The Search for our Ancestry (II)

Jul 04, 2014 1694

By Angelo Coniglio

Many Americans of Italian descent make the same plaintive comment when asked about the origins of their immigrant ancestors: "My parents (or grandparents) never talked about it." I hope to help you discover long-lost information about your roots.

There are millions of descendants of Italians and Sicilians in the United States, with a wealth of materials available for them to trace their ancestry. Though Sicily is now a part of Italy, the history of their relationship can help to understand the types of records that may be available on the mainland and on the island. Many ask: "Sicilian, Italian – aren't they the same?"

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Fonte: Magna Grece


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