Glossary

Sources

Paola Carucci, Le fonti archivistiche: ordinamento e conservazione, Roma, 1983.
Glossary of words related to general rules, in ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, traduzione italiana pubblicata in «Rassegna degli Archivi di Stato», LXIII (2003), 1.
Lorenzo Caratti di Valtrei, Genealogy Textbook: profiles, sources and methods. Roma, 2004.

 

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There are 10 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Genealogical ascendancy board by quarters
Genealogical Data
Genealogical information (first and last name, dates and places) that the documents contain.
Genealogical relationship
Connection amongst two people related by genealogy. They can be related by kinship, brotherhood or marriage.
Genealogical table
Graph that reproduces the kinship, affinity and pertinence relationship that links various people. The genealogical table of the family is made by searching in the documents the files of the people that share a same surname and then reconstructing and regrouping the different family groups.
Genealogical thread
It’s the outcome of a genealogical research that has been able to identify all the male ascendants of a particular person.
Genealogy
It’s the science that studies the kinship, affinity and pertinence relationship among a group of people.
Generation
Group of family members that are at the same genealogical distance of their common forefather.
Grandparent
It’s the father or mother of the father (paternal grandparent) or mother (maternal grandparent)
Great-grandparent
It’s the father or mother of the grandparent.
Guide
Search tool. It systematically describes all collections stored in an archive or in a number of archives that share the same institutional nature. In the first case we talk about particular guides, in the second one of general guides. Often general and particular guides provide a description of the collection, series or sub-series.