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Beginner who needs advice/help

Postby Bluesdiva76 » 19 May 2011, 18:05

I am helping a friend trace his family history, and have now come to the part where I need documents from Italy. We know the names of his great grandparents, the day they were born and the town they were born in Italy (Ariano in the Campania section). I have found nothing on Ancestry or Family Search to confirm their birth or marriage information.

What is my next step? Should I try microfilm from the town from Family Search or do I need to write some place in Italy? What do I request? Where do I send the request?

Thank you for any suggestions.

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Re: Beginner who needs advice/help

Postby adelfio » 21 May 2011, 01:52

Researching Trabia, Palermo surnames Adelfio, Bondi, Butera, Scardino,Rinella, Scardamaglia

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Re: Beginner who needs advice/help

Postby Tessa78 » 21 May 2011, 02:08

Welcome to the forum! :-)

If you decide to write directly to the comune, you should write your request in Italian.
Be sure to provide all the information you can.

Here is some help with letters requesting vital documents...
http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... civile.asp
http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... talrecords

Address:
Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Piazza Plebiscito, # 1
83031 Ariano Irpino (AV)
ITALY


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Re: Beginner who needs advice/help

Postby Bluesdiva76 » 23 May 2011, 19:02

Thank you for information :)


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