Genealogy in Anversa degli Abruzzi

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Anversa degli Abruzzi, 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 L’Aquila province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Anversa degli Abruzzi registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Anversa degli Abruzzi?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Anversa degli Abruzzi


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Anversa degli Abruzzi. As more your surname is common in Anversa degli Abruzzi, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Anversa degli Abruzzi archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in L’Aquila province are:
Bianchi, Bisegna, Bonanni, Centofanti, Cipriani, Colangelo, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Andrea, D’Angelo, De Angelis, De Santis, Di Benedetto, Di Carlo, Di Cesare, Di Domenico, Di Felice, Di Girolamo, Di Loreto, Di Marco, Di Paolo, Di Pietro, Di Renzo, Di Stefano, Gentile, Giuliani, Graziani, Leone, Liberatore, Mancini, Mariani, Marinucci, Morgante, Pace, Paris, Parisse, Persia, Petrella, Presutti, Ricci, Rossi, Sabatini, Santilli, Santucci, Silvestri, Tarquini, Valentini, Venditti.

Church archives in L’Aquila 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 Anversa degli Abruzzi and L’Aquila 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Anversa degli Abruzzi, or if you have questions regarding your family in Anversa degli Abruzzi, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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2 Messages to “Genealogy in Anversa degli Abruzzi”
  1. Catherine says:

    Looking for information on Luigi Del Greco’s family ancestors. He was born in Anversa on February 2, 1854. and Died there on November 22, 1929. I would also like information on his wife’s family. His wife was Clementina Del Rosso who was born on June 20, 1861 and died on April 4, 1946 in Anversa. I have visited the town with my husband (these are his relation), but unfortunately we did not have enough time to do research. I would also like information on Domenica Rosa D’Eramo’s ancestors. She was born on February 14, 1850. She and her husband Giovanni DelVeccho both died in Sulmona.

    • Christy says:

      I am also looking for information on the Del Greco Family. Specifically, Francisco Del Greco and ancestors. He was born in approx. 1870 and was married to Teresa Del Rosso. They had a son Giovanni “John” in 1901 and a daughter Eleonora “Nellie” born about 1898. we are planning to visit in September of this year and would like to find information prior to our trip. This is my husbands relatives and may be related to you Catherine. We are also looking for information about the Digiusto family that are also from the same town. Maria DiGiusto married Giovanni Del Greco in 1934. Her parents were Luigi Digiusto and Theresa.

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