• Angel Research

    Offering genealogical research services, specializing in researching family trees, in the Region of Lazio, Italy.

    Based locally, in Sora, Frosinone, civil and parish record searches can be performed as well as finding living relatives.

    Personal, guided tours of your town of origin with translation services while meeting living relatives.

    Citizenship documents obtained from all towns in Italy

Un-indexed Historical Images at Family Search

Due to contractual obligations, Family Search cannot offer expanded access to historical records that are restricted to family history centres and affiliate libraries, despite the temporary closure of these facilities. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by COVID-19 precautionary measures. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore the vast record collections that are available … Continue reading

Alvito (Recovered documents)

This week Angel Research is publishing a list of names for which there are salvaged documents from the Prefettura di Frosinone.  These may include, Lista di Leva, State of the family, marriage records of the parents. Please email us if you are interested in copies of these records. Novelli Angelomaria di Michelangelo Novelli Nicola di … Continue reading

Villa Santa Lucia (Frosinone)

Angel Research completed a search of the salvaged documents from the Prefettura di Frosinone.  We were looking for any document with a name that might help our clients identify an ancestor whose civil documents were destroyed. Villa Santa Lucia was the only town in the immediate area of Cassino for which we found records. Following … Continue reading

Recovered documents

When the dust settled and the Tribunal of Cassino was seen to have been almost completely destroyed in the WW2 bombing of the town, work began to recover as much of the documentation as possible. What was salvageable was stored in the “attic” of the Palazzo Provinciale in Frosinone where it remained gathering mould until … Continue reading

Courageous Women Emigrants

Join us today at 12 noon EST Instagram UmbraAbove to honor the courageous Italian women who emigrated. If you have a story about YOUR Italian ancestor’s immigration send it to italysearch@gmail.com and maybe your story will be told on the program.

Italian Citizenship by Jure Sanguis Simplified Rules

Born to an Italian father who had not renounced his Italian citizenship before you were born up to 1948. After 1/1/1948 the same applies to being born to an Italian mother. NOTE: “Italian citizen at the time of “birth” means that your father/mother did not acquire citizenship through naturalization, before your birth. CATEGORIES AND CONDITIONS … Continue reading

Naming laws and traditions in Italy

Italy is famous for its bureaucracy and this is very evident when you are naming your child. As the birth comes closer names names are bandied around.  Will you choose a family name, the name of an ancestor, the name of your favourite actor, or even a fanciful name? The name you chose will last … Continue reading

Today at 12 noon EST Instagram

We’ll be talking with Ellen Craig of UmbriaAbove about the naming of children, the laws and traditions. https://instagram.com/stories/angel_research/2520557869068762473?igshid=zids63zd63q4

Q & A this Wednesday 24th.

Wed, Feb 24 | Online Event Angel Research: A Guide to the Tree to which your Branch Belongs Are you Italian American? Would you like to know more about the work behind finding your roots? Don’t miss this interactive conversation with Ann Tatangelo, Prefessional Researcher and Owner of Angel Research. . Time & Location Feb … Continue reading

Citizenship applications – wait times for documents.

The high numbers of emigrants from the Province of Frosinone during the 1900’s is resulting in large numbers of applications for Italian citizenship by Jure Sanguis.  The town of Cassino in particular has been inundated with requests for both documents and letters of “no records due to war”.  You can expect to wait at least … Continue reading