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John Mancini on Twitter
John Mancini on Twitter

Twitter

@jmancini77

Website

Immigrant Secrets

Location

Virginia, USA

Tell us a bit about your genealogy/family history journey

My immigrant grandparents died in the 1930s. Except when the 1940 census was released, it turned out they didn’t. And that got me started on the journey to solve the mystery of what happened.

Favorite food or beverage

Irish whiskey

Surnames of interest

Mancini, deFabritus, McEvoy/McAvoy

If you could meet one person from your family tree that died before you were born, who would it be and why?

My paternal grandmother, who actually did not die before I was born, but was unknown to us and lost in the NYS asylum system for 65 years 

Favorite place where you’ve traveled

Tuscany

From a genealogy/family history research perspective, what would you have done differently?

Document, document, document

What are you currently working on and what’s next?

Looking at the story of my wife’s southern US ancestors. As you might imagine, it’s complicated. Also doing speaking about my book, Immigrant Secrets.

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