In my trip to Italy, we frequently drove through the comune of Rosciano on the way to Nocciano and Civitaquana and got some wonderful wine from the Marriamiero vineyard there. I’ve also begun indexing the records for Rosciano, in addition to the fully transcribed records of Nocciano and Civitaquana. The record images can be found on the website of the Province of Pescara. Eventually I’ll be posting selected record transcriptions for individuals that have Nocciano and Civitaquana ancestry. If you would like help with any research on Rosciano, feel free to email me at

Download the Excel spreadsheet for Rosciano births, marriages and deaths – 1840-1870

Selected Records (full transcriptions):

Rosciano borders both Nocciano, Alanno, Cepagatti, and Pianella. It has a population of about 3,200. Some of the most popular surnames from Rosciano are: d’Astolto, Pelusi,  Belli, Olivieri, Speranza, and di Tommaso.

Rosciano map

An Italian genealogy website: exploring the families of Nocciano, Civitaquana, and many other towns in Pescara

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