Genealogy in Castel di Ieri

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Castel di Ieri?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Castel di Ieri


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Castel di Ieri. As more your surname is common in Castel di Ieri, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Castel di Ieri 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 Castel di Ieri 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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Castel di Ieri, or if you have questions regarding your family in Castel di Ieri, 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 Castel di Ieri area will reply to you


  1. Jamie says:

    My Grandfather Giovanni Carano and grandmother Marietta Liberata(Fabrizio)immigrated to the US in the early 1900’s. I am told that my grandmothers father was the governor of Castel de Ieri and owned a winery at one time but I cannot seem to find anything about him including his name. I know my grandfather was born in 1878 and grandmother was born in 1884 and they were married in 1903 in Italy. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Gentile and Campomizzi says:

    My ancestors are from Castel diIere, province of Aquila, Italy. Both maternal grandparents surnames. gentile and Campomizzi. They left in the late 1800’s. Probably from 1880 to 1900. There are probably still relatives there. Would like to find out. The church in that commune is St Donato. I visited there in the late 1950’s. And my daughter visited in the 1990’s and made contact with relatives but I don’t know all surnamed due to intermarriage. I also know a cousin Lorenzina Campimizzi emigrated to CAnada in the early 1960’s with her fiancé Also. My maternal grandfather Francisco Campomizzu served as a member of a royal guard during the reign of King Umberto in the time between 1860 and q1885 before emgratinbtonthevUnired States through Ellis Island. And my maternal grandmother followed around the 1900’s her name being mariaguissepa Grntile

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