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Welcome to Lo Schiavo Genealogica

The #1 Resource for Ital­ian Geneal­ogy and Dual Citizenship!

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Updates from Portale Antenati
18 Nov

Updates from Portale Antenati

Since June, Portale Antenati has made great strides in making more civil records available. 3 June 2015 - added records from the Archivio di Stato di Arezzo, dating from 1314-1934 9 June 2015 - added reco...
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Italian History and Culture
5 Nov

Italian History and Culture

For the last few years, Google Books has been digitizing thousands of books contained in Italian libraries. Through this resource one can often find older, out-of-copyright, and genealogically useful books. ...
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Evaluating the Evidence in an Italian Record
5 Nov

Evaluating the Evidence in an Italian Record

Now let's take a look at the decree of Giuseppe Fedele Covi, and discuss the evidentiary value of the different pieces of information the document contains. I've set my comments apart from the text of the docum...
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Adding Cultural Context To Your Family History
5 Nov

Adding Cultural Context To Your Family History

The excerpt below was taken from a family history we wrote for a Sicilian family. It serves as a good example of how adding cultural context to your family history can make it more interesting and enable you to...
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Testimonials

Headshot female 2 Alexandria
“I recently had the plea­sure of work­ing with Melanie at the rec­om­men­da­tion of a dual cit­i­zen­ship agency I was using in Italy. I was...
Alexandria N.
Headshot female 1 Anne
“Melanie had to over­come obsta­cles in com­plet­ing this project, the civil records office in Boville, Ernica was very unco­op­er­a­tive in...
Anne M.
Headshot male 2 Frank
“Kudos to Melanie Holtz and Lo Schi­avo Genealog­ica! Melanie’s research and reports were thor­ough, pro­fes­sional, and con­cise. I applaud...
Frank M. Frioli
Headshot male 1 Craig
“Melanie Holtz is the best per­son in this busi­ness.  I have been work­ing on get­ting my Ital­ian dual cit­i­zen­ship for about two years ...
Craig C.