Italy, Terni, Catholic Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Terni, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1544-1865
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Italia, Terni, Registri Parrocchiali
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Montefranco City Offices


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of images of baptisms, marriages, and deaths of Catholic parish registers within the custody of the towns (comuni) of Amelia, Ferentillo and Montefranco for the years 1544 to 1865. Includes a small collection of hospital death records from Amelia for the years 1755-1796. Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality.

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Collection Content[edit | edit source]

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see Italy Catholic Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records.

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • If available, check the image for additional information
  • Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
  • Use the age to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
  • Try searching by surname only
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Italy.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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