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by darkerhorse
26 Sep 2020, 21:06
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: No Blood Relation
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: No Blood Relation

One relative suggested they were "cumpari". I know what it means but I don't recall that term ever being used in the family.
by darkerhorse
26 Sep 2020, 00:30
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: US Consulate in Italy
Replies: 1
Views: 51

US Consulate in Italy

I've come across some Social Security Death records, like this one, issued in the US with last residence the US Consulate in Italy. What does it mean? https://search.ancestrylibrary.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=ciI244&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&dbid=3693&gsln=rigano&cp=0&gskw=700%20c...
by darkerhorse
25 Sep 2020, 13:30
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: No Blood Relation
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: No Blood Relation

Doesn't zio mean uncle?

They were the same generation, about seven years apart in age.
by darkerhorse
24 Sep 2020, 17:39
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: No Blood Relation
Replies: 5
Views: 126

No Blood Relation

My grandfather had a friend with no known blood relation between them, but three of the friend’s paternal aunts married three of my grandfather’s paternal uncles. As a result, they shared three sets of uncles, aunts, and 1st cousins, only the friend’s blood relation was to the aunts while my grandfa...
by darkerhorse
23 Sep 2020, 16:49
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Rosa Mento
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Re: Rosa Mento

Check your private messages.
by darkerhorse
23 Sep 2020, 12:19
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Name Order
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Name Order

Okay.

In America she was called Ann or Annie. Was that likely a nickname for Antonia or for Sebastiana?
by darkerhorse
22 Sep 2020, 20:25
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Name of birth town
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Name of birth town

I've heard Sicilians refer to Sicily as "La Sicilia".

I wonder if Avellino is ever referred to as "L'Avellino"?
by darkerhorse
22 Sep 2020, 20:12
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Name Order
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Name Order

In Italian records with the name order format - surname, given name, given name - which is the first name and which is the middle name?

For example, "Russo Antonia Sebastiana".

Is she Antonia Sebastiana Russo or Sebastiana Antonia Russo?

Are there exceptions or was a standard followed in Sicily?
by darkerhorse
22 Sep 2020, 00:40
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Help with Polish marriage record in Latin
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Help with Polish marriage record in Latin

Pippo, Iu unn parru sicilianu. Comu si dici "Poland" e "Polish" in sicilianu?
by darkerhorse
22 Sep 2020, 00:24
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Will 1920 birth records be available anytime soon?
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Will 1920 birth records be available anytime soon?

It depends on the town. Records for some towns are already available online at Family Search, for example.
by darkerhorse
21 Sep 2020, 13:53
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Irish Church record help
Replies: 10
Views: 247

Re: Irish Church record help

Where are you looking? At the words under "America"?
by darkerhorse
21 Sep 2020, 02:56
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Name Discrepancy- Church Records
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Re: Name Discrepancy- Church Records

This might be an example from a civil birth record in 1856.

https://www.italiangenealogy.com/forum/ ... ed#p300804
by darkerhorse
21 Sep 2020, 02:44
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Name Discrepancy- Church Records
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Re: Name Discrepancy- Church Records

Some older civil records of births and marriages in Sicily list the church, sometimes noted in the margin. I've seen mention of the church where baptism was performed, for example. Check earlier such records for her family, like her parents, grandparents, etc. for the likely family church. I'm not s...
by darkerhorse
19 Sep 2020, 23:07
Forum: Italian History & Culture
Topic: Red hair in the Veneto area
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Red hair in the Veneto area

Also in the north, one-time kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia.