Genealogy in Joppolo Giancaxio

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

Registry offices in Sicilia and in Agrigento province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Joppolo Giancaxio registrar as of that date.

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

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

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Joppolo Giancaxio


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Joppolo Giancaxio. As more your surname is common in Joppolo Giancaxio, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Joppolo Giancaxio archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Agrigento province are:
Alaimo, Amato, Argento, Arnone, Bellavia, Bono, Burgio, Butera, Cacciatore, Carlino, Castronovo, Ciaccio, Cipolla, Colletti, Costanza, Cuffaro, Cusumano, Di Caro, Ferraro, Gallo, Gambino, Giardina, Greco, Iacono, Indelicato, La Porta, La Rocca, Lauricella, Licata, Lombardo, Mangione, Maniscalco, Marino, Messina, Miceli, Montalbano, Morreale, Mule’, Palumbo, Patti, Piazza, Rizzo, Russo, Sanfilippo, Tuttolomondo, Vaccaro, Vella, Volpe.

Church archives in Agrigento province may instead contain even older information, but they are far less accessible from abroad (and almost impossible by email).
In anycase, if you want to try to contact churches, here there is the list of parishes today in Joppolo Giancaxio

Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit Joppolo Giancaxio and Agrigento 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 Palermo.

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 Joppolo Giancaxio, or if you have questions regarding your family in Joppolo Giancaxio, just leave a message below, we will answer you by email

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One Message to “Genealogy in Joppolo Giancaxio”
  1. Maria says:

    Hello, I am trying to locate information on my grandmother, Angela Migliara. She was born in Ioppolo Giancaxio, on 4 Jan 1907. She married Salvatore Americo in Nov 1924, and had her first child, Giuseppe Americo on July 1, 1925. I know she was either imprisoned or spent time in an asylum in the mid-late 1920’s.

    This is all the information that I have. I am hoping to find out what happened to her, and when she died.

    Thank you for any help or advice you can provide.

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