Genealogy in Lettomanoppello

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Lettomanoppello, 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 Pescara province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Lettomanoppello registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Lettomanoppello?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Lettomanoppello


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Lettomanoppello. As more your surname is common in Lettomanoppello, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Lettomanoppello archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Pescara province are:
Buccella, Bucci, Chiavaroli, Cilli, Costantini, D’Agostino, D’Amico, D’Angelo, De Luca, De Sanctis, Di Berardino, Di Biase, Di Blasio, Di Carlo, Di Domizio, Di Donato, Di Felice, Di Francesco, Di Giacomo, Di Giovanni, Di Girolamo, Di Gregorio, Di Marco, Di Matteo, Di Michele, Di Nicola, Di Paolo, Di Pietrantonio, Di Pietro, Di Renzo, Evangelista, Faieta, Ferri, Giansante, Iezzi, Leone, Luciani, Mancini, Mariani, Marini, Morelli, Orlando, Pace, Pavone, Renzetti, Ricci, Rossi, Savini.

Church archives in Pescara 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 Lettomanoppello and Pescara 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 Lettomanoppello, or if you have questions regarding your family in Lettomanoppello, 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 Lettomanoppello area will reply to you


6 Messages to “Genealogy in Lettomanoppello”
  1. John says:

    Hello my Grandfather was Camillo Tucci and he married Olimpia DeMatteo both where born in Letto 1872 any info would be great. I believe they had and son born there also name rosario Thanks

  2. Alfred says:

    My great grandfather was Santo Tucci born in Lettomanoppello, Pascara, Italy in 1874. Died in US 1946. His wife was Concetta Ferrante. I’m trying to find out Santo’s Parents names and birthdates.

    Thank you

    • Marta says:

      hello, My Nonna was born in lettomanopello.Rose Profenno.She married Rocco Toppi of the same town and moved to Portland Maine @1906 Im looking for our family there in Letto.I saw a map and listings of A phone directory. There were 10 or more Toppi’s.Im planning a trip this year.I have to meet my Italian family.IM moving to Portland Maine as soon as I sell my house in Ga.
      I am looking for a traveler, welcome it wholeheartedly!,


    • Tom says:

      The parents for Sante Tucci is Giovanni Tucci and Antonia Di Pietrantonio. The marriage certificate for Sante Tucci and Concetta Ferrante lists the parents. The parents for Concetta is Bartolomeo Ferrante and Rachele Di biase. The marriage was made in Lettomanoppello on the 9th of July 1898.

      Hope that helps you.


  3. Maria says:

    My grandfather was a DiFiore and my grandmother was a D’Alonzo.

    My dream is to come visit Lettomanoppello some day. I’m wondering if I still have some family there? I don’t speak Italian, but may take a class soon.

    Thank you for any information that you can give me.


  4. Valerie says:

    Grandfather was a DiPaolo and grandmother was a Ciccone.

    My husband and I are discussing a trip to Lettomanoppello. We don’t speak Italian, will we have problems with the registrar’s office?

    Thank You in advance.

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