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Help with a couple of words on birth record

Postby gemellua » 11 Oct 2012, 20:47

Can someone please tell me what the word is that appears after the name of
the first child listed on this record - Maria Di Nuovo? I cannot make it out.
Also, the word that appears as the occupation of the witness Innocenzo D'Andrea.
I've checked the resource list on Rootsweb/Ancestry, wasn't included.

Thank you.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... n676419242
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Re: Help with a couple of words on birth record

Postby erudita74 » 11 Oct 2012, 21:24

In the margin after her name it says "di padre ignoto"-of unknown father

The occupation of the second witness was sagrestano or sexton-(an official of a church charged with taking care of the edifice and its contents, ringing the bell, etc., and sometimes with burying the dead).
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Re: Help with a couple of words on birth record

Postby gemellua » 12 Oct 2012, 18:16

Thank you erudita74!
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