Genealogy in Campofelice di Roccella

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

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


Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Campofelice di Roccella?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Campofelice di Roccella

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Campofelice di Roccella. As more your surname is common in Campofelice di Roccella, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Campofelice di Roccella archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Palermo province are:
Aiello, Amato, Barone, Battaglia, Bruno, Caruso, Catalano, Costa, Cusimano, D’Amico, D’Angelo, Di Maggio, Di Salvo, Ferrante, Ferrara, Gambino, Geraci, Giordano, Greco, La Barbera, La Rosa, Lo Cascio, Lombardo, Macaluso, Mancuso, Maniscalco, Mannino, Marchese, Marino, Martorana, Mazzola, Messina, Mineo, Orlando, Palazzolo, Parisi, Pecoraro, Piazza, Randazzo, Rizzo, Romano, Russo, Sciortino, Siragusa, Taormina, Tarantino, Vassallo, Vitale.

Church archives in Palermo 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 Campofelice di Roccella

Then,parishes send information not easily.

If you have the opportunity to visit Campofelice di Roccella and Palermo 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 Campofelice di Roccella, or if you have questions regarding your family in Campofelice di Roccella, 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 campofelicediroccella@italianside.com


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2 Messages to “Genealogy in Campofelice di Roccella”
  1. Kristina says:

    Hello,

    I am searching for Girolamo Morici from Campofelice Di Roccella. His passport lists his parents names as Cristoforo Morici and Bianca Vincenza.
    His approximate birth date Feb. 22, 1882. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I am at a dead end.

    Thanks!

  2. Philip says:

    I am planning a trip to Campofelice in October 2014. I would like to find my ancestors. My father is Domenico La Barbera, His father was Philip La Barbera both of Campofelice. Please tell me about the services you offer to help me track my ancestery before I arrive in October 2014.

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