Genealogy in Colledimacine

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Colledimacine, 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 Colledimacine registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Colledimacine?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Colledimacine


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Colledimacine. As more your surname is common in Colledimacine, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Colledimacine 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 Colledimacine 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 Colledimacine, or if you have questions regarding your family in Colledimacine, 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 Colledimacine area will reply to you


  1. Belinda says:

    I am researching for a friend who isn’t all that computer savvy. His great grandfather Domenico Mancini is from this small town. Born in 1872. He was married to Crescenza Andrillo. She did not immigrate to the US however, Domenico and at least one child did immigrate. He went back and forth I assume to see her. We don’t have much information on her other than her name.
    their sons name was Denato born in 1894. Domenico’s father was also Domenico, born in 1842 married to Rosa De Marinis. Any information would be awesome!!

  2. Rita says:

    Hi, Im looking for my grate grandfather who was born in Colledimacine. He was adopted by someone when little because his parents died, and was taken to Torricella Peligna. I dont have his date of birth but I know his name was Camillo Nunziato Rossi, he died in Torricella in the Massacre in Riga on the 12th January 1944, shot by the Germans with other family members.I am trying to trace my fathers family tree. Camillo had a son Antonio Rossi born 1901, died in 1974. Could you please help me, I would be very grateful. Many Thanks
    Rita Fabretto (Rossi)

  3. Magali Petri says:

    Prezados senhores.

    Preciso de uma informação correta sobre meus bisavós que vieram como imigrantes italianos, para o Brasil, no ano de 1895.Todas a buscas sobre eles já foram fei-
    tas e até agora não consegui descobrir de que comune vieram, em seus documentos
    consta CHIETI- ABRUZZO Reino da Itália. Os nomes são LUIGI DIANA E LEONILDA DI
    IENNO,seus filhos:ANTONIO DIANA E CONCETTA DIANA,nascidos em CHIETI, no ano de
    1.891 e 1893.Se possível me ajudarem desde já agradeço.


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