Where Were They Married?

August 10, 2011  - by 

Find a marriage record in FreeBMD, but don’t know which parish it was in? I read an article “Get more out of FreeBMD” in the October, 2010 issue of Family Tree Magazine UK, which talked about how you could use FreeBMD to find the parish where the marriage took place. This article was followed up in the December, 2010 issue with an article “Parish Match” by Sophie Pigott. These articles present an exciting strategy that will save hours of searching through parish registers to find the parish where a marriage was solemnized. For a summary of the steps you follow, see the “Using the indexes in FreeBMD to find where a marriage took place” section of the England Civil Registration article in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

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  1. My grandfather (Francesco Venditti ) and my grandmother (Celestine
    Veneziano ) were married in the church of Sant Michele the Archangelo on 24 March 1890 in the comune of Morcone/Sassinoro
    Benevento, Campania, Italy.
    source Padre Coreleon, Sant Lucia, Sassinoro

  2. Great grandmother, Michelina Gelsi Born in Italy 1861. Came to United States in 1894. With a daughter Filamenia Gelsi on manifest.
    Filamenia was born in Italy. Born in 1889.
    Can not find Marriage with Michelina Gelsi and Fortunato Santore who was born in Italy in 1860. Only can see census of 1910 AND 1920
    If you anyone can please help. They also had Anthony Born in NY 1895 Mary (who is my grandmother) in 1898, Joseph in 1900 and frank in 1902 All children were born in the US but Filamenia.

  3. A blog was posted last year about finding marriage applications in Italy. If anyone can direct me to that blog, please do. Thanks