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A memory of a heavy snowstorm at Christmas – taken from a death record housed in the parish archive of Padula.

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As genealogists, we know that it is not easy to reach the offices spread all over the territory. It happened one day when we left Padula (Salerno) to visit the small village of Torrioni (Avellino), but the emails exchange we had with the employees of the Town Hall, as well as their kindness, comforted us.

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Do you know the trickiest task for a genealogist?

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Can you guess your 2nd great-grandfather’s name? – A guide to family history research
is now available on Amazon.com here
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How Graphology can be useful in a family history investigation?

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Hello friends,

I am happy to announce the release of my book “Come si chiamava il nonno di tuo nonno? – Genealogia e storia familiare” Read more

Here is an interview by Gianpaolo D’Elia who came to visit the museum.
We talked about genealogy and more.

During the final week of June 2019 and first week of July 2019, I treated myself to a long-held dream, to visit the ancestral towns of my paternal grandparents: Giovanni Trezza of Padula, Salerno Province, Campania, and his wife Anna Elizabeth Tomaro, Brooklyn, New York-born daughter of immigrants from Isernia, Isernia Province, Molise.

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Have you ever wondered how common was your family last name?  Read more

Genealogy Olympic Games postponed at the beginning of 2019.

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