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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, Toscana, 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.
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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Civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Firenze (Archivio di Stato di Firenze).
  
This collection contains civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Firenze (Archivio di Stato di Firenze).
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It includes:
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*Supplemental documents (allegati)
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*Annotations (annotazioni)
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*Baptismal records (battesimi)
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*Residency records (cittadinanze)
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*Declarations of death (dichiarazioni di morte)
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*Ten-year indexes (indici decennali)
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*Inventories (inventari)
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*Births and deaths of non-Tuscans (nati e morti di non Toscani)
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*Foreign births and deaths (nati e morti all’estero)
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*Marriage banns (pubblicazioni)
  
 
For the most part, this collection contains records for the modern region of Tuscany (Toscana). Additional smaller portions of the collection are for the modern regions of Emilia-Romagna, Liguria, and Umbria. The provinces represented in the collection include the following:  
 
For the most part, this collection contains records for the modern region of Tuscany (Toscana). Additional smaller portions of the collection are for the modern regions of Emilia-Romagna, Liguria, and Umbria. The provinces represented in the collection include the following:  
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*Siena
 
*Siena
  
The availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality.
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The availability of records depends on time period and locality but generally covers the years 1804 - 1874.  
 
 
The collection covers the years 1804 to 1874.  
 
 
 
For a list of film numbers currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1932364/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
 
 
 
== 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)]]  
 
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 ==
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=== Image Visibility ===
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors 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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.  
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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. 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, Toscana, Civil Registration, State Archive collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images are also available to all viewers at [http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it/en| The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal)].
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the appropriate ''“Provincia”'' <br>⇒ Select the appropriate ''“Comune o frazione”'' <br>⇒ Select the appropriate ''“Registro e L'Anno”'' which takes you to the images.
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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.
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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'''To search the collection by image:'''
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration (FamilySearch 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.  
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⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate “Province” <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate “Comune o frazione” <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate “Record Type and Year” which takes you to the images.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===                         
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*Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.                           
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Italy_Vital_Records_Index vital records indexes] in the country.                 
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.                         
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*[[Italy Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.                         
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===                             
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.                                 
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*While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.                         
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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.                         
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.                         
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well.                       
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Italy Societies|local genealogical societies]].
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
*[http://www.progenealogists.com/italy/italiancivilrecords.htm Italian Civil Records]
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{{Tip | More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1932364 | Italy, Toscana, civil registration (State Archive) = Italia, Toscana, stato civile (Archivio di Stato), 1804-1874]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
*[http://www.daddezio.com/italgen.html Italian Genealogy]  
 
*[http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modifiche_territoriali_e_amministrative_dei_comuni_della_Toscana http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modifiche_territoriali_e_amministrative_dei_comuni_della_Toscana Wikipedia] (This site is in Italian. It lists community details within Toscana.)
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
[[Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records]]<br>
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration, State Archive (FamilySearch 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.
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
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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.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Archivio di Stato di Firenze (Firenze State Archives, Firenze).}}
  
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/1932364/waypoints Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874]
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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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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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>
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Ufficio dello Stato Civile. Archivio di Stato di Firenze.}}  
 
 
 
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Toscana, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1804-1874
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Stato Civile di Toscana, Italia
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Firenze State Archives


What is in the Collection?

Civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Firenze (Archivio di Stato di Firenze).

It includes:

  • Supplemental documents (allegati)
  • Annotations (annotazioni)
  • Baptismal records (battesimi)
  • Residency records (cittadinanze)
  • Declarations of death (dichiarazioni di morte)
  • Ten-year indexes (indici decennali)
  • Inventories (inventari)
  • Births and deaths of non-Tuscans (nati e morti di non Toscani)
  • Foreign births and deaths (nati e morti all’estero)
  • Marriage banns (pubblicazioni)

For the most part, this collection contains records for the modern region of Tuscany (Toscana). Additional smaller portions of the collection are for the modern regions of Emilia-Romagna, Liguria, and Umbria. The provinces represented in the collection include the following:

  • Arezzo
  • Firenze
  • Forlì-Cesena
  • Grosseto
  • La Spezia
  • Livorno
  • Lucca
  • Massa e Carrara
  • Perugia
  • Pisa
  • Pistoia
  • Prato
  • Siena

The availability of records depends on time period and locality but generally covers the years 1804 - 1874.

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

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, Toscana, Civil Registration, State Archive collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images are also available to all viewers at The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal).

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874.

How Do I Search the Collection?

To search the collection by image:

⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate “Province”
⇒ Select the appropriate “Comune o frazione”
⇒ Select the appropriate “Record Type and Year” which takes you to the images.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

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.

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, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Archivio di Stato di Firenze (Firenze State Archives, Firenze).

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, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.