Genealogy in Campodipietra

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

Civil Records in Campodipietra

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Campodipietra 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 Campodipietra. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Campodipietra archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that the most common surnames in Campobasso province are:
Battista, Calabrese, Caruso, Ciocca, D’Alessandro, D’Amico, D’Angelo, D’Aversa, De Santis, Di Biase, Di Domenico, Di Iorio, Di Paolo, Di Stefano, D’Onofrio, Fanelli, Felice, Florio, Greco, Iannetta, Lombardi, Mancini, Manes, Manocchio, Marinelli, Marino, Martino, Mastrangelo, Mignogna, Moffa, Niro, Occhionero, Palladino, Palmieri, Panichella, Pasquale, Perrella, Petrucci, Petti, Romano, Rossi, Russo, Salvatore, Santoro, Spina, Testa, Trivisonno, Venditti.

Church Records in Campodipietra

Church archives in Campobasso 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 Campobasso 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 Campodipietra on your behalf.

If you have the opportunity to visit Campodipietra and you plan to contact the church by yourself these are the addresses of parishes active today in Campodipietra:


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 Campodipietra 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. Mark says:

    We will be passing through Campodipietra in early October and would love to find relations of Philomena Iavenditti and Antonio Iavendetti who left Italy in the late 1930s

  2. Ashley says:

    Looking for family, name Ceferatti.

    • Michelle says:

      I have Cefaretti in my family tree. Which are you looking for?

      • Amanda says:

        I also have Cefaratti in my family. It is my fathers side. I definitely need more help searching for my grandfathers side (Cefaratti) I have his full name and date of birth but I require more. Any help would be amazingly appreciated

    • Maria says:

      I had an Aunt by the name of Assunta Mariano along with her husband Michele Cefaratti. Assunta was my grandfather’s sister. They both immigrated to New Britain, CT (USA) in the early 1950’s. Both are deceased.

  3. Hutch says:

    looking for information on Maria Di Biase and her mother Concetta. born 1896, s martins in pensilis.

  4. Angela says:

    My father was born in compobasso. Italy March 12 1912 of Angela Marie Mancini and Michael Mariano. They lived in a small villa in Compobasso. My uncles were Peter mariano, Nicholas mariano and Julio mariano. One aunt philomena mariano. My dad married my mother Josephine Salafia in America and they returned to Compobasso. My mom had a child that was born dead and buried there. My dad made a pilgrimage to st Sebastian. My brother Michael Mariano was born in Compobasso. I was born Angela Marie Mariano. Are there any distant relatives with the names Mariano or Mancini on records there. Are there distant relatives living in Compobasso? Philomena Mariano had a son who was a doctor but he was killed in an auto accident. Any information you could send about any living or deceased relatives would be greatly appreciated. I am 75 now and my brother is 82 and I am compiling a genealogy of the Mariano family. My brother was born in 1934 March 21 in Compobasso. Thank you so much.

    • Martin says:

      My family now lives in Bristol Ct. My grandfather Martino was born on Campodipietra a part if Campobasso and he had brothers, Peter, Nick, and a sister Philomena. His wife was Giovannina D’Agata. And, my fathers name is Julio. Do we know each other?

      • Jamie says:


        My father is Robert D’Agata, grandfather Salvatore. I believe I met your father Julio and I believe we met as well…you were at my wedding in CT July 2015? I was on ancestry earlier trying to make a family tree and found a bunch of documents of my grandfathers stating he was from Campodipietra and stumbled upon this website. Small world! I wonder if Angel is related?

    • Shawna says:

      My great grandfather Guiseppi Pilla and great grandmother Jenny Antonucci moved to America in 1908, they came crom Campo di Pietra in Compobosso. Does anyone recognize those surnames?

  5. Diana says:

    Grandfather: Nicola D’Avirro (his mother’s name was Cefaratti)

    Grandmother: (Maria) Irena Mancini (born October 6, 1884 or 1886 – approximately) (her parents were Domenico Angelo Mancini and Maria Giuseppina Mancini). Trying to determine where her parents were from and who their parents were.

    I am trying to determine if my grandmother had any brothers or sisters, and their names. Also, where her parents were from. Specifically, if they were related to the Mancinis who are now in San Martino in Pensilis

    I believe one brother she had was Giuseppe Mancini.

    Everyone listed here was born in Campodipietra.

  6. Diana says:

    Grandfather: Nicola D’Avirro (his mother’s name was Cefaratti)

    Grandmother: (Maria) Irena Mancini (born October 6, 1884 or 1886 – approximately) (her parents were Domenico Angelo Mancini and Maria Giuseppina Mancini)

    I am trying to determine if my grandmother had any brothers or sisters, and their names.

    I believe one brother she had was Giuseppe Mancini

    Everyone listed here was born in Campodipietra.