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  • Piazza di Spagna. Rome, Italy. Copyright 2013 Mary M. Tedesco. ORIGINS ITALY.

ITALIAN GENEALOGY & FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH SERVICES.

It is such a great honor and privilege to be invited to speak to special groups and organizations about Italian genealogy, family history, and other genealogy topics.  I love encouraging Italian-Americans and all those of Italian descent around the world to discover their heritage.  I get excited about our shared Italian roots and the wondrous journeys of emersion that searching for those roots engenders.  That is why genealogical education — especially Italian genealogical education — is so important to me.  So…

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World Nutella Day, 5 February 2014, is the official holiday of ORIGINS ITALY!  We are celebrating Italy’s favorite hazelnut-chocolate spread today with other Italians around the world.  How can you show your love for Nutella today?  Here are some suggestions: 1.     MANGIATE LA NUTELLA!  Eat Nutella! 2.     BALLATE!  Go ahead, dance!  If Nutella makes you happy, express it through some traditional Italian soft shoe.  If you don’t know any Italian dances, then just move to the music! 3.     FATE OPERE…

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Salt Lake City, Utah (SCL) is one of my favorite destinations.  What would an Italian genealogist do in Utah?  Simple.  Salt Lake City is the undisputed genealogy capital of the world.  Some like to call it, “Genealogy Mecca.”  In addition to hosting many genealogy events and conferences each year, SLC is home to the world’s largest genealogy library. The Family History Library is located in a modern structure in the heart of Salt Lake City with 5 sprawling floors dedicated…

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The best part of being an Italian genealogist is traveling to Italy on behalf of clients to conduct research using Italian records that are not online, microfilmed or easily accessible from the United States.  Being enchanted by the land and its people is an inherent benefit of professional Italian genealogy research.  In 2013, I took two trips to Italy spending about three and a half months in beautiful Italia.  The more I see of Italy, the more I love this…

ITALIAN GENEALOGY; ITALIAN CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS; PANETTONE.

Panettone is a delectable sweet Italian bread usually shaped in a circular loaf that originated Milan.  This tasty treat is typically enjoyed at Christmastime and gained national popularity in Italy after World War II when it was manufactured in large quantities and sold at an affordable price.  Many Italian immigrants who left Italy brought their love of panettone with them abroad.  As a result, panettone is now being enjoyed in many countries around the world. In early January 2013, I…

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