Lipari, Salina, Filicudi, Alicudi, Vulcano, Stromboli and Panarea

Aeolian Genealogy

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Aeolian Genealogy
Here's a list of the most common surnames associated with each island and a description of my research interests.
Recent Deaths
Notice of recent deaths of Aeolians and those of Aeolian descent. 
Form Letters
Use these form letters when writing to Italy for Birth, Marriage, Death and Family Status Certificates.

Surname Noticeboard
Find out which Aeolian surnames others are researching.

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Canneto, Lipari - Used with Permission fom DLAtherton, c.2004


Come dicevano gli antichi....

Cu 'na mano ne lavamo l'altra e cu tutti e due ne lavamo a faccia

Italian Proverbs

Read this collection of Italian proverbs or send in your favourite ones so they can be added to the growing list!


Where did the Original Aeolians come from?

Here's a growing list of some of the earliest pioneers to have arrived on the Aeolian islands.

Italian Occupations

Here's a list of those occupations you are likely to find on those Aeolian Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates.



Recent Updates
Deaths                                                         Updated
  Marina Ziino            d. April 24, 2009 21/5/2009
  Giuseppa Taranto     d. April 30, 2009 12/5/2009
  Angela Santospirito     d. Feb. 8, 2009 10/5/2009
  Antonino Liberatore   d. April 9, 2009 16/4/2009
  Rosa Sciacchitano  d. March 24, 2009 27/3/2009

Surname Noticeboard                                  Updated
  Iacono, Biviano, etc. 21/05/2009
  DeLosa 17/04/2009
  Reitano, Famularo . . . Quattropani 30/03/2009
  Lopes from Filicudi 19/10/2008

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