Italy, Siracusa, Sortino, Parocchia di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Italy, Siracusa, Sortino, Parrocchia di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista, Catholic Church Records, 1562-1937
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|Sortino, Siracusa, Italy|
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|Title in the Language:||Italia, Siracusa, Sortino, Parrocchia di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista, Registri Parrocchiali, 1562-1937|
|San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista Parish, Sortino, Italy|
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- 2 Collection Content
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing this Collection
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What is in This Collection?
This is a collection of Catholic Church records from the parish of San Sulpizio in Biella for the years 1562 to 1937. The collection contains images of baptisms, marriages and deaths from the Parrocchia di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista within the Comune of Sortino, Province of Siracusa, Italy.
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records
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- While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times
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Citing this Collection
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"Italia, Siracusa, Sortino, Parrocchia di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista, Registri Parrocchiali, 1562-1937." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Parrocchia di San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista, Sortino (San Giovanni Apostolo ed Evangelista Parish, Sortino).
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