Genealogy in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia, 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 Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia registrar as of that date.

So, if your ancestors were in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia in the nineteenth or twentieth century, then you could try to contact the City Office of Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia to know more.


Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia

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Before to start your genealogy research in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Abruzzo and in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia too.

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Isola del Gran Sasso d’Italia from the Italian Unification (1861).



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

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to isoladelgransassoditalia@italianside.com


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