Sorella in capillis?

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Sorella in capillis?

Postby vineviz » 31 Jul 2006, 22:19

I've got a census from 1745 that shows an ancestor and his household.

One of the listings looks like "Donata sorella in capillis". Would this be like a sister-in-law (like the sister of the man's wife)?

EDIT: I'm also a little baffled by another entry in the same census. It looks like "Teresa, figlia nella falice Salvadore fratello Ceirico" but I'm sure I've not transcribed it correctly. Anyone care to take a look?

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Re: Sorella in capillis?

Postby Incipit » 01 Aug 2006, 00:00

Hi,

This is what i read:

Donata sorella in capillis
which means she was not yet married

Teresa figlia nelle fascie
which means she is just born (today we say "in fasce")

Salvadore fratello chierico
which means he's a priest, a religious man

Hope this will help!

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Re: Sorella in capillis?

Postby vineviz » 01 Aug 2006, 00:42

Incipit wrote:Donata sorella in capillis
which means she was not yet married

Teresa figlia nelle fascie
which means she is just born (today we say "in fasce")

Salvadore fratello chierico
which means he's a priest, a religious man

Hope this will help!


That's a great help! Thank you.

The town is Villa Santa Lucia, near the abbey of Montecassino. Is it clear from the choice of phrase whether Salvatore was a local priest (kind of young, I'd think) or perhaps a monastic student at the abbey?

Leonardo later had a son, Gennaro, who was my GGGG grandfather. This catasto is wonderful because now I can trace Teresa as an older sister to Gennaro.


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