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Wednesday, June 30, 2004 at 05:22:44 (CDT)

Hi, my grandparents were Diamante and Filomena Iaconelli from San Biagio Saracinisco. They had seven children (my dad was Luigi). I'm aware that I have family in the US and Europe but unsure as to how many of my cousins are scattered across the globe - am only aware of 2 in Australia, 1 in Scotland and 3 in USA (hi Zio Giuseppe).
Nina Lyons
South Oakleigh, VIC Australia

Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at 20:53:04 (CDT)

i am looking for information on Vincenzo civitello or civitella, he was born in the cheiti are around 1849 and married lucia o'dorisio
Thomas C Civitello
Houston, Texas United States

Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at 12:37:29 (CDT)

Sono Nato In Fraine (Chieti), mosso verso Roma.
Nel 1966 sono andato in America.
Voglio sapere se una persona conoscie mio Padre Domenico Preta, nato verso 1906? Grazie.
Nicola Preta
Totowa, NJ USA

Monday, June 28, 2004 at 17:46:53 (CDT)

My Great-grandmother Louisa Romano originates from Sicily (exact area unknown). She moved over to England around late 1890's. If anyone has any knowledge of the origin of the Romano family in the Sicilian area please e-mail me.
Linda Knowles
Glasgow, Scotland

Monday, June 28, 2004 at 14:16:33 (CDT)

My mother's maiden name is DiGiacomo and her family came from Monteodorisio. We think her brother Anthony was born there in about 1909. Her father was Marcello DiGiacomo and her mother was Catherine Beviaqua. Can you help us find any relatives or suggest how we might go about doing that?
Did you ever go to Monteodorisio? If so and you can help me, please e-mail me back. I live in Broomfield, CO. My mother now lives in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1919 and later moved to Port Washington, NY, then to Florida. We are going to Italy in October and she would love to meet any family still there.
Catherine Nofi
Broomfield, Colorado

Monday, June 28, 2004 at 08:52:58 (CDT)

I'm 38 year old I'am abruzzese and I lived in Belgium. I look for everything them native of Pianella ( Abruzzo) who live in the states and all over the world. Goodbye. Thank you very much. Abruzzo is number 1 !!!!!
Freddy Filippone
Monceau sue Sambre, Charleroi Belgium

Saturday, June 26, 2004 at 15:12:00 (CDT)

I'm interested in starting communication between myself and any distant relatives I may have in the small town of Bellante. My family originated from there and my great grandfather made the trip to the US sometime around the turn of the century.
Vincent Bellante
Ft Lauderdale, Florida USA

Friday, June 25, 2004 at 10:30:48 (CDT)

Hello My name is Steve Ciuffini, not a typical name in England but one I have had for 36 Years. My father origionally lived in Paganica but since leaving the shores of Italy I have no knowledge of my family tree. I would be grateful for any information regarding my relatives as I would love to visit Italy one day to see my fathers place of birth.
Steve Ciuffini
Worcester, Worcestershire England

Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 18:35:14 (CDT)

I am researching the Santillo family. My family ended up in Pittsburgh, PA. My grandfather Samuel was born in PA, but his father Frank Angelo Santillo was born in Italy. I am not exactly sure where, but I have been told a small town called Melissa. Is Melissa still in existance? Frank was born 7/9/1893 and married an Anna Klimchack from Poland. I believe Frank's father's name was Samuel Santillo. I need information on Santillos from Italy and Pittsburgh, PA. Thank you,
Stacy Huston

Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 09:13:51 (CDT)

I search for Donato-Egidio FILIPPONE birth 28/12/1900 in Pianella of Abruzzo/Italy and died in USA 03/1987 Perhaps in Newton, Middlesex, Masaschuset.
The Father and mother of him Francesco FILIPPONE and Pasqua PALUMBO; I such for her descendant familly.
Please Help.
Grazie mille
Freddy Filippone
Monceau, Charleroi Belgium

Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 08:55:15 (CDT)

My name is Freddy Filippone, I am 38 years old and I lived in Belgium but I am native of Pianella ( Abruzze/Italy) in search of relative(parent) and of cousin in United States.

My father Antonio Filippone was born in 1933 has Pianella. My great grand father Vincenzo Filippone was born in 1909 and died in 1951 to Pianella in the age of 39 years only her wife AnnA Spinozzi was born in Pianella 1909 and she died in 1993 in Bad Säckingen /Germany! My great grand Mother Pasqua Palumbo and my great grandfather Francesco Filippone Birth at Pianella in 1889 have several children except Vincenzo of whom Donato/Gabriele/Concetta/Giovina /Mariana /Ciriaca.
Donato FILIPPONE was an important road transporter by lorry.
DONATO birth about 1900 in Pianella in the Abbruzze;ITALY emigrate towards United States by 1920-1935. I would so like to find the descendants of Donato FILIPPONE. Please, questions to your relatives(parents) and grand parents) if it(he) ask remember themselves. Thank you very much for your help(assistance).
I Speak italian/french/german perfectly and a very little bit englisch.
Any help or direction would be appreciated. Thanks.
Freddy Filippone
Charleroi, Belgium

Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 17:18:14 (CDT)

Hello to My Family in Ofena,The BEST Little town in Italy.
My Aunt Catherine and Uncle Fausto. Say hi to Marta wherever she may be. Marta email me.
dino lancione
wilmington, Massachusetts USA

Wednesday, June 23, 2004 at 12:12:35 (CDT)

Hello, im looking for any of my relatives, or cousins, My Grand father was Umberto Liberatore,
Mark Liberatore
Phila, PA USA

Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at 16:11:33 (CDT)

Great site!! My father was from Pacentro. Any family members out there with last name Tollis?
Ben Tollis
Wethersfield, Connecticut

Sunday, June 20, 2004 at 10:36:02 (CDT)

my great grandfather, vincenzo civitello, and i think my great grandmother was lucia odorisio, i believe are from the palombaro, cheiti area. they had the following children, all born in italy, nicola antonio, camillo, carmine, fiorabla and maria. all of the children came to the u.s.,married, had children and passed away. carmine married,in italy to,maria carmen DiGiuseppe, she stayed in italy, they had three children
they are; lucia who married david dibello,they live in the u.s.,the other two are,domenico,d.o.b. 1-27-23 and vincenzeo,d.o.b. 1921 he passed away in 2003. i am looking for relatives in italy that may want to communicatae with relatives here in the u.s., by the was any relative in the u.s. is also welcome.
thomas c civitello
houston, texas united states

Saturday, June 19, 2004 at 16:43:21 (CDT)

D'Angelo - D. DeInnocentils - Fosco - DiRico
Looking for ancestor info. on the above relatives. I have decendent info.- if you think you may have a connection!
lisa angelo
orlando, florida usa

Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 20:02:42 (CDT)

I am looking for: Antonacci, Morelli, Capestrano, Angelosante & Angiefole. They are from fagnano Alto, prov. of L'Aquila. My father-in-law Leucio Antonacci left in 1909 for Steubenville, Ohio. My husband went to visit in july 1965 Stephano & Rossina Capestrano, while he was in the navy. His aunt & uncle Marrieta & Antonio Angelosante are from Rocca di Mezzo. Also Philomenia Morelli. My mother-in-law Antonina Morelli was born in USA but visited Fagnano Alto when she was 13 yrs. old. Today 6-13-2004 she is 98 yrs old and still going strong. Her house burned down on 5-14-2004. She had 8 children many grandchildren & many many great grandchildren. Please if anyone knows anyone in this family, e-mail me. Thank you.
Diane Antonacci
Dillonvale, Ohio USA

Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 18:22:49 (CDT)

Looking for relatives, from Italy and USa.
Rocco Colucci
Tampa, Florida USA

Sunday, June 13, 2004 at 13:44:46 (CDT)

Para conocer mis origenes, deseo saber si alguien de las familias Cistola-Violini, que viven en Italia, mas precisamente en Martinsicuro - Prov. de Teramo, me pueden dar alguna informaciòn de mis abuelos. Mi abuelo se llamaba Rainiero CISTOLA vino a la Argentina en el año 1932 junto a su hermano Alcides CISTOLA y según mi abuelo alli en Martinsicuro quedaron hermanos. Mi abuela Regina VIOLINI vino a la Argentina en el año 1935, junto con mi padre Italo CISTOLA y mis tíos Horacio y Consiglia CISTOLA.Tanto mi abuela como mi abuelo dejaron parientes en Martinsicuro. Quisiera por favor contactarme con alguno de ellos que seguramente habrá alguien que sea primo hermano de mi padre y de mis tìos. GRACIAS.
cistola luis hector

Sunday, June 13, 2004 at 09:37:24 (CDT)

Ciao io sono Antonio Cascianelli, nipote di Maria Massucci residente in Melbourne Australia con figlio di nome Paolo Massucci and tre figlie donne dai nomi di Lina, Gina, Aurora anche residenti in Melbourne e dintorni. Mi piacerebbe mettermi in contatto con qualcuno di loro. Saluti da
Antonio Cascianelli
Sterling Heights, Michigan United States

Sunday, June 13, 2004 at 07:14:24 (CDT)

My Grandparents (Vincenzo and Splendora Cialini)migrated from Italy around 1910 to the U.S. and settled in the Italian neighborhood that was known as "The Avenue" (Warren Ave - Portland, ME).
I believe they were from the Abruzzi Province but not sure of the town. My great grandparents were Elario and Concella (Pointe) Cialini and Guiseppi and Susanna (Mosuino) Trubuiana.
I am trying to research my mother's family and would appreciate any help with my efforts - Thank you
Paul Nilsen
Portland, Maine United States

Friday, June 11, 2004 at 02:41:50 (CDT)

Sono una madre di bimbo di 5,5 anni, che soffre di asma brochiale, dermatite atopica, displasia di tissutta connetiva (MASS-sindrome), artralgie,ecc, accetto come sacrificio usati vestiti e scarpe (mis. 116-128, scarpe 28-30). Sto cercando qualunque genere di aiuto, tutto l’information sul trattamento di MASS-sindrome o una possibilità di presa del mio figlio ad un accampamento di estate di carità al mare o montagne o qualunque altro genere di aiuto come i vestiti, giocattoli, vitamine, medicamenti. Aiuto, per favore! Molto grazie!
Mia conoscenza di l'italiano e non buona. Posso tradurre con "web traduttorre" e poi
corregivo la lettera. Scusate mi, io parlo l'italiano poco poco. Ma io parlo l'inglese bouno. Posso comunicare in l'inglese? Anche io parlo un po' di Tedesco.
Indirizzo: Julia Katkova, POB 276, St.Petersburg-332, 198332 Russia
San Pietroburgo, Russia

Thursday, June 10, 2004 at 16:08:12 (CDT)

Am trying to locate family in Italy from Torricella Peligna, in Chieti. Paternal grandparents were born there.
Both deceased.
Falco Cimabue - born 1884
Anna Adelina Bianchi - born 1890.

Went to Philadelphia, Pa. I have copy of marriage certificate for 1908. any help appreciated. They had 11 children. My father, Frank, was one.
Annamaria (Cimabue) Drais
Wallingford, PA usa

Wednesday, June 09, 2004 at 07:27:04 (CDT)

I am lookin for my family members. Anybody, who can help - please, write!
Cincinatti, IT

Tuesday, June 08, 2004 at 09:22:32 (CDT)

My mother Assunta Maria Bomba came from Lanciano (address Corsa Bandiera 2). She was born on 13 August 1922 and her father was Domenico Bomba and her mother Concetta Cocco.
She had older brothers Alfredo, Tomasso and Vittorio and a sister Angelina that I know of. She met my father, William Pearson Burnyeat, during the war and she married him in Rome in January 1946 and then cam to England. She never returned to Italy. Is there anyone out there with any information as to whether there are any of her family still living in or around Lanciano.
Ann Proctor
Chesterfield, Derbyshire England

Sunday, June 06, 2004 at 07:38:47 (CDT)

My grandfather was Franco Paolini. He was born in San Benedetto in Perillis and immigrated to the US in 1906. I know who his father was (Francesco Giuiliano Paolini) and some of his father's ancestors. But I have no lead on his mother. Franco was the child of his father's first marriage. Anyone with info, please share. It would be very much appreciated. Thanks.
Judith Paoline Uhlinger

Wednesday, June 02, 2004 at 16:02:11 (CDT)

Quiero contactarme con familiares de apellido GALIZIA
de Archi provincia de CHIETI de donde eran mis abuelos
jorge galizia
Rio Cuarto, Cordoba Argentina

Tuesday, June 01, 2004 at 23:23:43 (CDT)

I was born in Pescara and because of the untimely death of my father, my mother and I moved to Long Island, NY. My father's name was Benito Italiani and his father's name was Michele Italiani. They were both born (from what I've been told) in Città Sant'Angelo. They were also buried there. Because of a lack of information from any good source I have had a real tough time getting any information on the Italiani's in Pescara or Città Sant'Angelo. From what I've been told, the name originated in Tirol, but that is more vague information. If you have any info on the name Italiani please let me know. I have been to most of the genealogy site and getambiguous results. Another problem is that when I search for Italiani, a whole list of Italian related sites come up which lead me further off course. Let me know. Thanks, Michael
Michael Italiani
Brooklyn, NY USA

Tuesday, June 01, 2004 at 21:39:51 (CDT)

I'm looking for Jim H. He was working in Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, CT. I am Lucia. I used to live in Bridgeport, CT. Jim, if you remember me, email me at my daughter's address: binahoyt at hotmail-dot-com. Jim, I wonder if you remember my house on Folino Drive in Bpt, CT? Take care...
Botsford, CT USA

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