I have photos of two plaques that I took in a church where my great grandparents were married, in Sicily, in the 1800's. both of these plaques bear the surname of my grandfather. they can be found at:
what do you need to translate?
thankyou for your reply. There are two plaques in the church in Palazzo Adriano, where my great grandparents were married. I would like to know what they say, since they both use my grandfather's surname:
both located at blog @ http://www.travelblog.org/Europe/Italy/blog-95418.html
To ROSARIO DRAGOTTA ALESSI obedient, wise, of affectionate heart, sincere who worked as teacher with willness, braveness and honor.
Ah! Victim of a cruel illness, before it was time to he was caught from his family, his native land. Devout man, surrended like a heroe at the young age of 33 he passed to the ethernal peace on december 21th 1881. His hurting parents, brothers and sister left here this memory of him.
PAPAS VICARIO PIETRO ALESSI
Was an uncomparable priest, a model of clergyman, integral citizen. At top of his ideals he always had the education and the prosperity of the family, for tath he always had an expecial attention and very fine feelings. His religious role was always a mission for him, who was nominated VICARIO FORANEO thanks to the confidence of the bishop since 1876. He was counscious and full of energy, admired from everybody. He didn't refuse to give his help when his native land needed it.
Born on August 3rd 1829 he flyed to the ethernal peace on May 6th 1895, with the pain of all the people.
His sons: Domenica, Basilio, Francesco and Cirillo, hurtind for the pain