Genealogy in Limatola

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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  1. Lisa says:

    Looking for information on my grandfather Andrea Rossetti born April 30 1899, parents were Giulio and Caterina. Siblings, Pasqualina, Vincenzia, Maria , plus a brother born much later. Birth or baptism records. I am visiting in October, would like to see home he was born in or church he was baptized in.

  2. Jeffrey says:

    Hello. I am looking for information about my grandmother. Her maiden name DiLorenzo. She was born in Limatola, Italy. She was born in 1885. Her first name was either Genivieve or Genoeffa. Her first name was Americanized Jennie. I am tried to find the port of departure and the name of the ship she came in on. I would also like to know about her parents. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.

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