Tag Archives: Fondo

A Son of Tret

Over the many years I have been researching my ancestry, I have met others with similar interests.  Some have become online friends with whom I correspond and with whom I exchange information.  Others I have lost contact with over the … Continue reading

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Village of Fondo

 Although the village of Fondo has its own website with some historical tidbits that may interest the family researcher, the website is directed more to the tourist or person interested in an overview of the village. With its frazioni (“hamlets”) of … Continue reading

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Searching for ancestors in books

There are many tourism books about Trentino. Although good for general information, they are not really useful for learning about family history.  Here is where specialized books that can be invaluable.   For example, one of my ancestral lines bears the surname Chini, from the … Continue reading

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