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Baptisms – St George the Martyr Church, Prizzi, Palermo

The entries are in Latin and will need to be translated to Sicilian as identified below. Any differences in spelling  is due to how the name appears in the sentence of the record. Joanna = Giovanna Petrus or Petri = … Continue reading

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The Orlando One-Name Study at Geneabloggers!

I was interviewed about the Orlando One-Name Study by fellow +Guild of One-Name Studies member +Tessa Keough for the “May I Introduce you to…..” series. You can read the post over at Geneabloggers

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Obituary – Tony Orlando

Tony Orlando Peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Tony Orlando, of Caledon East, in his 78th year, beloved husband of Mary Orlando.  Loving father of Pina and her husband Robert Montalbano, Joey and his wife Sabrina Orlando, Rita … Continue reading

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Data & Orlando News Update

The next batch of material loaded to the website today is as follows – UK – The Old Bailey 2 references USA – New York City deaths – 1891- 1948 USA – Winconsin births and deaths USA –  Westchester County … Continue reading

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Quick Update!

Today I made a bit of a start uploading some of the various data to the website. It is going to be a slow process, and is very likely to take me to the end of the year to complete … Continue reading

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Some Orlando One Name Study Housekeeping!

For some time, I have been very frustrated on the structure of my Orlando One Name Study. The reason for the frustration was that the overseas data, (material pertaining to venues outside of the UK) had grown almost of out … Continue reading

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The launch of

Orlando News I have long deliberated about producing a newsletter for one one name study and given the lack of interest it hardly seemed worth the effort. I shelved the idea. At this point, the study has been in existence … Continue reading

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Orlando Family (One Name Study) Facebook Group

Facebook Group for the Orlando One Name Study is now launched Join the Group

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Orlando Cherry Brandy

The story behind these little pots is quite interesting. I inherited a plate from my Grandmother with a very similar patten on it. The design was by the artist, Wattau. So, in my search to see if there were any … Continue reading

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Obituary – Ethel (Betty) Orlando (1917 – 2011)

ORLANDO, Ethel (Betty) April 9, 1917 – July 3, 2011 Passed away peacefully on July 3, 2011 at Erin Mills Lodge Retirement Home in Mississauga, Ontario. Betty was born the day Vimy Ridge was captured and always wished her parents … Continue reading

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