Genealogy in Torrice

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Torrice 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 Torrice. As more your surname is common in Torrice, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Torrice 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 Torrice and Frosinone 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 Roma.


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 Torrice, or if you have questions regarding your family in Torrice, 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 torrice@italianside.com our expert in Torrice area will study your request and we will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.

11 Comments

  1. Jacquelin says:

    Good morning,

    I am looking into anything regarding the families of Luigi Trasolini or Raffaella Raino. My grandfather was Elmo Trasolini and I’m interested to see if there is any family still in Torrice, Frosinone

  2. Louise says:

    I believe my father and his family are from the Torrice area. Last name of Savo….my grandfather is Augustino Savo, my Father (1 of 11 children) was Bonaventura Savo born in 1925. My grandmother’s name was Luisa Paniccia. On my mother’s side I am not sure if they are from this area as well….my grandfather was born in 1894….Pietro Mastracci and my grandmother was born in 1904 Rosa Magliocco….any info would be appreciated. Thank you.

  3. James says:

    My grandfather was born in Torrice on October 30,1879. That is all we know. On his death certificate his parents were listed as James and Francesca Testani. That is probably a guess as he never really spoke of his early life. All we know is that he was raised by an aunt. His name was Giuseppe Testani. Any information would be appreciated as I have hit a wall in my research

  4. Lisa says:

    I am looking for any living relatives of my grandfather, John Onorati who came to the US around 1920. He was born in 1904 and lived in a town called Torrice. Any help would be appreciated.

  5. Angelo says:

    My grandfather’s name is Angelo Detorrice. He was born in Italy in a town between Rome and Florence. His last name might have been modified when he landed in America. He was born around 1933. Any info would be much appreciated. Thank you!!

  6. Pia says:

    Searching Aristide DePersis Torrice, Frosinone, Italy e Giovanna Celli or Spinelli (Nocera inferiore, Salerno, Italy) Please advise of the distance between those two comunes? Would I find their marriage record and births of their children in Bari Stato Civile? Mille grazie, Pia.

    • Chris says:

      My great-great grandfather was Aristide DePersis. Perhaps we are related? We should exchange information

      Best,

      Chris

  7. Bottoni family says:

    Lorenzo Bottoni was born in 1866 and Luisa Sargenti Bottoni was born in 1889, not necessarily in Torrice.

  8. Bottoni family says:

    I am looking for any members of the Bottoni family. Lorenzo Bottoni was my grandfather. My grandmother was Luisa Sargenti Bottoni, any information about her would also be appreciated. Thank you.

    • Alba says:

      Hello
      My paternal grandmother’s name was Albina Sagenti and she had a sister Luisa. She was born in Torrice about1897

  9. Denise says:

    Birth place of Frederick or Alfredo Trasolini? Possibly from Torrice or closer to Rome, Italy

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