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Newbie Help

Postby Bonedoc » 15 Feb 2011, 01:14

Excuse my ignorance. I am new to ancestor research. I have completed my family tree up to the point where my relatives came to this country. My question is what is the best way to search for italian records? I have read that sending a letter to the commune in Italy is a good idea. How would I go about doing this. Basically where to start. Any other good ideas would be appreciated. Again my apologies if this question has been posed before. Thanks.

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Re: Newbie Help

Postby adelfio » 15 Feb 2011, 02:53

Some websites for you just click on the prompts
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Italy_ ... al_Records
another
http://familyhistory.byu.edu/Downloads/ ... ion_Guide/
Family History Library for films and info
https://learning.familysearch.org/
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Researching Trabia, Palermo surnames Adelfio, Bondi, Butera, Scardino,Rinella, Scardamaglia

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Re: Newbie Help

Postby adelfio » 15 Feb 2011, 02:57

Welcome to the site if you post some info like names birthdates and places where you relatives lived and came from. There are very helpful people on the site

Good luck Marty
Researching Trabia, Palermo surnames Adelfio, Bondi, Butera, Scardino,Rinella, Scardamaglia

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