Meet Mary M. Tedesco
Mary M. Tedesco is a professional genealogist, speaker, and author. She is featured on the PBS TV series Genealogy Roadshow and is the Founder of Origins Italy, a firm specializing in Italian and Italian-American genealogical and family history research. Mary is the co-author of “Tracing Your Italian Ancestors” an 84-page Italian research guide published by Moorshead Magazines.
She 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 a member of many local and national genealogical societies.
In addition to her Italian ancestry (Calabria, Trentino-Alto Adige and Tuscany) on her father’s side, Mary also has deep American roots (German, Irish, Danish and English) on her mother’s side and is proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Genealogy tips from Mary
By researching our ancestry, we learn about ourselves.
A genealogist is like a detective, searching for clues in the records.
Tracing your Italian ancestry is one of the greatest adventures you can ever undertake.