Genealogy in Feroleto della Chiesa

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

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Feroleto della Chiesa?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Feroleto della Chiesa


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Feroleto della Chiesa. As more your surname is common in Feroleto della Chiesa, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Feroleto della Chiesa archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Reggio Calabria province are:
Agostino, Albanese, Barbaro, Barreca, Battaglia, Calabrò, Carbone, Caridi, Catalano, Chirico, Commisso, Costantino, Crea, D’Agostino, Ferraro, Foti, Giordano, Iaria, Labate, Laganà, Latella, Lombardo, Longo, Macrì, Malara, Marino, Marra, Martino, Minniti, Modafferi, Morabito, Musolino, Napoli, Neri, Nucera, Panetta, Polimeni, Quattrone, Raso, Romeo, Russo, Scopelliti, Sergi, Siclari, Spanò, Surace, Tripodi, Zappia.

Church archives in Reggio Calabria 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 Feroleto della Chiesa and Reggio Calabria 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 Feroleto della Chiesa, or if you have questions regarding your family in Feroleto della Chiesa, just leave a message below

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1 Comment

  1. Nicolina says:

    Names are cannizzaro or petulla and I am interested in finding any books that are from feroleto della Chiesa for my mum
    Many thanks

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