[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Age at death written in Latin (Rose Ingram)

Earl.Schultz Earl.Schultz at telusplanet.net
Mon Mar 6 20:08:08 PST 2006

Rose, I took the Latin reading workshops at the St. Paul Conference last
year and the instructor made the comment that very frequently only short
forms were used for Latin words.  He showed us an example that was almost
unreadable to the untrained person because every word was shortened to only
a few letters.  Hope this helps in your task or at least prepares you for
that problem.

Earl Schultz

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Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 23:08:45 -0800
From: Rose Ingram <roseingram at shaw.ca>
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I have been looking at some early 1800 Catholic death records written in

The age at death for two children is given as "semi duae annos (or annus)"
I suspect they mean 1/2 year.  Any have other thoughts or suggestions.

Rose Ingram

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