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Tue, Mar 30, 2010

My grandfather, Leonard Giovanni Giannangeli, born Oct.13, 1884 in Barisciano Italy. He came to America 2 times and returned to Barisciano. He returned to America in 1911 and stayed, he lived and died in Bellaire Ohio. His 2 brothers Ralph and Leonard also lived in Bellaire, (their time of arrival we do not know) He had a brother Alberico who came to the U.S but went back to Barisciano. His other siblings; Elisa, Natalina, Ersilia,and Maria (she was married to Pietro Taralli) My grandfather's name in America was John, we did not know about Leonardo until we started to search for more information about him. His father's name was Animio (spelling is not correct, I am sure) We would like to find out his mothers name and more information about his family then and now. Also, we would like to find his birth certificate. Thank You.
Rebecca Porter
Shadyside, Ohio United States

Mon, Mar 22, 2010

Stato felice per trovare questo site della cittá della mia famiglia. Mi piacerebe notizie di qualcuno Fronterotta. Grazie.
Carlos Eduardo S. Fronterotta
São Paulo, São Paulo Brasil

Sun, Mar 21, 2010

I would like to find any family members or perhaps the address of the house my grandfather grew up in. My grandfather, Paul Mariani is from Sulmona, Italy. He was born on September 18, 1907. He came to the USA through Ellis Island, N.Y. He was in the Navy Reserve in WWII in the South Pacific. He later settled in Florida, USA. I know he had a few siblings, one of them being a brother who he was very fond of, Donato Mariani. I also know they had a big house fire in Sulmona,Italy and his mother saved all the children. If anyone could help me find any information, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you,
Florida USA

Sun, Mar 14, 2010

I am researching our family. My fathers name was John Peters and His fathers name was Dominic Anthony Petrucci. My Grand father changed his name (reason unknown) and Became Dominic A Peters. He was born in Ortucchio Italy. If you know this name or have any information I would appreciate anything you have. Thank You!
John Peters
Bedford, New Hampshire US

Tue, Mar 9, 2010

I live in Philadelphia, PA. My father's father Bernardino Pacella was from Sulmona in Abruzzo. My grandmother, Maria Centofante was also from there. They were married in Italy in March, 1902 and had 11 children; the first three were born in Sulmona. Can anyone give me any info on the Pacella Family?
Barbara Harris

Mon, Mar 8, 2010

My great grandfather's name was Michele Santilli, he was born in Campobaso, he left Italy on the SS Georgia in 1899, June 12 out of the port of Genova, he was 18. Any information on how I can obtain a passenger list will be appreciated.
Elizabeth Santilli
New York, New York USA

Sat, Mar 6, 2010

I am searching for information about my grandparents, John Cerasani (11.15.84) and Mary Zauri Cerasani (4.22.88) - both born in San Benedetto di Marsi, and immigrated to US (through Canada, I think) around 1904, settling in Chicago. John was the son of Vincenzo Cerasani and Alessandrina di Genova, who had 12 children: Cesare, John, Angelo, Emilio, Antonio, Guiseppe, Vincentio, and 5 children who died in an earthquake in Italy: Agnese, Angelina, Santa and 2 boys. I believe that John and Mary were married in Italy, and that John served in the Italian army. I would appreciate any info about either Cerasani or Zauri.
Joan Cerasani Kulik
California USA

Sat, Mar 6, 2010

Busco familiares en San Giovanni Lipioni. Mi bisabuelo Pascuale Vincenzo Meo, hijo de Antonio y Ersilia Julia Ernegtina Finarelli, nacido en 1867. Mi abuelo hijo de Pascuale Vincenzo Meo y Annatonia Manzi, nacio en Trivento en 1889, emigro con su padre a Argentina en 1906. Agradecere cualquier dato que pudieran darme de mis antepasados y familiares que aun vivan.
Maria del Carmen Bossetti
Castelar, Buenos Aires Argentina

Sat, Mar 6, 2010

I am looking for relatives of my father. He was born September 8th 1911 in Pescara Italy his surname was Mario Carusi. His parents names were Michalangelo Carusi and Renata Di Credico. Grandparents names were Biagio Di Credico and Giulia Lotti. Giulia Lotti passed away January 15th 1929. Biagio Di Credico came to the United states May 27th 1920.

Mario Carusi came to the United States November 18th 1925 at the age of 14. He lived with his grandfather. Biagio Di credico name was changed to Boni Romani. Mario Carusi name was changed to John Carver. Mario alias John passed away on December 15th 1956 at the age of 43...He left behind 4 children. We recently came across this information and would like to get more information about our family history. Please email me if you have info.

Julia Doskocil
Northfield, Ohio United States of America

Sat, Mar 6, 2010

ciao, this message is to Edward Delmonico. I am doing my family tree. They are from Sulmona. I did come across a Paolo Del Monaco. His fathers name is Felice and his mothers name is Louisa Rapone. I hope this helps.

Also to Mary Lou Boni - There is a Rosa Bonitatibus who works at the town hall in Pettorano Sul Gizio. I am sure she can help you. ciao

gilda del monaco
smithfield, R.I. 02917, usa

Thu, Mar 4, 2010

Procuro por noticias da familia Onofrillo, meu avô era Casemiro Onofrillo, veio para o Brasil em 1896, saindo de chieti, não tenho nenhuma informação sobre o parentesco de meu avô na Italia, mas procuro por mais informações e descendentes da geração de meu avô. Obrigada,
Dijanilde Onofrillo
Bauru, São Paulo Brasil

Thu, Mar 4, 2010

Thank you for the opportunity to find out more about my heritage. The only clue I have so far is Chieti, Italy. My Grandfather's name was Giuseppi DiRado and my Grandmother's maiden name was Irene Borelli. if you have any information would love to hear from you.
Mary Jean DiRado
Dunmor, Kentucky United States

Tue, Mar 2, 2010

Just decided to look up Rocarasso where my grandparents were from. Does anyone know or have relatives to Albert(o) Giancola who came to US through Ellis Island in approx. 1908, and later sent for his wife, (last name Metta)who died many years before I was born. I'm in Florida now and not at home so my info is sketchy without my files. He worked in Marlboro MA (USA) in the shoe factories for years. They had four sons, my father Pasquale born Feb 1913, Armand(o), Dante, and Romeo. They are also related to families sith surnames Nicodemo and DeGregorie - Digregory not sure of spelling. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
Marlboro, MA USA

Mon, Mar 1, 2010

Quisiera encontrar a la hija de mi tio Vittorio Ferrante, que estarìa viviendo en Archi, Chietti. Si tuviera algun mail donde pudiera contactarme me en- cantarìa que me lo enviaran. Gracias.

I would like to find the daugther of my uncle Vittorio Ferrante. She would be living in Archi, Chietti. If she had some mail where I could contact her, I would like that she send me. Thanks.

Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina

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