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Using Marriage Records

A few days ago I wrote about how the information shown on online Trentino birth record abstacts and indices should be supplemented by viewing the actual birth record itself. The birth record will provide more information than that shown on … Continue reading

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Trento and Austrian archives

We have all used or heard of many online resources (FamilySearch, Ancestry, etc) and the availability of microfilmed records of the towns and villages in Trentino.  One source that may not be often thought of is the archives in the … Continue reading

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A Iob in 18th century Cunevo

My 5th great-grandfather Gio’ Batta Iob – sicher was born in Cunevo c. 1739.  His exact date of birth is not known due to destruction of most records during a fire in 1802.  Gio’ Batta was a short form for … Continue reading

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Using naturalization documents in research

Declaration of intent to become a US citizen (1936) – Giuseppe Iob After spending many years in the United States, many of our ancestors from Trentino petitioned to become US citizens.  Normally, one of the prerequisites in the naturalization process was … Continue reading

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Using Trentino church records

During the time of our grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great-grandparents, the local churches in Trentino were the recordkeepers for birth, marriage, and death events.  Generally, meticulous records were maintained by the parish priests in handwritten church registers.  Absent destruction due to … Continue reading

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Using military draft cards in research

During World Wars I and II,  most men present in the US were required to register for the draft, regardless of whether or not they were citizens.  These cards can be useful in obtaining information about your emigrant ancestor or … Continue reading

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The voyage to America

I previously wrote about the reasons causing our ancestors to leave Trentino (illness, economic hardships, etc). During the latter part of the 1870’s to the early 1900’s thousands left Trentino for Brazil, Argentina, and various parts of the United States. … Continue reading

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Colorado coal mine dangers

Last month I briefly touched on the movement of emigrants from Trentino to the Colorado mines.  A large number of the emigrants found work in the coal mines of southeastern Colorado (e.g. Las Animas and Huerfano Counties). The mines and … Continue reading

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Emigrants from Flavon to the United States and South America

During the late 1800s and the early 1900s, many villagers decided to explore opportunities available in the US and elsewhere. They were tired of the economic and social problems encountered in Trentino. Most emigrated as a result of recruitment by … 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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