Genealogy in Fondi

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Fondi, 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 Latina province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Fondi registrar as of that date.

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

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

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

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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Fondi. As more your surname is common in Fondi, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Fondi archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Latina province are:
Battisti, Bianchi, Cardillo, Conte, De Angelis, De Meo, De Santis, Esposito, Forte, Fusco, Lauretti, Lombardi, Mancini, Pannozzo, Parisella, Ricci, Romano, Rossi, Russo, Testa.

Church archives in Latina 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 Fondi and Latina 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 Fondi, or if you have questions regarding your family in Fondi, 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 fondi@italianside.com


Messages

17 Messages to “Genealogy in Fondi”
  1. enio says:

    Hello
    Looking for the Birth Certificate of Angelo Mastromanno, born in Lenola in 1865 and died in 1942 in Lenola of Fondi.
    Can you help me as to where I could locate it, from a registry in Lenola or from the local church records in Lenola
    Please advise
    thanks
    enio

  2. louise says:

    My parents were born in Fondi, in 1922 and 1920. Their last name was Fusco and Marchetti. Are there many people with those names living in Fondi?

    • Joe says:

      Louise I lived in Fondi for 4 years before I immigrated to the US,did a search of Italian white pages and there are 19 individuals named Fusco living there and 1 Marchetti,hopefully this helps.

  3. Linda says:

    I am trying to apply for duel citizenship with Italy but it is impossible to get what I need. Both grandparents were born in Fondi I believe. Gaetano Abbondanzio and Carmela Stravato. I need birth certificates and marriage certificates and naturalization papers. I am lost….any direction???

  4. Maria says:

    My Father Paul (Paolo) Cherubino born in Fondi January 22, 1902 to Onorato Cherubino and Lisabetta DeSantis. There were 9 children. 5 came to the states Anthony, Vencienco, Luigia, Filomena and my Father Paolo. My father went to Fondi in Sept. 1959 and stayed with family and also a nephew in Paris (Nino Marconi). The other left in Fondi Maria Carmen, Francesco, 1 died in war and another sister ??. We wondered if there were any children, grandchildren, or cousins still in Fondi that are related to us. My husband went a couple of times when he was in Lenola with our son Mark; but he was never able to find anyone who knew of the Cherubino family.

  5. Doris says:

    Hi
    searching for record of my late grandfather. His name was Luigi Roscio, His fathers name was Biagio Roscio & his mother was Maria Alicandro. They lived in Fondi around 1940-1949. His childen are Vittorio and Elsa. He is believed to have died in Venezuela. But no death certificate was ever issued. I have searched but was unable to find any record of him or his family.
    Regards
    Doris

  6. Daniel says:

    My grandfather Salvatore Mangini spoke of his home town,Fondi. He mentioned riding his donkey picking figs in the orchard as a boy. Can you verify this as his boyhood town? I`m his grandson (68yrs. old). He left Italy and traveled to Waltham,Mass. USA. He named his son Thomas Salvatore Mangini my dad who passed away in 1972,in Mass.

    • Giuseppe Onorati says:

      Hi,Daniel i was born in Monte San Biagio which is only about 4-5 miles from Fondi but i lived in Fondi for about 4 years before i moved to Waltham Ma. with my family around the mid 60’s,i did a search of city directories online that Waltham Public Library puts out from around the 1920’s to the 1960’s and only found a Gaetano and an Anthony Mangini but no Salvatore also did a Ellis Island Passenger search but no Salvatore from Fondi only 1 from Sulmona in Abruzzi region also on Italian White Pages no Mangini left in Fondi,maybe if you can provide more info i can help,by the way there was a Thomas S Mangini that lived in western part of Massachusetts, maybe your dad,hopefully this helps,best. Joe

  7. Anne says:

    Hi I am trying to find my grandmothers sister who stayed in Italy. She was born in or near Fondi, her name was Carmella DeVito she had 3 brothers, James, August, and Salvatore who all came to America. She arrived in America in 1913 with her 2 children Andrew and Theresa and was married to Francisco DiGregorio.
    I am trying to locate any information on the one sister that stayed in Italy, my mother believes her name was Laura DeVito. I think she married with the last name either Papadella or Paparella? I have a postcard sent to my grandmother addressed to my aunt Carmella of a first communion. I can’t quite make out the last name of Papadella or Paparella but the first name is Faustina. My mom thought Faustina was around her age which would make her to be in her late 90’s if she is still alive. My mom just passed away a few months ago at 98. I am trying to locate the family line of Laura DeVito to see if she had more children and their children who would be around my age of 60. I am planning my first trip in Italy in May and I am planning a trip to Fondi as my mom believed both her parents were born in this area. If someone can point in the right direction to try to locate this family line I would greatly appreciate it.

  8. Claire says:

    I am sure my family came from Fondi. The family name is Papa. The one person I am hoping to find is TOMMASCO PAPA who married VINCENZA LO BORGO or DEL BORGO.
    I think there were five children, RACHELE, ANGIOLA, FRANCESCO, GIACOMANTONIO & MARIA.

    • Donna says:

      Tommaso Papa married Vincenza Del Borgo,their daughter Maria Domenica Papa born 1813 in Fondi married Francesco, Antonio born 1803 in Fondi, they are related to our family through Francesco, Maria died sometime before 1839

    • Thomas says:

      Hello. Sorry I don’t have information regarding your inquiry, but I too have family from Fondi.
      My mom, Maria Papa, married Pasquale Pesce. Some Papa family members are still in Fondi. My mother’s parents were Mariano and Cristina Papa.
      Good luck with your research.

  9. Louise says:

    My mother and father were born in Fondi. In 1920 and 1922. I know I have family still there but would like to know who my relatives were prior to the 1920s. The surname was Marchitti. My mother was Vencie and my father was Louis.

  10. Mark says:

    Hi,

    I’m looking for my family in Fondi. My grandfather was Emilio Pasqual Fucci married to Teresa Stancari. Both moved to the US, but the rest of the family stayed in Fondi. Hopefully I can get a hold of the Fucci family in Fondi. There is a possibility that the name was Fuccio….

  11. Vanessa says:

    I believe my great grandfather Benedetto Volpe was born in Fondi. He immigrated to the U.S. I think he may have been born around the late 1800s or early 1900s? Might there be any record of this?

    • Giuseppe says:

      Hi,Vanessa I was born in Monte San Biagio,I lived in Fondi from 1962 to 1966 when I immigrated to Waltham,Massachusetts I searched on Ellis Island website and your Grandfather immigrated here In 1907 from Fondi,he came on a ship called Germania,hopefully this helps.

  12. Mary Ann says:

    Thank you for any help you can give. My grandmother, Angela (Angelina) Evangelista was married to a man by the name of Seppe. I believe this marriage was in Fondi Italy but am not sure. They had a child who they named Joseph Seppe. My grandmother’s husband Seppe (unfortunately I don’t know his first name but am wondering if it was Joseph) died and she immigrated to the United States with her son. I have had no luck in locating any records for Joseph Seppe.

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