Memorial Hall Library

Italian Genealogy with Jenny Tonks

Learn practical and proven Italian family history research strategies from professional genealogist, Jenny Tonks. Italian civil jurisdictions and vital records practices will be discussed. The program will focus on Italian emigration to the US, and the relevant demographic patterns that help break through brick walls, and strategies for corresponding directly with Italian jurisdictions and records repositories to find 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 is fluent in Italian and has lived in Italy. 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, in addition to freelance genealogy for private clients.

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.

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