Italy, Benevento, Civil Registration, State Archive (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Benevento Province, Campania, Italy
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registration
Collection years: 1861-1942
Languages: Italian
Title in the Language: Italia, Benevento, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1861-1942
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Benevento State Archive, Benevento, Italy


What is in This Collection?

This collection consists of civil registration (stato civile) of births, marriages, and deaths within the custody of the State Archive of Benevento (Archivio di Stato di Benevento). Availability of records is largely dependent on time period and locality. This collection of civil registrations records covers the years 1906-1928.

May also include the following records:

  • Supplemental documents (allegati)
  • Marriage banns (notificazioni o pubblicazioni)
  • Indexes (indici)
  • Marriage supplements (processetti)
  • Miscellaneous records (atti diversi)

Reading These Records

These records are in Italian. For help reading these records see the following guides:

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. Italian Data Privacy rules prohibit making certain records publicly available for viewing. This includes birth records under 110 years old, and marriage or death records under 70 years old. The Italy, Benevento, Civil Registration, State Archive collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images are also available to all viewers at The Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal).

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Italy, Benevento, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1861-1942.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

These records very depending on type but usually include:

  • The name of the person
  • The date of the event
  • The place of the event
  • The names of the parents

Collection Content

For 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:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The name of a relative or date of the event

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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 Record 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?

  • Use the information to find other records such as christening, census, and land records
  • Use the information to find additional family members
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family
  • 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?

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name, especially French or Latin versions.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
  • Search the indexes and records of Italy Genealogy
  • Search in the Italy Archives and Libraries

Record Finder

Consult the Italy Record Finder to find other records

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
"Italia, Benevento, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1810-1942." Database with images. http://FamilySearch.org : 20 December 2017. Citing Archivio di Stato di Benevento (State Archive of Benevento), Italy.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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