Genealogy in San Demetrio Corone

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Demetrio Corone?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Demetrio Corone


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Demetrio Corone. As more your surname is common in San Demetrio Corone, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Demetrio Corone 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 San Demetrio Corone 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 San Demetrio Corone, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Demetrio Corone, just leave a message below

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  1. John says:

    I am looking for a death certificate or the date of death of Rachela Chinigo,
    born on 11/27/1890 in San Demetrio Corone. I believe she died sometime between her birth and 1892, but can not be certain of the year she died.

  2. Victoria says:

    I’m looking for the birth certificate and information about my great grandfather, Vincent J Russo from San Demetria Corone, born 21 May 1879 and I believe he was an only child. He immigrated from Naples to New York on 8 April 1903.

  3. Anne says:

    My Grandfather Antonio Fusaro was from San Demetrio, Corone – date of birth,
    October 25,1888. I have searched & searched, but cannot locate any information on him. He immigrated to America from Naples- via Genoa to Ellis Island, NYC, NY – arrived on April 20. 1903. I have been searching for years. I am hoping someone can help me find him!! Grazie!!

  4. Carole says:

    Looking for and old residence of the Iannici family. On a street called Via Mormorica in San Demetrio Corona where we still own property. Please help

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