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Provinces of Abruzzo

Monday, August 30, 2004 at 16:22:32 (CDT)

this is the town that my family came from. I'm trying to see if we have any other family there my ggrandparents names were andrea & philamena monaco they had2 boys when they leftpleplease if they is any family left, l wwould love to call or write them! as l promised my grandmother that l would! thank you!
gayle monaco
gayle
las vegas, nevada usa

Monday, August 30, 2004 at 09:56:06 (CDT)

My son starts high school this week. His Great Grandfather and Great grandmother Vito and Rafiella Iacoviello from Compobasso Italy would be so very proud of him as well as his Grandfather Michael "Black Mike" Iacoviello as is his Father.To my son-Remember where you came from and who you are as a man,that a great deal of struggle was made for your life by generations before you as you will for them ahead of you, walk in Gods ways and no harm shall ever come to thee, and be proud and honored to say........................I am Italian !
God Bless.
Papa.
Nick Iacoviello
North End Boston, MA

Monday, August 30, 2004 at 08:22:19 (CDT)

Great Site, I am interested in any information about my Grandfather Vito Iacoviello or my Father Michael Iacoviello of the North End Boston. Please email me at my address, Thanks
Nick Iacoviello
Houston, Texas U.S.A

Saturday, August 28, 2004 at 16:35:07 (CDT)

Wanted to change my e-mail address, and still looking for information on Domenico DiVincenzo and Angelina D'Orazio families.
Albert D. DiVincenzo
Dearborn, Michigan USA

Friday, August 27, 2004 at 13:17:31 (CDT)

My maternal grandparents are from Abruzzo, in particular Pescara and Monte Bella. Ganfathers name was Giovanni Evangelista and granfmother was Loretta Marone Evangleista. They settles in Winchester Mass in the 1920's.
Walter Aldorisio
Greenwood, Indiana USA

Friday, August 27, 2004 at 12:03:35 (CDT)

Hello there everybody. My parents are from a little town called Celano, Aquila ITALIA. They moved to Mississauga in 1966.
Ciao a tutti, I miei genitori vengono da Celano AQ ITALIA. Loro hanno immigrato a Mississauga nel 1966.
DOMENIC SANTUCCI
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO CANADA

Friday, August 27, 2004 at 08:58:06 (CDT)

Hi,
I'm looking for information on my family- Torricelli.
I know my great-grandfather was Antonio Torricelli born around 1888. Came to the US around 1904-1913. Worked for the railroad which led him to Virginia where he met my great-grandmother. He left VA and through word of mouth believe he headed to the Philadelphia area. We also know there was a sister who died young Nettie Alice (who my grandmother was named for). Some records we have found if this is the right Antonio Torricelli say he returned to Italy with an American Embassay address. I also know his parents were Nutony and Vittola Torricelli. Any help would be welcome.
Thank you.
Sharon
lynchburg, VA USA

Thursday, August 26, 2004 at 15:51:56 (CDT)

Hello, I am searching for relatives by the last name of "Nicolini" in Genova,Italy. My grandfather name is Osvaldo Francisco Nicolini and my great grandfather's name was Francisco Nicolini Orzini he moved from Genova, Italy to South America Chile around the 1900.
Any information would be appreciated
Thank you
Fabiola L. Nicolini
Calgary, Alberta Canada

Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at 09:33:54 (CDT)

My great grandfather was born in Calabria but I don´t know where, and I was wondering if there´s someone who can help me finding his born certificate so that I could apply for my Italian citizenship, it´s very important to me, help me please. His name is Serafim Beraldi (or Seraphim Beraldi), and he was born in 1867. Thank you for reading at least.
Kaiser Rogério Garcia
São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo Brasil

Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at 00:33:58 (CDT)

My father's name was Nicola Ludovico. He was the only one from his family that came to the USA about 1913. He had 3 brothers and two sisters. Who I'm sure are deceased by now. He and my mother's parents all came from Termoli.
I would like to to know if I have any relatives in Italy with the surname of Ludovico or Donofrio.
Basso Ludovico
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

Monday, August 23, 2004 at 13:34:00 (CDT)

Trying to trace my aunty who was last known to be living in place called Acerra Napoli, she goes by the name Teresa De Cicco.
Maria Hooper
Southampton, United Kingdom

Friday, August 20, 2004 at 16:08:02 (CDT)

ciao, io sono amica di giorgio carullo - sono stata in italia nell anno 1993 - mi ricorda? io bisogno parlare con giorgio ma no lo trovo mai alla sua casa.
chiedo per favore dai questo messaggio a lui. aspetto una risposta.
caro abraccio a tutti gli amici di orsogna! grazie
karina rivero
buenos aires, argentina

Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 04:27:36 (CDT)

Going to Italy Sept/04 Looking for info on Nazzareno Cherubini Born Pietracamela, Teramo 1899?
Went to Minto New Brunswick Canada Changed name to Corbin Died Simcoe Ontario 1964
Thanks
Rob Corbin
Sydney, NSW Australia

Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 00:16:18 (CDT)

hello would like 2 find out where my family came from only know my great grandfathers name was romolo dicarlo and he came to usa in the early 1900's he had 1 son i know of my grandfather salvatore any ideas?
Jason DiCarlo
hollywood, fla. u.s.a

Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 09:57:03 (CDT)

my fathers name was gerardo celini and he was from vallepocino near picinisco
antonietta celini plunkett
paisley, scotland

Monday, August 16, 2004 at 01:17:07 (CDT)

I'm looking for information about my grandfather Giuseppe Della Valle who came to the US in 1917
Joseph Della-Volle
Naples, Italy

Friday, August 13, 2004 at 15:49:02 (CDT)

I'm looking for my Greatgrandmother's grave site. Her name was Maria (Passacantando) Seri. She married Germano Seri in Fagnano Alto, L'Aquila, and they had a daughter Ida who was my Grandmother. Ida was born in Castello. Is there a church that I might contact in the village of Castello? I will be coming to Fagnano Alto in September and any help would be welcomed. Is there any Seri's or Catalano' out there? Thank you in advance.
Sherry (Catalano) Petersen
Bandon, OR usa

Friday, August 13, 2004 at 09:12:16 (CDT)

Salve, mi chiamo Freddy Filippone, vivo in Belgio, sono alla ricerca del fratello di mio nonno e dei suoi discendenti, si chiama Gabriele Filippone nato a Pianella, provincia di Pescara in Abruzzo – Italia, il 19-10-1901, emigrato in Argentina verso il 1920. Non è escluso che abbia preso la cittadinanza argentina.
I such for Gabriele alis Donato Filippone birth in Pianella /Abruzze/Italy 18/10/1901 and emigrated i, the states or Argentina about 1925/1930.
La ringrazio per qualsiasi informazione
Porgo i più distinti saluti.
Many thanks.
Freddy Filippone
Monceau sur Sambre, Charleroi Belgium

Friday, August 13, 2004 at 08:11:15 (CDT)

Presently researching ancestors based in Caruffo (S. Lucia delgi Abruzzi) Ofena.
Family names are Ciccone, Celli, Carota, Palumbo, DiRosario, Pasquantonio. Have some birth dates from 1820s through grandparents, born 1880.
Happy to share/trade all info.
Carole Ciccone
Mansfield, MA USA

Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 13:37:04 (CDT)

I am researching my father's family from Raiano, L'Aquila, Italy. My father was Emidio (called Emil) DiGiulio, born in 1924 to Venanzio DiGiulio (son of Giovanni DiGiulio and Elisabetta Tiberi) and Vincenza DiGiulio (daughter of Emidio DiGiulio and Maria Sofia Arquilla). They were cousins, either second or third, I think. Nonno & Nonna also had a daughter, Giovannina (called Jennie), born in 1923. Grazie mille for any assistance!
Linda DiGiulio Golonka
Glendale Heights, IL USA

Saturday, August 07, 2004 at 10:37:52 (CDT)

I left Abruzzo in 1995, Rocca San Giovanni, Chieti. After moving around (North Italy, Paris, London, Israel, India etc.) I settled in Leon Spain. I keep in touch with relatives and friends in Abruzzo but I would like to contact abruzzesi all over the world. You may write in English, French, Spanish or Italian.
Facetv sendí
aldo fabrizio veri
leon, leon spain

Saturday, August 07, 2004 at 09:28:08 (CDT)

Hello to Ofena I hope my Aunt Catherine and Uncle fausto Cantera are good, I am still looking for Marta Ferraro. Marta Email me.
dino
wilmington, Massachusetts USA

Friday, August 06, 2004 at 10:47:27 (CDT)

My name is Christina Bonanni, my sister Melissa Lavat and I are looking for info. on our family in Italy. My grandfather Ignazio Bonanni came from Aquila, Ovindoli around 1920. My grandmother is Ines (DiMichele) Bonanni and also came to the U.S. around 1945 accompanied by her two sons Pasquale Bonanni and Angelo Bonanni. I am interested in locating family and eager to learn more about my heritage.
Christina Bonanni
Stevensville, Md U.S.

Thursday, August 05, 2004 at 22:25:51 (CDT)

I am interested in finding anyone from my family whose last name would be Di Vincenzo. Di Vincenzo is my name before I was married. My father was born in Vialle Lempa, Civittella del Tronto.
Eva Pagliacci
Stoney Creek, Ontario Canada

Monday, August 02, 2004 at 05:20:09 (CDT)

Ciao a tutti,sono Anna Piccirilli, scrivo solo dall'Italia, appartengo agli abruzzesi che non si sono mossi più di tanto. Un saluto a tutti i Piccirilli sparsi per il mondo. Ci organizziamo?
Anna Piccirilli
Aosta, Italy