Roccasicura is a municipality located in the province of Isernia at 758 meters (2487 feet) of altitude. Roccasicura has 559 inhabitants and a surface area of 28.6 square kilometers (11.04 square miles).

Roccasicura was part of the Kingdom of Naples before the unification of Italy (1861) and belonged to the former Molise province.

Municipal Hall Information
Comune di Roccasicura
Piazza G. Marconi, 24
86080 Roccasicura (IS)
Phone: +39 0865 837131
E-mail: [email protected]

State Archives Information
Archivio di Stato di Isernia
Corso Risorgimento (Palazzo INPDAP)
86170 Isernia
E-mail: [email protected]

First 5 most common surnames in Roccasicura
Lombardi, Di Benedetto, Di Vito, Gioiosa, Bucci

Parish churches in Roccasicura and municipality suburbs

S. Leonardo di LimogesRoccasicuraDiocesi di Isernia - Venafro

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  1. My grandfather, Dominicantonio Telesprino DiMartino was born in Roccasicura, Italy in 1913. His parents were Dominico DiMartino and Filomena Ciarlone. Can you tell me about their parents and/or their other child, a daughter?

  2. Hi, im Augusto Gioiosa from Argentina. My parents came from Roccasicura to Argentina in the begginings of 1900. I want to know if there is any Gioiosa living now in Roccasicura.
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    1. My great, great grandmother, Domenica Gioiosa, was from Roccasicura. She left in the early 1900s and settled in upstate New York in the US.

  3. What was the name of Roccasiccura called before when the black plague or flu that killed many. I think my family said the name was Ciccunia or something like that.


    Don Colicchio

    1. It seems that the name changed several times in history, from Roccha Siconis (referred to Sico the Lombard prince of Benevento), then became Rocca Siccem, Rocca Cicuta or Ciconia. The modern name dates back to the 16th century.

  4. Hola mi tatarabuelo Ananía Gioiosa se fué de Roccasicura en septiembre de 1878 . Sus padres se llamaban Ángel Gioiosa y Benegna Ciarlone. Al entrar a Argentina lo inscribieron como Giosa y desde allí nuestro apellido. Si alguien tiene información sobre dirección de donde vivían o si aún sigue habiendo descendientes de algún hermano de Ananía Gioiosa, estaría encantada de tomar contacto.
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