Italian Genealogy Websites, Books and Organizations

By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack Premium
Web Sites

Cyndi’s List — Italy


Italian-American History: A Timeline


Italian Genealogy


Italian Genealogy


The Italian Genealogy Home Page


Italian Genealogy Online


Italian Genealogy Web Club


My Italian Family


Pursing Our Italian Names Together


Writing to Italy



Finding Italian Roots, 2nd edition, by John Philip Colletta (Genealogical Publishing Co.). Colletta’s guide takes you into records in America and Italy.

A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your Italian Ancestors by Lynn Nelson (Betterway Books). This guide shows you how to research your Italian ancestors using the microfilms of the Family History Library.

Italian Genealogical Records by Trafford Cole (Ancestry). This book focuses on researching Italians in America and how learning the folkways and customs of Italians can help your research.

• Italian Genealogical Records: How to Use Italian Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Other Records in Family History Research by Trafford R. Cole (Ancestry). An in-depth look at the records available in Italy and how to access them in person and from abroad.

Our Italian Surnames by Joseph G. Fucilla (Genealogical Publishing Co.).


Immigration History Research Center

University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, 311 Andersen Library, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455, (612) 625-4800, <>

Italian Genealogical Group

Box 626, Bethpage, NY 11714, <>

Italian Genealogical Society of America

Box 3572, Peabody, MA 01961, <>

Italian Historical Society of America

111 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201, (718) 852-2929, <>

Order Sons of Italy in America

219 E St. NE, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 547-2900, <>
From the June 2005 Family Tree Magazine