Genealogy in Pofi

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Pofi, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Lazio and in Frosinone province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Pofi registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Pofi. As more your surname is common in Pofi, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Pofi archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Frosinone province are:
Alonzi, Bianchi, Campoli, Carnevale, De Santis, Evangelista, Fiorini, Gabriele, Iafrate, Lisi, Mancini, Martini, Palombo, Rea, Ricci, Rossi, Scaccia, Spaziani, Valente, Venditti.

Church archives in Frosinone 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 Pofi and Frosinone province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself (or with us!), 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 Bari.

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 Pofi, or if you have questions regarding your family in Pofi, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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One Message to “Genealogy in Pofi”
  1. Pierina Minna says:


    I am investigating my heritage and am interested in the following: My paternal grandfather was Pasquale Minna and his wife was Rosetta (Rosa) Porretta. I need to know who were their parents and what was the maiden names of the women prior to marriage with the males.

    My maternal grandfather was Luigi Minna and his wife was Antonia Ligori. What were the names of of their parents and I am particularly interested in knowing who were the parents for my grandfather Luigi Minna. I know he was related to my paternal grandfather but I do not know how. Any information you can provide would be very helpful. Thank you in advance.

    Pierina Minna

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