About Mary Tedesco
Mary M. Tedesco is the founder of ORIGINS ITALY, a firm specializing in Italian and Italian-American family history research. She speaks fluent Italian and travels often to Italy where she conducts genealogical and historical research and visits family. 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. She is on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Genealogical Council and is also a member of number of local and national genealogical societies. Her favorite destination on Friday afternoons (besides Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester, MA USA) is Massachusetts Vital Records! Mary can be contacted via the ORIGINS ITALY website at

Articles by Mary Tedesco

Getting Started With Italian Genealogy

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

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