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Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby chrisnegro » 30 Nov 2004, 21:51

I just found out who our great-great grandfather is. His name is Battista Negro who came from Locana, Italy. Apparently it is a little village 16 miles away from Torino. He was born in 1859 and came to Ladd, IL [my hometown I currently live in] when he was 38. His son Giovanni came over 3 years later in 1900.

2 QUESTIONS:

1) How and who do I talk to in Locana Italy to find out more information on Battista. I can't read or write in Italian. There seems to be 2 parishes in Locana but I can't read or write in Italian and can't read the Italian website in which I found these 2 parishes. Any recommendations?

2) How can I find more information on Locana, Italy?
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby ricbru » 30 Nov 2004, 23:41

Hello,
this is the address of the Comune di Locana

Comune di LOCANA
Via Roma - LOCANA (TO) - Italy
Tel. (+39)012483103 - Fax (+39)012483321

where you can ask for civil records (birth, marriage,ecc.) of Battista Negro.

You can ask for the same record (if they have not any) to Torino State Archive

http://wwwdb.archivi.beniculturali.it/S ... 2TORINO%22

You can ask for military record to Distretto Militare di Torino

http://www.cometacom.it/distretto/

or to Archivio Centrale dello Stato in Rome (Central State Archive)

http://archivi.beniculturali.it/ACS/


To understand italian web site you can translate everything from italian to english using this

http://www.babelfish.org/



Otherwise you can try to ask for baptising record to these churches

Chiesa di S. Pietro in Vincoli
Via S. Meinerio, 6, 10080 Locana (TO)

Chiesa di S. Giuseppe e S. Michele in Rosone
Via Ceresole, 4/bis, 10080 Rosone di Locana (TO)


to write a request form use this site

http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... /index.asp

I hope this helps, bye ricbru
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby ptimber » 01 Dec 2004, 00:38

DEAR MR,. NEGRO THIS IS TO ADVISE YOU THAT IN THE FUTURE DO NOT CONTACT ME PERSONALLY ON MY E-MAIL WHEN POSTING A SAME INQUIRY HERE ON THE FORUM. THIS MAKES YOUR EFFORTS A FISHING TRIP HOPING TO GET IN AS MUCH INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT ALERTING ONE TO THE OTHER. I QUESTION YOUR ACTIONS AND YOUR INTEGRITY SINCE THIS IS WHERE I POST ANSWERS TO INQUIRIES AS YOU WELL KNOW. Peter
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby chrisnegro » 01 Dec 2004, 01:24

ptimber wrote:DEAR MR,. NEGRO THIS IS TO ADVISE YOU THAT IN THE FUTURE DO NOT CONTACT ME PERSONALLY ON MY E-MAIL WHEN POSTING A SAME INQUIRY HERE ON THE FORUM. THIS MAKES YOUR EFFORTS A FISHING TRIP HOPING TO GET IN AS MUCH INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT ALERTING ONE TO THE OTHER. I QUESTION YOUR ACTIONS AND YOUR INTEGRITY SINCE THIS IS WHERE I POST ANSWERS TO INQUIRIES AS YOU WELL KNOW. Peter


My fault Peter. I just joined today and did not know the ediquette associated with this forum. Please accept my appologies.

Respectfully yours,

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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby ptimber » 01 Dec 2004, 01:27

No problema! peter
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby Maurizio » 10 Dec 2004, 17:04

Hi, I'm Italian and living in a town not far from Locana (which is a mountain village about 35 miles north of Turin, at the foot of the Alps).
Maybe I'll be able to answer to some of your question.
If you're interested, write me a private message on this website.
Ciao, Maurizio
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby ptimber » 10 Dec 2004, 18:01

Caro Maurizio che bella figura!! Peter
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby Maurizio » 10 Dec 2004, 18:50

ptimber wrote:Caro Maurizio che bella figura!! Peter


I'm just lucky, Peter: you know I can't compete with to you.

Stai in gamba,
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Re: Help Help - Battista Negro in Locana Italy

Postby ptimber » 10 Dec 2004, 21:34

Buon Natale e prospero anno nuovo Maurizio bello!! Peter
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