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Cremona, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1744-1942
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Italia, Cremona, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1744-1942
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Cremona State Archives, Cremona, Italy


What is in This Collection?

The collection consists of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Cremona (Archivio di Stato di Cremona). The collection also includes vital records of baptisms, marriages and deaths of the Santa Maria della Pietà Hospital (Ospedale Santa Maria della Pietà) in the city of Cremona for the years 1744-1860. It may include records such as:

  • Marriage banns (pubblicazioni)
  • Ten-year indexes (indici decennali)
  • Residency records (Cittadinanze)
  • Supplemental documents (allegati)
  • Household census records (anagrafe)

Cremona is a city and comune in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po River in the middle of the Pianura Padana. It is the capital of the province of Cremona and the seat of the local city and province governments.

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. Italian Data Privacy rules prohibit making certain records publicly available for viewing. This includes birth records under 110 years old, and marriage or death records under 70 years old. The Italy, Agrigento, Civil Registration, State Archive collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images are also available to all viewers at The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal).

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Reading These Records

For help reading these Italian records see the following guides:

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Cremona, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1744-1942.

Collection Content

For additional details about these records and help using them see Italy, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

Birth

  • Birth date and place of birth
  • Name of child
  • Names of witnesses
  • Gender
  • Names and occupation of parents

Marriage

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names and residences of parents
  • Groom's birth place and residence
  • Bride's age and occupation
  • Names of witnesses

Death

  • Name, age, and occupation of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Residence and birthplace of deceased
  • Name and occupation of father/name of mother

Collection Content

Coverage Table

As of 17 April 2018 this collection contained the following records. Please note that owing to privacy laws not all records in the database may be searchable.

Births

Place Records
Cremona 316,515
Cremona e Corpi Santi 284
Dovera 218
Madignano 64
Palazzo Pignano 14
Ricengo 57
Ripalta Arpina 121
Ripalta Guerina 20
Ripalta Nuova 71
Rivolta d'Adda 5,362
Romanengo 85
Salvirola Cremasca 35
San Bassano 74
San Daniele Ripa Po 93
Santa Maria della Croce 62
Scannabue 41
Sergnano 139
Sesto ed Uniti 141
Soresina 322
Spinadesco 56
Trigolo 78
Vailate 630

Deaths

Place Records
Acquanegra Cremonese 1,138
Agnadello 543
Annicco 1,840
Azzanello 980
Bagnolo Cremasco 400
Barzaniga 1,037
Binanuova 524
Bonemerse 823
Bordolano 890
Ca' d'Andrea 997
Ca' de' Stefani 1,137
Camisano 237
Campagnola Cremasca 116
Cappella Cantone 500
Cappella de' Picenardi 1,212
Carpaneta con Dosimo 757
Casalbellotto 1,267
Casalbuttano ed Uniti 4,882
Casalmaggiore 9,372
Casalmorano 1,337
Casalsigone 814
Casteldidone 971
Castelleone 1,423
Castelponzone 798
Castelverde 1,857
Castelvisconti 290
Cella Dati 1,252

How Do I Search This Collection?

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Comune or Frazione (Municipality or Fraction)
  2. Select Event Type and Year to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the information to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of birth, if that is yet undetermined
  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference; see the section Citing This Collection for assistance. Save or print a copy of the image
  • Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Italy Church Records are also a good substitute when civil records of births, marriages, and deaths cannot be found or are unavailable
  • Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name
  • Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or Italy Emigration and Immigration records
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
  • New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated. Periodically check back to see if your ancestor’s records have been added. You can see if the area you’ve been looking in has been recently updated by going to Historical Records Collections. Watch for an asterisk for recently added or updated records

Record Finder

Consult the Italy Record Finder to find other records

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Italia, Cremona, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1744-1942." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 3 May 2018. Archivio di Stato di Cremona (Cremona State Archives, Cremona).
Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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