Looking for relatives in Naples

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Looking for relatives in Naples

Postby Verdi » 19 Jan 2009, 21:17

Will be vising Naples in October 09. My grandmother came to NY as an infant in 1900. Her father's name was Velardi but I think he came from Calabria. Her mother's name was Negri from Naples. Hope I can find some long lost relatives in Naples.

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Re: Looking for relatives in Naples

Postby wldspirit » 19 Jan 2009, 21:26

Welcome to IG!!
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Re: Looking for relatives in Naples

Postby Verdi » 19 Jan 2009, 21:28

Yes, please help! Where do I begin to find out if I have any living relatives in Naples.

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Re: Looking for relatives in Naples

Postby vj » 19 Jan 2009, 22:20

Hello!

You would probably want to write letters to potential relatives in Naples.
Your letter would need to include details about your family that the folks reading the letter could relate to.

Here’s a sample letter:
Form Letter to a Possible Relative

OK?

We can help you find US records for your family if you think it may help.
census, military, ship manifests, etc

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This may help you locate family currently living in Italy.
If not, it will give you an idea how many folks share your surnames.

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Re: Looking for relatives in Naples

Postby Verdi » 19 Jan 2009, 22:31

vj wrote:Hello!

You would probably want to write letters to potential relatives in Naples.
Your letter would need to include details about your family that the folks reading the letter could relate to.

Here’s a sample letter:
Form Letter to a Possible Relative

OK?

We can help you find US records for your family if you think it may help.
census, military, ship manifests, etc

Valarie
---

This may help you locate family currently living in Italy.
If not, it will give you an idea how many folks share your surnames.

Italian White Pages
Cognome o nome Azienda = Surname
Dove = Location (optional)

Click on red button Cerca
Thanks so much. I'm asking my mom to look up birth certificates, etc. Good start with the phone book and form letter. Grazie!!


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