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Two ships, two manifests, same passengers?

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. ...
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Understanding meaning of professions in 19th century Calabria, Italy?

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 ...
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Accessing Italian World War I records online?

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 ...
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Connecting the Gassmanns of Untertürkheim and Fellbach

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 ...
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"indef add" as cause of detention?

Instead of trying to interpret a minimum-secondhand report about what's written on a passenger manifest, I suggest you track down said passenger manifest and come up with your own reading. In the ...
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How can I research relatives in the Italo-Turkish War 1911-1912 online?

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 ...
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Which archive holds records for Swiss Guard serving in Naples, Italy or Vatican?

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 ...
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Understanding meaning of professions in 19th century Calabria, Italy?

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 ...
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Where to find Brazil immigration records of ancestor from Italy?

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 ParanĂ¡ seems to have plenty of indexed death ...
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Where to find Brazil immigration records of ancestor from Italy?

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 ...
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How can I find a professional genealogist to perform a search in Italy?

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 ...
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great grandather Luigi Raimondi and Sylvia Fiorentini in Brasil 1900

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 ...
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Finding state records for Veneto region after 1815

Under Austrian rule, between 1816 and 1866, parish priests were required to record births, marriages and deaths in their registers. Most, but not all, parish registers are now kept in the archives of ...
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Italian immigrant vital records

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: ...
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Italian grand grand Father Italy to Venezuela manifest passenger list

I would first check immigration records. They would contain valuable information on your great grandfather. I would also search ship manifests but you would need dates of sailing or ship name to do so....
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Looking for Italian military record of ancestor

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 ...
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Italian Navy National Service

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 ...
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Accessing Italian World War I records online?

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 ...
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Searching for WW2 military record of German soldier who died 1945 in Italy?

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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Finding online resource for searching Italian records?

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 ...
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Is there a single place I could go in Italy to view birth records from Northern Italy from 1750-1850?

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 ...
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