The followings are the surnames of Caggiano, taken from 1632-166 Baptism Records.
The following surnames were taken from the 1754 Stato delle Anime Census.
The following surnames were taken from the 1741 Stato delle Anime Census.
Mary Linekin and her family came from New York (USA) to fulfill a lifetime dream: visit her ancestor’s hometown, Padula. He was an Acquavella, but we figured out many local last names connected to her family line.
My dear mom Maria Del Nunzio and I had a very moving day. We met Dorothy, her daughter Alana, and her sister Ava. They came from Providence, Rhode Island, USA, to meet us, their Italian cousins.
Archives and libraries preserve their historical heritage and grant access to those who need to consult them. The continuous use and the effects of the passing of time provoke wear and tear. Thereby, it is necessary to face the problem of its conservation by making sure that researchers and enthusiasts can get the chance to explore it.
Finally, here we are with the English version of the latest book The 1678 Padula Stato delle Anime Census. You can purchase it on Amazon.com
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the birth of the Museo del Cognome, Michele Cartusciello, genealogist and founder, publishes his third book “Lo Stato delle Anime del 1678 di Padula” (the 1678 Padula Stato delle Anime Census).
Today we share a funny list with you! It is an inventory about the cows (they had a name!) that belonged to the Holy Rosary Congregation in Padula.
A memory of a heavy snowstorm at Christmas – taken from a death record housed in the parish archive of Padula.