Genealogy in Bellante

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

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Bellante. As more your surname is common in Bellante, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Bellante archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Teramo province are:
Centorame, Costantini, D’Agostino, D’Angelo, De Berardinis, De Dominicis, De Luca, Di Battista, Di Berardino, Di Blasio, Di Bonaventura, Di Carlo, Di Domenico, Di Donato, Di Egidio, Di Febo, Di Felice, Di Filippo, Di Francesco, Di Giacinto, Di Giovanni, Di Giuseppe, Di Gregorio, Di Marco, Di Matteo, Di Michele, Di Nicola, Di Paolo, Di Pasquale, Di Pietro, Di Sabatino, Di Sante, Di Simone, Di Stefano, Ferretti, Ferri, Franchi, Iezzi, Mariani, Marini, Martella, Olivieri, Pavone, Piccioni, Ranalli, Ricci, Ruggieri, Valentini.

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


2 Messages to “Genealogy in Bellante”
  1. Diana says:

    I am looking for information on my great-great Grandmother.
    Her name was Maria Crocifissa Zaraca. Born November 8, 1816 In Bellante.
    Her fathers name was Pietro Zaraca, and her Mothers name was Angela Rosa Corradini.
    Please any information would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Kathy says:

    Hello from America. I am researching my family name of Di Marcello. I have some birth records that show a great number of my family resided in Bellante in the 1700 and 1800’s. Below are some of their first names.
    Diodoro Di Marcello
    Maria G.
    Are there people living in Bellante currently with the last name DiMarcello? Do you have any information on these people? Your kindness is much appreciated.

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