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Immigration to South America

Postby jcavallo » 17 Apr 2007, 23:13

Has anyone had any luck tracing relatives that immigrated to South America from Italy? I am trying to find info on a great uncle who went to either Argentina or Brazil in the 20's. So far, I have not had any success. Thanks.

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Re: Immigration to South America

Postby nuccia » 21 Apr 2007, 03:16

Would these websites be of any help to you?? Please, let us know.

http://www.altreitalie.org/

http://www.italians-world.org/Italy/BancaDatiGb.htm
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Re: Immigration to South America

Postby Autentiquish » 25 Apr 2007, 16:44

Sorry for my bad english... :roll: I search some web with database about the inmigration from Italy to Venezuela in 1880 aprox. Or the list of passangers in the boats from Napoli to Venezuela in this time, the census of Napoli in XIX s...
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Re: Immigration to South America

Postby drovedo » 25 Apr 2007, 16:59

Yes and No. Still trying to absolutely confirm relationship through Italian Records. Am in contact, when I have time, with possible relatives from Argentina and Brazil (They are definitely 2nd or third cousins).
Got this from German website. Relevant addresses below.

Argentina Archives:

Archives
Instituto Argentino de Ciencias Genealogicas
Balcarce 1064
1064 - Buenos Aires
ARGENTINA
(This institute is in charge of historical research only, but is able to offer you the services of genealogical experts who could research your family in Argentina.)

Archivo General de la Nacion
[National Archives]
Av. Leandro N. Alem 246
1003 Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Immigration Office:
Direccion Nacional de Migraciones
Avda. Antartida Argentina 1355
1104 Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Embassy of the United States of America
Consular Section
APO AA 34034-0001
Attn.: Barbara Hemmingway
Consul General de los Estados Unidos de America
(actually located in Miami, Florida, USA)

Embassy of the United States of America
Consular Section
Colombia 4300
1425 Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Tel: 774-8811/9911

Argentine Consulate in Los Angeles, California:
Consulado de la Republica Argentina
5050 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite # 210
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Attn.: Gustavo L. Beguet
Consul General Adjunto
Tel: 213/954-9155
(the consulate has an Argentinian CD-ROM. telephone directory. However, by Argentinian Law it is only allowed to give out names which are older than 70 years, in order to protect the "living".)

Centro de Historia Familiar
[Family History Center]
Aguero 2065
1425 Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Tel: 805-6490

Biblioteca Nacional
[National Library]
Mexico 564
1097 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Family History Centers of the Church of Latter Days Saints (Mormons)

Police Records:
Each person in Argentina, if he ever left the country, has a passport record/exit permit with the Policia Federal. This could also be the place where further pointers about the missing persons whereabouts could be found.
Policia Federal
Documentacion de Viaje
Moreno 1550
Capital Federal

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Re: Immigration to South America

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Re: Immigration to South America

Postby danielendara » 25 Apr 2007, 18:22

jcavallo,

I had a similar situation with my family. Here are my suggestions:

1.- Try Ellis Island's website www.ellisisland.org. Even though this was the main hub for Italians to the US, a lot of of the passangers had final destinations in South America. I found my great great grand uncle's record as a transit passenger.

2.- Try this site : www.cemla.com it is the equivalent of Ellis Island's site but for the Buenos Aires entries. They will only show matches of last names, but not the entry information. You can still request it to send it to you electronically by paying $25. They are also very responsive by email if you contact them

3.- The http://213.212.128.168/radici/ie/defaultie.htm site has the same database as above, but I don't think it is updated frequently as (2)

4.- Brazil has this site for the Sao Paulo entries:
www.memorialdoimigrante.sp.gov.br

Good Luck!!!

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Re: Immigration to South America

Postby jcavallo » 25 Apr 2007, 21:02

Many thanks to all for your generous help. I will let you know if I have any success.


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