Italian Genealogy Forums

These message boards are intended as a friendly place to post questions and exchange ideas and experiences connected to heritage, genealogy, history, traditions in Italy. These Forums, online since 1998, are divided by Italian region or province. As of May 2019 there are over 40,000 postings.

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