Genealogy in Maser

If you search your ancestors in Maser, Veneto, info about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives or at the parishes.

In towns and villages of Veneto and in Treviso province registry offices were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Maser registrar as of that date.

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

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

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



It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Maser. As more your surname is common in Maser, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Maser archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Treviso province are:
Basso, Battistella, Bernardi, Bettiol, Bianchin, Bordin, Breda, Casagrande, Conte, Da Re, Da Ros, Dal Cin, De Luca, De Marchi, De Nardi, Favaro, Favero, Feltrin, Furlan, Gallina, Gatto, Gava, Gazzola, Gobbo, Lorenzon, Marcon, Moro, Pavan, Perin, Piccin, Piovesan, Pozzobon, Rossetto, Rossi, Salvador, Sartor, Sartori, Serafin, Tonon, Torresan, Trevisan, Visentin, Zago, Zambon, Zanardo, Zanatta, Zanchetta, Zanette.

Church archives in Treviso 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 Maser and Treviso 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 want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Maser just leave a message below in the comment area

If your research is in a dead end and you need professional help from our local Italian genealogists write to maser@italianside.com our expert in Maser area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


1 Comment

  1. Gabriela says:

    Hello.
    I was able to find my ancestors birth certificate in Italian online under the Family History website, but I am looking for the baptism certificate as well which the data base does not have the year I need available to look for online. I would highly appreciate some guidance.

    Birth:
    26th or 27th of February 1872
    Maser, Treviso, Italy

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