Age

Bride's Age

Type the bride's age as a number. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year.

If the age was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.

Click here to see an example: 27

Bride's Father's Given Names

Bride's Father's Given Names

The bride's father's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mr.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded, or were written as a variation of the word "unknown,"  press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Tomasz

Bride's Father's Surname

Bride's Father's Surname

The bride' s father's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mr.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Michcinska

Bride's Mother's Given Names

Bride's Mother's Given names

The bride's mother's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mrs.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Paulina

Bride's Mother's Surname

Bride' s Mother's Surname

The bride's mother's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mrs.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Dabroska

Death Day

Death Day 

Type the one or two-digit number for the day.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the day was not recorded, or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example17

Death Month

Death Month

Type the first three letters of the month: Sty, Lut, Mar, etc.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the month was not recorded, or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleSie

Death Year

Death Year

Type a four-digit number for the year.

If no year or only a two-digit number was recorded, you may be able to determine the year from other data on the record or from the previous or next image. If you cannot  determine the full four-digit year, type what was written on the record.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the year was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark the field as blank.

Click here to see an example1810

Deceased's Given Names

Deceased's Given Names 

The deceased's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Baby, or Infant.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded, or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleElzbieta

Deceased's Surname

Deceased's Surname 

The deceased's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Baby, or Infant.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleGrzyba

Deceased's Gender

Deceased's Gender

Type Mężczyzna or Mężczyźnie (for male) or type Kobieta, Kobiecie, Corka, or Córce (for female).

If the gender was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown", press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Corka

Deceased's Age

Deceased's Age 

Type the deceased's age as a number. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year.

If the age was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.

Click here to see an example3

Deceased's Father's Given Names

Deceased's Father's Given Names

The deceased's father's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use the inflected ending of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mr.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleWoycich

Deceased's Father's Surname

Deceased's Father's Surname

The deceased's father's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mr.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleGrzyba

Deceased's Mother's Given Names

Deceased's Mother's Given Names 

The deceased's mother's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mrs.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded, were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleAntonina

Deceased's Mother's Surname

Deceased's Mother's Surname

The deceased's mother's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mrs.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleSaluba

Spouse's Given Names

Spouse's Given Names

The spouse's given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Mr or Mrs.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an exampleMarjanna

Spouse's Surname

Spouse's Surname

The spouse's surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as Mr or Mrs. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the given names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Stajszczuk

Principal's Given Names

Principal's Given Names

The given names may be written either before or after the surname. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected endings of the name.

Do not include titles or terms with the given names, such as Sr, Jr, Baby, or Infant.

If a given name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

If the given names were not recorded, were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank. 

Principal's Surname

Principal's Surname

The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Watch the names carefully, and be sure to type them into the correct fields on the indexing screen.

Do not use inflected ending of the names.

Do not include titles or terms with the surname, such as: Sr, Jr, Baby, Infant.

Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the Given Names field.

If the surname was not recorded, was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Event Day

Event Day

Type the one or two-digit number for the day.

If the day was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Event Month

Event Month

Type the first three letters of the month: Sty, Lut, Mar, etc.

If the month was not recorded, or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Event Year

Event Year

Type a four-digit number for the year.

If no year or only a two-digit number was recorded, you may be able to determine the year from other data on the record or from the previous or next image. If you cannot determine the full four-digit year, type what was written on the record.

Do not include descriptive words, such as about or abt.

If the year was not recorded, or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark the field as blank.