Genealogy in Biccari

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

Registry offices in Puglia and in Foggia province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Biccari registrar as of that date.

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

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

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


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Biccari. As more your surname is common in Biccari, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Biccari archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Foggia province are:
Bisceglia, Bruno, Calabrese, Caputo, Ciavarella, Ciuffreda, Clemente, Conte, De Luca, De Santis, Delli Carri, D’Errico, Di Bari, Falcone, Ferrara, Fiore, Gentile, Giordano, Guerra, La Torre, Lauriola, Leone, Lombardi, Longo, Marino, Martino, Nardella, Notarangelo, Palmieri, Palumbo, Pellegrino, Piemontese, Prencipe, Quitadamo, Ricci, Rignanese, Rinaldi, Romano, Russo, Sacco, Santoro, Schiavone, Simone, Totaro, Troiano, Trotta, Valente, Villani.

Church archives in Foggia 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 Biccari and Foggia 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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Biccari, or if you have questions regarding your family in Biccari, just leave a message below

If your research is in a dead end and you need some professional advices from skilled and reliable Italian genealogists write to .
Our expert in Biccari area will reply to you


4 Messages to “Genealogy in Biccari”
  1. Kay says:

    RrI am looking for relatives of John DePalma and brother Ralph DePalma famous race car driver from Biccari , Italy born 12/18/1882 died

    we will be visiting Italy April 1-9 , 2017 soon. We would love to meet any relatives. My husband grandfather was John DePalma was born in Troia,Foggia, Apulia, Italy born 2/16/1885 died Jan 18,1951.
    Another statistic shows John birth place Foiano Valfo, Italy.

    My husband’s Great grandfather (John ‘S father) Michelangi De Palma and mother Filomena Signorelli.

    Well that is all I found. John DePalma son, my husband father, changed last name to Di Palma.

    Any suggestion let me know Kay

  2. Richard says:

    Looking for Luisa Catalano born around 1869 in Biccari

    She married Jiuseppe Mazzafro or Mazzafra in Biccari around 1895

  3. Connie Stile says:

    Hi I think my fathers family was from this town. Does anyone know the Stile name?

  4. Joe Ziccardi says:

    Looking for record of my great grandparents
    From Biccari Michael Ziccardi , Rosa bonelli Ziccardi

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