Perrotta/Falco in Paolisi

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Perrotta/Falco in Paolisi

Postby ksavage5 » 29 May 2011, 00:13

Hi I am searching for more information on relatives from Paolisi, Benevento, Italy. This is to go further back in my family tree I am searching for the following:

Antonio Perrotta (not sure of his birthdate)
his daughter
Mariantonia Perrotta born about 1871 in Paolisi and immigrated to the USA on the Manuel Calvo April 14, 1909 from Naples, Italy to be with her husband Pasquale Falco born about 1868 in Italy (I believe Paolisi). She traveled with her 3 children.

Antonio Falco born December 17, 1896 in Paolisi.
Domenico Falco born abt 1900 in Paolisi.
Maria Falco born abt 1906 in Paolisi.

If you know how I might obtain more information on these family members I would greatly appreciate it. I am just starting to look overseas for relatives. Thanks You.

Karyn Falco

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Re: Perrotta/Falco in Paolisi

Postby johnnyonthespot » 29 May 2011, 15:38


According to the Italian telephone directory, there are Falco's and Perrotta's in Paolisi today. Some people have great luck contacting persons in their ancestral comune, other's not so much. Paolisi is a very small comune of under 2,000 population; with so many Falco's/Perrotta's, there is a good chance that they are all inter-related and, ultimately, related to your ancestors.

You might also consider writing to Paolisi and requesting copies of birth or marriage acts. If I were you, I would start small, requesting just a few documents and see what happens.

Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Comune di Paolisi
Via Roma n. 115
82010 Paolisi BN


Write only in Italian, or in Italian with English version included; you can find sample letters on this board (try searching) or at: ... /index.asp ... tters.html

Birth/marriage/death photocopies of original registry pages are called: Copia integrale dell'atto di Nascita/Matrimonio/Morte. These are more difficult to read but contain lots of additional useful information compared to...

Birth/marriage/death computer-generated extracts are: Estratto Per Riassunto Per Atto Di Nascita/Matrimonio/Morte

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Re: Perrotta/Falco in Paolisi

Postby ksavage5 » 29 May 2011, 20:00

Thank you so much. This is very helpful!

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