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Tue, Dec 29, 2009

I am searching for any Mininni relatives in the Abruzzo region. My grandfather and his two brothers immigrated here in the 1920's. My grandfather's Americanized name was Frank Mininni. He married Lily Gualtiere. I do not speak Italian fluently but I can read it. Grazie. Buon Natale.
Steubenville, OH USA

Mon, Dec 28, 2009

deseo ubicar los ascendientes de mis abuelos maria di nizza y su esposo luigi ottaviano son de montazzoli bueno un poko de istoria para saber d e dodne vengo ellos son de chieti montazzoli
buenos aires ARGENTINA

Thu, Dec 24, 2009

I am interested in finding out more about my family in Casalbordino. My father was born there - Pasquale P. DelCorvo and left when he was 16 or 17 years old. He had a brother, Louis DelCorvo who also lived in the United States. He also had sisters who lived in Italy. If anyone can help with any information, I would be grateful. Thank you.
Janet DelCorvo
Milford, Michigan USA

Re: Ottavio Leone. I knew your father he worked at Dofasco in Hamilton On. I also know of your mother her father Suzi was one of the first three immigrants to come to Hamilton from Pettorano Sul Gizi. I think your father lived on rosedale Street. He was a good man who loved life and I was always amazed as to how happy he was.
Angelo Bonitatibus
Hamilton, Ontario Canada

Sun, Dec 13, 2009

I continue to do research for the little town of Pettorano sul Gizio, starting with my grandfather's surname Tecca and my grandmother's Pansa. It is amazing, but I have come to the conclusion that anyone with roots in Pettorano is related. Feel free to contact me with any information you can add to my research, or just to let me know you have an interest.
Jo-Ann Tecca Hall
Aspen, Colorado USA

Sun, Dec 13, 2009

Looking for any information on my great grandfather, Nicholas DeCicco (don't know if that is the right spelling). He was born in Abruzzo, Italy in 1901 and immigrated to Philadelphia, PA in 1909 or 1914. Can anyone help me with this. We know of no other relations associated with him. He was a stonemason by trade.
Gina Corwin
Longwood, Fl USA

Fri, Dec 11, 2009

Mis bisabuelos fueron Francesco Giannobile, hijo de Nicola Giannobile y de Micaela Paciencia y Francesca Pabla Caferra hija de Nicolas Caferra y de Juana de la Serna, aparentemente todos oriundos de Monteferrante Italia. Quisiera obtener más datos de ellos o de posibles descencientes.
Yolanda Ludueña Giannobile
Magdalena, Buenos Aires Argentina

Wed, Dec 2, 2009

i have written a book titled "arthur and rose" in which i describe how i went about finding my italian roots in the us and the marche and abruzzo regions in italy. the book includes letters to get documents of birth, marriage and death which tell about my ancestors. the book is written in english and italian.
i have several mysteries which i was not able to solve. here is one. my nonna ( grandmother ) concetta sulprizio was born in popoli (pescara )abruzzo in 1865. beato ( blessed ) nunzio sulprizio was born in pescosansonesco about 12 miles away in 1817. nunzio's father was born in popoli in 1795 and died in 1820. i am trying to prove that concetta and nunzio were related.
i have documents for the ancestors of both concetta and nunzio covering the 1800's. the answer to my quest lies in documents fom the 1700's. church records in popoli are not readable. nunzio was beatified on december 1, 1963. it is possible that at that time or when he was venerated sometime prior there was research done about nunzio's ancestors in the 1700's. if such information is in existence i would like to know where to find it. i welcome any and all suggestions.
ernest s. caponi, 29 causeway terrace, leominster ma 01453, 978.534.4735
ernest s. caponi
leominster, massachusetts united states -

Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Im looking for relatives from Vasto or Termoli. My great grandparents came here in 1911 on the Ancona ship in May...Giuseppe De Filippis and Adelina Lazzaro De Filippis. They lived in Union City, NJ.
I cant find any info on Giuseppe. He had 2 brothers I know of...Michele and Thomas. Thats all I know. Adelina (maiden name Lazzaro) had 4 brothers come over too.... Bejamino, Gaetano, Ettore, and Giulio. Any info please email me.
Alicia Burns
New Jersey USA

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