Genealogy in Seren del Grappa

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

Registry offices in Veneto and in Belluno province were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Seren del Grappa registrar as of that date.

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

Would you like to know if any distant relatives live in Seren del Grappa?

Check how many people with the same surname live today in Seren del Grappa


Before to start your genealogy research in Seren del Grappa, we suggest you to read our tips for your search . They are useful to search in Veneto and in Seren del Grappa too.

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Seren del Grappa. As more your surname is common in Seren del Grappa, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Seren del Grappa archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Belluno province are:
Bernardi, Bianchet, Bogo, Bortoluzzi, Bortot, Bristot, Casagrande, Casanova, Cassol, Colle, Corso, Costa, Da Col, Da Rold, Dal Farra, Dal Magro, Dal Mas, Dal Pont, De Barba, De Bastiani, De Bona, De Bortoli, De Col, De Min, De Toffol, Del Favero, D’Inca’, Facchin, Faoro, Fontana, Fontanive, Ganz, Marcon, Mazzucco, Menardi, Rech, Reolon, Rossi, Sacchet, Sommacal, Soppelsa, Tabacchi, Tormen, Viel, Zanella, Zanon, Zatta.

Church archives in Belluno 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 Seren del Grappa and Belluno 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 Venezia.

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

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6 Messages to “Genealogy in Seren del Grappa”
  1. RICARDO says:

    Good morning, my great-grandfather Giuseppe Rech was born in Seren del Grappa on 24/08 / 1871. His parents called Giovanni Rech born 02/08 / 1845 and Santa Dal Zot born 17/03 / 1843 (daughter of Michele Del Zot and Pasqua Scopel). I wonder how I can get the birth certificate of my great-grandfather, because I’m doing my Italian citizenship and need this document.
    In the Waiting to your return.

    • Virginia Daum says:

      Are you sure that last name is dal Zot and not dal Zotto? I, too, am a descendant of the Serenese. My grandfather was Giovanni Giosta whose mother was a Bof. My grandmother was Virginia Dal Zotto whose mother was a Dal Zotto. The Scopels are also in our family along with the Sciarots and Baus. I’ve never been able to untangle the family lines, but a lot of them immigrated and settled in the area around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My grandfather came in 1913 not long after marrying my grandmother. WWI intervened and my grandmother came to the US in 1922. They had nine children and all Giostas in the US are related to me through my mother Clara Giosta. There are no Giosta left in Seren, plenty of Bof, Dal Zottos, Rechs, Scopels and Sciarots though.
      Good luck!

      • Virginia Daum says:

        I should have said Virginia Giosta’s maiden name was Dal Zotto and her mother was Giulia Rech.

  2. Sandra Lis says:

    I am visiting Seren Del Grappa in June 2014 looking for family. My grandmother’s name last name was Scopel. She had a much younger sister named Valeria Scopel. Her dad’s name was John, I believe. My grandmother married Siro Boff from the same area. My grandmothers name was Francesca Virginia Scopel and her daughter (my mother) is named Bruna Maria Boff or (Bof) My grandmother and mother left Italy in 1930 to come to the United States. I would appreciate any help with this. While visiting this area, I would love to find a relative of either the Scopel or Boff family. My grandfather, Siro Boff had a sister whose married name was Rech. Since we are only visiting the area for one day, it would be wonderful to meet a relative. I know this not enough information, but can anyone tell me where to start?

  3. Carol says:

    I have been working on family history for many years but my information is that of the family here in the United States. I do have very little in regard to great grandparents (I do have some dates) but would love to know about them. I hope to visit Seren in the spring with my son and we will be able to visit local offices but for now, I would just like to know that I have someplace to start. The name I will be searching is SCOPEL. From what I can see on other sites, Scopel is quite a common name in Seren. I would love to know that they are all my family. Thank you very much. Carol

    • Marc says:

      Hello Carol,

      My family is from SdG also. My family name is Sagrillo and dates back to the 1500’s in the valley. Scopel is a common name in the area with many still residing there. I had luck researching my family from local church records, it took a few trips to convince the priest to let me have access but last May he finally allowed me to view all the records. I have some info on Scopels if you can give me some names perhaps I can assist you,

      Good luck!


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