Super User has not set their biography yet

Tracing Italian Lineages of Adoptees and Ancestors Born Outside Marriage

Tracing Italian Lineages of Adoptees and Ancestors Born Outside Marriage
Investigative and genealogical research pertaining to adopted ancestors or those ancestors born outside marriage presents particular challenges. While each case is unique, certain generalities can be considered based upon the nature of social conditions, as well as available records. For the most part, we shall consider such generalities as related...
Continue reading
  14145 Hits
  0 Comments

Italian Naming Traditions and their Ramifications

Italian Naming Traditions and their Ramifications
There has been a strong custom in Italy that determines how children are named: The first male is named after his paternal grandfather. The second male is named after his maternal grandfather. The first female is named after her paternal grandmother. The second female is named after her maternal grandmother. The subsequent children could be named a...
Continue reading
  57741 Hits
  0 Comments


Onomastico

Yesterday : s. Beda il venerabile Today : s. Filippo Neri Tomorrow : s. Agostino Roscelli