Discovering La Famiglia: Finding Your Family in U.S. Birth Records

Apr 05, 2018 1205

BY: Roslyn Torella

When your ancestors settled in America, many of the important events that happened in their lives and their families’ lives were recorded in U.S. vital records. The main types of records that may yield valuable information about your ancestors are marriage, birth and death records.

Each of these types of records has a distinct advantage in discovering details of your family history. It is also beneficial to know when vital records were routinely created and where to look for them. Like other types of records, finding your Italian ancestors’ records are sometimes challenging so we are going to look at those challenges and how to overcome them. Our focus this month will be on U.S. birth records.

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