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SPRING 2004 - Heritage Ezine - Year V, No. 21

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A visit to Pacentro, medieval borough in the heart of Abruzzo with its three-towered profile, the castle of the Caldora family, the creche tradition and the corsa degli Zingari event, a peasant's ancient home.
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An evaluation of the notary's functions in history, and suggestions on how to use notary deeds in genealogy research, especially dowry deeds and will, with hints to what can be found in these ancient documents.
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The Schiavoni: Migrations from the Balkans into Abruzzo and Molise, as well as other parts of Italy in the late Middle Ages, the feats of Giorgio Castriota Skanderbeg and the different waves of Albanian refugees to Italy
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clickNOTARY RESEARCH
Ancient Indexes of acts for notaries working in Gessopalena (from 1580 to 1705) and Torricella Peligna (1650-1653) from research in the archive of Lanciano (CH), where the original books are preserved.
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All the Heads of families from a status animarum in San Salvo, taken in the 1830's, with places of origin of families from other villages.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Villa Sant'Angelo, Year 1763. From the Archive of L'Aquila.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Gagliano Aterno, Year 1744. From the Archive of L'Aquila.
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CEMETERY IMAGES - Old tombstones from the cemetery of Casamaina, Comune of Lucoli, province of L'Aquila and from Gessopalena prov Chieti (40% of the tombs).
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WAR VICTIMS - Names of victims from memorial monuments in village squares for World Wars from Broccostella (FR), Civitaquana (PE), San Giacomo degli Schiavoni (CB), Corfinio (AQ), Gamberale (CH), Castelli (TE).
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