Heritage

Little Italy: Baltimore

August 2019 |
La Little Italy di Baltimora è uno storico e pittoresco quartiere che è sopravvissuto e prosperato per diverse generazioni. Fondato dai nostri emigranti verso la metà del 1800, nel ventennio tra l’inizio del 1900 e il 1920 era esclusivamente...

Finding Your Family in Italian Census Records

July 2019 |
In previous columns, we explored Italian civil, military and church records. This month, we are going to dig into Italian census records. An interesting aspect of Italian census records is their availability and contents vary based on the history...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Ancestor’s Italian Military Record

June 2019 |
This month we are exploring Italian military service records. Every Italian male born around 1850 or later was required to register for the draft (also known as conscription). These records hold a lot of valuable genealogical information. Our focus...

Little Italy: Philadelphia

June 2019 |
Filadelfia è una delle città più antiche d’America e gli italo americani che vi abitano costituiscono una comunità storica. L’immigrazione italiana iniziò qui in piena epoca coloniale nel XVIII secolo ed era costituita principalmente di italiani di...

Do You Qualify for Italian Dual Citizenship?

May 2019 |
For many people, obtaining Italian dual citizenship can sound like a rather complicated process and this is certainly true for those who might not be familiar with Italian laws regarding applying for citizenship by descent. As a company that helps...

Discovering La Famiglia: Requesting Records from Italy

May 2019 |
After you have exhausted all the available online sources for Italian records, both civil and ecclesiastical, your next step can be to write directly to Italy to request records. This month we are going to cover some tips on how to prepare your...

Little Italy: St. Louis

May 2019 |
While many Little Italys across the U.S. are famous for their size, their festivals or the fact that they are a neighborhood in a trendy U.S. city, some Little Italys boast their own fame. St. Louis’ Little Italy, more affectionately known as The...

Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Parish Records

April 2019 |
Aside from Italian civil records, Italian parish records are the most valuable genealogical records as they may predate available civil records by a few centuries thus enabling you to take your family lines back several more generations. We have...

Little Italy: Toronto

April 2019 |
This month, we head a little farther north to find our featured Little Italy. Nestled in between the hip Trinity Bellwoods and cozy Palmerston neighborhoods, Toronto, Canada’s Little Italy is a pocket of culture in the heart of the city. From...
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