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

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Title in the Language of the Records

Stato Civile di Caltanissetta, Italia

What is in the Collection?

This collection consists of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Caltanissetta.

Includes:

  • Marriage banns (notificazioni o pubblicazioni)
  • Ten-year indexes (indici decennali)
  • Diverse records (atti diversi)
  • Residency records (cittadinanze)
  • Supplemental documents (allegati)

Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Records for this collection include the years 1820 to 1935.

These records are written in Italian.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935.

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, Caltanissetta, 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)

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ residence
  • Parents' age
  • Occupation of father
  • Informant

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Name of groom and bride
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Age
  • Birth place
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Witnesses

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Birth place
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Witnesses

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
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.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Comune or Frazione”
⇒Select the appropriate “Event Type and Year” which takes you to the images

As you are searching it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships

Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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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 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

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

Related Wiki Articles

Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Italian Civil Registration

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, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Archivio di Stato di Caltanissetta [State Archive of Caltanissetta], Caltanissetta, Italy.

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, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935.

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, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935.