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'''1.'''''' Death Record: Civil registration'''<br />Beginning in 1809 in a large section of Italy, the government required civil registrars to keep death records. By 1866 civil registration was required nationally. Usually these records included more information than the church death or burial records that were kept during the same time.<br />
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=== Death Record: Civil registration ===
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />Civil registers were the best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.
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Beginning in 1809 in a large section of Italy, the government required civil registrars to keep death records. By 1866 civil registration was required nationally. Usually these records included more information than the church death or burial records that were kept during the same time.<br>
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>Civil registers were the best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.  
  
'''2.'''''' Burial Record: Church records'''<br />Beginning in about 1520, churches required their clergy to keep death records. The date of death and place of burial are included, as well as the names of the parents of the deceased. Information found in a death record depends on how detailed the minister made his record.
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.  
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />Parish burial records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Burial records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.
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=== Burial Record: Church records ===
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian parish burial records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
+
Beginning in about 1520, churches required their clergy to keep death records. The date of death and place of burial are included, as well as the names of the parents of the deceased. Information found in a death record depends on how detailed the minister made his record.  
  
'''3.'''''' Census: Census'''<br />Censuses prior to 1911 are not uniform in content and are of limited use. In most regions, only the head of the household was named with the number of persons in the house. From 1911 on, all names are listed together with ages, occupations, relationships to the head of the household, and birthplaces. When an ancestor no longer appears in the census, it means that the ancestor either moved or died. These records can help identify all the members of a family and help determine where a family originated.
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>Parish burial records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Burial records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.  
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />When burial records do not exist, census records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Census records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian parish burial records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.  
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
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=== Census: Census  ===
  
'''4.'''''' Census: Census'''<br />The parish priest was often required to collect taxes for the state from his parishioners. He recorded information about his parishioners and the tax in a set of volumes called "stato delle anime," meaning "state of the souls." Not all priests regularly kept the church censuses. Where they exist, the registers list all family members living in a household with their ages or birth dates and death dates. They can also help identify all the members of a family and help determine where a family originated.<br /><br />
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Censuses prior to 1911 are not uniform in content and are of limited use. In most regions, only the head of the household was named with the number of persons in the house. From 1911 on, all names are listed together with ages, occupations, relationships to the head of the household, and birthplaces. When an ancestor no longer appears in the census, it means that the ancestor either moved or died. These records can help identify all the members of a family and help determine where a family originated.  
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />When burial records do not exist, census records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Census records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>When burial records do not exist, census records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Census records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.  
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.  
  
'''5.'''''' Probates: Notarial recors'''<br />A city's notarial or probate records provide information regarding names and death dates of family members if the family owned property and if a will was written. These records mostly dealt with wealthy families.<br />
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=== Census: Census  ===
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />Notarial probate records were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.
+
The parish priest was often required to collect taxes for the state from his parishioners. He recorded information about his parishioners and the tax in a set of volumes called "stato delle anime," meaning "state of the souls." Not all priests regularly kept the church censuses. Where they exist, the registers list all family members living in a household with their ages or birth dates and death dates. They can also help identify all the members of a family and help determine where a family originated.<br><br>
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian notarial probate records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>When burial records do not exist, census records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Census records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.  
  
'''6.'''''' Marriage Supplements: Civil registration'''<br />Beginning in 1809 in a large section of Italy, the government required civil registrars to keep marriage records. By 1866 civil registration was required nationally. When a marriage took place, the bride and groom were required to submit copies of their birth records and copies of death records, if their parents were deceased. Also included in these supplements were copies of the marriage banns and often a copy of the marriage record itself. Use these records to determine when a death took place if the actual death records are not available.<br /><br />
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.  
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />Civil registry marriage supplements were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.
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=== Probates: Notarial records  ===
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian marriage supplement records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
+
A city's notarial or probate records provide information regarding names and death dates of family members if the family owned property and if a will was written. These records mostly dealt with wealthy families.<br>
  
'''7.'''''' Muster Rolls: Military records'''<br />District military records provide the date and place of birth of every male eligible to be drafted into the army. The names of the parents and their occupations may also be given. These records may also provide marriage and death information. Conscription of all males at the age of eighteen was instituted in 1865.
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>Notarial probate records were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.  
  
'''What you are looking for'''<br />Military muster rolls were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian notarial probate records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.  
  
'''Why go to the next record'''<br />Not all of the Italian military muster rolls have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
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=== Marriage Supplements: Civil registration  ===
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Beginning in 1809 in a large section of Italy, the government required civil registrars to keep marriage records. By 1866 civil registration was required nationally. When a marriage took place, the bride and groom were required to submit copies of their birth records and copies of death records, if their parents were deceased. Also included in these supplements were copies of the marriage banns and often a copy of the marriage record itself. Use these records to determine when a death took place if the actual death records are not available.<br><br>
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>Civil registry marriage supplements were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian marriage supplement records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.
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=== Muster Rolls: Military records  ===
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District military records provide the date and place of birth of every male eligible to be drafted into the army. The names of the parents and their occupations may also be given. These records may also provide marriage and death information. Conscription of all males at the age of eighteen was instituted in 1865.
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'''What you are looking for'''<br>Military muster rolls were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.
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'''Why go to the next record'''<br>Not all of the Italian military muster rolls have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.  
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Latest revision as of 22:06, 28 October 2013

Contents

Death Record: Civil registration

Beginning in 1809 in a large section of Italy, the government required civil registrars to keep death records. By 1866 civil registration was required nationally. Usually these records included more information than the church death or burial records that were kept during the same time.

What you are looking for
Civil registers were the best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.

Burial Record: Church records

Beginning in about 1520, churches required their clergy to keep death records. The date of death and place of burial are included, as well as the names of the parents of the deceased. Information found in a death record depends on how detailed the minister made his record.

What you are looking for
Parish burial records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Burial records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian parish burial records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.

Census: Census

Censuses prior to 1911 are not uniform in content and are of limited use. In most regions, only the head of the household was named with the number of persons in the house. From 1911 on, all names are listed together with ages, occupations, relationships to the head of the household, and birthplaces. When an ancestor no longer appears in the census, it means that the ancestor either moved or died. These records can help identify all the members of a family and help determine where a family originated.

What you are looking for
When burial records do not exist, census records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Census records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.

Census: Census

The parish priest was often required to collect taxes for the state from his parishioners. He recorded information about his parishioners and the tax in a set of volumes called "stato delle anime," meaning "state of the souls." Not all priests regularly kept the church censuses. Where they exist, the registers list all family members living in a household with their ages or birth dates and death dates. They can also help identify all the members of a family and help determine where a family originated.

What you are looking for
When burial records do not exist, census records are the best source for determining when a person was born. Census records may not give a birth or baptism date, but they give a person's age, making it possible to determine his or her approximate birth year.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian civil registry records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.

Probates: Notarial records

A city's notarial or probate records provide information regarding names and death dates of family members if the family owned property and if a will was written. These records mostly dealt with wealthy families.

What you are looking for
Notarial probate records were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian notarial probate records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.

Marriage Supplements: Civil registration

Beginning in 1809 in a large section of Italy, the government required civil registrars to keep marriage records. By 1866 civil registration was required nationally. When a marriage took place, the bride and groom were required to submit copies of their birth records and copies of death records, if their parents were deceased. Also included in these supplements were copies of the marriage banns and often a copy of the marriage record itself. Use these records to determine when a death took place if the actual death records are not available.

What you are looking for
Civil registry marriage supplements were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian marriage supplement records have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.

Muster Rolls: Military records

District military records provide the date and place of birth of every male eligible to be drafted into the army. The names of the parents and their occupations may also be given. These records may also provide marriage and death information. Conscription of all males at the age of eighteen was instituted in 1865.

What you are looking for
Military muster rolls were the next best source for determining when a person was born. They included everyone in the community and identified the complete name of the child being born.

Why go to the next record
Not all of the Italian military muster rolls have been microfilmed, and the beginning date of these records varies from place to place.


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