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The "Fuochi" in Roccapia, Year 1447

A census of 1447 listed the Heads of families in Roccapia (called Vallis Oscura at the time), province of L'Aquila. The transcription is based on Nunzio Faraglia's essay "Numerazione dei Fuochi della Valle del Sangro", published in 1898. Part of the inhabitants were included in the Numarazione of Pettorano (second list) 236 individuals (anime) were recorded in 45 different family groups (fuochi).

Transcription

Folius:ccccclxxii (572)
VALLIS SCURA (= Roccapia)
Date: Onthe day 13th of May
DEPUTIES: Domnus Benedictus archipresbiter, Masius Catena camerarius
MASSARII: Antonius Ioannis, Odus Lucij, notarius Arig(?) Petrus, Nardus Antonius, Antonucius Masij .
Fuochi: 45
Anime: 236
SURNAMES: Angeli * Antonucij * Abraam * Buracto * Bucij * Cicharoni * Cole Abatis * Colegrossi * Catena * Carleonus * Cicci * Colusne * Cioctus * deli Crastati * Christophori * Gauterij * Gregorij * Leonardi * Lucij * Masij * Mancini * Mercatantia * Mathei * Mei * Pintus * Petri * Petrelle * Sese * Sarrachus * Thomasij * Vallecta
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