Genealogy in Quindici

If you search your ancestors in Quindici, in the province of Avellino, Campania region, the documents about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives and in the parishes in the town.

Civil Records in Quindici

In towns and villages of Campania and in Avellino province registry offices were established in 1809: it means that you could find your ancestors records in Quindici town hall archives as of that date.

(If your goal is to claim your Italian Dual Citizenship in Quindici follow this link).

So, if your ancestors lived in Quindici during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Quindici to know more: our local expert is ready to help you in your research!

Otherwise, if you think to contact the town hall by yourself, we suggest you to read our tips for your search. They are useful to search in Campania and of course in Quindici too!

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Quindici from the Italian Unification(1861).
This is a necessary info to understand how many people lived in the town in the past.

To proceed faster with your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Quindici. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Quindici archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Avellino province are:
Albanese, Bruno, Capobianco, Capone, Carbone, Cardinale, Caruso, Cioffi, Cipriano, Colucci, Coppola, Cucciniello, De Feo, De Luca, De Maio, De Simone, De Stefano, De Vito, Di Pietro, Esposito, Famiglietti, Ferraro, Festa, Fiore, Forgione, Gallo, Grasso, Graziano, Guarino, Guerriero, Iannaccone, Iuliano, Lepore, Lo Conte, Lombardi, Luongo, Matarazzo, Napolitano, Nigro, Petrillo, Picariello, Romano, Ruggiero, Russo, Santoro, Sarno, Spagnuolo, Vitale.

Church Records in Quindici

Church archives in Avellino province may store even older information. You will find religious records of the same events (births, marriages and deaths) but, most important, you could go further back in time!
So in case you would like to go back in centuries, it’s good for you to know that the parish registers in Avellino started during 1500!

They are far less accessible from abroad (and even not easy to browse and to read if you are not used and skilled) but our local genealogist can research the church archives of Quindici on your behalf.

Anyway for our experience, even if you plan to come here, we always suggest to start the research months before the arrival: in this way you will avoid to waste time in the offices or in the churches dealing with italian bureaucracy and you will have more free time to visit the town and surroundings on your ancestors footsteps, starting from the info gathered by our genealogists.

Another important source of information are the notary documents available to expert researchers in the State Archives.

If you need a professional help from our local genealogists write to or follow this link.

Our expert in Quindici area will study your request and will reply to you with a plan and a quote for your family research.

Here below you can read the messages received from other visitors in Quindici forum:
if you only want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy in Quindici feel free to leave a message below.

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  1. Ellen says:

    My grandfather was John Santaniello and immigrated to Springfield MA. Any info will be appreciated

  2. Jim says:

    My great grandfather was born in Quindici in 1885 and immigrated to America in 1905.His weife was Rose Pellegrino born in 1890 and came to America in 1893.

  3. Mike says:

    Hi there, looking for my ancestors. My Grand Farther is Charles W Manzi he was from Quindici and His Father, my Great Grand Father was Edward Ettore Manzi Born in 1884 wife Ella Scibelli.

    What ever info you can find would be greatly appreciated

    Thank you


  4. Richard says:

    My father Andrea Scibelli was born in Quidinci August 24, 1914 and I’m looking for my grandparents name

  5. Doug says:

    I was interested in any information on Andrea “Andrew” Trione, who was believed to be born on June 10, 1891 in Quindici, Avellino, Campania. Specifically I would like to know who his parents were. Any help would be appreciated.

  6. Jenny says:

    I am looking for more information about my great grandfather Stephen (Stefan) Grasso who lived in the Quindici area, he was born approximately 1885. I heard rumors from several family members that he had to leave the country because he had killed someone and according to one relative it was the ex-boyfriend of my great grandmother, who’s name was Nancy (Nunziata) Sciallo (not sure on the spelling).
    Thank you!

  7. Rose says:

    My grandfather was born in Quindici, Italy, approximately July 1894. His name was Liberatore Santaniello or ar least that’s what it said on the papers when he arrived in the USA on April 30, 1909 at age 15. I know he had several brothers one of which died there. His name was Fiori (?) Santaniello. Any information that you could provide would be greatly appreciated. If there is a cost, I would be happy to pay it.

    Also, he came to NY with a statue of St. Maria Grace. We were always told it was the patron saint of the town.

    I’ll be anxious to hear from you. Thank you.

  8. Alfredo says:

    My mother, Mariangela Scibelli was born in Tonowanda on April 11, 1907. Her parents were Felice Scibelli and Agnese Ventre. My mother was brought to Italy when she was about seven years old. I am trying to find my mother’s relatives from Tonowanda. Thank you in advance for any help.

  9. Jennie says:

    My Great Granfather Francesco Vona was reported to be born on 1/9 around 1878. Records indicate he was born in Quindici, Italy before coming to New York. I’m trying to find more information about his family in Italy (father, mother, wife, etc.). When he came to the US. He married Rose Rubinacho. Any assistance you could provide would be much appreciated.

    • Steve says:

      Jennie, My great grand father was the brother of Rose Rubinaccio. I was in Mt Morris and have visited North Tonawanda when I was little. Please contact me. I am on face book and Linked in. Steve

  10. Bonnie says:

    I am looking to find out if there was a Margherita Rizzo, or Rizzio born in Quindici on March 8, 1898. Her parents were Giuseppe Rizzo and Carmella Sica.
    Thank you