I would like to apologize for the quality of this image. I waited so long to find this morti and all of the 1889 mortis on the film are fuzzy. If someone would like an e-mail image for better quality, I will happily oblige.
Thank you for your help.
Even zooming in on the image in a photo program, the document is still fuzzy. This is what I can see-
Dated June 11, 1889 at 8 a. m. Informants were Pasquale Mattora, age (31?), a farmer living in this city, and ? Castelli, age 21, a farmer. The baby, Antonia Mattora,died today at 6 a.m. in the house on via Anfiteatro. She was the daughter of Pasquale Mattora, a farmer and Maria Tamburrino. Witnesses were Francesco Rania, age 35, a farmer, and ? Rania, age 32 a farmer.
Wow, Jim, this is REALLY blurry... But here goes...
1889 the 11th of June at 8AM, before the mayor of SMCV appeared Pasquale Mattora, 36, farmer, of SMCV and Paolo Castrella (sp?), 21, farmer, of SMCV to declare that at 6 AM today, on Via Anfiteatro, died Antonia Mattora (looks like 10 months old) born in SMCV, to Pasquale, farmer, and Maria Antonia Tamburrino, farmer.
edit: Sorry this was redundant...Peg gave a nice translation.,
Well, believe it or not, it's not as bad as the copies I got off of microfilm last week for the town of Menfi in Sicily. They are not out of focus, but the ink is so thick that they are really difficult to read. Luckily I am just filling in blanks from research done years ago, so I can pretty much figure out what is correct.
Wow, I had trouble reading this document on the actual film, including the index. It was terrible. You people are amazing.
This is the morti I had been awaiting to prove that my grandmother's birth record that was transcribed for her marriage documents was for this baby instead of the correct one in 1890. Not that it makes a big difference, but I feel vindicated that I was finally able to set the record straight.
Does anyone know whether there would be anyone in Italy that would want to correct this error?
Again, thank you very much for the yeoman's effort on this very important document.
Researching surnames Ianniello, Tamburrino, Mattora/Martora/Mattori & Scialla in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Caserta, Campania.