Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, State Archive (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Records

Stato Civile di Bergamo, Italia

What is in the Collection?

This collection of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Bergamo (Archivio di Stato di Bergamo). Includes marriage banns (pubblicazioni); ten-year indexes (indici decennali); residency records (cittadinanze); and supplemental documents (allegati). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Records for this collection include the years 1866-1901.

These records are written in Italian.

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. Italian Data Privacy rules prohibit making certain records publicly available for viewing. This includes birth records under 110 years old, and marriage or death records under 70 years old. The Italy, Bergamo, 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 are also available to all viewers at The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal).

Collection Contents

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 Do I Search the Collection?

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

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.

  • 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.
  • If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
  • Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

For Help Reading these Records

These records are in Italian. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:

Related Websites

ItalianGenealogy.com
Genealogy.About.com - Helpful Articles
Daddezio.com - helpful links

Related Wiki Articles

Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, 1866-1901." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Archivio di Stato di Bergamo [Bergamo State Archives, Bergamo].

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, 1866-1901.

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration, 1866-1901.