Genealogy in Filogaso

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Filogaso, 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 Vibo Valentia province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Filogaso registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Filogaso. As more your surname is common in Filogaso, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Filogaso archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Vibo Valentia province are:
Arena, Barbieri, Bartucca, Carnovale, Caruso, Cavallaro, Ceravolo, Cirillo, Contartese, Corigliano, Costa, Cugliari, De Luca, De Vita, Ferraro, Franzè, Fruci, Galati, Greco, Grillo, Iannello, La Torre, Lico, Loiacono, Maiolo, Mamone, Mancuso, Marchese, Mazzeo, Mazzitelli, Mazzotta, Messina, Michienzi, Monteleone, Nesci, Pontoriero, Pugliese, Restuccia, Rizzo, Romano, Rombolà, Rondinelli, Russo, Serratore, Tassone, Valente, Vallone, Ventrice.

Church archives in Vibo Valentia 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 Filogaso and Vibo Valentia 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 Filogaso, or if you have questions regarding your family in Filogaso, just leave a message below

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One Message to “Genealogy in Filogaso”
  1. tucker says:

    Hello! I am trying to find some of my anscestors from Filogaso, and the farthest back that I have are
    Domenico Luciano
    Abt 1800
    Marriage to
    Isabella Rafaele in about 1820.
    Isabella was also born around 1800.

    If it helps, i know that they had a daughter named
    Vittoria Luciano
    Abt 1821
    Filogaso, Cantazaro, Calabria, Italy

    and that she married
    Domenico Accetta
    Abt 1800

    Lastly, I’m trying to find information on
    Nicola Manducca and his parents. He married
    Isabella Accetta
    14 May 1844
    Filogaso, Cantazaro, Calabria, Italy
    who is the daughter of Vittoria and Domenico that i mentioned earlier.
    If you could help with any of these I would be so thankful. I’m currently stuck on where to continue my family tree on that side so it would mean alot to me. God bless!

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