Italy, Napoli Civil Registration, State Archive (Family Search Historical Records)

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== Image Visibility  ==
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Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive) collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.<br>Italian Data Privacy rules prohibit viewing the following records: All birth images must be 100 years or older; all marriage images must be 70 years or older, and all death images must be 70 years or older.
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of civil registration records includes births, marriages, death, and supplemental documentation files. The registration of birth, marriage, and death were kept on separate registers. Supplemental files include a title page followed by several documents such as:
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This Collection will include records from 1809 to 1865.<br>
  
*Notes from hospitals regarding births or deaths [[Image:Naples Napoli Italy.jpg|right|270x203px|Naples Napoli Italy.jpg]]
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Civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Napoli (Archivio di Stato di Napoli). Includes marriage banns (pubblicazioni; notificazioni); baptismal records; ecclesiastical returns of marriages; marriage memorandums (atti di memorandum); diverse records (atti diversi); marriages and deaths outside of the place of usual residence (matrimoni e morti fuori domicilio); and marriage supplemental documents (processetti). At the present time, this collection contains records for only certain sections (quartieri) of the city of Napoli. The quartieri of Napoli represented in the current collection include the following: Avvocata; Chiaia; Fuorigrotta; Miano e Marianella; Montecalvario; Posillipo; San Carlo all'Arena; San Ferdinando; San Giuseppe; Stella; Vicaria; and Vomero. Additional records for the city of Napoli and for surrounding towns (comuni) will be added as they become available.
*Notes from other towns or foreign countries (if a birth or death did not occur in the regular place of residence)  
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*Marriage files
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*Marriage banns
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*Declarations of intention to marry
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*Other certificates
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Generally, an alphabetical index by surname is listed at the end of civil registers; 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 may be damaged due to natural elements, therefore, some information may have been lost or hard to read, but for the most part they are readable. Text of the records is in Italian with some Latin included. This collection may be searched by browsing images in FamilySearch Historical Records.
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1937990/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [URL for the Collection Page browse link | Browse] link from the collection landing page. Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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Napoleon initiated the process of keeping civil records in 1804. 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).&nbsp; 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.&nbsp;
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The civil registration records are an excellent source of accurate data on names, dates, and places for genealogical research in Napoli. However, before 1860, when civil registration became law for the entire country, it is suggested to research the church records.<br>
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In 1804, Napoleon 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 registers were kept by the municipality (comune), and a copy was sent to the courthouse (tribunale).&nbsp;
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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.&nbsp;
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The civil registration records are an excellent source of accurate data on names, dates, and places for genealogical research in Mantova. However, before 1860, when civil registration became law for the entire country, it is suggested to research the church records.&nbsp;
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== 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.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Ufficio dello Stato Civile. Archivio di Stato.}}  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article&nbsp;[[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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[[Italy, Napoli Civil Registration (Family Search Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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== Record History, Content and Use ==
  
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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)]]
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The key genealogical facts found on most birth records include the following:
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*Date of birth
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*Place of birth
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*Name of the child
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*Parents’ names
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The key genealogical facts found on most marriage records include the following:
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*Date of marriage
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*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 most death records include the following:
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*Date of death
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*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  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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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Search the Collection<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Comune o frazione" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Registro e L'Anno" category which takes you to the images<br>
 
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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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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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*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 records 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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*The information in birth records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
*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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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Italy, Napoli Civil Registration (Family Search 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.<br>
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Italy, Napoli Civil Registration (Family Search 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.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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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]
  
 
To locate cultural or historical information about a specific locality, or to determine in which municipality a hamlet (frazione) is located, use either of the following websites:  
 
To locate cultural or historical information about a specific locality, or to determine in which municipality a hamlet (frazione) is located, use either of the following websites:  
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Italy]]  
 
*[[Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records]]  
 
*[[Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records]]  
 
*[[Italy - Birth - 1809-1865]]  
 
*[[Italy - Birth - 1809-1865]]  
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*[[Italy - Marriage - 1866-Present]]
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*[[Italy - Marriage - 1520-1808]]
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*[[Italian Marriage Records More Than You Think]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1937990/waypoints Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865]
  
 
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.  
  
==== Citation Example&nbsp;for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
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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]].
 
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"Italy, Civil Registration, 1805-1940." database and digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://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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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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Revision as of 17:38, 17 October 2013

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

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Contents

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive) collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.
Italian Data Privacy rules prohibit viewing the following records: All birth images must be 100 years or older; all marriage images must be 70 years or older, and all death images must be 70 years or older.

Title in the Language of the Records

Stato Civile di Napoli, Italia

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1809 to 1865.

Civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Napoli (Archivio di Stato di Napoli). Includes marriage banns (pubblicazioni; notificazioni); baptismal records; ecclesiastical returns of marriages; marriage memorandums (atti di memorandum); diverse records (atti diversi); marriages and deaths outside of the place of usual residence (matrimoni e morti fuori domicilio); and marriage supplemental documents (processetti). At the present time, this collection contains records for only certain sections (quartieri) of the city of Napoli. The quartieri of Napoli represented in the current collection include the following: Avvocata; Chiaia; Fuorigrotta; Miano e Marianella; Montecalvario; Posillipo; San Carlo all'Arena; San Ferdinando; San Giuseppe; Stella; Vicaria; and Vomero. Additional records for the city of Napoli and for surrounding towns (comuni) will be added as they become available.

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

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865" Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Ufficio dello Stato Civile. Archivio di Stato.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record History, Content and Use

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

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Comune o frazione" category
⇒ Select the "Registro e L'Anno" category 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 which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

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

To locate cultural or historical information about a specific locality, or to determine in which municipality a hamlet (frazione) is located, use either of the following websites:

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865

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.