Genealogy in Torrevecchia Teatina

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

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

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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Torrevecchia Teatina


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Torrevecchia Teatina. As more your surname is common in Torrevecchia Teatina, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Torrevecchia Teatina 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 Torrevecchia Teatina 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 Torrevecchia Teatina, or if you have questions regarding your family in Torrevecchia Teatina, just leave a message below

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