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Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 20:14:58 (US/EST)

My Grandfather was Achille Lalli, my Grandmother was Orazia Sferra.They were from from Carovilli. He emigrated to the USA with his family and settled in Krebs, Oklahoma. He had brothers,Isaia and Francesco and a sister Dea, My dad, Anthony Lalli was born in McAlester, Oklahoma in 1905. They moved to Bedford, Ohio when my dad was a teenager. I know I have relatives in Akron, Cleveland, and Oklahoma. I would love to hear from them. An added aside, I happened to marry an Italian and spend most of my time in Italy. I have done a lot of research in Italy because I speak the language. If there are any members of the Sferra family out there please contact me too. I know most of them in Carovilli.
Loretta Lalli

Friday, September 15, 2006 at 02:04:03 (US/EST)

I feel so at home on this site , I am looking for any info on my grand parents. My grandfather came from the region of Abruzzi as well as my grandmother however not knowing each other until reaching the states by way of Ellis Island the time frame is 1906-1908. Their names were Nicholas Daddario and Loretta Delmonti Ruffini. My grandmother came first to live with a sister in Pennsylvania, then met my grandfather. They were born around 1890 and came to the States at around age 16. I know my grandfather worked with cousins who owned a mushroom farm. I am not sure if they shared the same last name or not and have know idea the name of the farm or what part of P.A it was in. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Loretta Ruth Daddario Lunderville
windsorlocks, ct usa

Thursday, September 14, 2006 at 21:03:58 (US/EST)

Hello to everyone I was born in Caramanico Italy , now I live in California, if anyone want's to contact me please feel free. I still have lots of relatives in Italy. If anyone needs help let me know.
Rinaldo Alberico
Downey, California Usa

Thursday, September 14, 2006 at 15:49:47 (US/EST)

Back in 1963 I spent a summer with the Save the Children Fund in Civitaluparella painting the childrens' nursery school. In particular I painted a freize of animals and a Noah's Ark for them. In particular I was befriended by a little girl (aged 4/5) called Santina, of whom I still have a picture, and I also have pictures of Rocco on the threshing machine still in use there. Has anyone any pictures of the town which they might be able to share with me please?
Edwin Macadam
Oxford, England

Thursday, September 14, 2006 at 15:38:51 (US/EST)

I am trying to establish whether Guiseppe A Perna from Pettoranello del Molise is still alive. I believe that he may have been a prisoner of war in 1944 at Skellingthorpe near Lincoln UK. Any information would be appreciated
David Turner
Lincoln, United Kingdom

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 18:39:58 (US/EST)

Hello, I am looking for news abaut decendents or ascendents of Domizio Dolfini,born in 31/01/1844,son of Giuseppe Dolfni and Angela Coiz Dolfini, married with Domitilla Mantovani Dolfini, emigrate to Brazil around 1860, trough London. Thanks
Ciao, cerco discendenti o parenti di Domizio Dolfini, nato, 31/01/1844, figlio di Giuseppe Dolfni e Angela Coiz Dolfini, sposato Domitilla Mantovani Dolfini e immigrato a Brazil circa 1860, via Londres. Grazie Mille.
Paulo Roberto Delfini Viana
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul Brasil

Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 10:48:43 (US/EST)

I am searching for a dear friend, ANDREA GALANTE, who grew up in Lanciano. His father is a wine producer and many of his friends and family still live in Lanciano. Andrea spent this summer in the Tremiti Islands and unfortunately after he left we fell out of touch. The last I heard was that he was in Paris with friends and then planning to visit London and begin his travels abroad. I've recently lost my mobile number and perhaps he has done the same. He celebrates his 30th birthday on 25 October and I would very much like to wish him the best for his birthday and in his travels. I would appreciate an email contact or perhaps mine could be passed onto him. Or any news on him would be great!
Melanie Knowles
London, United Kingdom

Friday, September 08, 2006 at 20:28:34 (US/EST)

Looking for information about grandparents.
Mariannina Pietrosemolo from Casalbordino born 1893. Had a sister, Giovannina and a daughter, Romilda. Mariannina came to USA in 1920.
My grandfather was Dominic Caraffe from Chieti born 1894. Came to USA before 1920.
The name Pietrosemolo is still in Casalbordino. Are you related?
Thank you.
sharon caraffa

Friday, September 08, 2006 at 17:20:57 (US/EST)

Hello, I am searching for any information on my family. My grandfather's name was Anthony Mariola, his father's name was Vicenzo Mariola. They were from Caroville. Also, My grandmother's name was Mary Falasco (Some in her family spell it Flasco) She, too, was from the same town. I appreciate any information anyone will send. Grazie!
Diane Mariola Deeks

Friday, September 08, 2006 at 12:46:06 (US/EST)

great resources - I am looking for my mothers family named OCCHIOCUPO. Her fathers name was Donato Occhiocupo from the province of Teramo. He came to America and married Elizabeth (Lucy) Reale. from Kelayres, Pa. He died at the age of 29. Not much is known of his family, as my mother was only 9 years old when he passed away. There was a brother, we think, by the name Luigi. If anyone can help me to find relatives, please e-mail me.
Julianne Vanko O'Gorman
SUMMIT HILL, Pennsyvania 18250 USA

Wednesday, September 06, 2006 at 02:45:46 (US/EST)

Hey my name is Marisa Macerola and my grandparents are from Abruzzi too! Macerola isnt that common and I have NO IDEA what the history of it is! Im descendant of Serena Anna Macerola and Giovanni Macerola; so if anyone has any information please post it on this page ! Thanks!
Marisa Macerola
Sydney, NSW Australia

sunday, september 03, 2006 at 23:36:19 (us/est)

My grandfather we think from Roccasicura italy last name querica or quercia antonio when he came to the usa he went to mamaroneck new york - If anyone knows of any family in Italy pkease email me, thank you
Nick De Julio
Coconut Creek, Florida USA

Friday, September 01, 2006 at 02:31:34 (US/EST)

Hola me llamo Emiliano y soy oriundo de Roccacasale, Abruzzo.la Rocca que poco conosco,pero siempre esta en mi corazon,Caracas Venezuela en 1952-1971 Philadelphia,PA 1971-1981 y Toronto Canada deste 1981. si alguien esta interesado en intercambiar Email este es mi correo colarocco@hotmail-dot-com Ciao y un buen recorrido virtual
Emiliano Colarocco
Toronto, Ontario Canada

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