Genealogy in Settimo Vittone

If you search your ancestors in Settimo Vittone, in the province of Torino, Piemonte region, the documents about your Italian family are stored in the City Office archives and in the parishes in the town.

Civil Records in Settimo Vittone

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

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

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

Next picture shows the demographic trends in Settimo Vittone 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 Settimo Vittone. As more your surname is common, as more it could be difficult to find the right branch of your ancestors family in Settimo Vittone archives, expecially 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 Records in Settimo Vittone

Church archives in Torino 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 Torino 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 Settimo Vittone on your behalf.

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 settimovittone@italianside.com or follow this link.

Our expert in Settimo Vittone 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. Rene says:

    Dear Sir/Madam

    My grand mother is from Settimo Vittone, her name was Lydie Allamanno (1908-2009), she was the daughter of Auguste Allamanno from Nomaglio and Marie Ghirardo, daughter of Mr. ? Ghirardo, an engineer who i was told built the railroad of the Italian Riviera.

    Lydie Allamanno maried Henri Jourdan who lived all his life in Guillestre, near Briancon in the French Alps and where we still have the family house/farm.

    Mr. Ghirardo family lived in Memoria at a place called Novachey where the family house still is and where my grand mother was partly raised (she gave me some pictures of the house).

    The sister of Marie Ghirardo was Adele Pellerey.

    The mother of Marie Ghirardo was born with the family name Mocco.

    I am trying to complete the genealogy of my family on the Italian side (Ghirardo / Pellerey / Mocco). I have the genealogy details from our family on the 3 other grandparents side.

    Any help you can give me and also about existing family left in and around Settimo is very much welcomed !

    Distant family from Italy can contact me. I’ll be happy to inform them about what happened in France. I myself left France in 1982 and established in the USA. Then moved to Asia.

    Very best regards
    Rene