Rich Venezia is a New Jersey native who now calls Pittsburgh home. He was a member of the research team of “Genealogy Roadshow” (PBS) for the second and third seasons. He started Rich Roots Genealogy in 2013. Rich specializes in 20th-century immigrant ancestry, with main focuses on Italian, Irish, Pittsburgh and New Jersey/New York research. He also assists clients with dual citizenship applications for Ireland and Italy. He is President of North Hills Genealogists in Pittsburgh. He lectures nationwide and delivered a TEDx talk on genealogy and empathy in June 2017.
Many records were created when immigrant ancestors became American citizens. Learn what they are and how to find them.