Genealogy in Santo Stefano di Sessanio

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Santo Stefano di Sessanio, 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 Santo Stefano di Sessanio registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Santo Stefano di Sessanio?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Santo Stefano di Sessanio


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Santo Stefano di Sessanio from the Italian Unification (1861).

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

1 Comment

  1. Pam says:

    I am looking for Stefano DiFelice’s (born in 1860) father and mother. He came from Santo Stefano Di Sessanio (AQ) He immigrated to America in 1901 along with his wife, Luisa Caldarelli DeFelice.
    They left an 18 year old daughter behind named Rosa DiFelice Nunzia. She died in 1943 and was married to Ugo Nunzia.

    Sto cercando di Stefano DiFelice di (nato nel 1860), padre e la madre. Veniva da Santo Stefano di Sessanio (AQ) ha emigrato in America nel 1901 insieme a sua moglie, Luisa Caldarelli DeFelice.
    Hanno lasciato una figlia di 18 anni dietro di nome Rosa DiFelice Nunzia. Morì nel 1943 ed è stato sposato a Ugo Nunzia.

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