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Post by dmt1955 » 10 Apr 2016, 03:41

http://s22.postimg.org/w4vimgai9/1833_A ... rriage.jpg

i read that the groom's father's occupation is cappo maro? (brown hat?)

and the bride's father terra cavalli? (ground horses?)

any thoughts on what the actual translations are?

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Post by AngelaGrace56 » 10 Apr 2016, 03:48

Hi Donna

I believe the groom's father's name is Cappellano, but would he be a Chaplain - definitely not a priest anyway?

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Post by erudita74 » 10 Apr 2016, 03:52

Donna
I believe the first occupation is cappellaro and not cappellano. Also sometimes spelled as cappellaio-hatmaker

cappellaro era il cappellaio.
Il suo mestiere consisteva nel fabbricare cappelli che, normalmente si dividevano in estivi, fatti solitamente di paglia e quindi detti pagliette, e invernali, per i quali si utilizzava della stoffa pesante. Vi erano poi cappelli più particolari, come quelli da cerimonia (il cilindro e la bombetta) e quelli da uniforme.

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Post by erudita74 » 10 Apr 2016, 03:56

I think the other occuption is ferracavalli

MESTIERE DEL FERRACAVALLI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxQ-Nv_M6AE

http://digilander.libero.it/mirkadgl6/page005.htm

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Post by AngelaGrace56 » 10 Apr 2016, 04:07

erudita74 wrote:Donna
I believe the first occupation is cappellaro and not cappellano. Also sometimes spelled as cappellaio-hatmaker

cappellaro era il cappellaio.
Il suo mestiere consisteva nel fabbricare cappelli che, normalmente si dividevano in estivi, fatti solitamente di paglia e quindi detti pagliette, e invernali, per i quali si utilizzava della stoffa pesante. Vi erano poi cappelli più particolari, come quelli da cerimonia (il cilindro e la bombetta) e quelli da uniforme.
Yes, cappellaro makes much better sense. You are so good, Erudita. I also agree with Ferracavalli but I couldn't find what it meant.

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Post by dmt1955 » 10 Apr 2016, 04:08

si...capisco..parlano velocemente per me, ma capisco. grazie erudita, bel video!


thanks erudita and angela, i now see that the occupation is one word - cappellano.
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Post by AngelaGrace56 » 10 Apr 2016, 04:10

Happy to help. :D
Edit: I just had a look at the video also. Thank you, Erudita.
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Post by erudita74 » 10 Apr 2016, 16:09

You're both very welcome. I don't know why some days, handwriting in these records is so difficult to decipher and, other days, it just jumps out at me.

Just a side note to Angela-it was not that uncommon for priests and other religious to father children. Many kept mistresses. It's just that the records don't provide us with this kind of info.
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Post by AngelaGrace56 » 10 Apr 2016, 21:58

erudita74 wrote: Just a side note to Angela-it was not that uncommon for priests and other religious to father children. Many kept mistresses. It's just that the records don't provide us with this kind of info.
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Yes, I did know this. I remember both my father and an older sybling telling me this. I was so shocked. I understood that priests took "vows of chastity". To me personally, a "vow before God" is sacred, not to be broken.

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