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Questions tagged [italy]

For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Italy. This tag may be used for the previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day or historic Italy. Also tag the region if the question is specific to that region.

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Italian Navy personnel records 1904-1946

I would like to know how to get Italian Navy officers records ww1 to 1946, also officers who served aboard the R.N.Libia when captained by Ernesto Burzagli.
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Researching relative's WW II Italian military service?

I have an uncle who died during Italy's WW II incursion into Russia. I have no details of the military unit he was in. Is it possible to: establish the miltary unit my uncle served under? identify ...
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Determining ethnicity? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find out what percentage of things I am. I know that my great grandmother on my mothers side is from Italy and that my grandmother is part cherokee indian as well, and my grandfather's ...
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Italian Navy Records from 1820 to 1840

I am researching about my family tree and I finally found something on my great great great grandfather. I have discovered that he was from Italian Navy posted in Sistre Levante from 1838 to 1842. I ...
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Which archive holds records for Swiss Guard serving in Naples, Italy or Vatican?

My great-grandmother was born in Naples in 1853 (implied from the age on her British marriage certificate and British census). On her marriage certificate, her father's occupation is listed as "...
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Seeking World War 1 service record for Italian Army cook from Collessano, Sicily?

AI am looking for family records for Gioacchino Misita, who was a cook in the Italian Army in WWI. He was from Collessano, Sicily. He was shot in the leg. How can I access his service record? I ...
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great grandather Luigi Raimondi and Sylvia Fiorentini in Brasil 1900

Sylvia Fiorentini was born in Italy. Her father went to Brasil for a three years contract as an architect or engineer? in the building of theatres in Brasil 1900s. Unable to trace him. . Sylvia's ...
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What is the relationship name of the brother of my 1st Cousin's Spouse to me? [duplicate]

In Italy I grew up calling many people simply cousins or uncles and I have called my 1st Cousin's Spouse's brother (1) a cousin all along. I am just curious to know whether according to normal family ...
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Connecting the Gassmanns of Untertürkheim and Fellbach

According to family lore, the Gassmann name around Stuttgart derives from two brothers who immigrated from the south (some say Switzerland, others Northern Italy) and settled, respectively, in ...
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Accessing Italian World War I records online?

Is there a way to access Italian war records pertaining to individual soldiers (I'm looking specifically for World War I) online? For example, I know Australia does but my somewhat limited knowledge ...
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Two ships, two manifests, same passengers?

I knew that my great-grandmother arrived in the US from Italy in about 1914. When I searched the Ellis Island database I found her easily. Unfortunately, I found her twice. Let me be specific. My ...
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Understanding meaning of professions in 19th century Calabria, Italy?

This is not a pure Italian translation issue, it looks, after investigation and discussion with Italian native speakers, a question more related of how professions are recorded in Calabria (or whole ...
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Searching for WW2 military record of German soldier who died 1945 in Italy? [duplicate]

I have a name, place and date of birth, place and date of death also. This soldier died in Italy in 1945 and is buried in Futa Pass. Could anybody provide me with where i can gain more information ...
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Searching for 1947 Italian immigrant to Venezuela?

I am searching for my late grandfather. All I know is he imigrated to Venezuela around 1947. The family in Italy was told he died but there was never a death certificate issued. His Name is LUIGI ...
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Is there an online resource for searching Italian census records [duplicate]

From ancestry.co.uk I know I have an Italian Great-Great Grandmother, name Maude Angelina Georgina Antonio, born 1880 Milano, Italy, father Thomas Antonio, married William Elias Barnett in 1899, ...
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Finding online resource for searching Italian records?

From ancestry.co.uk I know I have an Italian Great-Great Grandmother, name Maude Angelina Georgina Antonio, born 1880 Milano, Italy, father Thomas Antonio, married William Elias Barnett in 1899, ...
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Where to find Brazil immigration records of ancestor from Italy?

I'm looking for an ancestor who moved from Italy to Brazil between 1800 and 1900. Where can I find Brazilian immigration records?
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Finding death record(s) of great grandmother who emigrated from Italy in 1899? [closed]

My great grandmother immigrated from Italy in 1899 because I have seen the ship's manifest. I also know that she died soon after, but I cannot find a death certificate, any cemetery information or ...
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Italian Government-Paid Passage

Why would the Italian government pay for passage of Italians to the US? What were the contours of this policy and does it reveal meaningful information about the recipients? In the manifest for a ...
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How can I find a professional genealogist to perform a search in Italy?

I need a professional genealogist who can get a copy of the birth certificate of my great grandfather who was born in Piemonte region (Italy) in the year 1875 or 1876. He came to Argentina when he was ...
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How to find 19th Century birth certificate from Novara, Italy?

I am looking for the birth certificate of my great grandfather who was born in the year 1875 or 1876 in Novara, Piedmont, Italy. He died on 19 July 1958 in Argentina. I went to the Church of Jesus ...
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Where to find list of census performed in Italy?

I need to know if I can find, online of offline, information about the years that census were performed in Italy. According to the thread Italian Census Records from the forum at the website Italian ...
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Is there a single place I could go in Italy to view birth records from Northern Italy from 1750-1850?

Where can I go (physically) in Italy to find records from the 1750-1850, for people who were born in the North of Italy? I know that each city would have their registries, but I am missing the exact ...