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*[[Italy Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
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*[[Italy Biography|Biography]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Italian_Infant_Abandonment Italian Infant Abandonment]
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*[[Italy Jewish History|Jewish History]]  
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*[[Italy Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
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*[[Italy Notarial Records|Notarial Records]]
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*[[Italy Other Records|Other Records]]
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*[[Italy Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Italy Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Italy Record Selection Table|Record Selection Table]]
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*[[Italy Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
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*[[Italy Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Italian Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
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== Getting started with Italian research  ==
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=== Getting started with Italian research. ===
  
 
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Italy page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Italian records of genealogical value. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Italy Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential! For more information on the history and geography of Italy, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy click here].&nbsp;  
 
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Italy page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Italian records of genealogical value. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Italy Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential! For more information on the history and geography of Italy, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy click here].&nbsp;  
  
NEW! Join the Italy Genealogy Research Community on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Italy-Genealogy-Research-Community/236564383083639?ref=tn_tnmn Facebook] or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#Europe Skype]!  
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NEW! Join the Italy Genealogy Research Community on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Italy-Genealogy-Research-Community/236564383083639?ref=tn_tnmn Facebook] or [[Join a Skype Research Community#Europe|Skype]]!  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
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[[Image:Italian regions provinces white no labels.svg.jpg|right|300px|Italy map with regions numbered.svg.png]]  
  
#[[Abruzzo|Abruzzo]]  
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#[[Abruzzo Genealogy|Abruzzo]]  
#[[Aosta Valley|Aosta Valley]] *  
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#[[Aosta Valley Genealogy|Aosta Valley]] *  
#[[Apulia|Apulia (Puglia)]]  
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#[[Apulia Genealogy|Apulia (Puglia)]]  
#[[Basilicata|Basilicata]]  
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#[[Basilicata Genealogy|Basilicata]]  
#[[Calabria|Calabria]]  
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#[[Calabria Genealogy|Calabria]]  
#[[Campania|Campania]]  
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#[[Campania Genealogy|Campania]]  
#[[Emilia-Romagna|Emilia-Romagna]]  
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#[[Emilia-Romagna Genealogy|Emilia-Romagna]]  
#[[Friuli-Venezia Giulia|Friuli-Venezia Giulia]] *  
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#[[Friuli-Venezia Giulia Genealogy|Friuli-Venezia Giulia]] *  
#[[Lazio|Lazio]]  
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#[[Lazio Genealogy|Lazio]]  
#[[Liguria|Liguria]]  
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#[[Liguria Genealogy|Liguria]]  
#[[Lombardy|Lombardy (Lombardia)]]  
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#[[Lombardy Genealogy|Lombardy (Lombardia)]]  
#[[Marche|Marche]]  
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#[[Marche Genealogy|Marche]]  
#[[Molise|Molise]]  
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#[[Molise Genealogy|Molise]]  
#[[Piedmont|Piedmont (Piemonte)]]  
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#[[Piedmont Genealogy|Piedmont (Piemonte)]]  
#[[Sardinia|Sardinia (Sardegna)]]  
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#[[Sardinia Genealogy|Sardinia (Sardegna)]]  
#[[Sicily|Sicily (Sicilia)]] *  
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#[[Sicily Genealogy|Sicily (Sicilia)]] *  
#[[Trentino-Alto Adige|Trentino-Alto Adige]] *  
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#[[Trentino-Alto Adige Genealogy|Trentino-Alto Adige]] *  
#[[Tuscany|Tuscany (Toscana)]]  
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#[[Umbria|Umbria]]  
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#[[Veneto|Veneto]]
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
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*[[Italian Marriage Document Translations|Translation of printed civil marriage forms]]  
 
*[[Italian Marriage Document Translations|Translation of printed civil marriage forms]]  
 
*[[Italian Civil Death Document Translation|Translation of printed civil death form]]  
 
*[[Italian Civil Death Document Translation|Translation of printed civil death form]]  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Italy.pdf BYU Research Guide for Italy].  
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/Italy.pdf BYU Research Guide for Italy].  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mmange/itengocc.html Italian Occupations List]<br>  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mmange/itengocc.html Italian Occupations List]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:36580_italy_finding_ancestor_color.pdf Finding Records of Your Ancestors, Italy 1809-1910]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:36580_italy_finding_ancestor_color.pdf Finding Records of Your Ancestors, Italy 1809-1910]
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*[[Italy Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Itay Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Itay Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Italy, Bologna, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Bologna, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]&nbsp;  
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*[[Italy, Bologna, Bologna, Civil Registration, Tribunale (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]&nbsp;  
*[[Italy, Salerno, Vallo della Lucania Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Salerno, Vallo della Lucinia Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Catania, San Biagio Parrish Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]&nbsp;  
 
*[[Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Catania, San Biagio Parrish Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]&nbsp;  
 
*[[Italy, Catania, Caltagirone Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Catania, Caltagirone Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy, Catania, Caltagirone Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Catania, Caltagirone Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Italy, Potenza, Lagonegro Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Potenza, Lagonegro Civil Registrations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy, Potenza, Lagonegro Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Potenza, Lagonegro Civil Registrations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy, Salerno, Padula, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy Salerno, Patula, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy, Salerno, Padula, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy Salerno, Patula, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Italy, Salerno, Vallo della Lucania Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Salerno, Vallo della Lucania Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
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*[[Italy, Teramo, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Teramo, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy, Teramo, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy, Teramo, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Italy Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Italy Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records]]&nbsp;  
 
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Guide to Italy ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.


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[edit] Getting started with Italian research.

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Welcome to the Italy page of the FamilySearch Wiki.

FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Italy page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Italian records of genealogical value. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Italy Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential! For more information on the history and geography of Italy, click here

NEW! Join the Italy Genealogy Research Community on Facebook or Skype!

[edit] Jurisdictions

Italy is subdivided into 20 regions (regioni, singular regione). Five of these regions have a special autonomous status that enables them to enact legislation on some of their local matters, and are marked by an asterisk (*). It is further divided into 109 provinces (provincie) and 8,101 municipalities (comuni).

Records are kept at the town level.

[edit] Regions

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  1. Abruzzo
  2. Aosta Valley *
  3. Apulia (Puglia)
  4. Basilicata
  5. Calabria
  6. Campania
  7. Emilia-Romagna
  8. Friuli-Venezia Giulia *
  9. Lazio
  10. Liguria
  11. Lombardy (Lombardia)
  12. Marche
  13. Molise
  14. Piedmont (Piemonte)
  15. Sardinia (Sardegna)
  16. Sicily (Sicilia) *
  17. Trentino-Alto Adige *
  18. Tuscany (Toscana)
  19. Umbria
  20. Veneto

[edit] Research Tools

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Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

[edit] Research Strategies

Locating births records Locating marriage records Locating death records

[edit] Featured Content

Military Conscription Records [registro di leva] list all males by year of birth and provide the name, parents’ names, place of residence, birth date and place, vocation, literacy, and physical description. They also show the draft board’s decision regarding the draftee’s fitness for service. If the draftee had emigrated, the date and destination are noted.

Read more... See the Italian tutorials at FamilySearch.org for "Basic Italian Research", "Italian Script", and lessons onetwo and three on "Reading Italian Handwriting Records".

[edit] Did you know?

  • Most Italian emigrants were from southern Italy and settled in New York, Chicago, and along the East Coast. Many emigrants from northern Italy settled in the coal and mineral mining towns across the United States. Other northerners later settled in northern California where a climate similar to their own existed.
  • The Anglo-Italian Family History Society has online transcriptions of Italian names in the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891 England censuses.

[edit] Things you can do

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