Genealogy in Civitella Messer Raimondo

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Civitella Messer Raimondo, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Abruzzo and in Chieti province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Civitella Messer Raimondo registrar as of that date.

So, if your ancestors were in Civitella Messer Raimondo in the nineteenth or twentieth century, then you could try to contact the City Office of Civitella Messer Raimondo to know more.

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Civitella Messer Raimondo?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Civitella Messer Raimondo


Before to start your genealogy research in Civitella Messer Raimondo, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Abruzzo and in Civitella Messer Raimondo too.

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Civitella Messer Raimondo from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Civitella Messer Raimondo. As more your surname is common in Civitella Messer Raimondo, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Civitella Messer Raimondo archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Chieti province are:
Angelucci, Bruno, Cinalli, Costantini, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Angelo, De Luca, Di Biase, Di Carlo, Di Crescenzo, Di Francesco, Di Giacomo, Di Marco, Di Martino, Di Matteo, Di Nardo, Di Paolo, Di Pietro, Di Prinzio, Di Renzo, Di Santo, Di Stefano, Di Tullio, Di Virgilio, D’Orazio, Esposito, Ferrante, Iezzi, Luciani, Mammarella, Mancini, Marino, Martelli, Menna, Natale, Paolini, Paolucci, Pasquini, Piccirilli, Ranieri, Ricci, Rossi, Salvatore, Tenaglia, Travaglini, Tucci, Zappacosta.

Church archives in Chieti province may instead contain even older information, but they are far less accessible from abroad (and almost impossible by email).
Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit Civitella Messer Raimondo and Chieti province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself, but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in L’Aquila.

In any case, never give up! Probably the distance from your country and Italy, some difficulties in understanding and in translation, could complicate your search but this should not discourage you.

It’s important to plan your activities to carry on with simple goals (eg. search for a single date of birth, the name of an ancestor, the date of a marriage, etc.)

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Civitella Messer Raimondo, or if you have questions regarding your family in Civitella Messer Raimondo, just leave a message below

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to our expert in Civitella Messer Raimondo area will reply to you


  1. Sue says:

    Angelo Di Ienno died between May 4, 1803 and September 18, 1804. He was married to Palma Piacentino and his father was Giuseppe. He was probably buried out of San Salvatore church.

    I am looking for the name of his mother & his age at the time of death. If you could help it would be much appreciated. Thank you.

  2. Sue says:

    I am trying to find out some information on my ancestor Angelo di Ienno who died between May 4, 1803 and September 18, 1804. His wife was Palma Piacentino. I know his father is Giuseppe. Probably buried out of San Salvatore church.

    The information I am looking for is his mother’s name & his age at time of death. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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