Genealogy in Furci

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

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Furci from the Italian Unification (1861) an important info to understand how many people lived there in the past.

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Furci. As more your surname is common in Furci, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Furci archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Chieti province are:
Angelucci, Bruno, Cinalli, Costantini, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Angelo, De Luca, Di Biase, Di Carlo, Di Crescenzo, Di Francesco, Di Giacomo, Di Marco, Di Martino, Di Matteo, Di Nardo, Di Paolo, Di Pietro, Di Prinzio, Di Renzo, Di Santo, Di Stefano, Di Tullio, Di Virgilio, D’Orazio, Esposito, Ferrante, Iezzi, Luciani, Mammarella, Mancini, Marino, Martelli, Menna, Natale, Paolini, Paolucci, Pasquini, Piccirilli, Ranieri, Ricci, Rossi, Salvatore, Tenaglia, Travaglini, Tucci, Zappacosta.

Church archives in Chieti 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.

In case you want to visit churches, these are the addresses of parishes active today in Furci:

S. SABINO VESCOVO – P.zza Beato Angelo

If you have the opportunity to visit Furci and Chieti province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself, but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.
For our experience is better to start to search months before your arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices and with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in L Aquila.


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.

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Furci 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 furci@italianside.com our expert in Furci area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.

2 Comments

  1. Justin Richard says:

    I’m a disanto/rocchio my name is Justin my great grand fathers name is Angelo Disanto A general in war have his pictures I’m in america by the way if you can meet me it would be an honor!

  2. Kathleen says:

    I’m looking for information about my great grandfather. He came to the US in 1903 from Furci. His name here was Nicholas Morey -we believe it was Murri before he came over. He was married to Angeline Penza. Any information is greatly appreciated. I will be visiting Furci in June 2016! THANKS 🙂 –

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