Genealogy in Pontecorvo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to pontecorvo@italianside.com


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7 Messages to “Genealogy in Pontecorvo”
  1. Joseph says:

    hello, my grandfather was born in pontecorvo in the late 1800s his name is luigi melei,,my grandmother was born there also I believe,, her maiden name is Angelina (galasso)–last melei,,hope you can help me,,thank you..joey

  2. Mary says:

    I am looking for any records about my grandfather or great grandfather. My grandfather’s name is Michele Caramadre. Born 1884 in Pontecorvo Italy. I’m not sure the name I have as his father is correct. It is Crescenzo Caramadre. Ancestry.com has not helped. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

  3. Carolyn says:

    Looking for Ancestry names

    Giovanni Cerro born about 1883 and Giovanna Del Milo born about 1886

  4. Ronald says:

    My great grandparents were from Pontecorvo. My great grandmother and her children are shown on ship manifests to have arrived in America in 1903. My great grandfather had passed away before that time. His name was Giovanni Baptiste ROEFARO. Can you help me find resources to learn more about him ? Thank you !

  5. Ginger says:

    My father was born in Pontecorvo in 1894 – Emilio Millie Caporuscio . Are there any relatives still living in Pontecorvo with the surname Caporuscio that may be related ?

    • James says:

      My last name is Caporuscio my great grandfather was born in pontecorvo I live in the us but there’s many people in the home country my aunts know and have heard of relatives from there still

  6. Christine says:

    Hello – My mother’s family is listed as coming from Pontecorvo in the early 1900’s to America. The manifest shows Pontecorvo as their location. The last name was listed as L’Ascoli. In the US they use the name Lascoli. I cannot trace this name outside of the US. Can you help?

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