Italy, Terni, Orvieto, Civil Registration, Tribunale (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Orvieto, Terni, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1866-1910
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Stato Civile di Terni, Italia, 1866-1910
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Orvieto Court, Orvieto, Italy


What Is in This Collection?

The collection consista of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the Orvieto Courthouse (Tribunale di Orvieto). Includes residency records (cittadinanze) and marriage banns (pubblicazioni). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. This collection covers the years 1866 to 1910.

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

These records are written in Italian. For help reading the records see the section: For Help Reading These Records

To Browse this Collection

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The collection may contain the following records:

  • Births (nati)
  • Marriages (matrimony)
  • Marriage banns (pubblicazioni o notificazioni)
  • Marriage supplements (processetti)
  • Deaths (morti)
  • Residency records (cittadinanze)
  • Ten-year indexes (indici decennali)
  • Miscellaneous records (atti diversi)

Collection Content

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How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the person you are looking for
  • Approximate year of birth

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View the Images

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  2. Select Comune or Frazione
  3. Select Registro e L'Anno to view the images.

For Help Reading These Records

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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 Who 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.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. 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.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful.
  • 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.
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

Citing this Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Italy, Terni, Orvieto, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1910." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Tribunale di Orvieto (Orvieto Court, Orvieto).
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