The Niagara County Genealogical Society will host the free program “Organizing Your Genealogy” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St. Presenter Michelle Ann Kratts will detail the key principles and basic strategies for organizing genealogy research.  Kratts is a local history and adult services librarian at Lewiston Pub...

The participation of the Museo del Cognome to the largest genealogical event in the world, which was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from February 9 to 11, was a big success. Like every year fans, curious and industry professionals from all over the world met at RootsTech, three days dedicated entirely to the world of genealogy and the various areas...

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 From 12:00 pm To 2:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Organized by : Lingua Viva & IIC - Entrance : With fee - Two sessions $90 (non-member)/$ 85 (member) *To register please call (310) 824-7408 Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry. If you...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we air a conversation recorded this past summer in Sicily with Laura Lee, founder of Digging Up Roots in the Boot, which specializes in heritage tourism and genealogical research throughout Italy for Americans, Canadians, and Australians of Italian descent. The conversation covers attaining your dual...

È appena partita la campagna di raccolta fondi per “Your Italian Homecoming Experience – Il passato prende vita” – il nuovo progetto del Museo del Cognome creato in collaborazione con Bella Italia Genealogy, due piccole e uniche realtà della Campania, da anni impegnate nel campo della genealogia, che hanno unito le forze e partiranno il prossimo fe...

“Il 18 gennaio scorso, durante il Question Time nell’Aula di Montecitorio, ho fatto una interrogazione al Ministro degli Affari Esteri, Angelino Alfano, sul riacquisto della cittadinanza per gli italiani che, recatisi all’estero, l’hanno perduta. È un tema che seguo sin dall’inizio della Legislatura, anche impegnandomi con proposte di legge ed emen...

January 10 (Saturday) 10:00 amThe Italian Genealogical Group meets the second Saturday of the month. This month is "Ask the Experts". Our genealogists will be answering your questions.All are welcome to this free lecture. Refreshments served. Bethpage Public Library47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage, NYAdmission: free; open to the publicContact: Maryanne...

Genealogy undoubtedly is an important part of how a big number of Italian Americans relate to their Italian roots. As time goes by, the distance between today and the mass migration era between XIX and XX century grows bigger and bigger. This means that grandparents and parents are leaving this earth, the memories of those who are still with us bec...

by Bianca Ottone   The current law granting Italian citizenship jure sanguinis states that women could hold but not pass citizenship to children born before January 1, 1948, the date Italy became a Republic. Not only does this eliminate many from qualifying for citizenship but under this provision of the law there are clearly situations wher...

By Karen Ortner   In 1981, Antonio Trombetta led an American man wandering through the tiny village of Pettorano Sul Gizio, Italy, to the distant cousin he was searching for, Agostino Orsini. Thirty-five years later in May, Trombetta found himself yet again on Orsini's doorstep, this time with another American cousin — Cherrie Brown.  ...