Genealogy in Grottaminarda

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

Registry offices in Campania and in Avellino province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Grottaminarda registrar as of that date.

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Grottaminarda. As more your surname is common in Grottaminarda, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Grottaminarda archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Avellino province are:
Albanese, Bruno, Capobianco, Capone, Carbone, Cardinale, Caruso, Cioffi, Cipriano, Colucci, Coppola, Cucciniello, De Feo, De Luca, De Maio, De Simone, De Stefano, De Vito, Di Pietro, Esposito, Famiglietti, Ferraro, Festa, Fiore, Forgione, Gallo, Grasso, Graziano, Guarino, Guerriero, Iannaccone, Iuliano, Lepore, Lo Conte, Lombardi, Luongo, Matarazzo, Napolitano, Nigro, Petrillo, Picariello, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Santoro, Sarno, Spagnuolo, Vitale.

Church archives in Avellino 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 Grottaminarda and Avellino 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 Napoli(Naples).


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 are interested to start or to continue your genealogy research in Grottaminarda, or if you have questions regarding your family in Grottaminarda, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to grottaminarda@italianside.com


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3 Messages to “Genealogy in Grottaminarda”
  1. Denise says:

    Hi

    Looking for info on sur name Basile, Flammia and the mother of my great great great grandmother Maria Celesta Viola born March 8, 1848. Does anyone had info on her mother and would have been born bewteen 1828-1830.
    Thank you

  2. Gloria says:

    My great-great grandfather and my great grandfather both immigrated to Haverhill Massachusetts from Grottaminarda in the late 1800′s. Michaelangelo Bucuzzo and Gennaro Bucuzzo. I am planning to visit next year and would like to know if there are any families with the name Bucuzzo still in the area. Also, where or what cemeteries I might find any ancestors.

  3. Kristina says:

    Hi
    Looking for any info on family surname Terrazzano and iandoli

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