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Provinces of Abruzzo

Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at 17:56:44 (CST)

Hello!!!,Iam looking for information about the Amici or D'Amici family.
My great grandfather Luigi Amici or D'Amici,was born in L'Aquila (03-02-1897).
If you know my family,or are apart of it write me back.
Thanks a loooooot!!!
Belen Cuezzo
San Miguel de Tucuman, Tucuman Argentina

Monday, March 28, 2005 at 12:56:46 (CST)

Hola a todos me llamo carlos profeta y soy de venezuela y quisiera que cualquier persona que tenga alguna informacion sobre el apellido Profeta me envie un mail... Muchas Gracias
Carlos Profeta
Bachaquero, Zulia Venezuela

Saturday, March 26, 2005 at 15:24:22 (CST)

Looking for information about my great-grandparents. Carmen Rossi, born 22 may 1876,in Montenerodomo, Italy. Married in Montenerodomo to Maria Domenica (maiden name unknown) who was born about 1879. She immigrated to usa 21 may 1910 with daughter Carmela and son Rocco, ages 10 and 6 respectively. Carmen immigrated earlier at a date unknown. Thank you for your help in advance.
Joe Musisca
canton, ohio usa

Saturday, March 26, 2005 at 08:41:59 (CST)

Looking for Mgbada family members from Pennapiedimonte, Province of Chieti.
Regards.
Dr.Eze Mgbada
Lome, Kara Togo

Friday, March 25, 2005 at 20:25:44 (CST)

Hi I am from Petoronello and Studying to be a Veterianrian in Canada. My mom and dad were born there and I have been a few times. I love it there. All of my relatives are there. I just wanted to say hi to everyone.
Patrizia D'Ippolito
Calgary, Alberta Canada

Friday, March 25, 2005 at 05:49:56 (CST)

I have left a message on this site in the past under a diffarent e-mail address and was lucky to have contacted an uncle from italy.
latley he has not responde to my e-mails - I now hope thate he sees this new address and will contact me again
To anyone who wants to contact me please do so
It will be nice to chat and e-mail one another
Domenico Andreucci
Johannesburg, gauteng South Africa

Thursday, March 24, 2005 at 22:09:17 (CST)

I mie genitori vengono di Lettomanoppello. Mio padre di cognome: Breggia. Anni fa, una zia mi diceva di aver visto un libro intitolato: La storia della famiglia Breggia. Se cualcuno ha mai visto ho letto questo libro per piacere mi scriva. Grazie.
Lucy Vizintin
woodbridge, ontario Canada

Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 11:46:11 (CST)

Mi bisabuelo vino de Italia se llamaba Giusseppe Fossati y se afincó en Málaga, concretamente en un pueblo que se llama Vélez-Málaga, quisiera que alguien con este apellido contactara conmigo pues tengo mucho interés por saber exactamente en que región de Italia nació, pues no lo sé con total seguridad. Grazie a tutti.
dori
alcobendas (madrid), españa

Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 01:25:47 (CST)

I am looking for relatives or information about my grandparents: AntonioAngelo Cancelliere and Angela Cancelliere (nee: Ditri) both were born in Longano. They lived in Bethlehem Pennsylvania for a while but eventually settled in Philadelphia.
Jude M. Cancelliere
Marlton, New Jersey USA

Monday, March 21, 2005 at 18:50:17 (CST)

Great web site
Lanie Tolari
Pleasanton, California USA

Monday, March 21, 2005 at 11:49:57 (CST)

I am looking for info on my father's family name Rofrano--
my Grandfather's name was Albert --he had a brother Jack.
My grandmothers' name was Clara--maiden name Paccione--from Bari.
anyone with info--please email me--
thanks
Julie Ewald--(Rofrano)
Delray Beach, Fl USA

Saturday, March 19, 2005 at 15:34:11 (CST)

Hi, I was born in Australia but am very interested in my family's Italian heritage. My mother Delia Di Medio (daughter of Antonio Di Medio and Celeste Di Guglielmo)is from "Civitella Messer Raimondo" (Prov. Chieti) and my father Quirino D'Alessandro (son of Giuseppe D'Alessandro and Concetta Di Guglielmo)is from a small nearby hamlet called "Gallo".
If you live in Civitella or if your parents are from there, I would like to hear from you. I visited about 17 years ago and have fond memories of the majestic mountains and of the beautiful people. If anyone has information on the Di Medio or D'Alessandro family names, I would also be interested in hearing from you. Cheers, MARIA D'ALESSANDRO.
Maria D'Alessandro
Melbourne, Victoria Australia

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at 10:23:44 (CST)

Please contact Camille T. Christie if you are related to the Pantalone in the Abruzzo or Pescara
Camille Taccarello Christie
Roseville, California USA

Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 13:16:28 (CST)

I also have relative that arrived in the US from Nereto. Their name was Bruno. My grandfather's name was Frank (Francesco?? or Franco??). He was married to Concetta Branella, also from Nereto I am told by my uncle. It seems that they settled initially in Wilmington, DE and then moved to South Philadelphia. I am not sure of the years yet.

I would appreciate any information about the Bruno's or Branella's from Nereto.

fdehoratius at sjprep.org
F. DeHoratius
Wayne, PA USA

Sunday, March 13, 2005 at 16:25:13 (CST)

visitate www.cavalancia.com per la familia cavalancia, in oltre c'e una paggina dedicato a silvi www.cavalancia.com/silvieroi dove troverai foto e alcune cose interessante
just to let people know www.cavalancia.ca has moved to .com
you will find great info on the family tree
also a page dedicated to silvi and its people. pics and more at www.cavalancia.com/silvieroi
anthony
ottawa, canada

Saturday, March 12, 2005 at 17:45:01 (CST)

Hi, I'm researching my grandfather's history. I believe he was born in Torino di Sangro on July 26, 1910. On his birth certificate he is named Francesco Aulino. Other documents show his father's name as Mazarelli D'aloisio or Daluiso, and his mother's name as Maria Peluzzi. My grandfather immigrated with his mother in 1913 on the ship "Ancona" and eventually kept the name Frank W. Daluiso. Please let me know if you have any information to share. Grazie!
antonia daluiso
redondo beach , CA United States

Friday, March 11, 2005 at 19:12:00 (CST)

In the archived messages for Sulmona, the link to my original message re Pantana/Palazzone names does not work. But if anyone knows anything about Rosaria Pantano and Michele Palazzone from Sulmona, who came to Watertown, MA around 1904, please let me know.
Barbara Beaudoin

Wednesday, March 09, 2005 at 17:43:11 (CST)

Hello
I'm looking for family of Celio and Tocco in Italy.
this site is very interesting.
alfonsa/alice
Poughkeepsie, New York USA

Tuesday, March 08, 2005 at 12:13:24 (CST)

My wife's parents and grandparents came from Pettorano Sul Gizio (Serafini, Suffoletta). There are many people in the Hamilton Ontario area that were born in Pettorano. I am attempting to build a family tree from information received from my wife's relatives. Perhaps I can access others with information that will enhance what I already have.
Leonard Hostin
Stoney Creek, Ontario Canada

Monday, March 07, 2005 at 21:21:10 (CST)

My name is Dennis Allen. My mother's family came from the Abruzzo region. My grandfather was Carmine Ursitti and my grandmother was Angela Maria [Calderone] Ursitti. Carmine's parents were Donato Ursitti and Maria Gelarda Antonucci. Angela Maria's parents were Salvantonio Calderone and Agata [Cera] Calderone.
Carmine came from Villetta Barrea and Angela Maria came from Barrea. Carmine had 3 brothers--Maro, Amedeo, and a brother we couldn't name. He had one sister--Pacifica.
Pacifica married and moved to Palermo. Amedeo moved there also. Maro moved to Joliet, Illinois and raised his family there. The fourth brother died in France during WWI. Carmine came to the U.S. and lived in Akron, Ohio. He brought Angela Maria[wife] and Maria Domenica [daughter] to the U.S. in 1921. There were two sons born and raised in the U.S. as well as Maria Domenica.
Can anyone help me continue this search for my family? I'm planning to take my family to Italy in the summer of 2006 to continue the search. Please contact me if you have information that could tie family members into the family tree.
Thanks,
Dennis Allen
stow, ohio U.S.A.

Sunday, March 06, 2005 at 09:50:53 (CST)

What a wonderful site. I have been reserching my grandfather's family from Fara San Martino. I was at a dead end until I discovered this site and found an interesting post.
My grandpop was Nicola Cipolla, his father was Stefano Cipolla and his mother was Angela Orsatti.
Phyllis ( Bilotti ) Bethel
Wildwood Crest, NJ USA

Sunday, March 06, 2005 at 07:21:35 (CST)

This is a great site to visit!
Franca Martino-Harper
Hamilton (Ancaster), Ontario Canada

Saturday, March 05, 2005 at 22:57:44 (CST)

Looking for relatives still in Italy.....Frosolone....last name DeMaio. Please e-mail............Thank you......GREAT SITE! Also any relatives in USA that are related to DeMaio.
Francesca
USA, USA

Saturday, March 05, 2005 at 02:22:20 (CST)

What a GREAT web site! I am searching for anyone left in my children's paternal Grandfather's family.
His name was Filippo D'ANGELO from Maddaloni. His father's was Michele D'ANGELO and he had a sister named Olimpia D'ANGELO. Michele and Olimpia immigrated to the US in 1915, and settled in Plainsfield, New Jersey. Filippo D'ANGELO immigrated to the US in 1921 at the age of 22. He went to visit his sister Olimpia. We will be visiting Italy in late March 2005 and we hope to visit Maddaloni. The children and I would love to see where Flippo lived. We do not have any further information about the family members. Does anyone have any information you can share with us? We are really hoping to meet and visit with family members when we arrive in Maddaloni.
Please email any information you have,we would love to hear from you! Thanks a bunch!

Shirley Jensen
Gaithersburg, Maryland USA

Friday, March 04, 2005 at 22:30:16 (CST)

My mothers maiden name is schieda, my grandparents were born in italy, and my greatgrandmother lived in Quebec. There is a lot of family still up in Montreal. Maybe in some long chain we're related!!! My grandfathers name was Mario (Mariano Schieda) He is sadly deceased though, but my grandmothers name is anna schieda, she glad to say is still with us.
Melissa Hinton
Blasdell, NY USA

Thursday, March 03, 2005 at 15:45:06 (CST)

I already left a message but with incorrect e mail address- this is my correct e mail address judge at eoni.com. Just wondering if any one remembers my parents Federico and Maria (Faiella) Dipaolo. They were married in 1933 in Introdacqua italy. I also have a brother Antonio Dipaolo born in Introdacqua italy. Any info would be appreciated.
Theresa Krogh
Hermiston, or usa

Thursday, March 03, 2005 at 14:40:11 (CST)

Still looking for a Volpino puppy, but not having any luck. If anyone know of a Volpino Italiano breeder, please send the information to me.

Mike
Mike

Wednesday, March 02, 2005 at 09:08:10 (CST)

I am trying to find out about my great grandfather his name was Carlo Besselo does anyone know if this is a rare surname in Italy because I cant find it anywhere. If anyone has got or knows anyone with that name please get in touch
lynne watkins
wales uk

Wednesday, March 02, 2005 at 08:46:10 (CST)

ciao a tutti hello to all
i have posted a website where i have traced the cavalancia family tree to its origins. there are somewhat recent photos of the entire family tree and a page fro the people and places in silvi (te).
the address is www.cavalancia.com
and is best viewed with a resolution of 1024X748
thanks
anthony cavalancia
ottawa, ontario canada

Tuesday, March 01, 2005 at 23:08:53 (CST)

In reply to John Placentra - The Bersaglieri are special military corps of great prestige, they parade running and playing their "fanfara", and the parade uniform has a head cover with a plumage. Rommel, the German commander in Africa during WW2, said "...the German soldier surprised the world, ithe Italian bersagliere surprised the German soldier..." ... when in Italy you call someone a "bersagliere" you mean he is strong, fast, energetic, usually also athletic and tall..
admin

Tuesday, March 01, 2005 at 13:22:55 (CST)

When growing up my fathers'friends called him or refered to him-"l Figlio d' Bersaglieri". When I asked why he said that his father was a Bersaglieri. My question is --what is a Bersaglieri and where can I get more on this subject?
John Placentra
Franklinville, New Jersey USA