Biography of Father Jan Kniukszta

Born in 1857. Graduated from Żytomierz Seminary and was ordained for the Diocese of Kamieniec. From 1902 he was administrator of the parish in Toporzyszcze, Owrucz deanery, and later (1904-1910) he was administrator of the parish in Raszków, Baƚta deanery. From 1914 he was pastor in Raszków and then later pastor in Kodyma. In 1919 or 1920, during the Polish-Soviet War, he was murdered by Red Army soldiers (exact date and place of death unknown). Source: Dzwonkowski, p. 291
Variant Names:
Kniukszta, Jan; Kni︠u︡kshta, I︠A︡n
Z︠H︡ytomyr (Ukraine); Ovruch (Ukraine); Raszków (Kalisz, Poland); Kodyma (Ukraine); Kam'i︠a︡net︠s︡ʹ-Podilʹsʹkyĭ (Ukraine)
male; clergy and religious; executed