On this day in 1897, Paolo Di Francesco was born in Trosciano, Farindola.
I present to you the birth record of great grandfather Paolo Di Francesco from the Archivio di Stato di Pescara:
Translating –Number 61:
The year 1897, day 15, of May at the 10th hour, in the municipal house.
In front of me, Clemente de Berardinis, Secretary Delegate of the Mayor here since July 17, 1895, Civil State Official of the Commune of Farindola, there appears Biagio di Francesco, of 30 years, farmer, living in Farindola, that admits to me that on the (blank), in the 19th minute, of the 14th day of the current month, in house address Trosciano, number (blank), to Marianna di Pendima (Pentima), his wife, with whom he resides.
There was born a baby of the masculine sex that he presents to me and who has been given the name Paolo.
To the above in this document were present the witnesses Giovanni Donadio, of 50 years, farmer, and Donato Ferri, of 76 years, farmer, both residents of this commune.
The act that I have written has been read to the present attendees because they are illiterate.
Notation in the Margin:
Written against, this day of 17-10-1974 deceased in Penne act number 56
Il Cancelliere (of Farindola/signature)