Genealogy in Prata d’Ansidonia

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Prata d’Ansidonia, 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 Prata d’Ansidonia registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Prata d’Ansidonia?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Prata d’Ansidonia


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Prata d’Ansidonia from the Italian Unification (1861).

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


3 Messages to “Genealogy in Prata d’Ansidonia”
  1. Rosa says:

    Hello, My family is from Prata and I have gone back as both child and aduly. My grandparents are Antonino and Margaret Tarquini, my grandmothers maiden name was Leone. Ny father is Tonino Tarquini and his brother is Frank Tarquini I do not know much of my grandfathers family. I would like some family history to share with my sisters and cousins here in the states. I am interested in getting a print out of my family tree, like the picture above. Can you tell me how I can get one of these?

  2. Erino Leone says:

    Are there any Leone family still living there?

  3. Erino Leone says:

    Leone Leone great grandfather; Grandfather Ottavio Leone married Pasquarose DiBartolomeo; Father Erino Leone; Erino Leone to know if any Leone’s still reside in Prata D’Ansidonia

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