GENS -Italian Surname Locator

Some of you may recognize this site as the one used by Susan Sarandon on Who Do You Think You Are which aired April 24, 2010. You plug in your Italian Surname and it will show you the concentration of the surname in various regions throughout Italy. An excellent resource for beginners and seasoned researchers alike. GENS Italia

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    1. What is it you were interested in finding out about the surname? Are you attempting to trace a particular line or the surname in general?

  1. My great grandfather Nicola (Nicholas) Podesta was born in Genoa, Italy in 1850. at the age of 13 he went to England. on the 1871 British census it says he came from the town of Moneglia. and his father was named Joe, Joseph or Giuseppe Podesta, a Mason by trade. As there was no passenger lists to England there is no way of find if he came with his family

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