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  • cathskap
    Thanks. ... been ... have ... would be ... lapides has ... (carbonarius) ... was ... in ... sppressus? et ... mills, ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 15, 2006
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      Thanks.

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Dr. Joe Q." <DoctorQ@...> wrote:
      >
      > It is difficult to give you an answer without seeing what else has
      been
      > written by the "scribe"
      >
      > I am sure you have the general information, but the spelling you
      have
      > provided is not correct Latin, I understand your problem, it is
      > difficult to make out the writing.
      >
      > if it had something to do with steel or iron, the word ferro/us
      would be
      > there, I am not sure what the metalo means (it is metal) but
      lapides has
      > to do with stone and carbonario is most likely coal miner
      (carbonarius)
      >
      > sppressus is probably a form of oppressi/um = overwhelm, subdue
      >
      >
      > mortuus is probably death
      > die is day
      >
      > so he did die on December 27, 1899
      >
      > I will puzzle through the words some more, but it sounds like he
      was
      > injured in a rock fall in a coal mine and died Dec 27, 1899.
      >
      > Dr. "Q"
      >
      >
      > cathskap wrote:
      >
      > >Baptisms from LDS film #1739198, often have a note about the death
      in
      > >the far right column.
      > >
      > >Some of it is bad handwriting.
      > >Roman Catholic records. Hnilcik.
      > >March 23, 1869. Joannes, son of Andreas Lessko & Anna Jassus.
      > >Note: "porinag? Zn? America, in metalo lapides carbonario
      sppressus? et
      > >mortuus die 27 Dec 1899"
      > >
      > >I'm guessing he emigrated to America, went to work in the steel
      mills,
      > >was burned with hot metal, and died December 27, 1899.
      > >
      > >Anybody have any ideas?
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    • boiirose
      I thought carbonario meant charcoal maker
      Message 2 of 4 , Apr 18, 2006
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        I thought carbonario meant charcoal maker
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