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Re: [S-R] DAR and D?

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  • JArmata@gsphdean.gsph.pitt.edu
    D could be Dominus/Domina (Lord, Lady, a noble title. Could the priest have been from the upper class?). AR could be Admodum Reverendus (Very Reverend). Joe
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      D could be Dominus/Domina (Lord, Lady, a noble title. Could the priest
      have been from the upper class?).

      AR could be Admodum Reverendus (Very Reverend).

      Joe Armata



      >
      > Several relatives in the Sabinov area were priests who officiated at
      > baptisms, marriages and deaths.....
      >
      > One is consisitently referred to as DAR Petrus Murhay, parochus
      > Hermanyensis (later parochus Michaloaisask).... I take it the last two
      > words are other places where he was priest and came to Sabinov to
      > officiate at occasions of family (sometimes he was godfather).
      >
      > What does DAR stand for?
      >
      > Some priests have that before their name, some don't. The one I know was
      > something like the "head priest" at St. John the Baptist in Sabinov
      > (August Mazalik) had that before his name, but other priests in the
      > family don't. Guess it relates to something like bishop or something?
      >
      > D. is often before name of some of the "lower" nobility of the town
      > which are my relatives... the ladies I think it stands for Domicilla?
      > What about the men?
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Maura
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