Just a few words on a marriage document

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Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by TerryM » 22 Aug 2014, 00:27

Please help with the words I marked on this document. Thank you so much!
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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by Biff83 » 22 Aug 2014, 00:53

I'm seeing:

Alfonsina Teresa. Occupation is filatrice.

Elia's occupation I first thought was contadino but on a second look I don't think that's correct.
Mother's first name is Maddelena; last name Sfratta.

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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by erudita74 » 22 Aug 2014, 01:07

Alfonsina Teresa Marasco

Not sure about the occupation.

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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by TerryM » 22 Aug 2014, 05:29

Thank you Biff and Erudita! Makes sense that his mother was Maddelena since he has a daughter of the same name. In fact I found the daughter on this next attachment but there is an odd notation on her entry and on 4 other entries on the page. It is only on female passengers and looks like "96a". Any ideas as to what it means? Thank you!
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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by liviomoreno » 22 Aug 2014, 07:53

It's "Ma", short for Maria

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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by TerryM » 22 Aug 2014, 16:33

Thank you Livio! Is the underlined "a" between "Madd" and "Chiella" an initial for an additional name? Are there birth records for Postiglione on Familysearch or Ancestry? I can't find any there.

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Post by adelfio » 22 Aug 2014, 17:14

Unfortunately not online or or LDS films you will have to email or write for records
email:anagrafe@postiglione.gov.it
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Comune di Postiglione
Piazza Armando Diaz
84026 Postiglione (SA)
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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by TerryM » 22 Aug 2014, 18:06

Thank you Marty!

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Post by AngelaGrace56 » 22 Aug 2014, 20:54

TerryM wrote:Thank you Livio! Is the underlined "a" between "Madd" and "Chiella" an initial for an additional name? Are there birth records for Postiglione on Familysearch or Ancestry? I can't find any there.
Hi Terry

No, it isn't. It is an abbreviation for the name Maddalena. (Just like "M" little raised "a" is an abbreviation for Maria.) I notice that there is also a middle name "Ant" (No 455) which would be an abbreviation for Antonia, I would suggest.

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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by TerryM » 22 Aug 2014, 21:16

Thank you Angela!

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Re: Just a few words on a marriage document

Post by AngelaGrace56 » 22 Aug 2014, 21:25

TerryM wrote:Thank you Angela!
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