Genealogy in Moscufo

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


One Message to “Genealogy in Moscufo”
  1. Patricia says:

    I am trying to locate my Grandfather’s relatives, and any information about him and his relatives in Italy.

    Name: Santino DiNicola (sometimes listed as Santo,or Santina
    Born: March 18, 1884
    Town: Moscufo, Abruzzi Region, Italy
    Married: Margherita DiGiovanni, (from Pescara), in 1916, Philadelphia,PA (arranged marriage)
    06/10/1906: Emigrated to America via Ellis Is.
    Two (2) Brothers: Henry(Enrico); Jimmy (Giacomo);
    All three brothers emigrated to America

    Jimmy and Henry settled in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
    Santino settled in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

    First brother, James, married a woman named Grace. When he died, his brother, Henry married Grace, as was old world tradition in order to carry on the family name if children were born. Two children: Pasquale and Jean DiNicola.

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