Genealogy in Gallo Matese

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

In towns and villages of Campania and in Caserta province registry offices were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Gallo Matese registrar as of that date.

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Gallo Matese 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 Gallo Matese. As more your surname is common in Gallo Matese, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Gallo Matese archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Caserta province are:
Barbato, Colella, Conte, Coppola, Corvino, Crisci, D’Angelo, De Lucia, De Rosa, Di Nuzzo, Diana, Esposito, Fabozzi, Farina, Ferrara, Ferraro, Fusco, Gallo, Guida, Iodice, Izzo, Letizia, Lombardi, Marino, Martino, Mastroianni, Merola, Mottola, Natale, Pagano, Palmieri, Papa, Pascarella, Pellegrino, Piccirillo, Piccolo, Piscitelli, Raucci, Ricciardi, Riccio, Romano, Rossi, Russo, Salzillo, Santoro, Schiavone, Tartaglione, Vitale.

Church archives in Caserta 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.

If you have the opportunity to visit Gallo Matese and Caserta 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 Napoli.


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 Gallo Matese 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 gallomatese@italianside.com our expert in Gallo Matese area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.

19 Comments

  1. Mike says:

    Hi, my grandparents last named Chiodi is from Gallo-Matese, was wondering if there are any Chiodi’s in the region still? They moved to Canada over 50 years ago. Me and my fiance want to visit the town next year to see where my famiy originated from.

  2. David says:

    Hello, my mother’s maiden name is Brancazio (Mary Brancazio Rurak (born 12 March 1925, died 1 July, 2018) and she is the daughter of Giovanni Brancazio (born 29 Aug, 1892) and Domenica Cioffi (born 8 March, 1896). Her parents left Gallo Matese around 1922. We were planning to visit Gallo Matese in May of this year and were wondering if there was any family still in Gallo.

  3. Rose says:

    Looking for information on 2 families that lived in Gallo Matese. My mom’s married name is Antonia di Pietrantonio. Born April 25, 1938 to Angela Cioffi. My dad’s name is Giuseppe Orecchio. He was born December 13, 1928. His mom’s name was Rosa. Any family history would be appreciated.

  4. Catherine says:

    My grandfather Antonio canale and Catherine Assalone my grandmother came to the US in the early 1900 are there still Canale’s in Gallo caserta
    I am traveling to Italy in June and would love to meet family members
    Thank You

  5. joseph says:

    my paternal grandparents were born in gallo. my grandfather Francesco boiano was born 24 feb 1864. my grandmother domenica rocchio was born 30 apr 1865. any info would be greatly appreciated.

  6. Marie says:

    Paul I am searching for the same last name.

  7. Carmen says:

    I am a United States Cipolone. We lost and L on the voyage , I guess. Looking for the Cipollone over in Italy still. Would love to connect with family.

    • Holly says:

      There are many Cipollone’s in Gallo matese, they own the pizzeria

    • Wanda says:

      I’m a Cipollone also. With both L’s. My grandfather came from Gallo with his mother and siblings when he was 16 yrs old. His mother’s maiden name was DiPictrantinio. I’ve been looking for info for a long time. Any info is highly appreciated.

  8. Joseph says:

    My great grandfather and mother came to the US in 1888 from Gallo Matese. I believe they left family behind there. My great-grandfather and mother was Domenico and Dominica Cipolone. The spelling may have been different.

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  9. Paul says:

    How far back does the name Di pietrantonio go back in gallomatese

  10. Graciela says:

    Hola, soy argentina.alguno de mis familiares, quizás nacieron allí. GIOVANNI DEL VECCIO hijo de PASQUALE DEL VECCHIO Y MADDALENA DEL VECCHIO.
    GIOVANNI DEL VECCHIO CASADO CON, ANTONIA VASTA,viajaron a la ARGENTINA en 1895
    PADRES DE FRANCISCA DEL VECCHIO esta es mi bisabuela

    Desearia saber si Giovanni y Antonia se casaron alli en Caserta, Gallo. Muchas gracias

  11. Kelli says:

    I am looking for any information regarding the Marzucco family.
    Phillip Marzucco married Maria Paulao
    Son – Antonio Marzucco born May 9, 1891 . married Angeline Marzucco.
    As of right now I only have the death certificate of Antonio Marzucco.

    • Lorenza says:

      Hi, I live in Montreal ,Canada, where are you located?
      My mother is Angelantonia Marzucco, her Father was Antonio Marzucco and her mother also from Gallo was Angela Eduardo
      I will be going to Gallo next spring and will get more info.
      Keep in touch

    • Holly says:

      i have the information you need for Marzucco and Angela Paolo, both buried in Saint bernard cemetery Bradford Pennsylvania

  12. Rosanna says:

    Hi!!
    I will be traveling to Gallo Matese in May. Both of my grandparents were born there in 1901. I have their original marriage certificate and some other original documents. I am wanting to find other relatives. My grandfathers name was Domenico Deli Carpini. My grandmother was Rose Pirraglia. If you have any suggestions for me I would be so grateful!!
    Thank you!!
    Rosanna

    • Mike says:

      Antonio Delli Carpini & Maria Perrino:

      My great-grandfather, Antonio Delli Carpini, was born in Gallo Matese, Italy on October 16, 1864.

      He married Maria Perrino on May 30, 1892 in Gallo Matese. She was born on February 2, 1875, also in Gallo Matese.

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      Giuseppe Eduardo & Rose Pirraglia:

      My great-grandfather, Giuseppe Eduardo, was born June 26, 1872 in Gallo Matese, Italy; Baptism: June 26, 1872, Italy, Campania, Caserta, Gallo Matese; and died June 16, 1970 in Seattle, King County, Washington age 97.

      He married Rose Pirraglia on October 17, 1897 in Manhattan, New York. She was the daughter of John Pirraglia and Mary DeLeo. She was born May 01, 1880 in Gallo Matese, Caserta, Campania, Italy; Baptism: May 01, 1880, Italy, Campania, Caserta, Gallo Matese; and died July 08, 1946 in Seattle, Washington at age 66.

  13. Mary Elizabeth says:

    Mozzone or Mazzone also Assalone

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