Genealogy in San Benedetto in Perillis

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Benedetto in Perillis, 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 San Benedetto in Perillis registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Benedetto in Perillis?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Benedetto in Perillis


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

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

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


  1. James says:

    Ciao! I am researching my Grandfather, Enrico T. Liberatore. He was born on 15Apr1898 to Domenico Liberatore and Fabiana Collela in San Benedetto in Perillis. Any information you can provide, such as, where he was born, where they lived, who lives there now, and how far back the records for this family go. Grazie!!

  2. Fran says:

    I followed a link to an ancestor’s surname ( Corazza) in IGG and San Benedetto in Perillis came up. If you are able to supply any information about a marriage to a Lucioli, or any other details, I’d be very grateful.

    thank you


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