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Damian De Virgilio
Proud history & genealogy geek, son of Molfetta (Italy), native of Hudson County (NJ), amateur Italian genealogy blogger, and more.
Proud history & genealogy geek, son of Molfetta (Italy), native of Hudson County (NJ), amateur Italian genealogy blogger, and more.
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Auguri Bisnonna
Teresa Cirilli (c. 1930) Regrettably, it’s been almost three years to the day since my last post. Instead of offering excuses and lamentations, I’d rather get back in the groove by honoring some milestones, and during Women’s History Month, there is all th...

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If they ever created a Pugliese version of Indiana Jones, this would most likely be the plot.

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Italy's regional dialects are a reflection of its intricate history. Once discouraged, they are now treasured aspects of cultural identity. For an inaugural post, here's something for my fellow descendants of immigrants from Molfetta. #Molfetta #Molfettese

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Labo.net has been around for a while, but this new site allows you to see granular regional surname distribution more clearly.

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Looking forward to some epic history-geeking-out this weekend....

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A humbling and inspiring life.

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Fascinating story on many levels.
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