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Provinces of Abruzzo

Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at 04:52:19 (US/EST)

Looking for family related to Biagio Nepa, wife Philomina Capoletta, and their children - Fabio, Anna, Giovina, Gaetano, Anthony Domenic and Harry Nepa. Biagio and wife and some of the children came to USA from Tortoreto, Italy October 1912 Lived in Bristol Pa. (USA)
Anthony (Tony) did return to Italy. But I do not know when and if he had any children there. His sister (my Grandmother) Giovina married Ilaro Venturino (may be spelled another way) Ilaro born May 25, 1884 in Colonella Italy, married July 27, 1910. Ilaro had some family that lived in Philadephia, Pa, they are now deceased. Ilario came to USA Port of Phila. PA. March 5, 1912. Giovina came to USA Ellis Island May 10, 1912
Ilaro's parents from Maggio. Any information or connection is appreciated. I am also doing a family tree.
Chezzy
Trenton, New Jersey United States

Monday, February 27, 2006 at 20:55:08 (US/EST)

Greetings to all Abruzzesi.

If you like to spend some time in a nice country home
close to the beach by Pescara,Abruzzo,please contact me.
Grazie.
REMO FAIETA
Columbus, Ohio USA

Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 17:41:43 (US/EST)

I am looking for anyone with information regarding the Italian surnames of Del Rosario and Di Tullio. My Husbands Grandmother's name was Antionette Marie Di Tullio. She was born in, Filetto Italy on 10/31/20 and died in Quincy, Mass. 9/22/03. Her parents names were Angelina Del Rosario- Di Tullio and Domenick Di Tullio.

Thank you, Beth Schofield
Beth Schofield
Mustang, Oklahoma USA

Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 15:00:17 (US/EST)

my book "arthur and rose,the caponi/mosca union,october 21,1915,in search of my italian roots,ernest s. caponi,p.e.,ninth child fifth son" has been submitted to a publisher.
it is expected to take about six months or so before it will be available. the book affers a "how i did it approach"
to do genealogy research for anyone interested in search of italians who emigrated to the united states from italy.
my search began in 1997.it includes two trips to italy as well as many letters written in both italian and english which were sent to italy requesting copies of birth,marriage and death records. the results (both successes and failures) have been included in the book.
writing this book has been perhaps the most rewarding experience of my 73 years on earth.
i would be delighted to share some of my experiences with any interested person.
in addition to my e-mail i am at:
29 causeway terrace
leominster,ma 01453 u.s.a.
978.534.4735
ernest s. caponi
leominster, ma 01453 u.s.a.

Thursday, February 23, 2006 at 22:16:02 (US/EST)

I am in the beginning stages of developing a family tree and am looking for information about my grandfather and grandmother on my father's side. There were from Pescara, Italy and immigrated to the USA sometime around 1920. They lived in Boston's Italian North End before moving to Medford, Massachusetts where they both lived until they died. My grandmother's maiden name was Palumbo.
I will appreciate any information that is offered. Thank you
Judith DiCesare
Williamsburg, VA USA

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at 22:55:38 (US/EST)

Through this Guest Book, I finally, with the help of Remo Faieta, was able to go to Collecorvino and found a relative of mine. Since then, Anna Marie Faieta, no relation yet, who lives in Collecorvina, knew another relative of mine , and we started to e-mail each other. As a result, Concetta Chiola and her husband Marco Stella visited with our family in September 2005 and now I know many more "cugino's" from my maternal side of the Fiucci family. My mother was Anna Domenica Fiucci. I want to thank the "Abruzzo2000" people that put this site on the internet. I am still looking for my fathers side of my family. His name was Giuseppe Di Panfilo and his father was Donatangelo. His mother was Carollina Pacitti.
Dan Di Panfilo Sr
Leetonia, OHIO United States

Monday, February 20, 2006 at 00:52:32 (US/EST)

I would like to be contacted by the family of either Giangiacomo or Candeloro, that reside in Franca vila al mare.
Donald Giangiacomo
Charlton, NY USA

Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 16:12:45 (US/EST)

I need to found to GINO FAGNILLI,
URGENT,,,,,VIP,,,AND VERY IMPORTANT,,,IO SONNO DI COGNOME FAGNILLI E IL MIO TRISAVOLO EZECHIELE FAGNILLI DINARDO O DINARDI ,,,,,,was born in Pizzoferrato in the year 1858 and,,,mmmmm,,scusi,,emigrare to Chile in il ano 1890 più o meno,,,
il mio email e,,,cristiantoroa at hotmail-dot-com o toroachurra at yahoo.es
CIAO E ASPETTO LA TUA RISPOSTA GINO E INOLTRE DI COGNOME FAGNILLI
Cristian Leonardo Toro
La Coruña, Galicia Spain

Friday, February 17, 2006 at 19:44:00 (US/EST)

My grandfather is from Avezzano his name was Berardino Paris
he was born in 1872 my grandmothers name was Anna.They had a son by the name of Fernando my father.another son Orlando + Roland and daughter Gertrude and Velia and Dolores.I'm wondering If any knows If there are any of my relatives that
that live in Avezzano.
Carl Berardino Paris
Fontana , California USA

Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 14:35:49 (US/EST)

Hello... Anyone that can help... I'm trying to trace any living relatives (or info about dead ones) from my grandfather's side of the family. Originating in Frosinone, Settefrati and Caserta. My family names are Fanoni (Guiseppe/Matteo), Venturini (Maria Rosa), DeVechis, and Bartolomucci (Amalia). My grandfather's family moves to the North East of England before he was born, and I know little to nothing about any existing relative that may have remained in Italy. I realise I haven't much info to begin a search with, but perhaps anyone with the same name/s from the above areas might like to get in contact?
Gerry Parkins
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at 22:16:38 (US/EST)

I am researching my grandfather, Vincenzo Busardo's family. I believe they are from Sicily (Palermo?). His parents names were Guiseppi BUSARDO & Grazia GIANNI. They had four children-Anna Marie born in 1876, Francesco Paolo born in 1878, Rosaria born in 1880 and my grandfather, Vincenzo born in 1883. There were also cousins of my grandfather named Calcedonio, Anna & Guiseppie. Anyone who may have any information it would be greatly appreciated.
Joan Diamond
Pleasant Valley, New York USA

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at 16:41:02 (US/EST)

Hello Everyone. Looking For Relatives in Gessopalena and family information My Grandfather Alfonso Innaurato came from Gessopalena in 1905 at age 15,he was the youngest child. He met his brother Camillo in USA. His brother Giovanni went back anfd forth.There also was a Francesco Innaurato. He had a Nephew Thomas & Nicola Innaurato. Alfonso's parents were Dominico Innaurato and his Mother was Luccia Troilo.Their birth was approximately 1870 Alfonso married Rose DeGregorio whose father was Francesco DeGregorio and her mother was Delorata(Delores) Pelicotti, they had seven children. Delores died at a young age and Frank DeGregorio remarried Camilla Della Franca, and they had three children.
Albert Innaurato
Phila, PA U.S.A

Monday, February 13, 2006 at 23:25:17 (US/EST)

Hello,
I am looking for anybody related to the Tuzi family from the Prov. of Aquila or Balsorano. My father and our family are going to a trip to Italy in October and he would be overjoyed to hear from his relatives.
Thanks,
Pamela Ritley (Tuzi)
Northfield, Ohio US

Monday, February 13, 2006 at 17:00:21 (US/EST)

NERO.
I'm trying to trace connections to my gg grandfather Antonio Nero born c1830. I believe he was a farmer in Palmoli. His sons John (Giovanni) and Joseph (Giuseppe) came to England between 1871 and 1881. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
Margaret France-Sargeant
Huddersfield, Yorkshire England

Sunday, February 12, 2006 at 08:53:09 (US/EST)

my grandparents are from mexico somewhere around acapulco area my grandpa name is also saul my dad is israel my uncle name is pablo my aunt is catalina. i just wanted to say hello everybody i live in seattle now
saul miranda
seattle , wa. usa

Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 01:49:27 (US/EST)

busco familia en italia de mi bisabuelo que vivio sus ultimos anos en peru. su nombre era Virgilio Bruzzone, el nombre de su padre era Jose Bruzzone.
olga
houston, texas USA

Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 01:34:06 (US/EST)

I am looking for Augustin and Sabina Palerno who I met in Barbados in the late 70's. They left a package with me since they were travelling and i have been unable to locate them. Please contact my daughter at the e-mail herein.
Marina
San Juan, Trinidad

Friday, February 10, 2006 at 23:15:29 (US/EST)

Hi...I'm trying to track down info regarding my great-grandfather. His name is Luigi DiMedio ( DIMEDIO )and he emigrated to Camden, New Jersey near Philadelphia around 1910. His 2 sons, Beniamino and Guissepe, now account for around 150 DiMedios near Philadelphia. Luigi was an only child. He lived from 1862 until 1918 and is buried in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. I believe he was a blacksmith, toolmaker or postman in or around Apignano or Castiglione Raymond near Teramo during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Specifically, I am trying to find out who Luigi's father was. There are many DiMedios also in Delaware, Western Pennsylvania and even Australia. We are probably all related and as Luigi was an only child, then his father may be the key. The DiMedios in Australia are from the same part of Italy. Anyone interested in the DiMedio name is welcome to email me. Thanks, Ken.
Ken DiMedio
Cherry Hill, New Jersey USA

Thursday, February 09, 2006 at 20:41:46 (US/EST)

Hello all,
I'm looking for information about the Quaglieni family.
From origin born in Brescia, moved to England (1856) and returned to Brescia in 1870. They were a circusfamily. Anyone???
Regards,
Rita Quaglieni
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Thursday, February 09, 2006 at 15:14:36 (US/EST)

My mother's maiden name is Giannitti, she was was born in 1944 and raised in Bugnara, Abbuzzi. She has contact with the mayor of the town. We still have some family there. Her mothers last name was Salomone. My Grandmother had brothers that immigrated to the States. Language was a factor in losing contact. I'm looking for family members (Salomone) in the States that might have descended from those brothers.
Lisa Marcello
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Thursday, February 09, 2006 at 01:40:45 (US/EST)

I am really trying to find "Frank Tullio" or It could be Tulio? He was in the air force. I think? He was up here in Bangor Maine in 1960's. (hung out with the guy's at dow field air force base,) He meet my Mother "Rhonda Coates" They went out together for awhile until he moved back to Bronx New York, that's what my mom thinks! anyways, I believe I am his daughter. I am 45 yrs old. I was born on May 20th 1960. I really would like to meet the family I may have! also, I don't want to interfere in his life, if he doesn't want to meet me, I will understand. I really just want to know about him? I have been looking for him for years! My mom says, I look just like him! I would like to know, If I have any Brothers, or Sister's?? If anyone out there knows him, or the family? Please email me at: sherryjim97 at hotmail-dot-com That would make my wish come true!!! thank you! Sherry (From Bangor, Maine)
Shirley (Sherry) Page
Bangor, Maine United States

Wednesday, February 08, 2006 at 15:32:16 (US/EST)

Hi Mein Name ist Adriano Scipione, Ich bin in der Schweiz gebohren 1964.
Mein Vater ist 1957 von Bisenti in die Schweiz ausgewandert. Er heisst Gabriele Scipione.
Es ist sehr schön mal was von euch zu lesen oder hören.
Ciao Scipioni nel Mondo
Adriano Scipione
Veltheim, Aargau Switzerland

Tuesday, February 07, 2006 at 21:17:49 (US/EST)

Descendiente de carunchieses y necesita ayuda para encontrar a sus antepasados? Escríbame
Mara
Munich, Germany

Sunday, February 05, 2006 at 03:31:49 (US/EST)

I would like to find out information about the Ciancanelli and Liberatore families who lived in Raiano, Italy. I do not know if any family members remain in that city. My grandparents, Carmine Ciancanelli and Maria Liberatore left Italy at the turn of the 20th century for the United States. Any information would be great.
Marie Nesemann
Neenah, Wisconsin USA

Sunday, February 05, 2006 at 03:08:27 (US/EST)

im looking for rocco, zevatti, they live in colorado they left consano in the early 1950's we used to be friends and neibors. he had a sister lina. i used to live in piazza xx settembre. I would like to hear from anyone with information about them. Ciao
Alba Desantis
Milford, USA Italy

Saturday, February 04, 2006 at 15:59:29 (US/EST)

Hello
My name is Elida Petrella and I just wanted to send a message to all Pratolan in Columbus OH. Celebrate your heritage with us at a Mass in honor of the Madonna della Libera at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Italian Church, 720 Hamlet Street, Columbus OH. Second Sunday of May 10:00 a.m.
Pratolani devotion to the Madonna della Libera began in the early 1500's. Teach your children and grandchildren about this Patroness from the town of their origin.
We will also have information about the International Pratolano Picnic held each year on the first Sunday in July. This year's picnic is in Toronto, Canada.
Elida Rose Petrella
STEUBENVILLE, OH United States

Saturday, February 04, 2006 at 12:52:42 (US/EST)


I'm trying to find out any information on the Verrechia family from Croydon - my grandparents were: John Michael and Daisy Eliza my great grandparents were: Pasquale and Marie/a who came over from Italy but there seems to be a lot of skeletons that even there children don't know about - so I would love to find out for them before it's to late . We have documentation for a sgt. Harry Verrechia who apparently changed his name!!!! Why??? I think his father was Antonio so please if you have any info or pointers where to begin please e-mail me
Julie

Saturday, February 04, 2006 at 03:46:50 (US/EST)

My name is Natalie Cericola. I am searching for family members. My father was James Cericola born in PA and raised in NY. I would love to have anyone who my have known my father or with the last name Cericola contact me.
Natalie Cericola-Brown
Pasadena, MD US

Thursday, February 02, 2006 at 04:50:49 (US/EST)

Hello!!! to Mickie Borradaile from Bensalem PA u.s.a. .
My name is Luigi Angiolillo, i am from the town of Venafro in Molise Italy.
I see that on ur message u are looking for Angiolillo's, well here i am . Please contact me and we can get started with looking for ur family in venafro.
ciao ciao ciao
Luigi Angiolillo
Oslo, Norway

Wednesday, February 01, 2006 at 15:50:17 (US/EST)

We are searching for information on the Colavecchio family from Campobasso and towns in that region. My husband's grandfather was Francisco Colavecchio and he married Elizabetta Clemente who was born in Carpinone in 1871. They went to Argentina for a few years and returned to the Gildone area after the turn of the century. Francisco died sometime thereafter and Elisabetta (widowed) came to the US in 1911 with her children. They settled in Albany, N.Y. We believe that Leonardo and Rosa Clemente were Elisabetta's parents. We would appreciate any help at all! Joan C.
joan colavecchio
lake worth, florida usa