Monthly Archives: September 2011

Emigrants from Spormaggiore to the United States

Below is a listing of some of the villagers from Spormaggiore who came to the US, and their year of arrival. More information (age, family, description, etc.) and listings of additional emigrants can be found on the actual passenger manifests on … Continue reading

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Cunevo – history and more

I previously talked about Cunevo’s early history and provided a listing of emigrants who left the village for the United States in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.  Although this site is not suitable for an extensive history of the … Continue reading

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Searching the Ellis Island database

The Ellis Island databases are useful for researching your family’s first arrival in the United States.  There are various tools to make the process easier.  One of the best that I have used is Stephen Morse’s “Searching the Ellis Island Database in One … Continue reading

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Our Ancestors from Trentino to the Colorado Mines

During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, emigrants from Trentino found work in the coal mines surrounding the Las Animas County town of Trinidad (Hastings, Ludlow, Primero, Starkville, Segundo), located 15 miles from the Colorado – New Mexico border. During … Continue reading

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Emigrants from Cunevo to the United States

Below is a listing of some of the villagers from Cunevo who came to the US. More information (age, family, description, etc.) and listings of additional emigrants can be found on the actual passenger manifests on the Ellis Island website. … Continue reading

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Emigrants from Sporminore to the United States

Below is a listing of some of the villagers from Sporminore who came to the US, and their year of arrival. More information (age, family, description, etc.) and listings of additional emigrants can be found on the actual passenger manifests on … Continue reading

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Researching ancestors through published books

Part of your search should include discovery of books about your family name and ancestral villages, many of which are available through online vendors, or on inter-library loan through your local public or college library. Some of the books I … Continue reading

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World War I in Trentino

World War I had a great effect on Trentino. The first general mobiization in July 1914 called all men age 20 – 42 for service in Galizia and Russia. Large losses in the war are remembered with monuments to the … Continue reading

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Emigrants from Bresimo to the United States

Below is a listing of some of the villagers from Bresimo who came to the US and their year of arrival. More information (age, family, description, etc.) and listings of additional emigrants can be found on the actual passenger manifests on … Continue reading

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Research by Descendents of Trentino Emigrants

The links listed below lead to databases developed by descendents of Trentino emigrants. The researchers have spent many hours researching ancestral villages and surnames.  Although the individual sites are usually devoted to research for a specific surname, other surnames will also … Continue reading

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