Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

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Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

Postby Geriz » 10 Aug 2015, 18:54

I am looking for any information on my 3 times great grandparents
I believe that all my relatives came from the same area of Bonefro, Campobasso.
My 2 times paternal grandparents were Antonio Perrota and Filomena Gianotti.
My 2 times maternal grandparents were Matteo D'Onofrio and Maria Leonardo Paduano
Antonio and Filomena had a daughter Carmela, born 5/20/1872
Matteo and Maria Leonarda Had a son Antonio born 5/19/1866

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Re: Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

Postby PippoM » 11 Aug 2015, 08:20

Hello!
This is the birth record of Antonio D'Onofrio:

http://antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/ ... ewsIndex=0

He was born on May 18th, 1866; father was Matteo, son of Carlo, 30 years old, peasant; Mother Maria Leonarda Padovano, daughter of deceased Francesco , 32 yo.
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Postby PippoM » 11 Aug 2015, 08:36

Birth record of Matteo D'Onofrio:

http://antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/ ... ewsIndex=0

He was born on Oct 6th, 1832; Father was Carlo, 28 yo, peasant; Mother Francesca Massarelli (?), 25 yo.
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Postby PippoM » 11 Aug 2015, 08:46

Death record of Carlo D'Onofrio:

http://antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/ ... ewsIndex=0

He died on Sep 20th, 1895 at age 91; he was born in Bonefro, the son of Matteo and Anna Ruccolo (?) both deceased peasants, and the widower of Francesca Massarelli
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Postby PippoM » 11 Aug 2015, 08:51

Death record of Maria Francesca Massarelli:

http://antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/ ... ewsIndex=0

She died on June 2nd, 1880; she was 70, born in Bonefro, the daughter of Domenico and Anna Maria de Girolamo, both deceased peasants, and the wife of Carlo D'Onofrio.
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Re: Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

Postby PippoM » 11 Aug 2015, 12:55

I wasn't able to find the birth of Carmela Perrotta in 1872, maybe someone another set of eyes can help...

Thanks to indexing, I found other children:

Maria Luigia Nov 3rd, 1870
Celestino Aug 11th, 1876
Concetta Oct 17th, 1879
Giuseppe Mar 16th, 1882
Pasqualina Apr 5th, 1885
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Postby PippoM » 11 Aug 2015, 13:02

Here is Carmela Perrotta, born May 20th, 1873:

http://antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/ ... ewsIndex=0

Father was Antonio, son of Celestino, 28 years, property owner
Mother was Filomena Giannotti, daughter of Giuseppe, 25 yo
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Re: Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

Postby Geriz » 11 Aug 2015, 18:17

Hello Pippo,
This may be a duplicate response to you but I wanted to thank you for all the information you provided, it was much more then I could of expected.
Would you know how I can get a translation of the certificates? I was trying to read them and while I was doing that another named jumped out at me IAROCCI.
That is my family name.
I was aware that there had been some inter-marriage in later generations, but never heard about earlier on. So I am totally confused.
Thank you again
Geri

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Re: Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

Postby PippoM » 12 Aug 2015, 08:02

Hello Geri,
you're welcome!
First of all, I want to tell you that Antenati site can have much more than what I found (I just didn't have time for more searches). If you want to go on by yourself, it's not difficult...there are indexes at the beginning of every register. "Nati" is "Births", "Morti" is "deaths", "Matrimoni" is "marriages", and "Indici decennali" is "ten-years indexes".
As to the translation, I just reported the most significant info contained in records, but they are written following a regular template, and there's not much more.
They all start saying that saying that someone presented himself at the Town Hall before the Registrar, and declares something.
there must be some standard record translation on this forum, but I don't remember where...maybe someone else can help.
As to your "confusion"...well, you just have to go back a few generations with your father's family, and you'll see if there's any connection :-)
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Re: Seeking information on my 3 times great grandparents

Postby Geriz » 12 Aug 2015, 14:37

Hello Pippo
Again I thank for the help, I did notice that the forms all seemed similar.
I am still working on this, but now I will start to collect info on my own family name
I'm sure you are correct, that I will eventually find the connection between families
Geri


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