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Entries on passenger manifests were lined out when the passengers did not sail, were changed to a different class of travel, or did not embark or disembark at the port stated on the manifest header. See Marian L. Smith's article A Guide to Interpreting Passenger List Annotations at JewishGen.org. The information you want is on the page Markings on the ...


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In 19th Century Italian documents, I've seen avvocato for lawyer, as well as legista. While legale translates as law, like you I've been unable to find a conclusive answer. However, if not lawyer as we understand the term today, it shows legal knowledge, perhaps one who gives legal counsel and, thus, a person in a higher position in society, as does civile. ...


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There are a couple of related questions here which might help you. Is there a single place I could go in Italy to view birth records from Northern Italy from 1750-1850? has an answer with information about the start of civil registration in Italy. There is also a general question How can I determine what records are available in a particular locale? with ...


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When selecting and hiring a professional genealogist you may wish to consider the following: Commitment to ethical conduct. Unlike lawyers, the genealogy profession is unregulated and there are are no legal requirements for a person to do genealogy work. Membership of a professional organisation such as the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) ...


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With the first page of the passenger list, we can now determine that this was the S.S. Europa, arriving in New York NY in Feb 1920. The particular pages shown above are numbered 0658 & 0659 at EllisIsland.org & 659 & 660 at ancestry.com There are at least 7 sets of pages noting that the passage was paid by the Italian government (at ancestry: ...


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There is a Brazil Genealogy page at FamilySearch that leads to a Brazil Emigration and Immigration page that mentions Italy: From 1808 to 1940 immigrants came to Brazil from over 50 nations all over the world; most were from Portugal, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Russia, France, Spain, Turkey, the British Isles, and other South ...


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Military Records (Foglio) are kept by region. You need to know which region or province your ancestors were born. My father was born in Teramo Province. I sent an email (in Italian) to the Teramo Archive Military District (most provincial or regional archives have an internet presence) with name, date of birth, town of birth and names of parents. Less than ...


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Have you done a literature search? (Familienkundlichen Literaturdatenbank, GoogleBooks, WorldCat, etc.) There are several periodical articles and books (in German) that seem to deal with the family in your question: Die Herkunft von vier Untertürkheimer Familien / Rupp, Friedrich In: Südwestdeutsche Blätter f. Familien- u. Wappenk. 15, 1976-78, S. 427-428 ...


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Service records for the war may not be available to you online, but these are some things you could do online. Research the war itself Do background reading about the war that would put everything you find in context. (See: Wikipedia: Italo-Turkish War) Look at the bibliography and citations for any site you visit for further reading. Learn about the ...


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So it seems the online contact page on Vatican's website does work and I got a reply from Secretariat of Pontifical Swissguard The Pontifical Swiss Guard can not help you much because the Neapolitan kings had their own Swiss soldiers, which were completely independent of the Pontifical Swiss Guard in Rome. That's why you will not find anything ...


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In the archives of the Mezzogiorno we find civile used in different manners - as noted here already, at times we find it used more liberally to include the middle class but quite often it in fact denotes a more elevated class. I have controlled records where nobles were listed as "civile" and even more often as "legale" which at times was used to denote ...


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For a discussion of Italy's attitudes about emigration and how they changed over time, see Tina Bochicchio Woetzel's Italian Emigrants, Italian Immigrants: The Labella Family of Avigliano, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy and Port Chester, New York, United States of America. The section Italian Government Outlook toward Emigration starts on page 124. The author ...


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It's true Family Search does not have records for the Province of Novara. The only source I have found is ancestry.com. There are two draw backs to their data base. One is it cost money. For the World Wide data base it's about $45 per month. The second is the records are not indexed. You won't get the birth certificate but the announcement record transcribed ...


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Before hiring a professional genealogist, try to find out in which town in Piemonte your great-grandfather was born. I would suggested ordering his death certificate and marriage certificate from Argentina. Sometimes these have details of the town. If you cannot find out the name of the town, it will be extremely difficult to find your great-grandfather's ...


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I think a starting point could be the Catalog of FamilySearch.org: This will lead you to a page of information about Italian records: As commented by @JanMurphy: In the screenshot above, the drop-down box can be set to any local family history center, the Family History Library, or "online" to show which FHL records can be accessed via the website. ...


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Family Search has a very good database of documents. But be aware that different regions have different states of completion. For example, the state of Paraná seems to have plenty of indexed death records. But not many marriage and birth records. The state of Santa Catarina has plenty of indexed marriage records and birth records. Apart from that, try the ...


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This source is also from FamilySearch, but not yet listed - it is not specifically related to Italian sources but have surprising results, at least for me, when also looking for brazilian immigration online sources. You may very well find your italian relatives immigration records there. It list a big collection of records categorized by place, date and ...


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The obvious record you need to get to begin with is the marriage of Sylvia and Luigi in Brasil. There may be two possible sources - church records and civil records. Where and how to find them depends on the exact location and time. Some records are available at www.familysearch.org but a great number of them are not name indexed - this means that even if ...


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The vital records that you are after would seem likely to be found using the links at FamilySearch.org: Registri dello stato civile di Alessandria del Carretto (Cosenza), 1809-1910 Authors: Alessandria del Carretto (Cosenza). Ufficio dello stato civile (Main Author) Archivio di stato di Cosenza (Repository) Tribunale di Castrovillari (Repository) ...


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I would first check immigration records. They would contain valuable information on your GGrandfather. I would search ship manifest also but you would need dates of sailing or ship name to do so. Also Death Certificates would assist with invaluable information that may answer alot of questions. On Ancestry.com I would check for manifest of ships that sailed ...


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FamilySearch.org lists a document set called "Documenti militari. Circondario di Torino, 1804-1910." These are the "military muster rolls and draft lists from the province of Torino" (Turin). The catalog note indicates that the date of the roll is generally the year of birth of the draftee. This may have your Luigi Gascone in it. The records are digitized, ...


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A starting point for researching Italian Navy personnel may be La Regia Marina: If the information you are searching for are about a sailor who was your relative, and you know his name and (at least approximately) his place and date of birth the way to follow is to obtain from Italian Navy his service records ("Estratto del foglio matricolare" are ...


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For those seeking Italian Military Records a good starting place may be the Italy Military Records wiki page of FamilySearch. This leads to at least one online resource, Albo dei Caduti della Grande Guerra (Roll of the Great War Memorial): The publication of the Golden of the Great War Memorial wants to be a renewed honor the sacrifice of those who ...


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The Deutschen Dienststelle (WASt) compiles service reports on request. Please see How to find information on German soldiers from World War I and World War II? on how to proceed and what to expect.


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I recomend you to search in antenati.san.beniculturali.it I found there my 6th upper ancestor Have records of birth, marriage, death and other kind of records digitalized (some of them indexed so you can search on them) It begin in the early 1800s up to 1900 PD: This is one of the sources of familysearch.org


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It is possible to look at the coverage for a country on Ancestry's sites without having a World Subscription. Go to any Ancestry site and on the top navigation bar, choose search. From the drop-down menu, choose Card Catalog. You can filter the results further by going to the menu on the left and choosing Europe, then Italy. Click on each record ...


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A correction to the statement that the first census was taken in 1871 - there is actually an 1841 census online for some regions of Italy. To access it (and many other Italian records from the 1800s), go to http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it/?q=gallery Click on your province, then click on the "Stato civile della restaurazione". Many areas do not ...


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http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it/ Have records of birth, marriage, death and other kind of records digitalized (some of them indexed so you can search on them) It begin in the early 1800s up to 1900 I found there my 6th upper ancestor PD: This is one of the sources of familysearch.org


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