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.
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
A short but intense record about the plague which spread out in Padula between 1656-1657
How many foreigners were living in Padula in 1678?
A memory of a heavy snowstorm at Christmas – taken from a death record housed in the parish archive of Padula.