Families from Marano Marchesato, Cosenza, Calabria

Catasto Onciario
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The Catasto Onciario of Marano Marchesato was completed in 1754.  The purpose of the Catasto was to evaluate the possessions and revenues of citizens in order to impose a tax on a household.  The Catasto included information about each member of a household  including their names, the relationship to the head of household, their occupation or condition, and their age.  In addition to family information, details of family assets and revenue were recorded for further taxing purposes.   

This website currently includes a  transcription of the Marano Marchesato Catasto Onciario relating to family member information only, creating a brief census of the residents of Marano Marchesato in the year 1754.   The information is currently accessible as follows:

The Catasto Name Index sorts each individual listed in the catasti by surname.  This index was created to facilitate the locating of a potential ancestor. 

The 1754 Catasto Households contains each household in order of appearance in the Catasto Onciario. 

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