Italy, Macerata, Civil Registration, State Archive - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Italy, Macerata, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1808-1814
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Macerata, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1808-1801
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Italia, Macerata, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1808-1814
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State Register Office, Macerta, Italy


What is in This Collection?

ThIS collection consists of of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Macerata (Archivio di Stato di Macerata). It generally covers the years 1804 to 1814. However, the availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality.

Image Visibility

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Reading These Records

These records are written in Italian. For help reading them see:

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Italy, Macerata, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1808-1814.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The information in these records usually include the following:

Birth records

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Name of the child
  • Parents’ names

Marriage records

  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Names of the groom and bride
  • Ages of the groom and bride
  • Residence of all
  • Parents’ names
  • Witnesses’ names

Death records

  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Sometimes the parents’ names

Collection Content

For more details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Italy, Civil Registration - FamilySearch Historical Records

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Identifying information such as residence
  • Estimated marriage or birth year
  • Family relationships

Search the Index

This collection does not have a searchable index. Only images are available. See View the Images to access them.

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Province
  2. Select Comune or Frazione (Municipality or Fraction)
  3. Select Event Type and Year to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Add any new information you’ve found to your records
  • Use the information to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of birth, if that is yet undetermined
  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference
  • 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

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Italy Church Records are also a good substitute when civil records of births, marriages, and deaths cannot be found or are unavailable
  • Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name
  • Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or Italy Emigration and Immigration records
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies

Research Helps

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Italy.

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.