Mierzejewo near Leszno
woj. Wielkopolskie, 51-50N, 16-49E.
Mierzejewo, kolo Leszna, datuje sie na rok 1310, ale
wczesniej nosila nazwe Mirsow, Mirzewo, Mizewo, Myrzewo, i Mierzewo.
Bylo w 1396r. wlasnoscia Mirzewskich. W 1409r. bylo ono wlasnoscia
Bernarda Oderwolfa Mierzewskiego. W latach 1456-1501 Mierzejewo
nalezalo do braci Szczepana, Jana, i Stanislawa Mirzewskich. W roku
1580 wladali Mierzejewem Jadwiga, Eustachy oraz Kaspr Mierzejewscy.
| The Mierzejewo near Leszno
dates back to 1310 and was called Mirsow, Mirzewo, Mizewo, Myrzewo,
and Mierzewo in older times. In 1396 it was a property of the
Mirzewski family. In 1409 it was a property of Bernard Olderwolf
Mierzewski. In the years 1451-1501 Mierzejewo belonged to brothers
Szczepan, Jan, and Stanislaw Mirzewski. In 1580 it was in the hands
of Jadwiga, Eustachy, and Kaspr Mierzejewski.
Adjacent to Mierzejewo (near Leszno) is the village of Kociugi. In 1397 Felicja Mierzejewska of Mierzejewo had an argument with Andrzej of Sikirzyn over the division of the estate called Kociugi and much later, in 1580, brothers Adam, Jerzy, Mikolaj, and Stanislaw Mierzejewski together with their mother divided the estate. Adam received half of the mansion and he bought the other half off his brother. OLE.
There is a lot more information and photos of this village here: http://www.klasaa.net/fusion_pages/index.php?page_id=134 http://www.drobnin.aplus.pl/photogallery.php?album=48&rowstart=0
Note: The name Mirzewski appears much more often than Mierzejewski.
The number of Mierzejewskis who originate from this
village is probably very small.