Italy, Siracusa, Avola, Parrocchia di San Sebastiano, Chiesa Madre, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Avola, Siracusa Province, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1574-1875
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Italia, Siracusa, Avola, Parrocchia di San Sebastiano - Chiesa Madre, Registri Parrocchiali, 1574-1875
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Comune of Avola, Province of Siracusa, Italy

What is in This Collection?

This is a collection of images of baptisms, marriages and deaths from the Parish of San Sebastiano - Chiesa Madre, in the town of Avola, province of Siracusa, Italy for the years 1574 to 1875.

Collection Content

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

How Do I Search the Collection?

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.

To search by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Provincia”
⇒Select the appropriate “Comune o frazione”
⇒Select the appropriate “Parrocchia (parish)”
⇒Select the appropriate “Tiologia di documento e L'Anno (record type and year)” which takes you to the images

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  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
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Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Italy, Siracusa, Avola, Parrocchia di San Sebastiano - Chiesa Madre, Catholic Church Records, 1574-1875." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2017. Citing Comune di Avola, Provincia di Siracusa, Italia (Comune of Avola, Province of Siracusa, Italy).

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