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Friday, October 31, 2008 at 17:08:17 (US/EDT)

My father is the late Peter D'Agostino. My mother is the late Angeline Chirico. Both were from Reggio Calabria. They came to Syracuse, New York in the early 1900s. I would like to try to find any family that may still be in Italy. Thanks for your help.
Margaret Serio
Kissimmee, Florida USA

Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 06:20:59 (US/EDT)

Hi this is marina margiotta, i am looking for my relitives. my father's name is Nicola Margiotta and he is from italy, i am doing my own search so please if anyone is related to me please e-mail me. thank you very much
marina margiotta
winnipeg, manitoba canada

Friday, October 24, 2008 at 13:44:01 (US/EDT)

Great site, I was in Italy in June this year, and I found the place to be magnificent. Everyone should go to Italy and experience what life is all about, see the most beautiful sites in the world and enjoy the best hospitality you will ever find anywhere on the planet. The music, the food, the warmth that italians generate, can only be described as heavenly. I am proud to be an ITALIAN. God bless Italy.

adelaide, south australia australia

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 15:03:28 (US/EDT)

I want to know Italian-Canadians girls from all over the Ontario province (Ottawa, Toronto, Woodbridge, Niagara etc). I am 30 yo Italian boy who loves Canada!! Ciao, Michele
Michele
Vasto, Abruzzo Italy

Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 12:20:13 (US/EDT)

Hi everyone, I am trying to trace my family tree and am looking for any relatives in USA. I was born in Australia in 1965 but lived in Ripa Teatina for a few years in 1987. My mother Nunziatina is from Ripa Teatina in Abruzzo her parents names were Pantaleone Esposito & Laura Della Penna. My father Carmine Di Paolo is from Crecchio and his parents were Gennaro Di Paolo & Serafina Scarinci. My grandfather Gennaro lived in New York for many years in the 1900's and I would love to locate any relatives on both parent's side. I know I have relatives from Ripa Teatina in Philadelphia so if you think you might be please let me know!!
Lorella
Melbourne, Victoria Australia

Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 08:41:57 (US/EDT)

I was born Erasmo Colella In Albany, NY. My father is Giovanni Colella, born in Ginosa, Italy in the region of Apulia. Iwould like to have the name traced.
harry colella
nongkhai, amper muang thailand

Monday, October 13, 2008 at 21:43:45 (US/EDT)

Deseo contactarme con parientes de mi abuelo Vicenzo Coccia nato il 29/09/1883 en Paglieta Prov. de Chieti y parientes de mi abuela Felisa Cericola nata in Paglieta - Prov. Chieti il 04/ 05 / 1894. Quiero contactarme sin ningún interés económico personal, solo para establecer diálogo con ustedes. Mi abuela vino con sus padres Nicola Cericola y Rosario Antonella y sus hermanos Juan y Umberto a la Argentina en el año 1898 y residierón en la localidad de Zárate Prov. de Buenos Aires Argentina. En relacion a mi abuelo, se que que vino con un hermano llamado Nicolino, y tambien vivieron en Zarate Prov. de Buenos Aires Argentina. Espero tener noticias. Saludos a todos.
myriam cristina coccia
OLIVOS, BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA

Monday, October 13, 2008 at 13:24:46 (US/EDT)

Hello, I recently found information on my family from Torrella Del Sonnio Italy. One of my relatives I think is still living in Italy Luigi D'Alssandro. Does anyone have any information about him or his family. Also some of my relatives are as follows;Ianiero, Carovillano, Yannacone, Perretti and D'Alssandro. I have been told that they came over to the states in 1902. Thank you so much for any assistance you can give me.
Lee Ellen Larkin (Doniere)
Adams Center, NY USA

Monday, October 13, 2008 at 01:56:42 (US/EDT)

I just returned from Italy and visited the town where my grandparents were born, Torino di Sangro in Chieti province. My granfather, Gulio Priori, and his two brothers, married my grandmother (Mary Carmela Grandaliano) and her two sisters. They all came to the US in the early 1900's into Philadelphia where they settled until my grandparents finally settled in Coatesville, PA, about 30 miles west of Philadelphia. Seeing the small town where my grandparents were born and seeing a monument to Alfonso Priori and another to Domenico Priori made me feel as though my Italian roots are still firmly entrenched in this charming small town. I need to learn a little more Italian before I go and and hopefully will spend more time there. I took many pictures and will try to get them up on a web page soon, but if you're interested, give me a holler and I'll send you the link.
Dorothy Priori
Exton, PA USA

Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 16:02:34 (US/EDT)

Looking for DiCianni, Santucci, Longo. My Great grandparent was Domenica Who Married ? DiCianni, had 12-13 Kids, came to US in 1930's. My Grandfather was Peter DiCianni, My grandmother was Mary Longo, her mother was a Santucci. Domenica DiCianni had Peter, Pasquale, Lilly, Yolanda, John, Anthony, Angelo, Joseph, Mary and 3 others we don't know of, may have died young. I have info of relatives living in the US. Anyone in Italy, Abruzzo??
Tricia DiCianni
Elmhurst, IL USA

Friday, October 10, 2008 at 17:13:07 (US/EDT)

Hi, my name is Rita Tontodonati and I'm looking for my father's relatives in the United States. My father, Gerardo, was born in San Valentino, Italy. His father's name was Alfonso. Alfonso had three other brothers, Vincenzo, Paolo and Nicola Tontodonati. A sister also existed, Angelina. Their parents were Filomena and Giuseppe. My father tells me that between 1903-1911, Alfonso, Vincenzo and Nicola came to America through Ellis Island to work. With their money, they bought a house back in San Valentino. That house today still exists and one of our family members still live in it. Somewhere my father believes that the offsprings of Vincenzo and Nicola Tontodonati reside in the United States. Possibly in the Detroit, Michigan or New Jersey area. My father also remembers someone telling him that their last names were changed from Tontodonati to maybe Donati, Donato or something similar. If anyone can help me, please write. Thanks very much.
Rita Tontodonati
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Friday, October 10, 2008 at 16:23:58 (US/EDT)

Looking for relatives in Macchia Valfortore. My great grandfather was Francesco Campanelli. He operated a cantina in the town.
Rosalie Lovell
Big Flats, NY USA

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 at 14:07:12 (US/EDT)

cerco eredi di ODDIS ONORIO nato a Roccaraso Abruzzo ed emigrato in argentina prima della seconda guerra mondiale, grazie
sandro
castel di sangro, L'Aquila Italia

Monday, October 06, 2008 at 22:32:53 (US/EDT)

Hola estoy buscando la familia de mi bisnono Feliciano Galassi Rossi si tienen alguna informacion se los agradeceria.
Liliana Galassi
Santiago, Chile

Sunday, October 05, 2008 at 03:14:04 (US/EDT)

Hi I'm a Galuppo:) Grandmother born in Pescara - Grandfather born in Montagano.
Paula Galuppo
Boca Raton, Fl USA

Thursday, October 02, 2008 at 12:43:42 (US/EDT)

Hello, I'm looking for a part of my family, they have the name Faricelli - and origenally they came from abruzzo - chivitaquana & catiniano - while a part of the family - my grand mothers side concordia - moved to Belgium - the contact with the Faricelli side dissapeard and we lost contact. If you know somebody or are related to this story you can contact me by mail
carlo ernesto faricelli
Hasselt, Limburg Belgium