Italy, Modena Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1968527 |title=Italy, Modena, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1875-1900|location=Italy}}<br>  
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
 
Stato Civile di Modena, Italia.  
 
Stato Civile di Modena, Italia.  
 
== Collection Time Period ==
 
 
This collection of civil registration records covers the years 1875-1900.
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This is a collection of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths for the years 1875-1900, which are in the custody of the State Archive of Cuneo (Archivio di Stato di Cuneo). Included are&nbsp;indexes, ten-year indexes, marriage banns, and supplemental documents (allegati). Contained within this collection are records from 40 comuni (towns) within the jurisdiction of the Tribunale di Saluzzo (Saluzzo Courthouse) for the years 1802-1813. The collection also contains records from 30 comuni (towns) within the jurisdiction of the Tribunale di Mondoví (Mondoví Courthouse) primarily for the years 1876-1900. Prior to the unification of Italy in the 1860s, many of the records are in French, but most of the records&nbsp;are in Italian with some Latin included.  
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This is a collection of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Modena (Archivio di Stato di Modena). Also includes marriage banns (notificazioni o pubblicazioni) and supplemental records (allegati). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Records for this collection include the years 1806-1929.  
  
<br>Generally, at the end of a civil register there is an alphabetical index by surname; however, not all years are indexed for each record type. Most records follow a generally accepted format, which is handwritten in narrative style and in later years in formatted records. Some of the original records were damaged due to natural elements at the time of filming; therefore, some information may have been lost or hard to read, but for the most part the records are readable. This collection may be searched by name of ancestors and also by browsing images in FamilySearch Historical Records.  
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For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/1968527/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
'''This civil registration contains records of only births for Modena, Italy and its sub districts.'''
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== Record History, Content and Use  ==
  
=== Record Content  ===
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
  
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Image:Italy, Modena, Civil Registration, Births (11-1323) (12-0250) Birth Record DGS 5117477_55.jpg|Birth Record
Image:Italy Mantova Civil Registration (10-0260) Marriage DGS 4535610 469 Copy B.jpg
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Image:Italy, Modena, Civil Registration, Births (11-1323) (12-0250) Marriage Record DGS 5755220_61.jpg|Marriage Record
Image:Italy Rovigo Civil Registration Death DGS 4587467 85.jpg
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Image:Italy, Modena, Civil Registration, Births (11-1323) (12-0250) Death Record DGS 5755234_96.jpg|Death Record
 
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'''The key genealogical facts found on birth records may include:'''
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For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:  
  
*Date of birth
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*[[Italy Language and Languages]]
*Place of birth
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*[[Italian Genealogical Word List]]
*Name of the child
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*Parents’ names
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'''The key genealogical facts found on marriage records may include:'''
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: [[Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
*Date of marriage
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==== Search the Collection  ====
*Place of marriage
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*Names of the groom and bride
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*Ages of the groom and bride
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*Residence of all
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*Parents’ names
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*Witnesses’ names
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'''The key genealogical facts found on death records may include:'''
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To search the collection image by image,<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the “Province” <br> ⇒Select the “ Comune or Frazione” <br> ⇒Select the "Event Type and Year", which takes you to the images.
  
*Date of death
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
*Place of death
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*Time of death
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*Cause of death
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*Sometimes the parents’ names
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Use the locator information in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestors in the birth, marriage, or death records.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
Compare the information in the birth record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination. Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Italy, Modena Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
 
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When you have located your ancestor’s birth record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
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'''For example:'''
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*Use the birth date along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
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*The father’s occupation can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
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*The parents' birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile birth entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents. Continue to search the birth records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born in the same county or nearby.
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'''Keep in mind:'''
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*The information in birth records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s.  
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*There is also some variation in the information given from record to record.
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== Record History  ==
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When Napoleon annexed large portions of Italy beginning in 1804, he also initiated the process of keeping civil records. These records do not exist in areas where the Emperor did not rule. After his defeat in 1815, many areas discontinue civil registration. Italian civil registration began again officially as Italy became a unified country in 1860; however, in some areas it did not start until 1866. By law, the original record was kept by the municipality (comune), and a copy was sent to the courthouse (tribunale). This collection of civil registration is housed at several provincial archives (Tribunale).
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=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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The civil registration recording was implemented by the government to record the vital events of births, marriages, marriage banns, and deaths occurring in the life of the area’s citizens.  
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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The civil registration records are an excellent source of accurate data on names, dates, and places for genealogical research in Modena. However, before 1860, when civil registration became law for the entire country, it is suggested to research the church records.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.archivi.beniculturali.it/UCBAWEB/home.html Archivi di Stato: Elenco]  
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*[http://www.progenealogists.com/italy/italiancivilrecords.htm Italian Civil Records]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/italgen.html Italian Genealogy]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
==== Examples of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
"Italy, Civil Registration, 1805-1940." index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 22 April 2011). entry for Pietro Antonio De Lutis, died 8 May 1933; citing Civil Registrations, digital folder 4,404,467 image 00,103; Tribunale di Rovigo, Italy. Registri dello stato civile di Rovigo.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
== Citation for This Collection ==
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Italy. Modena civil registration offices. Civil registration, 1875-1900. Modena State Archive (Archivio di Stato di Modena), Modena, Italy.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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<!--bibdescbegin-->Italy. Modena civil registration offices. Civil registration, 1875-1900. Modena State Archive (Archivio di Stato di Modena), .<!--bibdescend-->
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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"Italy, Civil Registration, 1805-1940." index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 22 April 2011). entry for Pietro Antonio De Lutis, died 8 May 1933; citing Civil Registrations, digital folder 4,404,467 image 00,103; Tribunale di Rovigo, Italy. Registri dello stato civile di Rovigo.

Revision as of 16:41, 20 December 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Stato Civile di Modena, Italia.

Record Description

This is a collection of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Modena (Archivio di Stato di Modena). Also includes marriage banns (notificazioni o pubblicazioni) and supplemental records (allegati). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Records for this collection include the years 1806-1929.

For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record History, Content and Use

For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image,
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the “Province”
⇒Select the “ Comune or Frazione”
⇒Select the "Event Type and Year", which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • 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.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Italy. Modena civil registration offices. Civil registration, 1875-1900. Modena State Archive (Archivio di Stato di Modena), Modena, Italy.



Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Italy, Civil Registration, 1805-1940." index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 22 April 2011). entry for Pietro Antonio De Lutis, died 8 May 1933; citing Civil Registrations, digital folder 4,404,467 image 00,103; Tribunale di Rovigo, Italy. Registri dello stato civile di Rovigo.