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

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Italy, Catania, Diocesi di Caltagirone, Catholic Church Records, 1502-1942 .
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Catania, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1502-1942
Languages: Italian
Title in the Languages: Italia, Catania, Camarda, Diocesi di Caltagirone, Registri Parrocchiali, 1502-1942
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Related Websites
Caltagirone Diocese Archives, Caltagirone, Italy

What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of images of baptisms, marriages, and deaths from the Diocese of Caltagirone (Diocesi di Caltagirone), Catania, Italy. Also includes confirmations (cresime); church censuses (status animarum); orphan's records (proietti); children's deaths (defunti bambini); and marriage supplemental documents (allegati di matrimonio). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. The collection covers the years 1502 to 1942.

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).

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Collection Citation:

"Italy, Catania, Diocesi di Caltagirone, Catholic Church Records, 1502-1942." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Archivio di Diocesi di Caltagirone, Caltagirone [Caltagirone Diocese Archives, Caltagirone].

Image Citation:

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