New York. I have had very good access to death certificates, marriage certificates and birth certificates WHEN I know the certificate numbers or dates of death/marriage. Italian genealogical society has been HEAVEN.
If you know of any other sites to use, feel free to suggest. I tried Archives.com but it seemed frustrating and of no help.
My 9 year old daughter got me interested in this and I've been working on it steadily over 1 1/2 years. I think I'm starting to reach the emigration wall. No one left clues as to their point of origin (eg, Emperor of Russia, or Russia Poland, Poland, Russia). All varied within the same person.
Anyway, appreciate your interest and help. Frank