Interesting find

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Interesting find

Post by cj11788 » 13 Oct 2018, 22:49

Hello,

I was searching the 1593 Monreale riveli and found a great grandfather along with his wife and children but after that there were many other names, at least 30. I know they're not all their children since there is a different last name but what else could they be? I attached the first and second page of the riveli for reference. Could it be an orphanage?

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Re: Interesting find

Post by cj11788 » 13 Oct 2018, 22:50

Here is the second page.
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Re: Interesting find

Post by erudita74 » 14 Oct 2018, 11:22

Chris
The word after each of the non family members listed is garzone-which by current translation is a shop boy, errand boy, delivery boy, stable boy. In some parts of Italy, it was someone who helped out in the fields. In any case, they were employees who did the simplest of tasks.
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Re: Interesting find

Post by cj11788 » 14 Oct 2018, 15:11

That's interesting. That family must have had lots of money. Thanks Erudita.
Chris

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Re: Interesting find

Post by erudita74 » 14 Oct 2018, 15:13

Hi Chris
Happy to help as always.
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