Brick walls in Isola del Liri come tumbling down

Vincenzo had done all his own research both in the microfilms and in person in the town and parish records but the brick wall was still standing. He asked me for help. He couldn’t find a birth record for an ancestor born about 1819, and two of the five children he had found had the … Continue reading

Adventures in Canna, Calabria

The adventure began in the train station in Rome where I met with two cousins to take them to the town of birth of their Grandparents. He had spent a lot of time researching their family in the LDS microfilms and the town records with the help of a lawyer cousin in another part of … Continue reading