Genealogy in San Donato Val di Comino

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Donato Val di Comino, 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 San Donato Val di Comino registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Donato Val di Comino?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Donato Val di Comino


Before to start your genealogy research in San Donato Val di Comino, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Lazio and in San Donato Val di Comino too.

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in San Donato Val di Comino from the Italian Unification (1861).

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

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8 Messages to “Genealogy in San Donato Val di Comino”
  1. Linda says:

    I am looking for information on my Great Great Grandfather and will be visiting San Donato (FR) in June.

    Domenico Cetrone was approx 60 when he died 08/03/1893 in Arpino. I believe he was born in San Donato. He married Camilla Rea and his parents were Giovanni & Maria Cetrone.

    Thank you

  2. Louise Cucchi says:

    I will be visiting San Donato in June, 2014 and I am very interested in finding information about my grandparents.
    We believe the following were all born in San Donato:
    Grandfather Guiseppe Cucchi – dob 1/1/1871 or 1870
    Grandmother Pasquala Maria Cellucci-dob 5/3/1872 or 1871
    Guiseppe and Pasquala married 1891
    Daughter born in San Donato Laureta Cucchi-dob 4/2/1893

    Grandfather came to United States the first time 4/24/1893 and the second time 4/15/1896. He then came to the states with his wife and daughter for the final time in 1900
    Grandfather’s mother Cesida Cellucci
    Grandfather’s father Crescienzo Cucchi – year of birth 1840
    Grandfather’s brother Alesandro Cucchi – year of birth 1879
    Grandfather’s sister Maria Cucchi – year of birth 1875

    Grandmother’s brother Antonio Cellucci – year of birth 1858

  3. Richard Tocci says:

    I’m researching my branch of the Tocci family. My great grandfather was Donato Tocci, born in 1889 in San Ddonato Val di Comino. My great grandmother was Donata Cuigini Tocci.

  4. Patricia Rita says:

    My grandfather was born in San Donato Val Di Camino.

    Luigi Cedrone
    He was born Jan. 10, 1887.
    Son of Onorio and Annunciata Cedrone

    I will be visiting San Donato in April. I would like to find:
    .original birth certificate
    .address where family was living
    .visit cemetery and find grave for Onorio and Annunciata Cedrone (I do not know years they passed away.)
    Can you give suggestions as to what I need to do to prepare for my visit?

    Thank you, Patricia

  5. Jacki says:

    I’m looking for Carmine (spelled here as Carmen several times) Leone b. 1884; would love to know his parents names, etc. He married Loretta G Tramentozzi. There was a Gaetano and Antonia Leone living at his address at Brighton, Massachusetts, US. He might be his brother.

    Thanks for your help, Jacki

  6. Richard says:

    Dear Sir/Madam, In Italy searching for my Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Great Grandmother’s birth and marriage records. For Italian Citizenship. Cannot find same, you are one area we were told they were from.
    Andrea Henry Cantelli/Cautilli Born 28 oct 1869-Great Grandfather
    Angela Mazzola born 14 feb 1875-Great Grandmother
    Alfred Cantelli-Grandfather born 4 Sept 1906 Please if possible do you have any of their records? Assistance will be greatly appreciated.

    Kind Regards

  7. anthony says:

    my father was cucchi and my mother was leone. via ponte di tolle and via serola

  8. Alicia says:

    I am looking for information on Gaetano Cantelli and his wife Victoria Cardarelli. The original spelling of Cantelli is Cautilli, also Victoria may actually be Vittoria. All of their children were born in San Donato between the years 1866 and 1879. Their children were Cesidio, Andrea, Lorenza, Maria, Carmine, and Angelo.

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