my name is Alessandro Bovino and I'm writing from Benevento, the town where I was born and I'm still living in. I've been passionate of genealogy for almost 6 years now and would be very glad to be of help in your research! Being genealogy a passion before everything else, I'm very honoured and glad to feel like helping Americans tie themselves back to their roots. I always try to make the best when performing researches, so that I can contribute at least for a little part to one's family history.
This wouldn't be the first time for me to do a research on commission. Currently I'm in fact also conducting a research in Apollosa for an Australian (from Adelaide) whose father comes from there , and other researches for many other Americans.
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Although having not yet turned professional, I do make results as much professional as I can. I then provide people with pedigree and family charts, creating also gedcom files for them and various types of reports. I also give them every single information about their ancestors fully documented.
Concerning your case, I shall tell that records in Melizzano for that period (post-1860, after Italy unification) are available by submitting a request to the town hall in Melizzano. However, some registries, mostly those about birth records, are actually now available at the State Archives here in Benevento also (but they have not been listed on their website yet), so we may be lucky and find what you need here also
In addition, an on-site research may also be conducted on the Melizzano parish church records. The priest is so kind and would grant me access for the research on your family history!
Please ask whatever question you may want to address me.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
abovino @ inwind.it
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