Italian Genealogical Records: How to Use Italian Civil, Ecclesiastical & Other Records in Family History Research (Italian) Hardcover – Sep 1 1995
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Top Customer Reviews
There are many illustrations of actual Italian records from the 1800's to going back almost 1000 years, and he explains what each is and what the records say. This author covers the history of surnames as well.
With the information in this book, it would be virtually impossible for someone who's ancestors were Italian not to discover their heritage.
I strongly recommend this book.
The glossary of Italian terms as well as the page on Italian calligraphy helped me when I was reading Italian civil records.
This is indeed my Bible of Italian Genealogy!
Using just this book, a subscription to POINT journal, an Italian dictionary, and a Latin dictionary I was able to go through the LDS films of my grandfather's ancestral town and in a few months easily trace most of his lines back to the 1500s.
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This book provides the ideal knowledge base for anyone wishing to trace their Italian ancestry, without any knowledge of where to look and what can be found. Read morePublished on Dec 22 2012 by PAS
Very helpful for first time researchers. Detailed information and understandable. I recommend it.Published on May 5 1999