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Help with translation

Postby bottino » 10 Nov 2013, 22:41

We are looking at some census records, and at the end of each name is either a C. or just a C
Someone has said that they stand for, "Segno degli ammessi alla comunione" and
"Segno degli ammessi alla comunione?"
What are the translations of these two phrases, and what do they mean in the catholic religion.
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Re: Help with translation

Postby bottino » 11 Nov 2013, 02:51

Correction, what I was calling a C. is actually a Cr.
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Re: Help with translation

Postby liviomoreno » 11 Nov 2013, 09:02

Could you please post the record?
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Re: Help with translation

Postby bottino » 11 Nov 2013, 14:04

Here is a portion of the record showing the Cr and C in question.

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Re: Help with translation

Postby bottino » 13 Nov 2013, 16:05

Can someone help with this record above. What do the Cr and C mean, and particularly What religious significance do they have.
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Re: Help with translation

Postby liviomoreno » 13 Nov 2013, 16:38

I have posted your image to another forum: http://www.tuttogenealogia.it/index.php ... 2155#72155
Hopefully someone will be able to answer
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Re: Help with translation

Postby liviomoreno » 13 Nov 2013, 17:17

Apparently C indicates that the person had his 1st Communion and Cr that the person was Confirmed (Cresimato)
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Re: Help with translation

Postby bottino » 13 Nov 2013, 18:03

Thanks Livo. Do you know at what age the first communion might occur.
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Re: Help with translation

Postby liviomoreno » 13 Nov 2013, 18:16

Nowadays 10-12 but I'm not sure if this was true in the late 1700s
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