Sottana and Sicilia
to all who have such provided such
web information on Sicilia!
Updated 15 January 2002
of Petralia Sottana
of the Petralia Sottana Library
great map from the Petralia Sottana Library
one looks like it is older. Look closely for your family residence names.
have transcribed this map here.
region around Petralia Sottana
GREAT photo of Petralia Sottana
around the rest of this website for nearby towns in the Madonie Mountains
Updated link Info
about the area around the Petralias
di Petralia Sottana
Sottana home page
lovely set of Sicilian watercolors by Kathleen Citrolo Gwinnett
Madonie Regional Park
Sottana is located in the Madonie mountain range
Arduini's Petralia Sottana information
has a great site with lots of information
about Sicilia. Look around!
Italian and Sicilian links on this page
maps and lots of Sicilian resources
from In Italy.com
have heard wonderful things about these maps, especially the raised relief
white pages search
found dozens of people with my surnames in Petralia Sottana
Our Italian Names Together (POINT) in Email
the search engine.
on LDS Italian microfilms
site also has instructions for getting film numbers at www.familysearch.org
Research Tips from from familysearch.org
the main site, click on "How-to Guides." When the list has loaded, scroll
down until you see Italy.
Genealogical Word List
or Join a Sicilian Ancestry Web Ring
List of Italy Resources
to my Madonie region information page
acquainted with most of the larger towns in the area
Boards, Mailing Lists and Registries
Updated link The
Italian Surname Database
are many, many Italian/Sicilian surname message boards here. Type in a
surname to find its message board. Yours might be the first entry!
boards for all the Sicilian provinces
Millemaci's Website (beautiful)
Embassy Bulletin Board
a surname list and a message board
and Italian messages
- There are other links here as well
a guestbook with lots of entries, plus many other resources
Genealogy Mailing Lists to which you can subscribe
of Italian Ancestry Websites
to the Sicily Rootsweb
Digest Mailing List
subscribe to ITA-SICILY-D, send an email message to
contains in the body of the message the command
no other text. No subject line is necessary, but if your software
requires one, just use "subscribe" in the subject, too.
of Italy Surname Database
electronic discussion group for people interested in Italian genealogy,
culture and ALL things Italian. Subscribers can discuss and explore Italian
genealogy, culture, history, food, customs, geography, tourism, arts, standards,
academics, industry, and government. Go to the site and click on the "Join
of Italy Magazine
by Grace Lancieri Olivo - a wealth of information (both the magazine and
(Pursuing Our Italian Names Together) Since 1987!
Millitello is the founder. One can subscribe to a magazine and a mailing
Sicilian/Italian "Neat Stuff"
Surname Distribution Map
in an Italian surname, and you will see where in Italy people with that
surname reside today! Now in English!
Updated link Another
Italy Surname Distribution Map
Type in the surname
on the left, and click "Go"
Resources in Italian History - Italian History Gateways
and Italian lifestyle web site
Language Resources and Other Links
Italian Language Basics
American Immigrant Wall of Honor (searchable)
Island (my grandparents' names are inscribed on the wall)
great Ellis Island resource
around this site for photos and interesting historical information from
Ellis Island in its hey-day.
the history of the ship your relatives traveled on
Passenger Lists online
Lists Research Guide
excellent meatball recipe! (It's the only kind I make now,
yummy sounding recipes
ricotta cheese, for one
Products and info
is that Sicilian three-legged symbol? The trinacria!
Mr. Francesco "Franco"
Updated link More
on Sicilian symbols
Dieli's great genealogy site
fantastic carving work by Petralia friars of old (in Italian)
Paper - founded by a Petralia Sottana family (my cousins)
of neat stuff
wonderful collection of Sicilian culture
Folklore and Handicrafts Essay
tribes of Italy, folklore, etc.
Nobility and Sicilian
great explanation of kinship relationships
Medals of Honor