Genealogy in Castelvetere in Val Fortore

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Castelvetere in Val Fortore, 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 Castelvetere in Val Fortore registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Castelvetere in Val Fortore?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Castelvetere in Val Fortore


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Castelvetere in Val Fortore. As more your surname is common in Castelvetere in Val Fortore, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Castelvetere in Val Fortore 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 Castelvetere in Val Fortore 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 Castelvetere in Val Fortore, or if you have questions regarding your family in Castelvetere in Val Fortore, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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5 Messages to “Genealogy in Castelvetere in Val Fortore”
  1. Jennifer says:

    I’m looking for information concerning the my husbands family. Michele Mucci was born in Castelvetere in Val Fortore on May 8, 1886. His father’s name was Pasquale. I’m looking for Michele’s mother’s name and birth/death records for her and Pasquale. Is it possible to find out occupations or go back another generation? Thank you!

    • Rodrigo says:

      Hi, my name is Rodrigo Ferreiro. My mother is Alicia Mucci and my grandparent was Antonio Mucci, from Castelvetere in Val Fortore.
      I’m in Buenos Aires, Argentina and I’d really like to contact you, probably we’re relatives.

    • Catherin says:

      Hi my Great great grandfather was Carmine Mucci his father was Pasquale Mucci. His ship manifest states his last residence as Castelvetere. Does the name carmine ring a bell?

  2. juan carlos Luciano Mazzilli says:

    necesito informacion de parientes residentes enCastelvetere in Val Fortore. mio Nonno Salvatore Luciano y Jose Mazzilli. mia nonna Maria JOsefa De luca. por favor, me gustaria intercambiar mails. Tantti Grazie. muchas Gracias

  3. Theresa says:

    I am looking for information on my grandparents: Nicola Bontempo birthdate: May 28, 1890 and grandmother Marie Teresa Grassi birthdate: Feb 11, 1891. both born in Castelvetere val fortore. Also marriage certificate? Thank you

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