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by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 18:29
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Antonio Marino Death
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Antonio Marino Death

The link doesn't work for me.
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 17:46
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Truck Sign
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: Truck Sign

Small Truck - Closeup.jpg
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 17:44
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Truck Sign
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Truck Sign

Can anyone read the sign on the truck door, or have enhancing software which could improve readability.

The original photo is very small, only a few inches down and across. I had never seen photos that small.
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 14:18
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Number of Direct Ancestors
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: Number of Direct Ancestors

For some/many people, only one of the 131,032 would carry their surname?
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 14:07
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Number of Direct Ancestors
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: Number of Direct Ancestors

I just found the math - you and Pippo are right.
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 13:54
Forum: Genetic genealogy
Topic: 500 years
Replies: 18
Views: 672

Re: 500 years

If you assume 30 years per generation, then 500 years implies about 17 generations. I think you have 131,072 14x great-grandparents back 17 generations? On my father's side that's 65,536, 32,768 from each of his parents. So, there are 65,536 possible paternal candidates (living c.15th century) for d...
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 13:35
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Number of Direct Ancestors
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: Number of Direct Ancestors

Just to clarify, I don't mean cumulative, I mean just at that one level. For example, at one generation back you have two (parents), at two generations back you have four (grandparents), not six (parents plus grandparents), and so forth. Are you saying at seventeen generations back you would have 13...
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 04:59
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Ethnic Background
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Ethnic Background

What do you think is the ethnic background of this person?
by darkerhorse
Yesterday, 04:10
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Number of Direct Ancestors
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Number of Direct Ancestors

How many direct ancestors do you have at 17 generations back?
by darkerhorse
27 Sep 2022, 20:23
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Tommasina Franco's death record
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Tommasina Franco's death record

Maybe January 25, 1819. Bu that's the date the record was transcribed. I don't readily find the date of death.

Someone else will.
by darkerhorse
27 Sep 2022, 16:10
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Sicilian Carnagione
Replies: 1
Views: 1529

Re: Sicilian Carnagione

Just reviving this post to see if there are any comments.
by darkerhorse
27 Sep 2022, 15:58
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Church Marriage Record Tranlation Help
Replies: 10
Views: 192

Re: Church Marriage Record Tranlation Help

Is Pippo a nickname for Giuseppe? If so, which dialect?