Genealogy in San Martino Valle Caudina

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Martino Valle Caudina, 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 San Martino Valle Caudina registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Martino Valle Caudina?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Martino Valle Caudina


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in San Martino Valle Caudina from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Martino Valle Caudina. As more your surname is common in San Martino Valle Caudina, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Martino Valle Caudina 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 San Martino Valle Caudina 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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in San Martino Valle Caudina, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Martino Valle Caudina, just leave a message below

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One Message to “Genealogy in San Martino Valle Caudina”
  1. Salvatore says:

    Salvatore Formato born April 28th 1884 in San Martino Valle Caudina, Father name Antonio Formato, Mother Maria Luigia Vitagliano. My questions are: When were they married? how many children did they have and there names. Any other information you have on them would be appreciated. Are there any of the descendants of these two still living in San Martino VC? We will be visiting your beautiful village the beginning of May. Thank-you Salvatore Formato

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