Status animarum

Status Animarum, also Catholic Parish Register, State of the souls…

Status Animarum is an enumeration of all people within a particular area at a particular time. These records should have been diligently and regularly kept, but their survival is somewhat irregular. The information contained in the original registers can be quite minimal, and varies from parish to parish and indeed over time within a parish. These records weren`t official documents, so we have to use them carefully.

Status animarum is reporting about 3 children. In fact there were 11 children: