Grave-site or ossuary location

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Grave-site or ossuary location

Post by JOHN08 » 01 May 2012, 07:32

If you have the death record of a relative in Italy, how can you find the actual burial location of the deceased. The child died in 1899 at the age of seven in the town of Preturo, Avellino, Campania, Italy.

Would the child be in a grave or ossuary?

Should I write to the local authorities or the local church, or is this a waste of time.

Thanks for any information.

John

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Re: Grave-site or ossuary location

Post by Italysearcher » 01 May 2012, 09:10

You might want to read my blog about death and cemeteries. It doesn't apply to all towns but to most in the south. Unless the child was of an important or rich family they are probably in the comunal ossario by now.
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