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Debora Pallante Hill

Pallante Center for Italian Research

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Head offices in New York and central Italy. ALL REGIONS OF ITALY, including on-site at churches or town halls. Debora holds a B.A. degree in History & International Studies, with formal coursework (evaluated by university professors) in methods of historical research, family history, Mediterranean and international studies, anthropology, genealogy, and the Italian language. Over 40 years of experience doing Italian genealogy. She has done research in person all over Italy and Sicily. Debora also has a Masters in Archives/Library and is a former professional archivist where she had charge of an archives and answered genealogical requests. The Pallante Center European adminisrative office is in Region Molise, but we are not limited to that region and have a network of researchers all over Italy who perform miracles every day. Our success rate is extremely high and you will always get the most for your money at Pallante. If you don't know your village of origin we can usually discover where your ancestor was born. Clients come from all over the world. Debora Hill, who founded The Pallante Center in 1997, minored in anthropology and has a keen interest world cultures and in human migration. She has researched all over Brazil on foot in person in South America in order to understand better the starting info from our Brazilian customers, and has had much success in locating the correct town of origin for Australian immigrants. She has researched in Ireland, and UK and has a wide expertise. We accept any research request for any part of Italy. A special project in Caccamo, Sicily has been ongoing since 1997 with a huge merged tree that includes thousands of people. We are also partnered with an English-speaking tour guide in Sicily, who can take you to meet living relatives. Email Debora now to discuss your unique needs.

Service Description:
Certified documents from Italy for genealogy of dual Italian citizenship, family trees, or whatever your need in all regions of Italy, by any method. Any type of project, including obtaining primary source materials for book authors and movie directors. We are networked with several Italian film history experts.

Academic Degrees:
BA (History/Int'l Studies) ; MS (Library Sci/Archives) ; Certificate (Forensic Science) ; Certificate (Genealogy)

Professional Learning
Univ of Strathclyde - PgCertific

Continuing Education:
Univ of Strathclyde

Research Specialty:
Catholic ; Emigration & Immigration ; Medieval ; Migration ; Military ; Heir Searcher ; Naturalization ; Paleography (ancient/historical handwriting) ; Forensic ; Italian American

Time Period Specialty:
17th Century ; 18th Century ; 19th Century

Geographic Specialty:
NJ ; NY ; PA ; New England ; Mid-Atlantic ; Australia ; Brazil ; British Isles ; Ireland ; Italy ; Argentina ; Peru

Service Categories:
Archivist ; Historian ; Librarian ; Reunion Planner ; Travel & Tours ; Author/Writer

American English, British English, Old English ; Basic Italian (reading) ; Basic Latin (reading only with some translation) ; Basic Spanish, Italian, Latin ; Italian (Intermediate)

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