Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church Records, 1515-1941 .
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|Location of Catania, Italy|
|Title in the Language:||Italia, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Registri Parrocchiali, 1515-1941|
|Archivio dell'Arcidiocesi di Catania|
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What is in This Collection?
The collection consists of images of baptisms, marriages, and deaths from the Archdiocese of Catania (Arcidiocesi di Catania), Catania, Italy. Also includes confirmations (cresime); church censuses (status animarum, stato delle anime); marriage banns (pubblicazioni); marriage contracts (contratti di matrimonio); marriage supplemental documents (allegati di matrimonio); and priesthood ordinations (ordinazioni sacerdotali). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. Additional images will be added as they become available. The collection generally covers the years 1515 to 1941.
These records are written in Italian.
To Browse This Collection
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church Records, 1515-1941.|
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How Do I Search the Collection?
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Comune or Frazione”
⇒Select the appropriate “Parish”
⇒Select the appropriate “Record Type” which takes you to the images
Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
Some of the records in this collection, particularly birth records, may have an index at the end of each year. Some of these manually created indices in the images will be indexed by the given name of the father, rather than by the name of the infant.
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church records, 1515-1941. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.|
Known Issues with This Collection
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Citing This Collection
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- Collection Citation
"Italy, Catania, Arcidiocesi di Catania, Catholic Church Records 1515-1941." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Archivio dell'Arcidiocesi di Catania.
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