Genealogy in Isola di Capo Rizzuto

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Isola di Capo Rizzuto?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Isola di Capo Rizzuto


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Isola di Capo Rizzuto from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Isola di Capo Rizzuto. As more your surname is common in Isola di Capo Rizzuto, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Isola di Capo Rizzuto archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Crotone province are:
Adamo, Aiello, Arcuri, Astorino, Basile, Bevilacqua, Bruno, Caligiuri, Carvelli, Cortese, Curcio, Esposito, Fabiano, Falbo, Fazio, Ferraro, Gallo, Garofalo, Gentile, Giordano, Greco, Iaquinta, Ierardi, Le Rose, Lombardo, Macrì, Mancuso, Marino, Marrazzo, Martino, Mauro, Oliverio, Pace, Palmieri, Perri, Poerio, Pugliese, Rizza, Rizzo, Rocca, Russo, Salerno, Scalise, Schipani, Sestito, Tallarico, Vaccaro, Vona

Church archives in Crotone 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 di Capo Rizzuto and Crotone 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 Isola di Capo Rizzuto, or if you have questions regarding your family in Isola di Capo Rizzuto, just leave a message below

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One Message to “Genealogy in Isola di Capo Rizzuto”
  1. Janet Poeta says:

    Per favore!
    Mi chiamo Janet Poeta, ed abito nel Canadà all’indirizzo sopradetto. Cerco informazioni sul mio padre, Francesco Poeta. Nato nel comune di Isola di Capo Rizzuto. Cerco questi dati per conoscere meglio la mia famiglia, e per trovare i miei parenti rimasti in Italia.

    Vi sarei molto grato se poteste spedirmi l’estratto dell’atto di nascita di Francesco Poeta, in carta libera. Nato verso 1908 -1909 (padre – Antonio Poeta, madre – Assunta Perri).

    Vi ringrazio in anticipo per la vostra gentilezza e premura.

    Distinti saluti,

    Janet Poeta

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