Father's age on birth act

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Father's age on birth act

Postby oilman19 » 23 Feb 2011, 00:14

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I have the birth act for Michele Iannotta, son of Michele.
I know it is not normal to name the son after the father. While trying to read the father's age, I see a word I can't translate. Is it possible the father is deceased?

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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby maestra36 » 23 Feb 2011, 00:20

Jim
The word is entrambi which means both. I usually see the word ambidue in documents for both.
The parents are both alive in this record.
giornaliere is the father's occupation-which is a day laborer
both were living in this city
I don't see an age for either parent in the record.
the father was far from the city and could not announce the birth-that info appears in the handwritten section at the bottom of the document; that's why the midwife made the announcement of the birth and the presentation of the infant
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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby oilman19 » 23 Feb 2011, 00:31

Peg

Now that I am back on track, how is it that the son was named after the father? Wasn't this illegal? Or, was it just extremely rare?

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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby maestra36 » 23 Feb 2011, 00:34

I don't know the answer, Jim. The only one ancestor who was named for the father in my husband's ancestry had a father who was deceased by the time he was born. In this record, the father was alive and just far from the city at the time.

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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby oilman19 » 23 Feb 2011, 00:39

I remember you telling me that. I guess that was the reason for my initial conclusion.

I wish I had Michele's age. It would help to confirm my suspicion of where he belongs in my tree. Oh well. I'll just have to wait for more info.

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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby maestra36 » 23 Feb 2011, 00:44

You're welcome, Jim. Sorry the record doesn't have the info for which you are searching.

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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby liviomoreno » 23 Feb 2011, 06:58

oilman19 wrote:... how is it that the son was named after the father? Wasn't this illegal? Or, was it just extremely rare?

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Nowadays it is illegal, not in the past.
My uncle, his father, his grandfather and his great-grandfather had the same name Giovanni.

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Re: Father's age on birth act

Postby oilman19 » 23 Feb 2011, 09:07

Livio,

Thank you for clearing that up for me.
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