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Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 23:39:44 (CDT)

I'm looking for any relatives I might have in or from Italy
My grandfather's family are from a small town called Corpi Santi near Lama dei deligni and their names are:
Crocinto D'Eramo born 12-30-1870 d. 9-9-1921
his wife maria Carmela Cocco born 2-10-1875 d.12-11-1927
Giovanni D'Eramo born 9-14-1843 died unknown
Guiseppe E. Cocco born 10-21-1842 died 7-19-1842
Erminia Di Giacomo born March 1852 died 6-22-1919
So if there is anyone how has heard of these names please contact me Please! look forward in hearing from you
Phil Wilson
Merced, California USA

Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 05:41:57 (CDT)

Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 27, 1910. Her family was of Albanian descent. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India. After a few months' training in Dublin she was sent to India, where on May 24, 1931, she took her initial vows as a nun. From 1931 to 1948 Mother Teresa taught at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta, but the suffering and poverty she glimpsed outside the convent walls made such a deep impression on her that in 1948 she received permission from her superiors to leave the convent school and devote herself to working among the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta. Although she had no funds, she depended on Divine Providence, and started an open-air school for slum children. Soon she was joined by voluntary helpers, and financial support was also forthcoming. This made it possible for her to extend the scope of her work.
On October 7, 1950, Mother Teresa received permission from the Holy See to start her own order, "The Missionaries of Charity", whose primary task was to love and care for those persons nobody was prepared to look after. In 1965 the Society became an International Religious Family by a decree of Pope Paul VI.
Thought u might like this...
Eddy Walter

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at 14:00:02 (CDT)

Buon giorno tutti! I'm looking for any relatives that share the surnames of DiPaolo and Caroselli. My family immigrated to the USA from Casacanditella, province of Chieti. Don't know if any relatives still live there but its worth a shot. Mille Grazie.
Tom DePaul
Romulus, MI USA

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at 07:36:08 (CDT)

Congratulations on a wonderful site.
My husband Renato Lanci was born in Frisa, Province Chieti Abruzzi. He went to Canada for 2 years & then settled in Australia in 1962. We love going back to Frisa to catch up with relatives & friends. One of our great loves it to go up into the mountain villages.
Margaret Lanci
Tumbi Umbi, New South Wales Australia

Monday, June 27, 2005 at 20:43:36 (CDT)

Estoy armando mi arbol genealogico y necesito saber mas datos sobre mis bisabuelos Camillo Romagnoli y Pasqua Focaceque tuvieron hijos en Mozzagrogna Pvcia de Chieti los cuales vinieron a Argentina en la decada del 20 .
Desde ya muchisimas gracias
Hugo Romagnoli
Rosario, Santa Fe Argentina

Monday, June 27, 2005 at 08:02:47 (CDT)

my father, antonio pisano and my mother carmela messineo emigrated to canada in the early 50's. we came from mammola, reggio calabria, italy. news from people related or known to my family will be welcomed.
angela pisano-mazzolino
st. catharines, ontario canada

Sunday, June 26, 2005 at 21:13:42 (CDT)

Pasquale Scuillo and Laura Scuillo (Le Donne-maiden name) were my grandparents. I believe they from Ateleta, Italy. They arrive in USA Oct 13,1903, and lived in Pittsburgh, Pa. area in Bloomfield...trying to remember some of our relatives also living in Bloomfield were the Zappa's, Le Donne, Monicelli. My dad Nicola Cenci came to usa in 1911, met mom and married my mom,,, Anna Sciullo, he was a Tailor like his father, Raffaele (my grandfather), he returned to Italy, my guess is to the town where he passed away and where my Dad born ...Vastogiardi,in Campobasso,region of Molise. Any info on Mom's or my Dad's family .....would be fantastic Thank you Nick Cenci Pgh, Pa.
nick cenci
pgh, pa usas

Sunday, June 26, 2005 at 16:11:23 (CDT)

grand father lived in the bronx had seven children looking for any long lost cousins etc.
joseph occhicone
rye brook, new york usa

Sunday, June 26, 2005 at 15:06:26 (CDT)

I am 58 years old very curious about my father Guiseppe Morelli who must be about 80 years old he was a prisoner of war in County Durham in 1945-1946 i was the result of a romance between Joe as he was known and my mother Betty Gorman from a place called Quarrington Hill they met in Coxhoe can anyone help with information would appreciate it very much.
annie lorraine gorman
st neots, cambridge england

Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 03:14:34 (CDT)

Gracias a dios que encontre esta web,mis abuelos paternos nacieron en rossello,carmelo iacaruso y rosaria caracino,se que hay personas con ese apellido,por favor que alguie de ellos me conteste,quiero saber sobre mis bisabuelos,tartarabuelos etc.muchas pero muchas gracias.adriana iacaruso.mail.iacarussoa at speedy.com.ar.rio gallegos,argentina.
Adriana iacaruso
Rio gallegos.argentina, santa cruz calafate 209

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at 16:06:26 (CDT)

I am looking for information on my grandfather who immigrated to the USA from Pretare, Italy in the early 1900's. His name was Pietro Perla. The only other info I have is they were goat farmers in the mountains of the region.
Thanks
Rick Roble
Latrobe, PA USA

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at 14:07:28 (CDT)

Buenos Días, mi nombre es SERGIO, y soy descendiente de Abruzzeces. Mis bisabuelos - ALEJANDRO BRUNO y CLEMENTINA AMOROSO - nacieron en el pueblo de RAPINO, e emigraron a la ARGENTINA, a fines del SIGLO XIX.
Quisiera saber si en el pueblo de RAPINO, todavía quedan parientes.
Sin más, saludo muy atentamente.
SERGIO FRANCESCO CIFALDI
VILLA BALLESTER, BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at 08:30:36 (CDT)

My great grandfather was also named Guiseppe Cercone. I know they are from the Ateleta, Abbruzzo area. Im not sure if it is the same person but his son Guido is from Pittsburgh, PA. He had 4 sons their families live in Pittsburgh, Seminole, FL, Rogers City, MI. My brother Ben lives in Colombus, Indiana.
Dominic Cercone
Rogers City, MI USA

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at 00:02:36 (CDT)

I am trying to locate people from the Province of Pescara who live in the USA ( first secondo or third generation)and maybe elegible to receive an award on Nov. 13 from the president of Pescara Chamber of Commerce, the award is "Premio fedelta` al lavoro" and every year the city of Pescara awards people in different parts of the world. this year the ceremony will be in NY.
I can be reached at : NYSabbia at aol-dot-com suggestions are more than welcome,
grazie
Cav. Sabbia Auriti
New York USa

Monday, June 20, 2005 at 07:35:35 (CDT)

i'm looking for info on the LUDOVICO family.My greatgrandfather was ANTONIO LUDOVICO born on 4/16/1886 in Abruzzo Italy. Thay came to the us in feb. 18,1911.
If you have any info or if your family member please contact me.
jason ludovico
baden, pa us

Sunday, June 19, 2005 at 04:38:24 (CDT)

io vorrei trovare BIAGIO MARANESE in argentine sia cugini in primo ma io sono in australia e non ho avoto fortuna di conoscere biagio i nostri genitori vengono da tocco da casauria e castiglione casauria se qualcunopuo aiutarmi a rintracciare maranese BIAGIO saro molto lieto grazie tanto
michele sticca
rye , vctoria australia

Saturday, June 18, 2005 at 23:05:12 (CDT)

Hello I'm Cassie... I was wondering if anyone had information about an orphanage in Furci. My mother was adopted from Furci and she wants to find her family. It would make her very happy. E-mail me if you have any information ...
Cassandra Cutter
VA United States

Saturday, June 18, 2005 at 18:01:40 (CDT)

Desearia poder contactarme con los Romagnoli de Mozzagrogna en la provincia de Chieti para poder armar mi arbol genealogico y conocer a algun familiar si es que lo tengo .
Mi nono nacio en Mozzagrogna el 15 de Marzo de 1904 y fallecio en Argentina en el año 1932 sus padres (mis bisabuelos) se llamabanCamillo Romagnoli y Pasqua Focace .
agradeceria cualquier informacion
Hugo Romagnoli
Rosario, Santa Fe Argentina

Friday, June 17, 2005 at 20:17:10 (CDT)

My name is Ariana I am 18 years and Im searching for my family. Im peruvian but my grandfather was italian from Cupello in Abruzo, his name was DOMENICO CICCHINI his brothers are Francesco, Nicola, Giovanni, Felice, Rocco, and also he have a sister called Rossina.
Im telling you all these because we migth be family. My granfather dies in 1975.
The parents of me grandfather were Antonio Alesandro and Marietta Palladino Collamarino.
I know that I have family in Italy, Australia, and in other countries.
Please can you answer me back.
ariana
Lima, Peru

Friday, June 17, 2005 at 05:25:24 (CDT)

CIAO A TUTTI GLI ITALIANI E NON CHE LEGGERANNO QUESTO MIO MESSAGGIO!
SONO APPASSIONATO NELLA RICERCA DEI DI PRINZIO SPARSI IN TUTTO IL MONDO E MI PIACEREBBE CONOSCERLI E PARLARE CON LORO!SPERO DI RIUCIRCI,CIAO DA CHIETI.
rossano
CHIETI, ITALY ABRUZZO

Thursday, June 16, 2005 at 23:53:21 (CDT)

hi, i like your site. Am doing a family on names Placido Iulio, Fonoliko Iulio, Atiano, Elenio (probably derives from the name Iulio).thanks.
Tony Tofa
Auckland, New Zealand

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at 20:28:41 (CDT)

Looking for more Bio. & contact information on the Stunt man turned actor Nick or Nicholas J Giangiulio.
Want to know about his Parents & where they are from etc. Could be related. Thanks.
My cousin's son runs a tourist place in Palombaro, Chieti.
Sandra
Perth, Western Australia Australia

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at 01:45:21 (CDT)

Looking for anyone with the last name GIANGIULIO.
My Father, Salvatore born 1924 (d. 1990 Australia)in Palombaro, Chieti in Abruzzo. He had a brother and a sister. Met his nephew who lives in that area twice. Dont know much about his parents or family etc. Email to chat.
15 June 2005
Sandra
Perth, Western Australia Australia

Monday, June 13, 2005 at 13:13:51 (CDT)

My grandparents were from Palmoli they are both deceased as are my parents. I am looking for information on any relatives that my still be living there. I am planning a trip to Palmoli in 2006 with my wife and our nine year old daughter. When is the climate better, in July or August?
Michael Pascucci
West Hartford , Connecticut USA

Monday, June 13, 2005 at 05:43:44 (CDT)

I am searching for an apartment to rent for one month in Montesilvano(PE) near the sea for my family. I require a double bedroom with kitchen and bath. Please send info. to my e-mail below.
Thank you;
Roberto Gatto
Cerco appartamento località Montesilvano (PE) vicino al mare per famiglia. In
affitto bilocale + cucina e un bagno, 4 posti (letto) per un mese.
Invare info al mio indirizzo qui sotto. Grazie di mi rispondere.
Roberto Gatto
Ottawa, Canada

Sunday, June 12, 2005 at 13:58:10 (CDT)

Hello, my father name is Albert Barbetta Sr,He is son of Isadoro Barbetta,of Pennslyvania (Pottsville). My name is Albert Barbetta Jr I residei in Danville Illinois I would like to hear from any other Barbettas.Thank you and have a good day . Ciao
Albert Barbetta
Danville Illinois, 15 North State Street United States

Friday, June 10, 2005 at 05:54:49 (CDT)

To whom it may concern...
I am trying to trace my grandfather's relatives moved to us.
Through Ellis Island web site I found out a name and, if I'm right, I'm pretty close to solution.
Roberto Morelli, that's the name, went to the U.S. in 1910 at the age of 29.
The document mentions his wife Giovanna but nothing else. He left Italy from Naples .His record is very hard to read but it appears he went to N.Y., (possibly Buffalo) to his in-law, Luigi xxxxx. I can't make out the last name. He may have been traveling with a Francesco or Francesca Alfonsetti, also from Paganica.On the record it does mention that Roberto was bald.
i am sure they had two sons, Jimmy and Dario, I don't know if they were born in us or Italy.
i also have the first address they lived in California, temple City.
if somebody can help me in discovering something that would be fantastic.
Hope I hear you...Thank's Alessia
Alessia
Roma, Italia

Wednesday, June 08, 2005 at 09:11:08 (CDT)

I am looking for anyone with the last name Italiano. My father was Salvatore. His father was Vito Italiano and his mother was Adele Calagari of Mt. Vernon, New York. My father Salvatore was born in the Bronx, New York. He has since passed away but had shared with me that he was related to Anna Maria Louisa Italiano (stage name Anne Bancroft). I would love to hear from anyone with any information on ancestors of this family.
Debboe
Harrisonburg, Virginia USA

Tuesday, June 07, 2005 at 21:01:41 (CDT)

My grandparents were from Rocca san Giovanni and came to Canada in the early 1900's. There surname is Delpellaro. Was maybe spelled Del Pelaro. Anyone know this name?
L
Ptbo, ON Canada

Tuesday, June 07, 2005 at 09:19:44 (CDT)

I am looking for my birth father. I don't know much about him other this name is Marc Anthony Brandolino. If I'm not mistaken, he was born October 23, 1953, in Schenectady, NY. His Father's name is John Brandolino. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. I am now 30 years old and have never met my father. I don't know why he left my mother, but I just want to let him know that I'm not angry at him. Please, if anyone knows about Marc, please e-mail me or call (980)253-9221. Thank you.
Joan Yvette (Brandolino) Graham
Charlotte, North Carolina USA

Monday, June 06, 2005 at 12:03:13 (CDT)

my family is from naples italy ,there surname is melchiorre
im looking for any family thats still alive ,from naples or the usa , i hope there is family so i can know more about my family roots thanks antionette melchiorre/ sargent
if there any one out there in naples or usa thats my family
please email ok
antionette melchiorre/sargent
rocky point, ny usa

Monday, June 06, 2005 at 11:57:40 (CDT)

I am researching the Venanzi (Vananzo)family. I understand my boyfriend's grandfather Luigi F. Venanzi was born in Controguerra. The ship manifest says his last residence was Tortoreto. I know that his father was Ferdinando and his mother was Angelina Reely. Luigi had a brother Giovanni and a sister Maria who also came to Maryland. I would love to hear from anyone who knows of this family.
Helen Erdman
Baltimore, Maryland USA

Monday, June 06, 2005 at 05:34:16 (CDT)

A todos las personas nascidas en Giuliopoli, provincia de Chieti, Abruzzo, y a todos sus discendientes disperso en el mundo, desearía señalar dos paginas web concernientes
nuestro pueblo:
www.giuliopoli.8m.com creado y ideado por Christian que vive en Buenos Aires( por favor dejar un mensaje en el "guestbook")
www.progiuliopoli.it creado por Marco, que vive en Roma, en representaciòn del grupo cultural local de Giuliopoli.
Mirando a las fotos del pueblo de montana le parecerà estar más cerca a vuestras raíces.

Un saludo a todos.
Elio Maranzano
Roma, Italia

Monday, June 06, 2005 at 05:33:21 (CDT)

To all the giuliopolesis and descendents of Giuliopoli, province of Chieti, Abruzzo, scattered in the world, I would like to point out two web sites of our town:
www.giuliopoli.8m.com created by Christian who lives in Buenos Aires(please leave a message in the “guestbook”) and
www.progiuliopoli.it created by Marco, who lives in Rome on behalf of the Giuliopoli local group.
You can look at the photos of your town and feel nearer to your roots.
Best regards.
Elio Maranzano
Roma, Italia

Monday, June 06, 2005 at 05:32:18 (CDT)

A tutti i giuliopolesi e ai figli di Giuliopoli, provincia di Chieti, Abruzzo, sparsi nel mondo, vorrei segnalare due siti Web che riguardano il nostro paese:
www.giuliopoli.8m.com creato e ideato da Christian che vive a Buenos Aires (siete pregati di lasciare un messaggio nel “guestbook”) e www.progiuliopoli.it creato da Marco, che vive a Roma, per conto della Pro Loco Giuliopoli.
Guardando le foto del paese vi sembrerà di essere più vicini alle proprie radici.
Un saluto a tutti.
Elio Maranzano
Roma, Italia

Sunday, June 05, 2005 at 16:32:14 (CDT)

Piacere, mi scusi per tutte l'errore. Sono una studentessa della lingua italiana. Ho visto sul internet un messagio da SALVATORE DiGREGORIO (nel 2003 -- Abruzzo 2000) dei cognomi Santoro e Corazzini ecc. La mia famiglia e legata ai questi congnomi. Salvatore -- Lo vorrei che Lei potrebbe contarmi -- anche posso dirLe un po' delle famiglie Antinarelli.
Ho fatto ricerche per la genealogia della mia famiglia per molte anni e ho molto informazione della mia famiglia. I cognomi: SANTORO, LATTANZIO, CORAZZINI, MARINO/MARINI e gli altri. Ho informazione delle 2 sorelle (Anna e Antoinetta Santoro). Il mio bisnonno e stato il fratello del marito di Anna Santoro.
Il email per Salvatore non e funzionato. Per favore, Salvatore, mandarmi un email: rojoho at supanet.com
Di nuovo, mi scusi per l'errore.
Rose (formerly from USA now in UK)
east sussex UK

Sunday, June 05, 2005 at 00:28:44 (CDT)

I would like to hear from anyone who shares the same surname as mine, SAMMASSIMO. To date, I have not been able to find anyone other than related family who shares the same surname. I would also like to hear from anyone who has any knowledge the origins of the surname or its history. My father was born in Catignano Prov. Pescara and my mother is from Sulmona Prov. Aquila.
Regards and best wishes to all abruzzesi all over the world.
Tony Sammassimo - Bundoora
MELBOURNE , VICTORIA AUSTRALIA

Saturday, June 04, 2005 at 20:59:08 (CDT)

I am looking for the relatives of Achille Tomassone who was married to Ernestine Martino. And Achille's brother Guiseppe Tomassone and his wife Clementina all were from Castelnuovo al Volturno, Italy. Achille and Guiseppe came to the USA in 1913 and Ernestine came with her son Vincent sometime in 1914. Any information will be helpful.
Donna Tomassone
Lake Villa, Illinois USA

Friday, June 03, 2005 at 21:17:51 (CDT)

HI
I´m looking for people who has lastname grazioso, i would like know them, and can exchange some things about the family such a emblem of the family, i would like to know very much if are italian our last name or if it is
arabic, because my family came from Calabria long time ago, and i would like find the people for make genealogic tree
Francisco Grazioso
Guatemala, Guatemala Guatemala

Friday, June 03, 2005 at 16:32:51 (CDT)

ciao amici!:

my name is Christian Iannamico ,Iam great grandson of Giovanni Iannamico,who emigrated to argentina in 1904.
here we are,100% abruzzese born in america.our hearts are still there,in rosello ,101 years after.

forti abbracci per tutti l´abruzzo!!!
con afetto
christian Iannamico e famiglia
bahia blanca, buenos aires argentina

Thursday, June 02, 2005 at 20:56:25 (CDT)

The Ranallo's from the Kansas City area whose family came from Ateleta, Italy in 1881. There are over 100 of us in this area.
You can go to our web site www.lavocediranallo.org and view our family history, just follw the links at the site. Please email any of the names on our site and we will answer you.
George Ranallo
Overland Park , Kansas Johnson

Thursday, June 02, 2005 at 09:30:55 (CDT)

Hi
I am trying to trace back loads of my family from the old country and also the USA. My father is Fernando Luigi Iacovitti son of Antonio and Rosalba Iacovitti Roma Italy he is the youngest of four children all of which im in touch with. Just interested in finding as many Iacovitti's as possible
Antonio Roberto Iacovitti
Stapleford, Nottingham England

Thursday, June 02, 2005 at 09:29:48 (CDT)

Looking for more information about the mgbada in italy.
Thanks. A very nice site keep it up
Dr.Eze Mgbada
Lome, Kara Italy

Wednesday, June 01, 2005 at 21:44:46 (CDT)

Señores.- Me dirijo respetuosamente a Ud., a los efectos de comunicarme. Yo soy nieto de italianos, mis aubelos maternos eran del abruzzo del pueblo de chietti mi abuelo Juan Marrocco y mi abuela Isabel DiScipio, y por parte paterna Francisco Nicosia de Catania, Sicilia y Teresa Aimi de Lombardía. Yo soy abogado, y por esas cosas de la vida, nunca viaje, además quise sacar la doble nacionalidad y por cuestiones burocraticas hace 15 años que espero. Yo no necesito nada de Italia, simplemente me gustaría para no perder mis origenes. Obviamente tengo un gran cariño que me liga a mis abuelos y sus heredadas costumbres. Mas alla de esto, soy fanatico de ferrari.- Es una pena, que una gran nacion como Italia, olvide a sus descendientes. No obstante yo los seguire teniendo a mi corazon. Felipe Nicosia - Almafuerte 4065, Santos Lugares. C.P. 1676 Provincia de Buenos Aires. T.E. 4757-8211
Felipe NICOSIA
Santos Lugares, Provincia de Buenos Aires Argentina