Talk:Italy Genealogy

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Why was the Help Wanted section removed in July?

Larry0011 23:26, 2 October 2011 (UTC)

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Military Conscription Records [registro di leva] list all males by year of birth and provide the name, parents’ names, place of residence, birth date and place, vocation, literacy, and physical description. They also show the draft board’s decision regarding the draftee’s fitness for service. If the draftee had emigrated, the date and destination are noted.

Read more... See the Italian tutorials at for "Basic Italian Research", "Italian Script", and lessons onetwo and three on "Reading Italian Handwriting Records".

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  • Most Italian emigrants were from southern Italy and settled in New York, Chicago, and along the East Coast. Many emigrants from northern Italy settled in the coal and mineral mining towns across the United States. Other northerners later settled in northern California where a climate similar to their own existed.