Learn practical and proven strategies for researching Italian family history. The focus will be
emigration to the U.S. and the relevant demographic patterns that can help you break through
brick walls. Vital records practices and Italian civil jurisdictions will be discussed, as well as
how to correspond directly with Italian jurisdictions and records repositories to locate records not available online.
Jenny Tonks has worked as an Accredited Genealogist for Italian Research for nearly two decades. She holds a BA
in Family History-Genealogy from Brigham Young and a MA in Literature. She has worked as a genealogist for Ancestry.com,
as an adjunct instructor in genealogy for BYU-Idaho and as a forensic genealogist sub-contractor for the US Army.