Genealogy in Macchiagodena

If you search your ancestors in Macchiagodena, in the province of Isernia, 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 Macchiagodena

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Macchiagodena 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 Macchiagodena. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Macchiagodena archives, expecially if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that the most common surnames in Isernia province are:
Antenucci, Antonelli, Armenti, Bucci, Caranci, Carnevale, Chiacchiari, Di Benedetto, Di Carlo, Di Franco, Di Iorio, Di Meo, Di Pasquale, Di Pilla, Di Salvo, D’Onofrio, Forte, Gentile, Giancola, Iannacone, Izzi, Lombardi, Mancini, Marcovecchio, Martino, Mastronardi, Matteo, Mazzocco, Orlando, Paglione, Palomba, Pannunzio, Petrarca, Pinelli, Ricci, Rossi, Russo, Santilli, Scarselli, Scioli, Silvestri, Staffieri, Testa, Tortola, Venditti, Veneziale, Verrecchia, Zullo.

Church Records in Macchiagodena

Church archives in Isernia 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 Isernia 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 Macchiagodena on your behalf.

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


S. NICOLA DI BARI – Via 11 Febbraio

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 Macchiagodena 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. Joan says:

    Looking for information on Domenica Ricci and Giovanni Scricca both born in Macchiagodena.

    Domenica Ricci was born about 1876.
    Giovanni Scricca was born about 1873.
    They married about 1898.

    We would like to know their parents names and any other information you have about them (e.g., siblings, exact birth, marriage or other dates).


    • Elaine says:

      Hi I am a granddaughter of Domenica and Giovanni I live in Canada but was born in Worcester Massachusetts. Can you send me any information that you have
      Thank you