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PUBLIC RECORD ABBREVIATIONS

Some abbreviations sometimes encountered in public records:

ante.nup. = ante-nuptialis = before marriage
coel = coelebs = unmarried
m.p. = mortuo patre = after his father's death
o.coel = obit coelebs = died unmarried
o.inf. = obit infans = died in nonage  [being under age]
o.om = obiere omnes = all died
o.s.p. = obit sine prole = died without issue
o.s.p.l. = obit sine prole legitima = died without legitimate offspring
o.s.p.m. = obit sine prole mascula = died without male issue
o.s.p.s. = obit sine prole superstite = died without surviving issue
stip.con. = stipendis condonatis = without fee
unde. = from whom
v.i. = vide infra = see below
d.s.p.l. v.p. = died without legitimate children in the lifetime of his
father
v.m. = died in the lifetime of his mother
v.p. = vivente patre = in his father's lifetime
v.s. = vide supra = see above
ante.nup. = ante-nuptialis = before marriage
coel = coelebs = unmarried
m.p. = mortuo patre = after his father's death
o.coel = obit coelebs = died unmarried
o.inf. = obit infans = died in nonage  [being under age]
o.om = obiere omnes = all died
o.s.p. = obit sine prole = died without issue
o.s.p.l. = obit sine prole legitima = died without legitimate offspring
o.s.p.m. = obit sine prole mascula = died without male issue
o.s.p.s. = obit sine prole superstite = died without surviving issue

All these 'obit' entries also occur very commonly with 'decessit' (deceased) in place of the 'obit' (died), i.e.

d.s.p. = decessit sine prole = died without issue
d.v.p. = died during the lifetime of his/her father etc. etc.


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