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Provinces of Abruzzo

Saturday, July 31, 1999 at 18:52:29 (CDT)

My mother has been reading this with me. We are so excited and just love the opportunity it is giving us. My mother's parents were from Palmoli, Chieti. The entire web site has been a wonderful experience for her. We will keep reading and enjoying. Thank you.
Mary Taylor
East Hartford, Connecticut USA

Friday, July 30, 1999 at 14:52:34 (CDT)

Very interesting site. On of the very few Italian sites with a flawless English version.
enzo
Pinerolo, Italy

Friday, July 30, 1999 at 08:54:28 (CDT)

Check out Monteferrante (CH) on August 27, 28, & 29 for their annual festival. The town has two restaurants, a bar and three areas to view the surronding country-side. The town's piazza sports a water fountain and people come from other towns to bottle the mountain spring water. You will not be disapointed spending an evening there on your vacation.
Vincent Labbate
Cranford, NJ 07016

Wednesday, July 28, 1999 at 04:36:38 (CDT)

non ho trovato indicazioni su hotels ed accomodation in genere. Per il resto mi sembra una eccellente iniziativa.
bargagna massimo
monza, italy

Tuesday, July 27, 1999 at 23:11:31 (CDT)

My maiden name was Buzzelli and mother's was Bommerato this is very interesting!
Betty castellucci

Sunday, July 25, 1999 at 14:26:10 (CDT)

I came on this site quite by accident i am originally from poggio delle rose commune di cermignano provincia di teramo
i am interested to communicate with anyone from around this area or members of my family my mother maiden name is Di Marco I am also related to the Di Giacomo family and Visciotti among many others and also Torretti
any one from Cermignano come contact me at my e mail
tito guerrieri
montreal, quebec canada

Saturday, July 24, 1999 at 16:13:07 (CDT)

Meu pai nasceu em Villalfonsina em 1934 - provincia de Chieti. Ficamos muito felizes ao ver tao bonito e organizado trabalho que fizeram apresentando esta cidade nesta pagina. Parabens a todos.
Celestino Ulacco e Miracolina Ulacco
Santo Andre, Sao Paulo Brasil

Saturday, July 24, 1999 at 13:10:28 (CDT)

My father worked in the Vasto City a long time ago, in the year 1951... We liked very much looked this page. Congratulations everybody !
Celestino Ulacco e Miracolina Ulacco
Santo Andre, Sao Paulo Brasil

Friday, July 23, 1999 at 23:06:53 (CDT)

I have an interest in finding out about my father's family. I only know that they came from the town of Castel De Iieri, but I don't know in which province it is located. I am planning a trip to Italy in the fall (October) and wondered if anyone could help me locate this town. Thanks
Pat DeSantis Valeyko
Bluefield, VA USA

Thursday, July 22, 1999 at 08:04:17 (CDT)

Il vostro sito è davvero molto ben fatto ed interessante.
Complimenti!!!!
Fabio
Rome, Italy

Thursday, July 22, 1999 at 01:03:49 (CDT)

Veramente un buon sito, pieno delle notizie che cercavo, grazie
Federico
Roma, Italia

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I'm looking for people called NAPOLEONE, relatives of DOMENICO, from Ortona (CH).He went in U.S.A. many years ago, we are the relatives of TOMMASO, his brother. Thanks
Napoleone Daniele
Pescara, Italia

Tuesday, July 20, 1999 at 16:28:51 (CDT)

I am looking for information on the name 'Di Memmo' from Pianella, Prov. di Chieti. We are having a Di Memmo reunion on Aug 8th & wish to have some info on the ancestry. Thanks
Anthony Natale
Yardley , Pa USA

Monday, July 19, 1999 at 23:32:39 (CDT)

My father was born and raised in Pescina, if you have any historical information on the Fracassi family, it would be very much appreciated, Thanks.
Louis. Fracassi
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Monday, July 19, 1999 at 16:13:37 (CDT)

My sister and I were in Italy in February and visited relatives in Torino. Our father's family was from Atelata. We look forward to returning and visiting there next time. My maiden name is Donatelli and my paternal grandmother was Vallilo.
Judi Contes
New Kensington, PA USA

Monday, July 19, 1999 at 15:10:29 (CDT)

I was born in Basciano, P. Teramo, Icame to the United Stats with my mother, father and sister in 1961 at the age of 14. I am the vice president of The Associazione Regional Abruzzese Delco, near Philadelphia. We are very active in the community, we have Italian mass, Italian School, Bocce, dances, Radio program. I visit Abruzzi often, my wife who teaches Italian is from Citta S'Angelo Pescara.
Nicholas C. Rapagnani
Brookhaven, PENNSYLVANIA U.S.A.

Saturday, July 17, 1999 at 18:26:53 (CDT)

my father was born in tollo (chieti)
nico ciccotelli
roma, italia

Saturday, July 17, 1999 at 17:25:15 (CDT)

Researching Family names. Also interested in the history of Italy, Abruzzo, Pescara, Lu Lett and La Rocca.
John DiMillo
Portland, Me USA

Friday, July 16, 1999 at 12:20:17 (CDT)

I really enjoy this site!
Larry Ward
Mt. Laurel, NJ USA

Thursday, July 15, 1999 at 22:57:04 (CDT)

RESPONDING TO MICHAEL CELIO FROMDOWNEY, CA USA
I AM FROM PALENA. THERE ARE MANY FAMILIES IN PALENA WITH NAMES VITTORIA AND CELIO. WHO WERE YOUR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS...LIKE TO KNOW.....ANYWAY, NICE TO HEAR ABOUT A PALENESE IN CALIFORNIA.
IMELDA LIBERATORE
BALTIMORE, MARYLAD USA

Thursday, July 15, 1999 at 21:27:32 (CDT)

Im trying to respond to the "in search of the Palenese message
Lidia Pierorazio-Geigan
Abingdon, Md USA

Thursday, July 15, 1999 at 20:41:56 (CDT)

I happened on your site by surfing and what a pleasnt surprise.My father is from Civitella Casanova and my mother from Fossacesia.I'm doing or trying to do genealogy in these 2 comunes but am running into somr delays and maybe lack of cooperation. I,m interested in joining the Abruzzo World club. Is it $30.00 annually or a one time up front fee,and where do I send the money, in what form,etc.Been anice visit to your site. I,ll be back often. Ciao for now.
Tony DiGiovanni
Anthony F. DiGiovanni
Hilton, New York USA

Thursday, July 08, 1999 at 22:51:18 (CDT)

I am very pleased to find information about the region my family came from. I hope to learn more about my family and the area where they originated.
Anthony Palucci
Chicago, Illinois USA

Tuesday, July 06, 1999 at 23:18:29 (CDT)

Great site. I will use it a lot. Keep up the good work.
bob dececco
Erie, PA USA

Tuesday, July 06, 1999 at 01:51:43 (CDT)

Complimenti per il Vs. sito.
Anche se vado dal 1969 a Pescasseroli, ho scoperto tramite il Vs. sito delle cose che non conoscevo. Grazie. Peccato che queste iniziative non vengano sfruttate anche dalle altre regioni.
Saluti , Giorgio
Giorgio Mele
Napoli,

Sunday, July 04, 1999 at 23:13:29 (CDT)

hope to visit abruzzo in 2000; family from palena (celios and vittorias)
michael celio
downey, ca USA

Sunday, July 04, 1999 at 23:07:41 (CDT)

What a surprise to stumble upon this site! I am 50% Italian whose grandparents both came from Abruzzi. My mother's maiden name is Bartoletti. Bella!
James Bass
St Petersburg, FL USA

Saturday, July 03, 1999 at 12:10:00 (CDT)

I'm looking forward to visiting L'Aquila next week!
Lauren Spudowski
Oakville, Ontario Canada

Saturday, July 03, 1999 at 07:05:52 (CDT)

this is a really interesting website. i loved reading the guestbook, but isn't anybody else from assergi near laquila?
diana oliveri
sydney, nsw australia

Friday, July 02, 1999 at 08:31:59 (CDT)

My Father(Attilio) and my mother(Ada) were born in FILETTO, CHIETI in 1927. Dad came out to Australia in 1953 and my mother followed in 1956. We have no relatives here and i often wonder how many relatives are out there. Could you please contact me if you are related or know of anyone from FILETTO. My mothers maiden name is DI RADO. My parents left Italy in 1952(DAD) and 1956(MUM). They came to Australia to make a better life for themselves. They are from Filetto (prov.Chieti) in Abruzzo. My parents names are Attilio (like me) and Ada.Is there anyone out there who is related to us. I would love to hear from you. Email me please.
Attilio Gioia

Friday, July 02, 1999 at 08:25:15 (CDT)

What excitement when I stumbled across this website!!!!!!!!!
Attilio Gioia
Melbourne, Victoria Australia

Friday, July 02, 1999 at 00:11:27 (CDT)

My grandfather (Sante Secinaro) left Italy for the US around he turn of the century. I am trying to locate the other half of my family that I have never met. I hope the Secinaro family is doing well! Please send a reply.
Michael Secinaro
Los Angeles, California USA

Thursday, July 01, 1999 at 05:38:15 (CDT)

Bellissimi tutti i percorsi del parco nazionale d'Abruzzo. QUEST'ANNO VOGLIO ANDARE IN MAIELLA SPERO CHE SIA ALTRETTANTO BELLO.
Massimo
Bari, Italia I