Month: January 2016

5 Steps to Begin Researching Your Ancestry – Part 2

Step 2: Start with what you Know Welcome back to Part 2 of my 5 Steps to Begin Researching your Ancestry.    By now I assume you have a rough idea of your goals which you created when writing out your plan. If you haven’t done this step yet you really should in order to […]

5 Steps to Begin Researching Your Ancestry

How to Begin Researching Your Ancestry Today I thought I would write a slightly different post – or rather a short series of posts on how to help you begin researching your family history in 5 simple but effective steps.  This is the format I’ve been following for years and have found it to be […]

Auguri per la Befana – 2016

In Italian folklore, Befana (pronounced [beˈfaːna]) is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of January 5) in a similar way to St Nicholas or Santa Claus. A popular belief is that her name derives from the Feast of Epiphany or in Italian La Festa dell’Epifania… …read […]

More Italian Records Digitalized

The Mormon Church has now digitalized even more Italian records. Renting microfilms from the Family History Center may be a thing of the past  as more and more Italian records are digitalized and available for viewing on line thanks to the efforts of the Church of Latter Day Saints. Recently the LDS has not only digitalized these records […]

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