Genealogy in Poggio Moiano

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Poggio Moiano 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 Poggio Moiano. As more your surname is common in Poggio Moiano, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Poggio Moiano archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Rieti province are:
Angelini, Angelucci, Antonini, Colasanti, De Angelis, De Santis, Desideri, Dionisi, Festuccia, Giuliani, Mancini ,Nobili, Paolucci, Petrucci, Pezzotti, Renzi, Rinaldi, Rosati, Rossi, Valentini

Church archives in Rieti 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 Poggio Moiano and Rieti 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 Poggio Moiano, or if you have questions regarding your family in Poggio Moiano, 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 poggiomoiano@italianside.com our expert in Poggio Moiano area will study your request and we will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.

2 Comments

  1. Robert Ranlett says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to ask questions concerning my family. My grandfather, Augusto Massimi, emigrated at age 18 to the United States in 1910. He listed his Italian home as Poggio Moiano. I wonder if you have any records of his family and if any relatives are available to contact. He made a good life for himself here in the US with four generations of descendants who are all proud of our Italian heritage.

  2. Caesarea says:

    First Giuliani family in Poggio Moiano, and their origin..thank you

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