Genealogy in Dugenta

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Dugenta, 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 Dugenta registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

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

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to .
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5 Messages to “Genealogy in Dugenta”
  1. Denise says:

    Good day! I am searching for family of my grandfather who was born in Dugenta 12 November 1897. He had a brother Armenio and Guiseppi both who visited us here in NY back in the 70s. Would love to connect with cousins

  2. Simeo says:

    All my family is from Dugenta. My grandfather was Simeo Gallo. His grandfather that we thought was also Simeo turned out to be Simanco. What is the connection, if you know. All the family says they are the same but the grave marker in Dugenta says Simanco.

  3. Annie says:

    Hello there, I’m trying to trace my italian family. My great greatndmother was named Concetta DiCerbo or DeCerbo and was born in Dugenta, Italy. She married my great grandfather named Salvatore Sullivan Alois who was born in a town called Limatola. Any suggestions as to who I could contact or where I should research would be very much appreciated!! Thank you SO MUCH!!!

  4. carol says:

    My grandfather Silvestro Iannotta and his wife Teresa came to the USA in 1898. I would like any info. relating to him. Thank you very much.

  5. thresa says:

    My grandfather Francesco Antonio Rossi born in dugenta, italy in jan. of about 1884. left for USA about 1907. would appreciate ant info. relating to him. thanks ever so much… thresa p.s. died in schenectady, ny on 3/2/38

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