Heritage

Little Italy: San Diego

March 2019 |
L’immigrazione italiana a San Diego assunse una connotazione importante dopo il 1950. A seguito dell’attività  della pesca del tonno, il nostri connazionali discesero  dalla Bay Area fino a San Diego. La comunità iniziò ad aumentare...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Marriage Records (Part 6)

March 2019 |
Last month we started exploring Italian civil marriage records and now we are ready to do a deep dive into translating one. The format and availability of a civil marriage record will vary from village to village depending upon the time period of...

Little Italy: Chicago

February 2019 |
Little Italy, talvolta chiamata University Village, è un quartiere nel Near West Side di Chicago, delimitato da Ashland Avenue a ovest, Morgan Street a est, Eisenhower Expressway a nord e Roosevelt Road a sud. Oggi  la comunità è composta da...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Marriage Records (Part 5)

February 2019 |
This month we are exploring Italian civil marriage records. Of all the civil records available, it is my opinion that these can be the most challenging to research and translate. However, they are also very valuable in terms of the genealogical...

Little Italy: Cleveland

January 2019 |
This year, La Gazzetta Italiana is excited to feature Little Italy’s all over the country. And where better place to start than in our hometown of Cleveland! Cleveland’s Little Italy centers around the historic section of Mayfield Rd. and Murray...

Discovering La Famiglia: DNA Testing for Family History Research

January 2019 |
This month was are taking a break from Italian civil records and are going to investigate DNA testing as I am guessing some of you may have received test kits as gifts last month. Types of DNA TestsThere are three main types of kits sold for...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Records (Part 4)

December 2018 |
This month we are exploring Italian civil death records. We are doing a deep dive into a typical Italian death record so when you are looking at your own ancestor’s record, you will know exactly what to look for, even if you are not fluent in...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in the Portale Atenati

November 2018 |
In the last few months we have explored the most common Italian civil records and did a deep dive into Italian birth records, however, before we dive into the other common records such as death and marriage records, I wanted to introduce you to...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Records (Part 3)

October 2018 |
This month we are continuing our look at Italian civil birth records with a deep dive into a typical Italian birth record so that when you are looking at your own ancestor’s record, you will know exactly what to look for even if you are not fluent...
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