Genealogical Reference Books

Genealogical Reference Books

I have collected genealogical reference books over the years. Though I search for information on the internet and relevant websites more now than compared to the past, they continue to prove invaluable resources. The photograph introducing this blog is of my late...

Italian Genealogical Reference Books

I have collected several Italian genealogical reference books that continue to prove invaluable resources in my quest to learn about my Calabrian-Sicilian ancestry. Please note that I purchased the plate introducing this blog on my second research trip to Calabria, a...
Genealogical Books: Immigration Records

Genealogical Books: Immigration Records

My maternal and paternal grandparents emigrated from southern Italy to Canada during the period 1898 to 1916. I have verified that all four departed Italy and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on separate voyages. They landed at Ellis Island, an immigration inspection...
The Punta Arenas Cemetery

The Punta Arenas Cemetery

The Punta Arenas Cemetery is located in the Port of Punta Arenas, Chile. The Port is situated on Brunswick Peninsula, the southernmost region of this South American country. It is on the western side of the Strait of Magellan. Punta Arenas was founded in 1848 and has...
La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery is located in Recoleta neighbourhood in the city of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Approximately fourteen acres in size, it opened in 1822 and is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Given my interest in...
Memorabilia

Memorabilia

What do you think constitute memorabilia? a). a piece of jewellery b). an ornament c). photographs d). cards and/or letters e). collectables such as coins, stamps, old books, etc. f). set of dishes g). an artifact Quite simply, memorabilia refers to objects cherished...