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1836 Atti di Stato Civile - Civitaquana



Civitaquana #1 Filed 20 Gennaro 1836
Name: Anna Papi
Birth: 18 Gennaro 1836, ad ore cinque
Baptism: 20 Gennaro 1836… 6,208 more words


What It's All About

I was in Gettysburg this past weekend to take an all-day tour of the Union lines from Culp’s Hill down to Little Round Top. In total, the group walked about ten miles over the course of the day, and I got to see a lot of little nooks and crannies on the battlefield that I had never seen before. 556 more words

Emerging Civil War

The Devil is in the Detail

Francesca Burgess is happily distracted by research

I first discovered a love for research during my history degree, many moons ago, when given the opportunity to use primary sources as well as secondary. 553 more words


It’s a week today until I fly out to Dublin.

I’m a highly organised person, rather fond of trips based up on extensive research and feeling armed with knowledge as I mark my trail from place to place. 256 more words

Tracing My Ancestors

Over several conversations with my father, interest has grown in me to finish linking my ancestors’ family tree.

Information we have today seems to lead toward the theory that they came to the island of Hispaniola from France, as part of the French army to combat the slave revelion in Haiti. 100 more words

Wiesbaden…a German town on the Rhine, friends and ancestors. September 2014

The town

A soft landing into Germany, collected by my friend Gunther and driven to my hotel in the middle of this charming Rhineland town about 35ks from Frankfurt. 995 more words


Please, Don’t Write My Obituary!

This really seems like an odd request doesn’t it? If one is not written how else will people know when I leave this world? In most newspapers and even online they list the names of those who recently passed away and maybe a line or two telling a persons age and which funeral home will be handling the service. 477 more words