Casalnuovo Monterotaro in Foggia

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Casalnuovo Monterotaro in Foggia

Post by NickAndreola » 28 Nov 2018, 13:59

As I've explored the records of Casalnuovo's neighbor commune, Casalvecchio, I've found so many cross-over marriages etc... between the two communes that I've had to do some digging into these records as well. My organization system for the much larger Casalnuovo is not nearly as intense or as complete as it is for tiny Casalvecchio.

The primary link ishttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=2043436

I've begun work on some short-cut sheets which are far from complete, but which I'd be happy to share as-they-are with anyone interested. The 1875-1890 Birth/Marriage/Death alone has over 2500 pages (=lot's of clicking to get to later pages!) Typical organization shown below:

1880 birth index pg 660 (records AFTER)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=2043436
1880 marriage publication index pg 722 (records AFTER)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=2043436
1880 marriage ACTS index pg 748 (records AFTER)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=2043436
1880 Deaths pg 775 (records AFTER)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=2043436


The Casalvecchio books normally have the index at the end of records. Casalnuovo's are normally at the beginning. There are lots of other idiosyncrasies to pay attention as well. For instance, the record keeper here uses an alphabetical ordering style that dismisses things like D' and De on the front part of the surname. So D'Arcangelo will be listed in the "A" section as Arcangelo and De Nunzio will be listed in the "N" section as Nunzio....so you need to be on your A-Game HA!


Even with the limited research done there are a few things that jump out at me. In Casalvecchio, for every AGNUSDEI, there are 4 or 5 ANDREOLAs in the indexes. In Casalnuovo for every ANDREOLA, there are 9 or 10 AGNUSDEIs. (Including the mayor in the time period above, Carlo AGNUSDEI)

Keep taking a look at the Casalvecchio topic alsohttps://www.italiangenealogy.com/forum/ ... taly/42017 as it is the base of my research.

Happy Hunting!

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Re: Casalnuovo Monterotaro in Foggia

Post by NickAndreola » Yesterday, 17:47

Cousins,
A quick explanation for all about how to navigate the records with the short-cut sheets.
In the example above with 2500 pages, you can start by clicking on one of the linked indexes and that will get you into the records at that exact index. If you don't find what you're look for there, DON'T CLOSE THE FILE. Use the page numbers noted in the text above the links.

For example if you start at the index for 1879 Deaths and want to go to 1880 deaths, see this text "1880 Deaths pg 775 (records AFTER)"

Simply type 775 in the box in the upper left of the screen (by the page forward/backward arrows) and then hit ENTER. You will jump to page 775 without having to either scroll page by page or having to close the file and re-link to get back in.

After some practice you can jump pretty quickly into the individual records that you're interested in. On the 'newer' records; Birth records are typically 3 to a page, Death records are 4 and Marriage records are 2. The 'older' ones take a little more thought as they tend to just be filled in page after page. If you're in the 'newer' records and find a Birth record in the index; say #50 out of 100 . 50 divided by 3 = about 17 pages (forward or back depending on the index location relative to the records) so 775 +/- 17 = jump to 758 or 798 (hit enter) and you're very close to the record.

This will save you a LOT of time. I can't wait to see all the connections y'all are working on!
Nick

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