Genealogy in Campodipietra

If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from Campodipietra, you could find info about your Italian family at Registrar of Vital Statistics in the City Office or at the parishes.

Registry offices in Molise and in Campobasso province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Campodipietra registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Campodipietra. As more your surname is common in Campodipietra, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Campodipietra archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that the most common surnames in Campobasso province are:
Battista, Calabrese, Caruso, Ciocca, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Angelo, D’Aversa, De Santis, Di Biase, Di Domenico, Di Iorio, Di Paolo, Di Stefano, D’Onofrio, Fanelli, Felice, Florio, Greco, Iannetta, Lombardi, Mancini, Manes, Manocchio, Marinelli, Marino, Martino, Mastrangelo, Mignogna, Moffa, Niro, Occhionero, Palladino, Palmieri, Panichella, Pasquale, Perrella, Petrucci, Petti, Romano, Rossi, Russo, Salvatore, Santoro, Spina, Testa, Trivisonno, Venditti.

Church archives in Campobasso 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 Campodipietra and Campobasso 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.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in Campobasso.

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 Campodipietra, or if you have questions regarding your family in Campodipietra, 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


  1. Ashley says:

    Looking for family, name Ceferatti.

  2. Hutch says:

    looking for information on Maria Di Biase and her mother Concetta. born 1896, s martins in pensilis.

  3. Angela says:

    My father was born in compobasso. Italy March 12 1912 of Angela Marie Mancini and Michael Mariano. They lived in a small villa in Compobasso. My uncles were Peter mariano, Nicholas mariano and Julio mariano. One aunt philomena mariano. My dad married my mother Josephine Salafia in America and they returned to Compobasso. My mom had a child that was born dead and buried there. My dad made a pilgrimage to st Sebastian. My brother Michael Mariano was born in Compobasso. I was born Angela Marie Mariano. Are there any distant relatives with the names Mariano or Mancini on records there. Are there distant relatives living in Compobasso? Philomena Mariano had a son who was a doctor but he was killed in an auto accident. Any information you could send about any living or deceased relatives would be greatly appreciated. I am 75 now and my brother is 82 and I am compiling a genealogy of the Mariano family. My brother was born in 1934 March 21 in Compobasso. Thank you so much.

    • Martin says:

      My family now lives in Bristol Ct. My grandfather Martino was born on Campodipietra a part if Campobasso and he had brothers, Peter, Nick, and a sister Philomena. His wife was Giovannina D’Agata. And, my fathers name is Julio. Do we know each other?

      • Jamie says:


        My father is Robert D’Agata, grandfather Salvatore. I believe I met your father Julio and I believe we met as well…you were at my wedding in CT July 2015? I was on ancestry earlier trying to make a family tree and found a bunch of documents of my grandfathers stating he was from Campodipietra and stumbled upon this website. Small world! I wonder if Angel is related?

  4. Diana says:

    Grandfather: Nicola D’Avirro (his mother’s name was Cefaratti)

    Grandmother: (Maria) Irena Mancini (born October 6, 1884 or 1886 – approximately) (her parents were Domenico Angelo Mancini and Maria Giuseppina Mancini). Trying to determine where her parents were from and who their parents were.

    I am trying to determine if my grandmother had any brothers or sisters, and their names. Also, where her parents were from. Specifically, if they were related to the Mancinis who are now in San Martino in Pensilis

    I believe one brother she had was Giuseppe Mancini.

    Everyone listed here was born in Campodipietra.

  5. Diana says:

    Grandfather: Nicola D’Avirro (his mother’s name was Cefaratti)

    Grandmother: (Maria) Irena Mancini (born October 6, 1884 or 1886 – approximately) (her parents were Domenico Angelo Mancini and Maria Giuseppina Mancini)

    I am trying to determine if my grandmother had any brothers or sisters, and their names.

    I believe one brother she had was Giuseppe Mancini

    Everyone listed here was born in Campodipietra.

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