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Help with last name

Postby dixiecricket13 » 22 Dec 2010, 19:48

This scan is from the Bisacquino Registrar. What does the mother's surname appear to be?

The baptismal records for this infant listed on this page, lists the mom as a Bruno but this does not look like Bruno to me and I have been told that church records are probably wrong but government records never are.

What do you think?

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:00

Looks like Catharina Bruno

The last name in the record is definitely Bruno

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Re: Help with last name

Postby pink67 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:01

Mother's name is Caterina Biondo in the first image while in the second it seems Bruno... :?

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:03

In the first image it is Biondo like Laura wrote

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Re: Help with last name

Postby dixiecricket13 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:04

Well this is my problem. I can find a marriage record for a Giuseppe Salvaggio and Calogera Bruno from 1862 but it would put both parents in their 50's when they had this daughter, which is possible but seems unlikely. I have been unable to find any records of a Biondo-Salvaggio marriage.

Do you have any suggestions?

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:25

I am going through the marriage indexes for 1860-1888 on the beta website of family search and I see that there is, in the index, a listing for a Joseph Salvaggio and Catharina Biandi (image 40 of 408). I have to find the marriage record itself.

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:32

the record is image 130 of 408
the marriage is from Oct of 1869 and I believe his parents are correct-Bernardo and Anna Piazza, if my memory is correct from helping you another time.

The bride is Catharina Biondi and her father's name looks like Gaetano ? and the mother could be Rosaria Lo Voi

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Re: Help with last name

Postby dixiecricket13 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:36

Yes, you have helped me before (and very graciously, I might add); I will see if I can locate that record. I don't know how I have overlooked it in the past but my eyes began getting crossed after reading so many names.

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:37

Marriage date is Oct 30, 1869

I went through the indexes looking at all Joseph Salvaggio's and the names of their spouses

The page number is in the index and then I found the record, so it should be easy for you to locate

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Re: Help with last name

Postby dixiecricket13 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:48

How could a church record be so wrong? Even the marriage record for these two show a Caterina Bruno? A few letters off I can understand but Biandi and Bruno are not even close. I am skeptical to confirm any of it.

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 20:58

I am confused. You have a civil marriage record which shows that Joseph married a Catherine Bruno?

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Re: Help with last name

Postby dixiecricket13 » 22 Dec 2010, 21:00

This is the correct marriage. To make a long, long, long story short, I have been trying to confirm the lineages by the order in which they named their children. I was missing a Gaetano as Francesca Salvaggio's maternal grandfather but couldn't begin to figure out how to move forward. This solves it though. YEA!

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Re: Help with last name

Postby dixiecricket13 » 22 Dec 2010, 21:05

To answer your most recent post, I had found a Joseph Salvaggio-Calogera Bruno marriage but I wasn't sure that Caterina and Calogera were the same people.

Also their parents names didn't match the naming scheme that I needed to confirm that all of the boys born in America were named after their grandfathers and great-grandfathers. I had a Gaetano born in America but no Gaetano listed as a parent of Calogera Bruno; however Catherina Biandi as a Gaetano and that better matches what the registrar reported on their daughter's birth certificate.

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Re: Help with last name

Postby maestra36 » 22 Dec 2010, 21:05

Christina
I'm glad the marriage record solves a mystery for you. I have had a problem with the surname Bruno in another Sicilian town. The name was Blundo in some records and Bruno in others, but appears to be the same person. I was, however, only dealing only with state civil records and not any church records.
Anyway, happy if this find has helped you.
I meant to tell you that I think that Gaetano has a second or middle name in the record which should be Atanasio in Italian.
also neither of the spouses had been previously married
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