Tag Archives: Trentino history

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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Filo – a new resouce for Trentino culture

It has been a while since I lasted posted — life seems to get in the way at times (tax season also has a big effect).  With this post, I would like to let you know about a new resource … 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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Cunevo’s Early History

Name Origin: One theory is that the Cunevo name is derived from a Celtic mythological figure named “Cuaser” , which evolved into the early form “Cuneu”. The village name has been documented to writings of the 13th century: “Cunedo” in … Continue reading

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