How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

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How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby aferraresi » 05 Jan 2007, 17:39

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I've found the website for Prato, Italian consulate on how to request a birth record however I cannot read Italian. Is there another way I could obtain this information in English.

I'm looking for information on my Grandfather:
Alfredo Ferraresi
Born June 19, 1887, Prato
Mother was Maria--Father name Giuseppe

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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby nuccia » 05 Jan 2007, 18:51

To my knowledge you can only get the info in Italian but this website has the acts already transcribed.

http://www.comunesofitaly.org/Links/RuthNerud.htm

To request the birth certificate, you can try this site to help compose a standard request letter..

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

Hope this helps.
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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby nuccia » 05 Jan 2007, 18:55

By any chance, is this your grandfather?

First Name: Alfredo
Last Name: Ferraresi
Ethnicity: North Ital., Italy
Last Place of Residence: Prato
Date of Arrival: Oct 12, 1904
Age at Arrival: 17y 3m Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Buenos Aires
Port of Departure: Genoa
Manifest Line Number: 0008

http://ellisisland.org/search/shipManif ... 2577110288
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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby nuccia » 05 Jan 2007, 19:01

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Alfredo Ferraresi
Name: Alfredo Ferraresi
City: Not Stated
County: Tensas
State: Louisiana
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Date: 19 Jun 1887
Roll: 1685022
DraftBoard: 0

If this is him, he may have lived in Prato but according to the draft cards, he was born in Fiorenza

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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby nuccia » 05 Jan 2007, 19:06

Looking for any information I can find on my grandfather, Alfredo Ferraresi born 1887 in either Florence or Prato. His mother's name was Maria and his father's name Giuseppe. He emmigrated to US in 1904 at the age of 17 with his uncle and cousin. I believe he left from Genoa, Italy on the ship, Buenos Aires in Sept 1904 and arrived in US Oct 12, 1904 (resource from Ancestry.com).

Any information would be greatly appreciated.Looking for any information I can find on my grandfather, Alfredo Ferraresi born 1887 in either Florence or Prato. His mother's name was Maria and his father's name Giuseppe. He emmigrated to US in 1904 at the age of 17 with his uncle and cousin. I believe he left from Genoa, Italy on the ship, Buenos Aires in Sept 1904 and arrived in US Oct 12, 1904 (resource from Ancestry.com).

Any information would be greatly appreciated.


This was from the posters other thread which I hadn't seen prior to responding.
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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby nuccia » 05 Jan 2007, 19:14

What was his wife's name? I found someone close, still living in Texas whose wife's name was Lucille.
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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby aferraresi » 05 Jan 2007, 21:21

Thanks so much for your help..

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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby aferraresi » 05 Jan 2007, 21:24

nuccia wrote:What was his wife's name? I found someone close, still living in Texas whose wife's name was Lucille.


No, his wifes name was Ethel. Lived in MO. Actually I'm really trying to find his brothers, sisters, mother, father that would have lived in Prato or Florence in 1887, plus obtain his birth & baptismal certificates.

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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby nuccia » 06 Jan 2007, 02:57

Maybe this site will help you.

http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library ... umns=*,0,0

I believe you may be able to order the microfilms from the town of Prato from you Family History Centre and obtain the info you are looking for.
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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby jcsm400 » 06 Jan 2007, 04:16

aferraresi,

Do you know his mother's maiden name?

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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby suanj » 06 Jan 2007, 08:10

I found a baptism act of a FERRARESI Gino ( Gino Pietro Romolo) born in Florence the 15 january 1887 son of Giuseppe(son of Pietro) and Teresa( daughter of Romolo) Torselli.. nobody in June... but it are only the records of a church... nobody Alfredo..
the record:
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/2268 ... esidw7.jpg
however you can write in Firenze, civil records office here the email
http://www.comune.firenze.it/servizi_pu ... tnasci.htm

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Re: How to obtain birth records from Prato, Italy in 1887

Postby aferraresi » 06 Jan 2007, 14:23

I do not know her maiden name.


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