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can someone help translate this birth record for me? there are some confusing elements in here...

i believe it to be the birth record for Giuseppe Spina - parents were Biagio Spina and Maria Angela LaSala. this family was from Santa Ninfa, Sicily and the record was found in the Santa Ninfa town records. it appears to say that Giuseppe was born in Tinja (or Ferryville), Tunisia. it also looks like the record was made on 20 May 1909 but the birth occurred on 2 Oct 1907... am i reading this correctly?

i am also curious of Biagio's stated occupation, which i believe is shown in the enlargement linked below. thoughts?

full birth record image:

http://www.tambuca.com/vaccaro/nascita- ... seppe1.pdf

occupation enlargement:

http://www.tambuca.com/vaccaro/enlargement.jpg

thanks!
~ Santa Ninfa, Trapani, Sicily ~
~ San Nicola da Crissa, Catanzaro, Italy ~
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The Birth record - dated May 20th 1909 - is actually a registration in the city records of a birth extract issued in the Municipality of Ferryville (now Menzel Bourguiba) in the French Protectorate of Tunisia.

It documents the birth of Giuseppe Spina, born in "Tunisa" (Tunis?) on Oct. 4th 1907.

The parents were Biagio Spina, born in Santa Ninfa (TP) Jan. 24th 1889, "terrazziere", and Maria Angela La Sala, born also in Santa Ninfa Jan 12th 1868, housewife.
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arturo.c wrote: 28 May 2021, 05:23 The Birth record - dated May 20th 1909 - is actually a registration in the city records of a birth extract issued in the Municipality of Ferryville (now Menzel Bourguiba) in the French Protectorate of Tunisia.

It documents the birth of Giuseppe Spina, born in "Tindja" on Oct 2, and registered in Ferriville on Oct. 4th 1907.

The parents were Biagio Spina, born in Santa Ninfa (TP) Jan. 24th 1888, "terrazziere", and Maria Angela La Sala, born also in Santa Ninfa Jan 12th 1868, housewife.
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Thank you Livio. Never heard of Tindja before, but there is always something to learn.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tinja,_Tunisia
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