Genealogy in Spoltore

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Spoltore. As more your surname is common in Spoltore, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Spoltore 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 Spoltore 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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Spoltore, or if you have questions regarding your family in Spoltore, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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One Message to “Genealogy in Spoltore”
  1. Monica says:

    I am a registeted citizen at the Commune di Spoltore. Both my parents were born and raised there before moving to Canada.

    I was interested in researching the following families:
    DiFonzo, Cocciazucca, D’Elia. I am especially intetested in the Cocciazucca family.

    Are there any records for Adelina Cocciazucca?

    Thank you

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