Nearly three years ago, I started writing this monthly column on how to research your Italian roots. I thought it might be useful to revisit the initial column which provided some tips for those who are just starting out. Learning about your ancestors can be extremely interesting and extremely frustrating at the same time, but I can tell you from o...

Una modalità di viaggio che ha già preso piede in diverse realtà del Mondo come la Scozia, e che sembra voler spiccare il volo anche nel Belpaese, è il turismo genealogico. Un particolare modo di viaggiare che si basa sulla ricerca e sulla scoperta delle proprie radici. Un’avventura particolare e che non si riconduce solamente all’analisi di date e...

Wednesday, June 17, 6:00pm EST. Register Here. In this second session of NIAF's Virtual Genealogy Series, we are going to show you how to research U.S. Records (Immigration Records, Census Records, Naturalization Records, among others). Whether you are applying for Italian Citizenship or researching your Family History, knowing the exact place of b...

This month, I share how La Gazzetta reader Terry Park of Cleveland and I tracked down his family roots in Calabria. Terry knew that his paternal grandparents came from Italy, but he did not know where nor was he certain of the family’s Italian surname. His family had been using the name “Park” for decades and it certainly did not have enough vowels...

Thursday, May 21, 6 p.m. EST. Get all the tips of how to begin researching your Italian family through this first webinar from NIAF's virtual three-part Genealogy Series. In the first session, we will answer both Genealogy and Dual Citizenship Questions; it is free but you must register to attend! REGISTER NOW Bianca Ottone, founder of My Italian F...

For those of you who may be familiar with the Italian Citizenship Assistance (ICA) articles on the subject of Italian citizenship, you may also be familiar with the Italian Citizenship Podcast where we discuss the ins and outs of Italian citizenship; how to apply and so on.  Recently, we at ICA, have been receiving a number of inquiries from our cl...

Discovering your past lays out a road map for your future! In this week’s episode, we’ll prove that while reconstructing your family history might take effort, the rewards are priceless! Podcast co-host Anthony Fasano asked the gang to get together to share their first-hand experiences discovering family history, and how seeking out and finding his...

For those of you who may be eligible for Italian citizenship by descent, proving that you actually qualify for citizenship comes with the task of gathering multiple documents to demonstrate that you are in fact already an Italian citizen due to your Italian ancestry. In your search for this information, sometimes people find themselves becoming qu...

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM. Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich, CT, 06807. Greenwich Genealogy teacher Janeen Bjork will present case studies of local Italian-American families, demonstrating Genealogy research techniques that apply to any ethnic group, as well as tips that are specific to Italians and Italian-Americans. The pr...

Thursday, August 29, 7pm. Tewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA. Learn practical and proven Italian family history research strategies from professional genealogist, Jenny Tonks. Italian civil jurisdictions and vital records practices will be discussed. She will focus on Italian emigration to the US, and the relevant demographi...