Italy, Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa, Civil Registration, State Archive - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Italy, Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1871-1942
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Bassano del Grappa, Vicenza, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1871-1942
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Italia, Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato)
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa Regional Office (Archivio di Stato di Vicenza, Sezione di Bassano del Grappa). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Records for this collection cover the years 1871-1942.

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Italy, Vicenza, Bassano del Grappa, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1871-1942.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The information in these records usually include the following:

Birth

  • Name of child
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ residence
  • Parents' age
  • Occupation of father
  • Informant

Marriage

  • Name of groom and bride
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Age
  • Birthplace
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Witnesses

Death

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Birthplace
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Witnesses

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Italy, Civil Registration - FamilySearch Historical Records

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
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View the Images[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
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church records
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have ived nearby
  • You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. [Italy Church 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]

  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies
  • 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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