Genealogy in Apice

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

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


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

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Apice. As more your surname is common in Apice, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Apice archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Benevento province are:
Barbato, Calabrese, Caporaso, Caruso, Ciervo, Cocca, Colangelo, Corbo, D’Agostino, D’Andrea, De Ieso, De Luca, De Rosa, Del Grosso, Del Vecchio, D’Onofrio, Esposito, Falzarano, Fusco, Garofano, Grasso, Iadanza, Iannotta, Izzo, Leone, Lepore, Lombardi, Maio, Mancini, Massaro, Mercurio, Nardone, Pacelli, Palumbo, Parente, Pastore, Pedicini, Pepe, Ricci, Ricciardi, Riccio, Romano, Rossi, Ruggiero, Russo, Varricchio, Zollo, Zotti.

Church archives in Benevento 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 Apice and Benevento 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 Apice, or if you have questions regarding your family in Apice, 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 apice@italianside.com


Messages

5 Messages to “Genealogy in Apice”
  1. Ana says:

    Hello
    We are searching for a relative whom states on her passenger list that she was born in Apice Italy in 1888.
    Her name was Cristina Sciarillo.
    Thank you
    Ana

  2. Philip says:

    Hello, I am trying to find out more about my family. My great grandfather was born in Apice Benevento on April 4, 1883. His name was Carmine Antonio Masiello and he married a woman named Luisa Porcelli b October 13, 1887. She was also from the same area. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

  3. John Musto says:

    I have a birth certificate for my Grandfather that states that my Great Grandparents, Domenico Musto and Lucia(Crancusio) Musto had a son on September 17th, 1892. Domenico was 25 at the time. This information was taken from the Town Hall of Apice birth registry for 1892. I know that Domenico emigrated to the United States sometime before 1900. Do you have any information about Domenico or my Great-Grandmother Lucia Crancusio.
    I will be visiting in September 2015 and appreciate any information before I travel. Thank you for any family information you may provide.

  4. Jeanne says:

    Searching for members of the Belmonte Family.
    Agostino Belmonte b. 24 Oct 1893 d. 1973 in Boston Massachusetts
    Pasquale Belmonte b. 18 Feb 1888 d. 1963 in Santa Barbara California
    Both were born in Apice, they were sons of Agostino Belmonte and Maria. It has been said that the family lived on a ranch.
    Another family member visited relatives in Apice during the 1950′s unfortunately the information about who he visited was lost.
    Any information will be helpful.
    Thanks Jeanne

  5. Ken Maglio says:

    Grazia Bartoli married Francesco Maglio in Apice . She dird giving birth to my grandfathet Vincent in 1883 in Apice. Any info on Grazia and/or Francesco greatly appreciated. Thank you, ken

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