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Bolognetta (Palermo Province) is a hill town 22 km. from Palermo, alt. 350 m., on the River Milicia, area 27.6 sq. km., pop. over 3,300, post-code 90030, tel. 091. Agricultural economy.

The Genovese merchant Marco Mancino bought the fief of Bolognetta from Vincenzo Bologna. The village developed in the early 17th century when it was a resting station on the royal highway. Until 1882 it was known as Ogliastro.

Churches (Palermo Diocese) include the following:
Maria SS. Del Carmelo (Chiesa Madre, 17th century)

Families researched in these records include the following:
Benanti
Giannino
Zuccaro

Links to other sites about Bolognetta include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilia
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.


Bolognetta from above, thanks to Mike ([email protected])


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