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Post by rileym7 » 18 Mar 2010, 16:43

what does it mean when someones name is preceded by mro?

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Post by johnnyonthespot » 18 Mar 2010, 16:47

On what type of document?
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Post by rileym7 » 18 Mar 2010, 17:01

the name on death index for Polizzi appears as (mro) Gandolfo Lipani

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Post by Lucap » 18 Mar 2010, 17:55

Usually it stands for "mastro" (= maestro, master, used for craftsmen), but it's better to see the document.

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Post by rileym7 » 18 Mar 2010, 18:21

ok , thank you. I don't have the original index. I have a genealogists transcribed version, am waiting for the film to come in at local family history center. Will post when I receive it.

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