Italian Genealogy Resources
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Italian Genealogy Resources 

Following are some web sites to help you research your family history. There are many excellent genealogy related sites on the internet. Visit as many as possible. You will find that each web author has a different perspective and each web site has it's own character.

How-To Guides:
Suggestions for Beginners - National Genealogical Society
Twenty Ways to Avoid Genealogical Grief
Italian Genealogy Form Letters

Italian Genealogy Books:
PIE Mailing List Book List
Italian Genealogy Books - Ancestor's Attic Discount Books
Cyndi's List - Books

State and Federal records:
How and Where to Obtain Vital U.S. Birth, Marriage, Death and Divorce Records
The Genealogy Page" - National Archives and Records Administration
Social Security Death Index - Ancestry
Making Sense of the U. S. Census - Family TreeMaker

The Immigration Experience:
Ellis Island Passenger Records
Locating Ship Passenger Lists - Family Tree Maker
Immigrant Ship Information - Compiled by Lou Alfano
Magellan - The Ships Encyclopedia
Newspaper Articles About the Immigration Experience - 1870's to 1920's
Explanation of Chalk Marks Used At Ellis Island

Family History Library:
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service
Family History Center Locations

Italian Genealogy Groups:
POINT - Pursuing Our Italian Names Together
PIE Mailing List
Italy World GenWeb
The Italian Genealogical Group

Find Others With Your Surname:
Italian Researcher's Home Page Registry
PIE Surname Search Databases
Labo Gens - Surname Distribution Map
Surname Helper
Surname Web
Lou Alfano's Societa di Mutuo Soccorso del Comune di Internet
GenForum: Italy : A searchable message board
Links to Surname Websites

Comprehensive Compilations of Genealogy Links:
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites On The Internet
Society Hill
Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site Finder
A Barrel of Genealogy Links

Italian Heraldry:
Lou Alfano's Italian Heraldry and Anthems Web Site
Heraldry in Pre-Unification Italy
Italian Heraldry, Nobility, Onomatology and Genealogy
Heraldry in Italy

Buona Fortuna!......Good Luck!

If you have suggestions for web sites that should be included in this list, please send us the URL. Thank you.


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