Will be in Italy May 15- looking for info on Rocca's

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Will be in Italy May 15- looking for info on Rocca's

Postby mariafrancesca » 11 May 2010, 13:45

Hi,
I'm new here, and new to genealogy searching. Heading to Abruzzo to see the town of Vicoli where grandpa Filippo Rocca was born in 1900. Also will visit Ciccano, where great grandfather Federico Rocca was born. Looking for any info on remaining Rocca family in Italy. My great grandmother was Bettina Falsani Rocca- I don't know what town she was from.
Thanks for suggestions!

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Re: Will be in Italy May 15- looking for info on Rocca'

Postby johnnyonthespot » 11 May 2010, 14:10

The Italian telephone directory lists a dozen Rocca's in Ceccano (with an 'e', not 'i'), but none in Vicoli. You might screw up some courage and knock on a few doors while you are there; my wife did so in a small community in Ireland and found a cousin on the first try.

http://www.paginebianche.it/execute.cgi ... ccano&ind=

The same site shows a single Falsani in Ceccano.

Keep in mind that this is only persons with traditional landlines; many europeans today skip a landline entirely in favor of cellular service.
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Re: Will be in Italy May 15- looking for info on Rocca'

Postby mariafrancesca » 11 May 2010, 17:37

Johnny- thanks for checking that for me.
I had heard the Falsani's "died out" because they mainly had girls, but perhaps that's not the case!
I'm usually game for things, so I will try knocking on a couple of doors.
Thanks!

PS: which telephone site do you use? could you send me the website or a link?
Thanks!

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Re: Will be in Italy May 15- looking for info on Rocca'

Postby johnnyonthespot » 11 May 2010, 17:42

Maria, the link is right there in my previous message: http://www.paginebianche.it/index_en.html
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