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by Norma's Daughter
24 Jan 2019, 00:17
Forum: Locations in Italy
Topic: Barbonia
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Barbonia

Some of my cousins insist that some of their ancestors came from Barbonia. I've not been able to find that name for anywhere in Italy. One cousin said it's in Torino, but I haven't been able to find it there either. Help????
by Norma's Daughter
05 Jan 2019, 00:12
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Toso Surname -- Liguria
Replies: 0
Views: 195

Toso Surname -- Liguria

My grandfather was Pietro Toso. He was born in or near Varese Ligure in 1867, as best I can determine. He immigrated to San Francisco Bay area (California, USA), likely arriving in some time between 1887 and 1889. He married Giovanna Nave, who was also born in or near Varese Liqure. I believe they w...
by Norma's Daughter
05 Jan 2019, 00:04
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Can you help me by identifying the document, please?
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Can you help me by identifying the document, please?

I think the entry on the lower left of this image is a birth record for my grandfather, Pietro Toso. But my skill at reading this old handwriting is poor. Help? I'm trying to identify his parents. He was born in or near Varese Ligure, La Spezia, Liguira. As far as I can determine from scant family a...