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BY REV. FERDINAND KITTELL, PASTOR
MATRIMONIAL AND BAPTISMAL RECORDS
REV. D. A. GALLITZIN.
NOTE. – Father Gallitzin in making entries of baptisms, was not accustomed to express the maiden surname of the mother. Hence such surnames, when not found in the Matrimonial Register, have been in some instances supplied from other sources, but in too many cases they are unfortunately wanting. The dates after the names of the children, all of whom were baptized by him, denote the year of birth of the first and of the last. All marriages recorded by Father Gallitzin are here noted. But it is certain that he performed many baptisms and marriages which he failed to record, for the reason that, administering these sacraments while traveling among his scattered flock, he would frequently, as he himself stated, lose the memoranda which he intended, on returning home, to copy into the Registers.