The Family Tree Guide to Italian Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Family Tree In Italy; by Melanie D. Holtz; 2017; Soft Cover; 7x9; Perfect Bound; ISBN: 978-1-4403-4905-8; Item #: IG06
Learn how to discover your Italian ancestors with this comprehensive guide to using Italian records and genealogy websites. This guide teaches you how to find your ancestors in Italian census and birth, marriage and death records, plus how to use Italian maps and understand Italian-language records.
Say “ciao” to your Italian ancestors! This in-depth guide will walk you through the exciting journey of researching your Italian famiglia both here and in Italy. Inside, you’ll find tips for every phase of Italian genealogy research, from identifying your immigrant ancestor and pinpointing his hometown to uncovering records of him in Italian archives.
Whether your ancestors hail from the island of Sicily or the hills of Piedmont, The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide will give you the tools you need to track your family in Italy.
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About The Author: Melanie D. Holtz
Melanie D. Holtz, CG is a full-time professional genealogist and owner of Lo Schiavo Genealogica, an international business that maintains offices in both the United States and Italy. She travels frequently to Italy, expanding her skills in genealogy, history, and language. In 2010, Melanie became a board-certified genealogist and has worked as a professional genealogist for fourteen years. Her love of travel and the Italian language played a large part in the vocation she chose.
Melanie lectures and writes on Italian genealogy, dual citizenship, professional development, and genealogical standards. She’s written courses for the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research, Family Tree University, and the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. Melanie lectures around the country to various Italian organizations, historical societies, or at genealogical conferences.
As a former board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and chair of APG’s Professional Development Committee, she was an advocate for professionalism within the field of genealogy, mentorship, and expanded educational offerings within the organization. Melanie is also a co-administrator of the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research, a business that offers Institute quality genealogical education using a virtual platform.
Contents of the The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide:
Part 1: Linking Your Family Tree to Italy
Part 2: Getting to Know the Old Country
Part 3: Tracing Your Family in Italy
Part 4: Advanced Sources and Strategies