Italy, Catania, Diocesi di Acireale, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Italy, Catania, Diocesi di Acireale, Catholic Church Records, 1560-1950 .
This article describes a collection of records at
Catania, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1560-1950
Languages: Italian
Title in the Languages: Italia, Catania, Diocesi di Acireale, Registri Parrocchiali, 1560-1950
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Related Websites
Catania Archdiocese Archives, Catania, Italy

What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of images of baptisms, marriages, and deaths from the Diocese of Acireale (Diocesi di Acireale), Catania, Italy. Also includes confirmations (cresime); church censuses (stato delle anime); and marriage supplemental documents (processetti). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Images will be added as they become available. This collection covers the years 1560 to 1950.

These records are written in Italian.

Collection Contents

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

How Do I Search the Collection?

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Comune or Frazione”
⇒Select the appropriate “Parish”
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type” which takes you to the images

For Help Reading These Records

For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Italy, Catania, Diocesi di Acireale, Catholic Church Records, 1560-1950." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Archivio di Arcidiocesi di Catania (Catania Archdiocese Archives, Catania).

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, Catania, Diocesi di Acireale, Catholic Church Records, 1560-1950.