Italian genealogy with Jenny Tonks

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Jenny Tonks, a professional genealogist, will present a program on Italian genealogy on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Memorial Hall LIbrary (2 North Main Street, Andover, MA). The program will focus on Italian emigration to the U.S., the relevant demographic patterns that help break through brick walls, and strategies for corresponding directly with Italian jurisdictions and records repositories to find records not available online.

Italian civil jurisdictions and vital records practices will also be discussed. Tonks has worked as an accredited genealogist for Italian Research for nearly two decades. She is fluent in Italian and has lived in Italy. She has worked as a genealogist for, as an adjunct instructor in genealogy for Brigham Young University–Idaho, and as a forensic genealogist sub-contractor for the U.S. Army, in addition to freelance genealogy for private clients. This program is sponsored by the Friends of MHL. Register at


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