Genealogy in Bucciano

Region: Campania Province: Benevento

Tracing your Italian roots back to Bucciano, in Benevento province, Campania region?

This comprehensive guide empowers you to understand the records available in Bucciano, unlocking your family’s rich history.
Where to Begin Your Ancestry Journey in Bucciano
If your ancestral trail leads to Bucciano, Italy, their vital records are likely housed in two key locations:

  • Bucciano City Hall Archives: Established in 1809, these archives hold civil registry records like births, marriages, and deaths for Bucciano residents since then.
  • Bucciano Parish Churches: For records pre-dating 1809 or for religious ceremonies, exploring Bucciano’s parish church archives might be necessary.

Civil Records in Bucciano

In towns and villages of Campania and in Benevento province civil registry offices were established in 1809: it means that you could find your ancestors records in Bucciano Town Hall archives as of that date.

(If your goal is to get your Italian Citizenship and you need official certificates from Bucciano Municipality, follow this link).

So, if your ancestors lived in Bucciano during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Bucciano to know more: our local expert is ready to help you in your research!
With his deep knowledge of people and local history he will assist you not only finding names and dates (births, marriages, deaths) but he will reveal to you many other precious information on the life of your ancestors available in the old registers.

  • Professions: do you know what your ancestors did for a living? Our genealogist will be able to give you this info!
  • Addresses: the house where your family lived (a great information if you intend to visit Bucciano !)
  • Churches: where they were baptized or married
  • (If you can’t visit Bucciano, our researcher will give you the necessary info to find by yourself the relevant places on the maps available online)

  • Signatures: if your ancestors knew how to write, he will be able to show you their original signatures.
  • Any other useful info available on the old documents.
  • Are you interested in this? Write us at bucciano@italianside.com or fill this form

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

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    To go on quickly in your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Bucciano. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Bucciano archives, expecially if you have not exact dates (there could be cases of homonymy).
    It’s useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Benevento province are:
    Barbato, Calabrese, Caporaso, Caruso, Ciervo, Cocca, Colangelo, Corbo, D’Agostino, D’Andrea, De Ieso, De Luca, De Rosa, Del Grosso, Del Vecchio, D’Onofrio, Esposito, Falzarano, Fusco, Garofano, Grasso, Iadanza, Iannotta, Izzo, Leone, Lepore, Lombardi, Maio, Mancini, Massaro, Mercurio, Nardone, Pacelli, Palumbo, Parente, Pastore, Pedicini, Pepe, Ricci, Ricciardi, Riccio, Romano, Rossi, Ruggiero, Russo, Varricchio, Zollo, Zotti.

    Church Records in Bucciano

    Church archives in Benevento 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 Campania started during 1500!

    Parish archives are far less accessible expecially from abroad and very hard to read and decipher if you are not used and skilled.
    But our local genealogists, are graduated in history and archivistics so, with their expertise, they can research the church registers of Bucciano on your behalf to gather info about your family history during centuries.

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

    S. GIOVANNI BATTISTA – Via Parrocchia

    For our experience, if you plan to come here to visit Bucciano, we always suggest to start the research months before the arrival.
    This because a comprehensive genealogy research is time consuming!

    Starting from home, you will have time to get a complete research avoiding to waste your holidays in the offices or in the churches dealing with italian bureaucracy .
    (Remember that archives are not open to public and officers and priests are not required by law to give you access to the local archives)
    With the results gathered by our genealogist and translated in your language before your arrival, you will have the possibility to plan carefully your visit.
    In this way you will have more free time to enjoy your tour to the roots on your ancestors footsteps.

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

    If you need a professional help from our local genealogist in Bucciano area , write to bucciano@italianside.com or fill the form here.

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

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

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

    2 thoughts on “Genealogy in Bucciano”

    1. Hello, I’m looking for my paternal grandfather Raphael Francesco Napolitano, born in Bucciano Italy 5 Feb 1893. I am also looking for information on his father Raphael Napolitano and mother Ellen Matera.

    2. Hello. I am looking for a birth certificate for my Maternal Great grandfather Andrea Pinto born in 1888 in Bucciano Italy so that I may begin the process of Dual citizenship.

      Thank you.

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