Author Topic: FAIS Family Tree - Looking for relatives from SARDINIA - ITALY. Please assist.  (Read 1563 times)

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Hi,

I have recently joined Ancestry.com to establish my personal family tree (FAIS), see attached. I am currently residing in Australia but my relatives are from Sardinia, Italy. I have been able to find passenger lists (Italy to Australia) and Australian census records for my parents, Benito Mario Antonio Fais & Teresa Seci, but absolutely nothing about my Grandparents or Great-grandparents from Sardinia (they never migrated, unlike my parents). My records search and ancestry hints have been inconclusive and I am at a dead end.

Can anybody please help me in my search from information? Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated.

Warm regards,

Elisabeth

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Re: FAIS Family Tree - Looking for relatives from SARDINIA - ITALY. Please assist.
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 25 February 17 23:53 GMT (UK) »
Additional Information:

My Paternal Grandparents, Domenico Pietro Fais (1892-1966) & Sabina Piredda (1889-1969) were from Bonarcado, Oristano, Sardegna, Italy.

My Maternal Grandparents, Giovanni Antonio Sechi (1905-1970) & Maria Giuseppa Margherita Ligia (1907-1990)  were from Zeddiani, Oristano, Sardegna, Italy.

I personally visited their gravesites in Sardinia and acquired their birth and death dates from their gravestones in their respective towns.

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Re: FAIS Family Tree - Looking for relatives from SARDINIA - ITALY. Please assist.
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 26 February 17 11:57 GMT (UK) »
You would need to look at civil/church records in Italy.

As luck would have it, some civil records for Oristano are online:
https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1947719

These are NOT directly searchable by name, you need to look at the original images.  It can be a bit hit and miss what's online, but Bonarcado has some indexes and birth records.  I couldn't see a match for Domenico Pietro Fais (perhaps he was born elsewhere in the area?) but a Maria Sabina Piredda was born in Bonarcado in 1889.

This will hopefully link you to her birth record:
http://www.rootschat.com/links/01jl2/

Similarily you can look for records in Zeddiani (you'll find it under Cagliari )
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Re: FAIS Family Tree - Looking for relatives from SARDINIA - ITALY. Please assist.
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 26 February 17 12:40 GMT (UK) »
Thank-you so much for your assistance, jorose. You have been most helpful. Much appreciated.

Warm regards,

Elisabeth


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Hi Elisabetta!
I just saw this, I can help you if you are still searching as we are related !

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Hi BAC!

Yes, I am still searching. I would love your help and to meet a new relative.  :)

Warm regards,

Elisabetta

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Thanks so much for your input and feedback, garstonite. Much appreciated.  :)