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  1. Dr. Marilyn Verna - September Meeting: Basic Italian Genealogy

    from the October 2005 issue

    Our first meeting of the season started off with a good basic survey of genealogical records by Dr Marilyn Verna IGG member and officer who presented on overview of documents and the clues they give in helping you find out about your ancestors Using her own family history Dr Verna presented examples of naturalization census passenger lists and other records along with memorial cards and headstones as sources of information consulting the index you should then look at the actual ship manifest Here you will find names ages occupation town of origination and destination in America At NARA there is...

  2. Dr. Mario Macaluso

    from the March 2008 issue

    Dr Mario Macaluso Explains Latin Records Our February meeting was hosted by Dr Mario Macaluso who gently pushed us to understand those very forbidding Church records of Italian events from centuries ago He in fact tackled the oldest records first - a baptism record from Menfi in Sicily He explained that a big part of the problem was the use of Latin abbreviations With translation of a few key words he made it appear not too difficult He did caution everyone who plans to go to Italy that to announce to the town that you want to find the record...

  3. Dr. Stephen P. Morse

    from the December 2007 issue

    Marie Pastore introduced Dr Stephen P Morse of the One-Step Website which simplifies using the Ellis Island database Dr Morse presented a very detailed chronological history of his One-Step Website Dr Morse s presentation was entitled Searching the Ellis Island Database and the US Census with fewer tears Blue White Grey or Gold What color Ellis Island Search Form should I use On April the Ellis Island Database was placed online Dr Morse began searching for records of his Polish-Jewish ancestors who had Americanized their names You were able to search the EI database by several parameters name and gender...

  4. Dual Citizenship

    from the September 2012 issue


  5. Dunmore Revisited

    from the September 2014 issue

    As I approached Dunmore PA for my second trip to my father s birthplace I was anxious to visit some new sites connected with the Genovese family beginnings in this town This time my wife Kathleen was with me I had been there a few months ago to initiate genealogical research with my friend and author Mario Toglia who also hails from Long Island NY It was my hope that this second visitation would expand my previous knowledge of family events and stories in this coal-mining town I came with a set of facts some known and some still unsubstantiated...

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