Category Archives: Italy

Petralia Sottana, Sicily Births – 1885

Surname Forename Entry Number ORLANDO Ratogero 65 ORLANDO Mantano 166 ORLANDO Giovanni 172 ORLANDO Calogera 234

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San Cataldo, Caltanissetta Region – Sicily

Extractions from┬áSan Cataldo, Caltanissetta Region – Sicily. Currently these are for the following time spans: Marriages – 1866 – 1875 Deaths – 1866 – 1895 Spreadsheet

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Petralia Sottana, Sicily – Contributor List – Francesco Orlando

“The Society Worker of Mutual Aid Petralia Sottana through initiative of the President Guiseppe Franco votes unanimously to collect between the Petralesis to compliment the cripples of War and the orphans of the fallen ones in War from the municipality … Continue reading

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Surname Distribution Map – Italy

Today I have been alerted to a new Italian surname distribution map called CognoMix. Thanks go to the Guild Face Book page for this From an initial play it appears that this site allows the distribution to be seen not … Continue reading

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Baptisms – St George the Martyr Church in Prizzi, Palermo Province

Note: all entries are in Latin, so you will need to convert them to Sicilian. e.g. Petrus/Petri= Pietro, Paschale=Pasquale, Mri= Mariani, Dominici=Domenico, Antoninus=Antonino, Joanna=Giovanna, Salvatoris=Salvator_e, etc. The difference in spelling of these names within an entry is due to the … Continue reading

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Orlando – One Name Study

I am half Italian, and fascinated with my Italian ancestry. I Registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies┬áthe name of ORLANDO in February 2002. I’ve also registered the variants of ORLANDA & ORLANDE. The database is a new one, but … Continue reading

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