Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in Italian Civil Records (Part 3)

This month, Roslyn does a deep dive on reading and translating Italian civil birth records like this one, her second great-grandmother's. Some civil records also contain baptismal information, usually found in the right margin like you see in this record.  This month, Roslyn does a deep dive on reading and translating Italian civil birth records like this one, her second great-grandmother's. Some civil records also contain baptismal information, usually found in the right margin like you see in this record.

This month we are continuing our look at Italian civil birth records with a deep dive into a typical Italian birth record so that when you are looking at your own ancestor’s record, you will know exactly what to look for even if you are not fluent in Italian. I have found the best way to teach people how to read an Italian record is to use an actual record.

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