Genealogy in Pago Veiano

Region: Campania Province: Benevento

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

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

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

Civil Records in Pago Veiano

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 Pago Veiano Town Hall archives as of that date.

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

So, if your ancestors lived in Pago Veiano during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Pago Veiano 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 Pago Veiano !)
  • Churches: where they were baptized or married
  • (If you can’t visit Pago Veiano, 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 or fill this form

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


    To go on quickly in your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Pago Veiano. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Pago Veiano 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 Pago Veiano

    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 Pago Veiano 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 Pago Veiano:

    S. DONATO VESCOVO – P.zza Municipio

    For our experience, if you plan to come here to visit Pago Veiano, 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 Pago Veiano area , write to 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 Pago Veiano too.

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

    12 thoughts on “Genealogy in Pago Veiano”

    1. My Grandfather was Giuseppe Michele Cafano was born on March 14, 1881, in Pago Veiano, Benevento, Italy, the son of Beatrice and Carmine. He had four sons with Maria Gromazio. He died in March 1967 at the age of 86. He came to the USA on April15, 1910 and settled in Boston, Ma.

    2. mi chiamo, Rosario Polvere

      Mio padre
      Angelo Michel POLVERE – born 25August 1913 – Pago Veiano
      Joined and served Italian army – ?9 years service.
      Immigrated to Australia – Arrived 21Sept1950 – Ship: Toscana

      Angelo’s father – Rosario Polvere – born 1889 – died 1958
      Angelo’s mother – Filomena ?maiden name POLVERE – born 1887 – died 1934
      Children: 4 – Angelo, Donato, Guilio and Maria

      Mia madre –
      Maria Fiorentina POLVERE – born 15May1920 – Pago Veiano
      Immigrated to Australia – Arrived 16July1953 – Ship: Neptunia
      Child: Rosario – born 28/01/1951

      Maria’s father – Raffaele POLVERE – born 1887
      Maria’s mother – Maria Antonia MERCURI – born 1990 – died 1944
      Children: 3 – Rosa, Emma, Maria

      Chiesa di San Donato – Province: Benevento – Region: Campania

      qualsiasi informazione sarebbe ottima per iniziare il mio viaggio di origine grazie

    3. Quel che offrite e un grande aiuto per le persone come me che non sanno tanto mi farebbe tanto piacere di sapere un po di piu dei miei nonni paterni i nomi Sono Lorenzo Mercurio coniugato con Rosaria de Ieso non conosco le date di nascita hanno avuto 6 figli, Pellegrino, mio padre, Maria antonia, Maria,Michele, Donato, Benedetta,tutti deceduti, Luciano Polvere coniugato con una nipote di mia nonna Antoniella, ma non ne conosco il cognome,anche quest’ultimi sono deceduti. sarei grata se potete aiutarmi, in modo di saperne di piu dei nostri antenati vivo in Australia da 60anni il mio Nome e Rosaria Mercurio coniugata Beretti

    4. Trying to confirm whether Sabato Vitale b. Abt. 1853 was born in Pago Veiano, Benevento or in Pago del Vallo di Lauro, Avellino.
      Would appreciate any help.
      Wife was Rosella Amorosa.

    5. looking for help in researching my fathers side of the family any help would be great
      antonio gatto and back. father of eugenio gatto 1884

    6. I was born in Pago Veiano in 1948. My parents Girardo Rosella born 1911 & Giovanna Orsillo born 1916. We migrated to Australia in 1956 (dad) & 1958. I would appreciate if you could send me some information on my family tree

    7. Hi Sally! I assume you’re related I have Eugene and Pasqualino’s marriage certificate with some previous generation information if you are interested I can email it to you . I would also enjoy any information you might have of our lineage .

      1. Good day,
        I am the great grandson of eugenio and pasqualina, i cannot locate any information on antonio his father and beyond. any help would ge great!

    8. Dear Sir: My paternal grandfather LUIGI MORGANELLA was born in Pago Veiano on 06/21/1894. His brother MICHELE emigrated to America 2-3 years before Luigi. In 1961 or 1964, I visited my grandfathers house and met his sister, (can’t remember name) . On a document dated 1914, it says LUIGI’S parents were DONATO MORGANELLA AND FILOMENA MERCURI. I am very much interested in my family’s history. Thank you for any help you can give me. SINCERELY, Catherine

    9. my name is dan fiorillo my great grandpa is Giovanni Angelo Fiorillo he was born in 1890 in Pago Veiano . his father was Angelo M. Fiorillo and mother was maddaiena Fiorillo . He had four brothers and one sister . One brother was Cosimo Fiorillo and another was Giuseppe Fiorillo. There two brothers and my great grandpa came over to th U.S.A. in 1903 1906 and 1909 but the rest of his family stayed in Pago Veiano . Angelo Fiorillo born 1846 died 1910-1920 and Maddalena Fiorillo born 1854 any information or pictures would be great thank you

    10. Looking for information re:
      EUGENIO GATTO born 11.11.1884 Pago Veiano, father ANTONIO GATTO, mother. MARIA LUIGIA IOVINO. I know he is related to the DeRosa family somehow.
      I would like to know anything – his siblings,and to go back another generation if possible. Thank you

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Scroll to Top