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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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Find more about our last experience at RootsTech 2017 at:  IT and US: Museo del Cognome at RootsTech, UT

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The first leg of the journey across Brazil was a great success for the Museo del Cognome. Michele Cartusciello, Manager of the Museum and Genealogist, gave a lecture on Genealogy in Italy at the Circolo Italiano in São Paulo, Brazil, last November 5. Read more

brasilewebMichele Cartusciello, Founder and Manager of the Museo del Cognome, will leave for Brazil next November 2, 2016.

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Un paese ci vuole, non fosse che per il gusto di andarsene via. Un paese vuol dire non essere soli, sapere che nella gente, nelle piante, nella terra c’è qualcosa di tuo, che anche quando non ci sei resta ad aspettarti…

La luna e i falò by Cesare Pavese

The quote taken from Cesare Pavese’s book, La luna e i falò, represents perfectly what we want to tell with the new logo specifically designed for the Museo del Cognome. The main character is an orphan who comes back to his Italian native country in search of his origins and identity after a long time passed in the USA.  This is just what the museum does every day, it opens the doors to those people who want to meet their Italian roots.

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Here we are with an interview dedicated to the Museo del Cognome by Renato Leproux for Cilentano.it. 

Find more at: Cilentano.it presenta: IL MUSEO DEL COGNOME A PADULA