Genealogy in San Biagio Platani

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If you know (or you think) that your ancestors were from San Biagio Platani, 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 San Biagio Platani registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in San Biagio Platani?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in San Biagio Platani


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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in San Biagio Platani. As more your surname is common in San Biagio Platani, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in San Biagio Platani 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).
Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit San Biagio Platani 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.

In anycase, if you want to try to contact churches, here there is the info about parishes today in San Biagio Platani

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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in San Biagio Platani, or if you have questions regarding your family in San Biagio Platani, 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 San Biagio Platani area will reply to you


4 Messages to “Genealogy in San Biagio Platani”
  1. Randy says:

    Giuseppe (Joe) Favatella immigrated from San Biagio around 1900. He was born Jan 5th, 1893. He had family members that stayed. I would like any information about his parents and siblings. Thanks

  2. S. King says:


    Im looking for a grave site for our great-great-granparents, Agostino Marino who was born around 1851 in San Biagio Platani and his wife Benedetta LaRosa. Augustino died on 30 Mar 1939, and his wife Benedetta died on 13 Oct 1936. Both are buried in San Biagio Platani. According to the death records, they lived in “Via Bellini al numero 3” until their deaths. I would like know how to find the location of their grave sites.

    Thank you

  3. Connie says:

    Hi, I have the names of my Great Grandparents, Antonina Amelia Giffa & Vincenzo
    Nigliazzo both from San Biagio Plantani, in the Agrigento Area. They were married there in Sicily & moved to the United States. I was wondering if you could help me with any family information?? I would really appreciate it!!!

  4. Dana says:

    Hi…I have the names of my great grandparents Stefano Tirrito from san biagio platani . and Antonina Amella from Agrigento area….was wondering if u can help me with any family information…Antonina and Stefano had been married there in sicily…they had a few daughters named named rose, stella…and stefanos dad was Ignazia Tirrito…Thank u sovery much..

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