About Mary Tedesco

Mary M. Tedesco is a professional genealogist, speaker, and author. She is a genealogist on the PBS TV series “Genealogy Roadshow” (season 2) as well as the Founder of ORIGINS ITALY, a firm specializing in Italian and Italian-American genealogical and family history research. Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Boston University and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Center for Professional Education. In addition to her Italian ancestry (Calabria, Trentino-Alto Adige, and Tuscany) on her father’s side, she also has deep American roots (German, Irish, Danish & English) on her mother’s side and is proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary is a member of a number of local and national genealogical societies and serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Genealogical Council. She can be contacted via the ORIGINS ITALY website.

Past Articles

Getting Started With Italian Genealogy

Posted on October 17, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Family History Month, Guest Bloggers, Research

The process of finding your Italian roots can be one of the most rewarding endeavors of your life.  You will learn something about yourself each time you connect with your native birthright. You will see how each Italian-American embodies a piece of the Italian past that is particularly their own. That is why the journey… Read more