Genealogy in Torrecuso

If you search your ancestors in Torrecuso, in the province of Benevento, 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 Torrecuso

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

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

So, if your ancestors lived in Torrecuso during the past centuries, then you should start your family research from the City Office of Torrecuso 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 Torrecuso too!

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Torrecuso 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 Torrecuso. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Torrecuso archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be 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 Torrecuso

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 Benevento 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 Torrecuso on your behalf.

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

S. ERASMO VESCOVO – Largo S.Erasmo

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

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  1. Brian ha detto:

    Seeking information on living or deceased members of the Zotti family. Specifically, those related to Raffaelle/Raffaelo Zotti, born 1882 and his wife Mary Zotti (nee Fusco), Raffaelle and Mary immigrated to the United States (lived in Summit, NJ) and later had 3 sons, Carmen, Adam, and Tony (Anthony). Mary Fusco’s parents were named Antonio and Gigonda Fusco (lived in New Providence, NJ with three other children – Libro, Christina, and Elizabeth).
    Appreciate any help with any information.

    • Pasquale ha detto:

      I was born in Summit. There were many who went to Summit and closeby areas from Vitulano and the other towns on this mountain. They also went to New Haven CT. My relatives were also in New Providence. The name Zotti is probably related to Zottone, one of the first Longobard rulers of Benevento.

    • Josh ha detto:

      My great grandmother was rose zotti. They first went to Canada then to New Jersey. Her daughter Antoinette is my grandmother and now living in Florida. I am third generation in the Us

  2. Brian ha detto:

    Seeking information on living or deceast members of the Zotti family. Specifically, those related to Raffaelle Zotti, born 1882 and his wife Mary Zotti (nee Fusco), Raffaelle and Mary immigrated to the United States and later had 3 sons, Carmen, Adam, and Tony (Anthony). Mary Fusco’s parents were named Antonio and Gigonda Fusco.

    Appreciate any help with any information.

  3. John ha detto:

    Seeking parents of Giovanni Infantini born 10 December 1898 in Torrecuso, Benevento, Italy. Am willing to pay for copies, postage, etc. Research funds are limited.

    Will appreciate any help.


    • Antonio ha detto:

      Giovanni Infantini was my grandfather. My grandfather real name Infantino. I dont know if he was born in Toreecuso though. He married Anna Petraccaro(sic)