PEDIGREE OF MY PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER
Marianna Regina von der Dressel called Dressel nee Grzymala Grudzinski
The Grzymala Grudzinski family are the Roman Catholic Mazovian branch of an ancient noble family that originated in Pozan area of Great Poland.
The Grudzinski family give Swidgiew, died 1156, who was made bishop of Koyawy in 1129 by Pope Honorius, ex 44, page 319, as the founder of their family and Grzymala Mroczek Przeclawic, lord of Rogowa, who died as an old man after May 2, 1311, as the founder of their family, n?.
The Grudzinski pedigree begins with Pitor Grzymalita, lord of of Grudnie, who lived in the middle of the 15th century as the founder of the Grudzinski branch, ex 44, page 57, n?.
The Grzymala Grudzinski produced 13 senators from 1490-1758. In 1786, Sigismond Ignace a member of the senior branch of the Grudzinski family was made a Count by King of Prussia Frederick II.
The most famous menber of the family was the Countess Joanna Grzymala Grudzinski, born 1799 - 1831, who was made the Duchess of Lowicz by Czar Alexander I in 1820 after her morganatic marriage to his brother, the Crown Prince of Russia, the Grand Duke Constantine, ex ?
By the 17th century the Grudzinski family split into various
branches and were to be found in , Mazovia,
Much has been written about the Grzymala
Grudzinski family. Most of the material pertains to the Counts of Grudzinski, but
scattered through the material are refferences to the
Mazovian branch. The archiv
of the Roman Catholic
In the first half of the 19th century my 2nd great grandfather, , because of economic reasons moved to Przasnysz, where he becamea succsessful in bussiness as did his descendents. The family also was active in civic affairs. Franscek Grudzinski, Mayor of Przasnysz, was executed by the Nazi occupation army in 1941.
The Coat of Arms of the city of
The Noble Marianna Regina
von der Dressel called Dryszel or Dressel
nee the Noble Gryzymala Grudzinski
the Noble Andrzej
to: the Noble ? Prus Radulski
The Prus Radulska are an
to: the Noble Maria Anna Prawdicz Cybulski
The Prawdicz Cybulski are the Przasnysz branch of an Roman Catholic ancient noble Mazovian family that produced ? senators.
the Noble Mateucz Pawlak
to: the Noble Catharina Jonowski
the ? Jonowski are
II marr: the Noble Marianna ? Wacowski
the ? Wacowski are
to: the servant Dorota Thorzyk
born: 1794, Rzekun, Ostroleka, Russian Poland
died: alive in 1856, Przasnysz, Russian Poland
the Thorzyk were farm workers.
the Noble Marcin Pawlak
marr: before 1775
to: the Noble Agnieszka ? Sobierayski
the ? Sobierayski are an
The Noble Bartholomej
born: circa 1695 - 1705, ex 44
marr: before 1728, ex 44
to: Elizabeth Bardun (Barton)
born: circa 1705 - 1710
the Bardun could be of Scotish origin and belonging to the ? clan. But, this family has not been researched.