Santo Incognito Birth and Possible Death Record

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Santo Incognito Birth and Possible Death Record

Postby ItalianbellaSA » 15 Apr 2015, 21:07

Hi:

I have on my tree a Rosario Incognito (my maternal great grandfather). I found that he has a twin, Santo Incognito. They were born in Gioiosa on March 25, 1856 and presented by Felicia Bora (who was in charge of a foundling wheel - profession listed as Ruotara). I found a death record for Santo Incognito, however, I cannot read how old he was at death. However, I do read on the record "ruotara". I would greatly appreciate a translation for this record. I will post the link to his birth and the possible death record link.

Birth - Rosario is # 37; Santo is # 39:

http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.i ... ewsIndex=0

Possible Death record for Santo # 44:

http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.i ... 1.jpg.html

Thank you in advance for your help. If the age listed in the death record is about 1 year or 13 months it is probably him.

Sue Antista
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Re: Santo Incognito Birth and Possible Death Record

Postby Tessa78 » 15 Apr 2015, 23:08

I see the age at death as 16 days.

Place of death appears to be the home of Felicia Borà, keeper of the wheel.

Date of death 30 April 1857 at 10 AM.

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Re: Santo Incognito Birth and Possible Death Record

Postby liviomoreno » 16 Apr 2015, 07:43

Santa Incognito was a female.
There's no proof that Santa and Rosario were twins, the were presented to the town hall in 2 different days, Santa on the 24 March 1856 and Rosario the 25th.
All the foundlings were given the surname "Incognito"

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Re: Santo Incognito Birth and Possible Death Record

Postby VotM » 20 Apr 2015, 17:48

liviomoreno wrote:All the foundlings were given the surname "Incognito"

Depends on the year. In some years foundlings were given whatever surname struck the fancy of the person giving the names (e.g. Fortunato, Di Pino, Campanella, Amore, etc.). The 1830s and 1840s offer good birth record examples.

Some foundling names in Gioiosa Marea were more absurd than others. There was the curious assignment of the name "Napoleone Bonaparte" to a foundling in 1885.
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,245703301
LDS Gioiosa Marea "road map" post at
http://italiangenealogy.com/forum/itali ... logy/33808

LDS Cefalù, Termini Imerese and Villaurea "road map" post at
http://www.italiangenealogy.com/forum/i ... 50#p239255

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Re: Santo Incognito Birth and Possible Death Record

Postby liviomoreno » 20 Apr 2015, 18:02

What I meant is that in that year, in Gioiosa, all foundling (or most of them) were given the surname of Incognito


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