GENEALOGY WEEK: Researching Your Italian Genealogy

Thursday, August 297:00—8:30 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Learn practical and proven Italian family history research strategies from professional genealogist, Jenny Tonks. Italian civil jurisdictions and vital records practices will be discussed. She will focus on Italian emigration to the US, and the relevant demographic patterns that help break through brick walls, and strategies for corresponding directly with Italian jurisdictions and records repositories to find records not available online. Tonks has worked as an Accredited Genealogist for Italian Research for nearly two decades and holds a BA in Family History-Genealogy from Brigham Young and a MA in Literature. She is fluent in Italian and has lived in Italy. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Tewksbury Sons of Italy.

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