Using Facebook for Genealogy

There are many Facebook pages that focus on Italian Genealogy and there are lots of people helping out with translations and giving guidance on where to find the records. Antenati – il portale del SAN is the Facebook page for antenati and they try to keep us updated with their uploading progress.  Unfortunately the text … Continue reading

The ANTENATI site and how to understand what will be uploaded.

Only ‘stato civile’ documents held by the State Archives will be uploaded.  These documents have been digitized by Family Search who has copies. Family Search’s copies are locked for the general public and only available to members or at their Family History Centres or affiliated libraries due to the contractual arrangements with the Italian Government. … Continue reading

What you need to know about the Family Search site

The Mormon Church http://www.familysearch.org  has done a great service to genealogy by microfilming millions of civil and church records around the world and making them available for people of other religions to search. These films can be ordered at a small fee and searched at one of their Family History Centres all over the world … Continue reading