Italian Genealogy

Writing Wednesday – Ricigliano, Italy Research

What’s New with the Ricigliano Project? I have been receiving many comments of old Rigi Project posts and thought it was time for an update and project proposal.  I met with a few Rigi’s recently to go through most of the old photos I scanned and put on my website. We were able to identify […]

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Locating Italian Immigrants on Ship Manifests

This morning I was searching for some Italian ship manifests for a client’s research on and discovered something I had not previously. It appears no instruction was given to indexers when they began indexing the manifests. For some individuals (mainly children) where there is a line indicating the previous surname is the same for […]

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Chicago Rigi Photos

My Ricigliano, Italy project continues and this week I received a large tub of photos to scan for one of my Rigi clients. Many of these photos are wedding, church, and individual photos that are unidentified for the most part. To help identify these photos, I uploaded them to my website. Please stop by my […]

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