Genealogy in Coassolo Torinese

If you search your ancestors in Coassolo Torinese, 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 Torino province registry offices were established in early 1800: it means that you could find information in Coassolo Torinese registrar as of that date.

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

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

It could be important to know if the last name you are investigating is a frequent surname in Coassolo Torinese. As more your surname is common in Coassolo Torinese, as more it could be difficult to find the right info about your ancestors in Coassolo Torinese archives if you have not exact dates.
It could be useful for you to know that some of the most common surnames in Torino province are:
Barberis, Barbero, Benedetto, Bertolino, Bianco, Bonino, Bosco, Bosio, Bruno, Cavallo, Cerutti, Costa, Esposito, Ferrara, Ferrari, Ferraris, Ferrero, Ferro, Fiore, Fontana, Franco, Gallo, Gentile, Giordano, Grasso, Greco, Grosso, Leone, Lombardo, Longo, Marino, Martino, Merlo, Morello, Musso, Negro, Olivero, Perino, Piovano, Rizzo, Romano, Ronco, Rossi, Rosso, Russo, Sacco, Serra, Testa.

Church archives in Torino 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 Coassolo Torinese and Torino 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 Coassolo Torinese 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 Coassolo Torinese area will study your request and will reply to you with a research plan and a quote.


  1. Jcoletti says:

    My great great grandmother was Margherita Castagno (1825). She married Giuseppe Coletti (1821). My great grandfather was Francesco Coletti (1864).

  2. Susan says:

    I am looking for great great grandparents/ marriage or births of children. John B Castagno and Magdalena Coletti
    From Coassolo Torinese Italy. John B Castagno he was a farmer and he died around 1893 of a stomach ailment at the age of 54. Magdalena died at age 70-72. Both from Coassolo. My Great Grandfather their son, also John Castagno was born in 1880 March 22.

    • Bernice La Scala says:

      I’m looking for information regarding my great grand father born in 1888 Guiseppe Castagno. Are they related by chance?

  3. galarneau says:

    Sto cercando la nascita di Giovanni Battista SALVINO (il mio antenato) è nato 19 Dicembre 1844 a Coassolo Torinese figlio di Louis SALVINO e Christine RITTO. Se si dispone di ulteriori informazioni su Louis SALVINO e Christine Ritto, lo farò.
    Grazie in anticipo

    Sarah Galarneau

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