Genealogy in San Giorgio del Sannio

If you search your ancestors in San Giorgio del Sannio, Campania, info about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives or at the parishes.

In towns and villages of Campania and in Benevento province registry offices 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.

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.

Next picture shows the demographic trends in San Giorgio del Sannio from the Italian Unification (1861) an important info to understand how many people lived there in the past.

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.

In case you want to visit churches, these are the addresses of parishes active today in San Giorgio del Sannio:

S. GIORGIO MARTIRE – P.zza Risorgimento


S. MARIA DELLA PIETA’ – Via Ginestrella

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.
For our experience is better to start to search months before your arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices and with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in Napoli.

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.

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in San Giorgio del Sannio just leave a message below in the comment area

If your research is in a dead end and you need professional help from our local Italian genealogists write to our expert in San Giorgio del Sannio area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


  1. George says:

    Im looking for any information at all on my Grandparents or any of my relatives from San Giorgio ther names George DAgostino and Margret Belperia they came to US in the early 1990’s I think his family has A farm in San Giorgio my Grand Mothers family may of had a store there thank you for any help

  2. Marie says:

    Searching for relatives of grandfather (Joseph Bocchino) and grandmother (Maria Ricci Bocchino). Both born in San Giorgio in late 1800’s and emigrated to the US in early 1900’s.

  3. Steve says:

    I’m looking for information about my grandfather, Giuseppe Lagozzino, born in San Giorgio in 1886 and emigrated to America in approximately 1907.

  4. 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!

  5. 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.

  6. 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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