When GGRandma/GGrandpa is ‘a woman/man, not married, not a relative, but not able to be recorded’

This situation occured all over Italy when a couple who were not married had a child that they chose not to abandon. This wording is found on the original document but on certificates and extracts you will see it written as N.N.┬á or ‘genitori ignoti’ (parents unknown). This can be very frustrating for the researcher … Continue reading