Italy – Links

Genealogy and Family History – Italian

Finding Our Italian Roots, Melanie D. Holtz:

Basic Italian Research tutorial, also tutorials on reading Italian script and records, free on FamilySearch (Don’t forget to check to see what records and indexes Family Search has on-line for Italy. Includes many baptisms and other church records.):

Searching Italian Records at the Family History Library, Stephen J. Danko:  Beginning Italian Genealogy, Stephen J. Danko:

Portale Antenat (Ancestors, State Archives, Italy):

Italian Genealogy Group, membership group with free databases and articles, both for Italy and for Italians in the US:

Italian Genealogy, free forum, articles:

Italian Genealogy & Family History,

Italian Genealogy Online, forum and many articles, includes names and naming patterns:

Italian Communities and Towns,


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About DRogers

M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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