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Nov 20, 2017
| ISBN 9781440349058
Nov 20, 2017
| ISBN 9781440349096
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Nov 20, 2017 | ISBN 9781440349058
Nov 20, 2017 | ISBN 9781440349096
Discover your Italian roots! Say "ciao" to your Italian ancestors! This in-depth guide will walk you through the exciting journey of researching your Italian famiglia both here and in Italy. Inside, you'll find tips for every phase of Italian genealogy research, from identifying your immigrant ancestor and pinpointing his hometown to uncovering records of him in Italian archives. In this book, you'll find: • Basic information on starting your family history research, including how to trace your immigrant ancestor back to Italy • Strategies for uncovering genealogy records (including passenger lists, draft cards, and birth, marriage, and death records) from both the United States and Italy, with annotated sample records • Crash-course guides to Italian history, geography, and names • Helpful Italian genealogical word lists • Sample letters for requesting records from Italian archivesWhether your ancestors hail from the island of Sicily or the hills of Piedmont, The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide will give you the tools you need to track your family in Italy.
Melanie D. Holtz, Raleigh, NC, www.italyancestry.com, is a writer and professional genealogist specializing in Italian genealogy. Her research firm, Lo Schiavo Genealogica, helps genealogists research their Italian ancestry in both the United States and Europe.
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