Genealogy in San Giorgio del Sannio

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Giorgio del Sannio, 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 San Giorgio del Sannio registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Giorgio del Sannio?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Giorgio del Sannio


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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in San Giorgio del Sannio from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Giorgio del Sannio. As more your surname is common in San Giorgio del Sannio, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Giorgio del Sannio 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 San Giorgio del Sannio 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 San Giorgio del Sannio, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Giorgio del Sannio, 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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3 Messages to “Genealogy in San Giorgio del Sannio”
  1. Beverly says:

    Looking for birth crtificate or any other documentation for Lepore family


    James born 2 Feb 1877 Immigrated to United States
    Louisa sister of James Immigrated to United States
    Philomenia who stay in San Giorgio and married Salerno
    Their father is suppose to be Pasquale Lepore. Mother possibly Marie Barone

    Natralization papers for James and Louisa give place of birth as Ginestra, San Giorgio del Sannio, Benevento, Campania

    Thank you!

  2. Robert says:

    Hello. I am researching my family history and I have found that my great-grandfather was born in San Georgio-Benevento. He traveled to the USA in 1909. Is there anything you could share with me? His name is Guiseppe (Joseph) Bosco.

  3. Terry says:

    My grandfather immigrated to USA at The age of 17 in 1913. I visited San Giorgio Del Sannio in 1968 while on leave from USMC and at the Naples port. Stayed about 3 days am looking for my Grandfathers birth certificate his family owned a home in Ginestra near san Giogio

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