Petralia Sopprana- Federico

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Petralia Sopprana- Federico

Postby harryd » 24 Aug 2010, 16:04

Trying to locate my great great grandparents: Gaetano Federico and Lucia Messineo. How can I locate the Italian records short of a trip to Sicilia?
Any help is appreciated.

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Re: Petralia Sopprana- Federico

Postby vj » 24 Aug 2010, 16:20

harryd wrote:... How can I locate the Italian records ...


Welcome to the Forum!

You could write to the comune:

Italian form letter generator with instructions:
http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... civile.asp

Or other helpful form letters:
http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... tters.html

address:

Comune di Petralia Soprana
Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Piazza del Popolo
90026 Petralia Soprana PA
ITALY


http://www.tuttitalia.it/sicilia/82-petralia-soprana/
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You could also research your family using microfilmed civil records for Petralia Soprana.
Your nearest Family History Center can order records for Petralia Soprana on microfilm.
The cost is about $6 mo (rent), you’ll need to go to the center to order & view them.

Titles: Registri dello stato civile di Petralia Soprana (Palermo), 1820-1910
Film notes for Petralia Soprana:
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library ... ++di++Petr &columns=*,0,0
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In case you aren’t familiar with the Family History Center & Italian records

FamilySearch Home Page
Includes how to find your nearest local Family History Center
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A helpful essay written by Trish, one of our forum members:
Steps for Finding Microfilm at the Family History Center

Family History Library Catalog:
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library ... t_fhlc.asp

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Re: Petralia Soprana- Federico

Postby harryd » 24 Aug 2010, 18:02

Wow! Thanks so much. I have used LDS before but not for Microfilm. I will check all of your suggestions. :lol:

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Re: Petralia Sopprana- Federico

Postby PeterTimber » 24 Aug 2010, 18:15

While your at it Harry you can go to https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/italy and in the "NEWS and EVENTS" column on the left click on the NEW! Italian Research Class on line....Its a VIDEO on how to start researching your Italian family. =Peter=
~Peter~

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Re: Petralia Soprana- Federico

Postby harryd » 24 Aug 2010, 19:14

Thanks, Peter!


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