DECEMBER 2005 Guestbook

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Saturday, December 31, 2005 at 15:40:47 (US/EST)

Greetings...hope every one will enjoy a happy, healthy and prosperous 2006..
My father's parents were from Roseto degli Abruzzi and I have been travelling back and forth since 1988...If I were just a bit younger I'd move there...
If you would like to see photos of Abruzzi and the adriatica please visit my personal website at:
family names are Salladini and D'Emilio
Eilena [Salladini] Luzzi
gibbstown, NJ usa<

Saturday, December 31, 2005 at 04:45:21 (US/EST)

interested in any information about abruzzi
don pinciotti
toledo, Ohio usa

Friday, December 30, 2005 at 20:06:10 (US/EST)

First time on the web site.is it active?
michael j.spadacino
LeRoy, ny usa

Friday, December 30, 2005 at 18:05:08 (US/EST)

I'm trying to trace the family of Carmine DiLoreto who immigrated to the U.S.A. in the early 1900's from Chieti,Lanciano or Castel Frentano. He married Philomena Scocchera. He had a brother Rocco, Steve, & a sister. They lived in Pittsburgh for awhile then moved to Windber,PA. His wife's Mother was Marie Antonelli. Would appreciate any information you can give.
Elsie Diloreto
Carnegie, PA. U.S.A.

Friday, December 30, 2005 at 00:51:42 (US/EST)

Hello, I am looking for any Campana relatives from Palena. My grandfather Antonio Luigi born 9/12/1892, parents are Giuliano and Rachele Di'Biase. My grandfather had a brother Luigi and maybe other siblings. Antonio came to the US when he was 17 years old, settling in Glassport, PA. Upon arriving in New York his last name was misspelled from Campana to Campano. My family today goes by the last name of Campano. Please e-mail me liltack at aol-dot-com
thank you, Tina

Tina Farine

Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at 08:35:03 (US/EST)

Both came to USA in the early 1920's. Grandfather name Luigi Del Re born 3-17-1900 married Maria Gileno born 6/7/1902 chieti. I know there is still family and cousins living there. If anyone has any information please contact me. Thank you.
Anna Marie
boynton beach, florida usa

Sunday, December 25, 2005 at 11:59:33 (US/EST)

melbourne, victoria australia

Thursday, December 22, 2005 at 23:03:03 (US/EST)

Dear All,

We are looking for old pictures from Villa Santa Maria and the Valley of the Sangro (Roio, Monteferrante, Colledimezzo, Pietraferrazzana, Buonanotte, Montelapiano, Rosello, Pescopennataro, Borrello, Capracotta, Pizzoferrato, Gamberale, Montenerodomo, Pennadomo, Bomba, Fallo, Quadri) to place on our website on Villa Santa Maria and the valley of the Sangro.
If you have any old pictures plese submit them to us. We will select them and publish in our website . Our address is www.homepage.mac.com/fotofabio

tokyo, Japan

Thursday, December 22, 2005 at 02:48:23 (US/EST)

Hi Mike my name is Melinda and I was responding to your message. My entire family is from Fornelli and my mothers maiden name is Petrarca. My email address is melinda.apollonio at YAHOOdotCOM if you have any questions please send an email. Happy holidays to you and your family.
Ermelinda Apollonio
Coventry, RI US

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 02:56:23 (US/EST)

My Father wrote the following in this guestbbok and has since passed away. I would Like to take over his quest for information and have included my email. Here is what my father wrote:
"My Father Carmen Guerino Ciammaichella (John) was from Forli Del Sannio, Italy. His father, my grandfather was Guiseppe Ciammaichella, he was born in 1884 and died in 1934. He was a National Police officer in Italy and was awarded the 2nd highest national military metal for bravery. My Grandmother's maiden name was Angelina Iacovetta, she was born in 1886 and died in 1944. I remember my father talking about the Old Country a lot and I know that he has relatives in Forly Del Sannio and Chieti. I would very much like to get in touch with any of my Cousins, Uncles and Aunts that may be in Italy. My son's and Grandson's and our families may come to that region in Italy in 2006 and we would be very grateful to meet any of our relatives over there. Thanks very much. Please contact me if possible.
Ronald J Ciammaichella
Wadsworth, Ohio United States of America "
Leslie Ciammaichella
Medina, Ohio USA

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at 00:38:49 (US/EST)

This is a update of my e-mail address.
Henry A. Vitale
West Seneca, NY USA

Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 02:12:00 (US/EST)

I would like any information on John and Maria Giorgio of Brescia. They immigrated to the US around 1905. They had three sons: Frank, Anthony, and John and three daughters: Inez, Elizabeth (my grandmother), and the third I only know the name she took as a nun: Sr. Nazzerain.
Anthony returned to Brescia around 1906-07. During WW2 Anthony was an officer in the Italian army signal corps I believe. He survived the war passing on in the early 70's I believe but can't be sure. Anthony had one daughter: Giorgina Giorgio, my 2nd cousin.
If you have any information on this part of my family could you please pass it on to me. I have little or no information and I have just begun to trace my Italian roots.
thank you
joe charland
west warwick, RI United States

Monday, December 19, 2005 at 20:27:46 (US/EST)

Saluto tutti i MONTENERESI emigranti. Stiamo facendo una ricerca sulla Guerra,Ricostruzione ed Emigrazione di MONTENERODOMO. Visitate il sito www.montenerodomo.it
Vogliamo contattare tutti i Monteneresi all'estero e abbiamo bisogno del vostro aiuto.
L'anno prossimo ci sarà una festa per tutti gli emigranti.
Saluti e Buone feste a Tutti.
D'ORAZIO Domenico

Monday, December 19, 2005 at 03:02:33 (US/EST)

Hello to Lancione's in Ofena, the greatest city in italy. My grandparents are Domenico and Pina Lancione. Francesco and mania Lancione have a house in Ofena. If anyone has anything on the our history, please contact me. Adam Lancione
Adam Lancione
Montreal, Canada

Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 03:11:42 (US/EST)

To all the people from Abruzzo in the world!
My name is Fabio, I live in Tokyo, Japan and I have a website on Villa Santa Maria and the Valley of the Sangro.
The website contains many pictures, history and traditions (as well as recipes) of the whole Valley of the Sangro River... From Villa Santa Maria, to Roio, Rosello, Borrello, Gamberale, Pizzoferrato, Montelapiano, Buonanotte, Pennadomo, Quadri, Bomba, Colledimezzo, Pietraferrazzana, Giuliopoli, Peascopennataro, Capracotta, Agnone, Montenerodomo.
Please enjoy our website at
In case you need any information on this area I am willing to be of help!
Regards to all and my compliments for the good work!
tokyo, Japan

Friday, December 16, 2005 at 15:27:06 (US/EST)

Cercavo un professore di scuola elementare che ha insegnato la quinta elementare a Letino nell'anno scolastico 1949/50 di nome Carluccio Franco se ricordo bene dovrebbe essere di Castelbottaccio,Campobasso, se qualcuno dovrebbe conoscerlo oppure avere delle notizie mi faccia sapere, siamo metà della classe che abbiamo voglia di vederlo.
Ringrazio in'anticipo
letino, caserta italia

Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 23:43:23 (US/EST)

My Grandfather Albert Perfetti was from Roseto degli Abruzzi. I'd like to find information on him and his family to create a family tree. Can someone help me? Thanks
Thomas Perfetti
Winstom-Salem, NC USA

Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 08:49:41 (US/EST)

Sono di Letino provincia di Caserta, sono stato in Canada per oltre trent'anni ad'Amherstburg Ontario per i primi quattro anni dal 1953 al 1957 lavoravo a Marras Bread, il resto il resto li ho trascorso a Toronto, (saluto a tutti gli amici abbruzzesi erano molti che erano miei amici come i Danese,Dipasquale,Decarlo,Simone,e molti altri) TANTI SALUTI, ANTONIO
letino, italia

Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at 08:42:10 (US/EST)

I am trying to find people who might be related to Angelo D'Orazio or Rose Urbano. My Great Grandfather was from Chieti, the city or town of Civitella Messer Raimondo, Italy. I know that they owned a hotel, and returned to Italy periodically. I am looking for relatives or people who could help me piece together information about my family.
Mary Jo Snell
Denver, CO USA

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 at 16:35:41 (US/EST)

Hello everyone,
My Mother came to the states from Colepietro in the Abruzzi. Her maiden name was D'orazio, her mother's was Tomasetti. Just thought i'd say hello.
Pietro Sirianni
Hicksville, NY USA

Saturday, December 10, 2005 at 18:41:16 (US/EST)

I live in Buenos Aires and I'm looking for relatives in USA, probably in Philadelphia.
Two of my grandfather's brothers emigrated to USA, from Casoli, province of Chieti, Italy.
Their names were Tito and Giovanni Travaglini.
I'd like to kow if there are descendents...
Thanks a lot!!
Rosa Maria Travaglini
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Friday, December 09, 2005 at 16:22:48 (US/EST)

To all my fathers cousins in Vacri, Italy. Gino Nanni was my father, He died in 2001. If you would like to contact me, please do at anytime via my email address. thanks,
Patty (Patricia) Nanni
binghamton, new york USA

Friday, December 09, 2005 at 07:27:07 (US/EST)

To Patrick Pizzoferrato: the larger group of Pizzoferrato families in Abruzzo lives in Pratola Peligna. The surname appeared already in 1745 in Pratola, when there where around 8 families. The origin, being Pizzoferrato the name of a place about 60 km from Pratola by road today, is "toponimic", which means some remote ancestor (15-16th century) coming from Pizzoferrato settled in Pratola and was known as "from Pizzoferrato" which later remained as a surname.

Friday, December 09, 2005 at 01:27:17 (US/EST)

hi, this patrick pizzoferrato, i was born in steubenville ohio, to patrick and shirley pizzoferrato, my grandfather joesph, was born in mingo jct; ohio, i would love to here from anyone from pizzoferrato, to see how we got are name
patrick pizzoferrato jr
las vegas, nevada u.s.a.

Friday, December 09, 2005 at 00:41:38 (US/EST)

My father John came to america in Feb 1921. His family is from San.Tommaso in Abbruzzo. He was 20 years old. When he left Ellis Island the very first day he worked for the city of New York for 3 days shoveling snow onto trucks.He worked very hard. He helped build railroads in and around the Albany area.He met my mother in Watervliet NY.She is from San. Valintino in Abbruzzo.Just a few miles from my fathers town on the same road.I am first generation american.In 1997 made a trip to Italy.Spent 12 days visiting.Spent one day in my fathers town and one day in my mothers town.And traveled thruout Italy what a beautiful place.We traced our family back to 1750.They settle in San.Tommaso and still there.If any body wants information on the Morizio family I will be glade to help.I am proud to be Italian they helped form this nation.
Leo Morizio
Troy, NY USA

Thursday, December 08, 2005 at 17:24:43 (US/EST)

My grandmother Faustina (Ida) Eramo and her mother Mariana Eramo both came to the US to live, Ida in 1904 and Mariana in 1923. I am visiting Italy next year and would like to meet my ancestors. There are 37 Eramo's in the phonebook, so if anyone can narrow the list down for me, I would be very grateful.
Ken Sciacca
North Conway, NH USA

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 at 22:05:16 (US/EST)

Vi invitiamo a visitare il sito WWW.SANTIPPOLITO-BORGO.TK E’ il primo sito dedicato ai due paesi Borgo Partenope e Sant’Ippolito, frazioni di Cosenza, su cui trovare varie foto e informazioni sulla storia, le tradizioni, i personaggi dei due piccoli centri.
Borgo Partenope e Sant’Ippolito

Sunday, December 04, 2005 at 19:20:14 (US/EST)

My father born in the Pescara region. His name was Domenic D'Aurelio with brothers Cesare, Ernesto and a sister.My grandmother was Grazia, I believe.
My mother came from Lanciano area. Name was Francesca Del Bello , sister Grazia and brother Giuseppe.
Any information would be grateful as I am just starting to try and trace my Italian roots. Thank you
Arnold D'Aurelio
Hamilton, Ontario Canada

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