Genealogy in Sagliano Micca

If you search your ancestors in Sagliano Micca, Piemonte, info about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives or at the parishes.

In towns and villages of Piemonte and in Biella province registry offices were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Sagliano Micca registrar as of that date.

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

In the next picture you can see the demographic trends in Sagliano Micca from the Italian Unification (1861).

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Sagliano Micca. As more your surname is common in Sagliano Micca, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Sagliano Micca archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Biella province are:
Acquadro, Antoniotti, Barbera, Barbero, Bonino, Botta, Caneparo, Canova, Ceria, Cerruti, Clerico, Coda, Coda Zabetta, Colombo, Coppa, Costa, Crestani, Ferrari, Ferraris, Ferrero, Gallo, Gariazzo, Garizio, Gremmo, Grosso, Lanza, Maffeo, Mercandino, Monteleone, Mosca, Negro, Ottino, Pella, Perino, Piana, Pizzato, Pozzo, Ramella, Ramella Pralungo, Regis, Rossetti, Rossi, Rosso, Schiapparelli, Sola, Tarello, Toso, Zanone.

Church archives in Biella 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 Sagliano Micca and Biella province, you could plan to investigate churches’ archives by yourself (or with us!), but from abroad is very difficult to obtain any result unless you find a reliable local help.

Another important source of information is the “Archivio di Stato” (National archive) in Torino.

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.

It’s important to plan your activities to carry on with simple goals (eg. search for a single date of birth, the name of an ancestor, the date of a marriage, etc.)

If you want to discuss with other people interested in genealogy research in Sagliano Micca 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 our expert in Sagliano Micca area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


  1. Betsy says:

    Would like information on the Biolas who lived in Sagiano Micca in late 1800s and early 1900s, then moved to Strona. GG grandfather was Secondo Biola b.1860ish? D.1938ish wife Virgina Boero b.d.? They had six children. Primo, Silvio,Aldo, Emma, Laura, Marino.i have some information but always interested in the stone home with a hill behind house and then a mill over the hill where some worked. Any idea of the church they would have gone to? Anything appreciated.

  2. Suzanne says:

    Mario and Marisa Bologna
    Lived up on the mountain
    Grandmother’s family lived there and had sheep
    Ferrari or Ferraro was the name
    Marisa was the daughter now married to Bologna
    We’re trying to start a Restaurant out of their home back in the year 2001

  3. Cynthia says:

    would like the name of the church in Sagliano Micca.

    Would like to write to get a copy of my grandmother’s baptismal record.

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