Scalise, Nicola - Caria, Vibo Valentia, Calabria

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Scalise, Nicola - Caria, Vibo Valentia, Calabria

Post by brunoscalise » 13 Mar 2006, 04:52

Hello everybody!
I'm brazilian and I'm looking for great-grandfather's birth certificate, NICOLA SCALISE. He was born around 1880 (I don't know exactly the date) in Caria, a small village near Drapia, in Vibo Valencia province, Calabria (IT).
He came to Brasil as an illegal passenger, so I can't find any register of his entry here. His parents are FRANCESCO SCALISE and MARIA STELLA FRAGALI
I know that the starting point to get his birth certificate is a search into Drapia's Comune, but I can't establish any contact with them. I'd like to know if someone have any way to request this search over there and, of course, to receive his certificate here in Brasil.

Thank you so much!

Bruno Scalise -
Rua Carlos Botelho 507 - Jd. Maria Izabel
Marília, SP Brasil - CEP 17516-190

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Re: Scalise, Nicola - Caria, Vibo Valentia, Calabria

Post by brujaojos » 13 Mar 2006, 06:31

Hi There,

The Family History Center has microfilm that you can order and rent for the town of Caria. However, the films only go from 1809-1859.

The films for Caria actually state to go to the films for the town of Drapia to view the records from 1860-1910

"For the registries from years 1860-1910 see: Drapia (Catanzaro)."

Here is the link for the films from Drapia ... =1&last=50

Here is the link for the films from Caria. ... eno=620353

Here is a link to find the nearest Family History Center. ... =1&last=50

And if you don't have access to a Family History Center, then you can write to the towns directly.

Here is the address for Caria

Ufficio Civile Stato
Comune di Caria
Duomo Snc (via)
89862 Caria VV

Ufficio Civle Stato
Comune di Drapia
Corso Umberto I
89862 Drapia VV

Here is a link to help you translate your letter into Italian. ... civile.asp

I hope this helps,
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