Italy, Napoli, Villaricca, Civil Registration, Comune - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Villaricca, Napoli, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1809-1813
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Stato Civile di Napoli, Italia, 1809-1813
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Office of Civil Registration, Villaricca, Italy


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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of civil registration (stato civile) of births within the custody of the town of Villaricca (Comune di Villaricca). Prior to 13 May 1871, the town of Villaricca was known as Panicocoli. The collection also includes records from the town of Qualiano (Comune di Qualiano). Records for this collection include the years 1809-1813.

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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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⇒ Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the "Provincia" category
⇒ Select the "Comune o frazione" category
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Use the age to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records indexes in the country
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  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either Civil Registration records or Church Records may be more useful
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another

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