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Italia, Mantova, Mantova, Censimenti (Comune)
This collection will include records from 1750-1900.
These records contain census records of inhabitants of the city of Mantova. Records are within the custody of the muncipal archive of the city of Mantova (Archivio Storico del Comune di Mantova). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality.
Citation for This Collection
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- “Italy, Mantova, Mantova, Censuses (Comune), 1750-1900.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivio Storico del Comune di Mantova, Mantova.
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Italy Census Records usually contain the following information:
- Birth date
- Parish of residence
- Parents' names
- Census date
- Census place
How to Use the Record
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- Other identifying information such as parents' names
Search the Collection
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⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Province'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Provincia'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Comune o frazione'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Comune or Frazione'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Registro e L'Anno'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Event Type and Year' which takes you to the images.
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- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
Using the Information
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.