Genealogy in Fuscaldo

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Fuscaldo, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Calabria and in Cosenza province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Fuscaldo registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Fuscaldo. As more your surname is common in Fuscaldo, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Fuscaldo archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Cosenza province are:
Aiello, Barone, Bruno, Caputo, Caruso, Chiappetta, De Luca, De Marco, De Rose, Esposito, Falcone, Ferraro, Filice, Fusaro, Gabriele, Gagliardi, Gallo, Garofalo, Gaudio, Gencarelli, Gentile, Giordano, Greco, Guido, Leone, Longo, Madeo, Marino, Martino, Mazzei, Morrone, Nicoletti, Nigro, Palermo, Perri, Perrone, Porco, Presta, Pugliese, Rizzo, Romano, Ruffolo, Russo, Salerno, Santoro, Spadafora, Sposato, Veltri.

Church archives in Cosenza 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 Fuscaldo and Cosenza 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 Reggio Calabria.

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 Fuscaldo, or if you have questions regarding your family in Fuscaldo, just leave a message below

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4 Messages to “Genealogy in Fuscaldo”
  1. Lisa says:

    I am interested in information on my mothers family. She was born September 9, 1949 Maria Tullia DeGiuseppe, her parents were to Emma Sabato and Delfino DeGiuseppe.

  2. Sam says:

    Looking for any information about Carmela Miceli Born In Fuscaldo Italy.
    She married Aniceto Muraca and lived in Bianchi during the 1880’s and 1890’s. She had seven children with Aniceto Muraca. They lived in the large home in Morachi that bears the Muraca family crest. Aniceto died in Brazil around 1896. I believe she remained living in the house till she died sometime between 1900 and 1910.
    If anyone has any knowledge of Carmela or Aniceto I would appreciate your correspondence.

  3. Andre says:

    My great grandparents are from Fuscaldo. Nicola D’Andrea, Maria Panza, Luigi Miceli and Maria Grazia Maio. They went to Brazil around 1890. I am interested in search for documents from these families, specially D’Andrea and Miceli.

    • Sam says:

      Dear Andre I am looking for information about the Miceli family from Fuscaldo.
      I understand through oral history that some of the Miceli family left Fuscaldo to go to Brazil. My Great Great Grandmother Carmela (Maria) Miceli. Her family was considered to be wealthy (aristocratic) They may have been involved in shipping possibly involved in the silk trades. (Fuscaldo has a Marina). Carmela married Aniceto Fortunato Moraca (Muraca). The Miceli family gave Carmela a large dowry consisting of many hectors of land. The Moraca (Muraca) family was also a very wealthy family from Bianch. Aniceto and Carmela lived in Bianchi in a very large home that still has the Muraca Family crest over the doorway. The family invested heavily in Cattle and Horses in either Argentina of Brazil. Around 1886 the families cattle on both sides of the Atlantic got “Hoof & Mouth Disease” Aniceto went to Brazil/Argentina to see the lands that the family had invested to meet with family that were running the investment and to see what could be done to save the families investment from total ruin. I was never clear if it was Aniceto’s family (the Muraca’s) or the Miceli family (his in-laws).
      Aniceto was with his 2 sons Francesco and Antonio. While in Brazil or Argentina he contacted Yellow Fever and died in we believe San Paolo. My Great Great Grandmother Carmela Miceli lived in the house in Bianchi till around 1910/11 when we believe she passed away. The Family lost everything and Carmela’s children migrated to Pennsylvania U.S. and Niagara Falls Canada.
      We were told that Carmela Miceli never worked at anything. She was always surrounded by servants ho looked after her needs. i was told she would not even walk to the family church near their house in Bianchi, but she wuold be carried to and from the church.
      Have you ever heard of the Miceli family that you are connected once being considered fairly wealthy, involved in shipping, cattle etc?
      I look forward to hearing from you either way.

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