Genealogy in Pofi

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

Civil Records in Pofi

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Pofi 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 proceed faster with your research is important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Pofi. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Pofi archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Frosinone province are:
Alonzi, Bianchi, Campoli, Carnevale, De Santis, Evangelista, Fiorini, Gabriele, Iafrate, Lisi, Mancini, Martini, Palombo, Rea, Ricci, Rossi, Scaccia, Spaziani, Valente, Venditti.

Church Records in Pofi

Church archives in Frosinone 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 Frosinone 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 Pofi on your behalf.

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

S. MARIA MAGGIORE – P.zza Municipio

S. ROCCO – Via S. Giorgio

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 pofi@italianside.com or follow this link.

Our expert in Pofi 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 Pofi forum:
if you only want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy in Pofi feel free to leave a message below.

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16 Comments

  1. Lucy says:

    I am investigating my heritage and interested in the following My father Antonio Venditto and my mother Antonia Trecapelli. I think both born in Pofi Italy
    I never knew the names of both grandparents on either side. Any information you can provide would be very helpful.

  2. Gary says:

    Hello, Both my Grandfather and Grandmother were from Pofi.Luigi Conti and Mattia Recine.Both born in 1893 I am looking for family on both sides.

  3. Lori says:

    Hello,
    I am looking for my relatives on my father’s side. My dad and his parents are from Pofi. The last names are Palombi and Pelosi

  4. Regina says:

    Looking for information on my grandfather Hugo Pofi. He cam to the USA as a teenager and worked as a stone mason in Pittsburgh, PA.

  5. Ron says:

    I’m looking for information on my Family. Our Name is Pacioni . Orazio Pacioni lived there with his wife Costanza . I am looking for any information. I think they live there between 1900 -1940

  6. Frank says:

    My father and mother were born and married in Pofi. I would like to know the date. I hAve no knowledge of their parents. Any information would be appreciated. Mother’s name Francesca. Iannucci. Father name Luigi Bianchi. Can u help?

  7. Marianna says:

    Sebastian and Marianne MARCHETTI Pofi Forsionne Italy
    They came to America in the 1930’s. They had two sons and
    a daughter. John , Mattia and Palma. They had a farm
    In and around Pofi. Thank you for any information.

    • John says:

      Marianne, who I knew as Lena Trochei Marchetti, was my grandfather’s sister. I recall attending Palma’s wedding in Framingham. I have been to Pofi a few times and would be glad to help.

  8. Ellen says:

    Hello I am looking for any information about my maternal
    Grandfather Alfrado Bresciano who was born in Pofi and came to the United States
    To New York. and lived out his life in Greenfield Massachusetts
    I am interested if I have any family left in pofi as of 2016

  9. Graham lisi says:

    I would like to get in touch with any lisi living in pofi

  10. Lucienne says:

    I would like any information regarding my maternal grandfather, Giovanni DeGrandis, who was born in Pofi on March 23, 1897. He had many siblings by the name of Maria, Teresa, Sebastian, Giussepe, Olivia, Antonino, Antonina, and Ziventud. I believe his mother’s name was Giussepa Alegrucci, and his father was either an Alfonso or Antonino DeGrandis. I would very much appreciate any facts or information about my grandfather. Thank you in advance.

  11. SHIRLEY says:

    TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: I have been doing Genealogy on my husband grandfather Giavani Fedele who was born on either Apr.1o,1877. in Pofi,Italy. I am also looking for any info. on his parents and sibling also. We know he still had family left behind. He left Italy with two older brothers who was Mario/Anthony Mario and Pedro/Pietro, Antonio Patrol Fedele. they went to Canada and worked on the railroad or in coal mines. He was born in 1877. I was told there was 2 baby boys and they left Pofi, Italy about the same time. I have been searching for 21 years for my husband grandfather. Our neighbor next door decided to burn my house down and we lost every thing in the fire. I just got out of the hospital. I would appreciate any dates of births,death, marriages,divorces and places and nationality and baptize done where?
    Thank you for any information you can give me. I am trying to get what I can on Giovanni Fedele because I have cancer and don’t know how long I got. I do have photos of him and his wife Sarah (Sadie Burgdorf Fedele. I do appreciate all your help. I will pay for any copies of births or death certificates. or pictures you can send me of Giovanni.

  12. Sam says:

    I would like information on getting information on Salvatore Pulciani born 1858 in Pofi and information on his family. Could you help me on how do get this information by church records or archives.

  13. Pierina says:

    I am investigating my heritage and am interested in the following: My paternal grandfather was Pasquale Minna and his wife was Rosetta (Rosa) Porretta. I need to know who were their parents and what was the maiden names of the women prior to marriage with the males.
    My maternal grandfather was Luigi Minna and his wife was Antonia Ligori. What were the names of of their parents and I am particularly interested in knowing who were the parents for my grandfather Luigi Minna. I know he was related to my paternal grandfather but I do not know how. Any information you can provide would be very helpful. Thank you in advance.
    Pierina

  14. Pierina Minna says:

    TO THOM IT MAY CONCERN:

    I am investigating my heritage and am interested in the following: My paternal grandfather was Pasquale Minna and his wife was Rosetta (Rosa) Porretta. I need to know who were their parents and what was the maiden names of the women prior to marriage with the males.

    My maternal grandfather was Luigi Minna and his wife was Antonia Ligori. What were the names of of their parents and I am particularly interested in knowing who were the parents for my grandfather Luigi Minna. I know he was related to my paternal grandfather but I do not know how. Any information you can provide would be very helpful. Thank you in advance.

    Pierina Minna