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  1. Computer Corner

    from the June 2004 issue

    This will be my last effort at writing a monthly column However I am hoping to still have something to say every so often I have enjoyed doing the columns Of course there was always the problem of editors who seemed to think that it would be nice to have the material a day or two before the deadline - Note to Newbies not all italicized phrases are URLs please no Emails saying the site is not functioning or that I forgot the com And my sincere thanks to those who sent in some great sites to be considered I...

  2. Computer Corner

    from the March 2006 issue

    The website of the Italian Genealogy Group IGG opens the door to more than million records of value to genealogists Thanks to the work of volunteer John Martino and his tribe of indexers the records include a New York City Death Index - and a New York City Grooms Index - and an index to more than men and women who were naturalized by virtue of their service in the U S military in World War I II and the Korean War All were naturalized in the New York area Veteran discharges for Nassau and Suffolk counties - Projects recently...

  3. Computer Corner

    from the May 2006 issue

    Saving Passenger Lists Found this somewhere Here's how to save p a s s e n g e r l i s t manifests to your computer It's a little complicated From the Ellis Island database determine the name of the ship date of arrival and page number Then go to http stevemorse org index html and click on Ship Lists Type in the name of the ship That will bring up a list of ship arrival dates Write down the Series Roll and Frame Number Then click on the date you need This takes you to where you can...

  4. Computer Corner

    from the September 2006 issue

    Ancestry Databases Did you know that you can have some powerful input with regard to the databases at Ancestry Right now there are two important ways that this can be done One is to correct really bad spellings of names in the database The other and more important option is to add the maiden name of a wife who is shown in the census What a great way to find those married female siblings of your great grandfather who are hidden in the census under the husband's surname assuming the husband's family genealogist posts the info Of course the reverse...

  5. Computer Corner

    from the October 2006 issue

    Surname Searches Below is a link to search surnames in Campania h t t p c a m p a n i a indettaglio it eng m o t o r i c o g n o m i motore cognomi out html This one is the same for Basilicata http basilicata indettaglio it eng motori cognomi motore cognomi html...

  6. Computer Corner

    from the March 2007 issue

    Enjoy old Brooklyn photos try http wwwbrooklynpix com Surname Searches try www gens labo net and enter your surname in the cognomi field This will bring up a map of the name distribution Anthony DiMarino submits this web site with interesting educational links Anthony likes the music Try http www aiha-albany org Francesca Di Meglio is a freelance Italian American writer from Fort Lee New Jersey She covers soccer especially in Italy and writes for Business Week online and the woman s ma g a z i n e s Tr y h e r we b s i t...

  7. Computer Corner

    from the April 2007 issue

    Our April meeting will be devoted to using the Internet Three of your fellow Italian Genealogical Group members will zero in on a few important websites The aim is to look at them in some detail and answer questions you may have We are sure most of you are using Ancestry but are you using it in all its depth and variations Tony Sasso will focus on this website John Martino will examine the Italian Genealogical Group databases online and answer questions on using them As you know we have added Manhattan brides index which is a really big database...

  8. Computer Corner

    from the October 2007 issue

    More websites from Anthony DiMarino and Barbara Florio For celebrity marriage certificates try Happy th birthday Gussie DiMarino Anthony s mother For Italian Nicknames go to Someone asked about Italian prisoners of war at our September IGG meeting During WWI and WWII prisoners were sent to Fort Douglas Utah For information on these prisoners go to Also the cemetery website will give you a list of WWII Italian and German POW s buried at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale NY For an interesting World Clock display try Go to a guide for interpreting passenger list notations...

  9. Computer Corner

    from the November 2007 issue

    More websites from Tony Sasso Anthony Di- Marino and Barbara Florio For Italian Cavalry insignias try Something on the order of million Cook County Illinois records will go online around next January Included will be birth certificates that are at least years old marriage certificates more than years old and death certificates more than years old More information to follow For free searches of The New York Times for - go to Check it out Joe Beine has put together a Genealogy Gide for Online Searchable Death Indexes Records The web site is a directory of online death indexes listed...

  10. Computer Corner

    from the December 2007 issue

    More websites from Tony Sasso Anthony Di- Marino Barbara Florio and Joanne Heffernan Here is a great website where you can enter any year and automatically see the entire year That s great for finding a day of the week for an event obit or whatever You can sure learn a lot about any zip code at Check out your zip code You will not believe the information you will find Check out one of the best real estate websites You can see what s going on in the neighborhoods Check out II Vernacolo Lucano The Lucanian Dialect at Two...

  11. Computer Corner

    from the January 2008 issue

    More websites from Tony Sasso Anthony Di- Marino Barbara Florio and Joanne Heffernan Chicago Italians- years of Italian-Americans in Chicago See Joe Mantegna s story about his visit to his grandfather s town of origin Go to http www youtube com modiomedia Try www genealogyspot com This is a great website to make note of A new free genealogy information portal that simplifies the search for the best online resources Jean Cavallo from Hicksville NY recommends this as well as another website www findagrave com For an Italian genealogy website with links to many free genealogy records message boards tours...

  12. Computer Corner

    from the February 2008 issue

    More websites from Tony Sasso Anthony DiMarino Barbara Florio and Joanne Heffernan The BBC has started recording Life Stories about World War II People s War Read John Meyers experience as he traveled with the British Army through Salerno and Monte Casino Go to BBC-WW People s War-The Italian Campaign Part Surnames of Bari is an old list but still could be of interest It lists the names communes and email address Go to Surnames of Bari Stephen J Saviello provides tips on Italian Records from Italy for genealogy research For Italian Conscription Records go to http w w w...

  13. Computer Corner

    from the March 2008 issue

    More websites from Tony Sasso Anthony DiMarino Barbara Florio and Joanne Heffernan C h e c k o u t Naturalization Records Go to or or This site gives the current time in Rome the Italian National Anthem with words and music and more the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club at Another site for the Italian national anthem with words in Italian and script in English is For Italian newspapers online go to This web site has Italian newspapers in original format including Il Giornale and La Stampa Try these Italian heritage videos on You Tube Go to Italian Immigration...

  14. Computer Corner

    from the April 2008 issue

    More websites from Anthony DiMarino and Barbara Florio A list of churches in Brooklyn lists date of opening and good links Watch Italian TV on your computer free of charge via broadband at Check out Basilicata Notizie This is a new website It s in Italian Check out Italian Genealogical Records How t o -Go o g l e Bo o k s e a r c h or Interesting Try Italian Genealogical Research Regalis Just go to or try Polizzi Generosa and Isnello CivilRec o r d s Another site is a good Italian to English dictionary The Jewish...

  15. Computer Corner

    from the June 2008 issue

    More websites from Tony Sasso Anthony DiMarino and Barbara Florio Port Washington Sand Miners is somewhat genealogy- related as most miners were Italian immigrants who were responsible for the building of New York City Check out Comune di Napoli-Culture-City Historical Archive-Central and Branch Offices to find an adopted ancestor Terre Siciliane is about Italian culture Go to Terre Siciliane-Acquista online la terra di Sicilia- Home To learn about the old neighborhoods of NY City go to For a parish church in Italy you can search at Click the page to find the website of the diocese Search for the Parish...

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