23 April 2017

1869 Torre le Nocelle Birth of Marianna de Cristofaro

Ancestors of Marianna de Cristofaro

#11 Filed 15 Marzo 1869
Name: Marianna de Cristofaro
Birth: 14 Marzo 1869 alle ore diciassette, nella casa posta in strada L'Amarena
Father: Carmine de Cristofaro fu Michele, 29, calzolaio
Mother: Giovannina Pizzano di Saverio, sua moglie
Witness: Palmarino Ardolino del fu Saverio, 33, calzolaio
Witness: Angelo Petriello del fu Giuseppe, 43, proprietario

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21 December 2016

Ship Manifest: SS Romanic - 21 October 1907

S.S. Romanic Manifest, List 25-1

SS Romanic - Naples to Boston
21 October 1907

List: 25
Line: 27
Name: Sateriale, Maria Carmela
Age: 15
Marital: Single
Last Residence: Pietradefusi
Pietradefusi Relative: Grandmother Gaetana
Destination: Father Giovanni Sateriale at 28 Fleet Street, Boston, MA
Passage Paid By: Father
Previous Travel: None
Birthplace: Pietradefusi
Note: c/a 1-257887 filed 13 February 1939

 List: 27
Line: 3
Name: Palermo, Saveria
Age: 20
Marital: Widow
Occupation: Servant
Last Permanent Residence: Torre le Nocelle
Torre le Nocelle Relative: No One
Destination: To uncle Saverio Palermo at 95 (illegible) in Mansfield, MA
Passage Paid By: Uncle
Previous Travel: 1900-1905 in Boston, MA
Birthplace: Torre le Nocelle

List: 27
Line: 4
Name: Ippolito, Angelina
Age: 34
Marital: Married
Occupation: House Help
Last Permanent Residence: Montemiletto
Montemiletto Relative: Parent Vincenzo Ippolito
Destination: Husband Bernardo Nardone at 126 Salem Street, Boston, MA
Passage Paid By: Herself
Previous Travel: 1905-1907 in Boston, MA
Birthplace: Montemiletto
Note:  Lines for Angelina and her two children were completely crossed out.

List: 27
Line: 5
Name: Nardone, Maria
Age: 7
Birthplace: Montemiletto
Note: Daughter of Angelina Ippolito

List: 27
Line: 6
Name: Nardone, Fiore
Age: 11
Birthplace: Montemiletto
Note: Son of Angelina Ippolito

List: 27
Line: 10
Name: Ardolino, Donata
Age: 74
Marital: Widowed
Occupation: Seamstress
Last Permanent Residence: Torre le Nocelle
Torre le Nocelle Relative: None
Destination: Son Emanuele de Cristofaro at 88 Prince Street, Boston, MA
Passage Paid By: Son
Previous Travel: 1900-1904 in Boston, MA
Birthplace: Torre le Nocelle
Note: Line crossed out - did not make passage.

 S.S. Romanic Manifest, List 25-2

S.S. Romanic Manifest, List 27-1

S.S. Romanic Manifest, List 27-2


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11 December 2016

You Never Know What You'll Find On eBay!

I stumbled upon the funeral book of Pietro Paolo Bevilacqua while browsing eBay Italia the other day.  

Pietro Paolo Bevilacqua was born 7 March 1903 in Torre le Nocelle to Agostino Bevilacqua and Emilia Ardolino.  It appears he was the first of at least five children born to the couple.  His younger siblings were Ettore (born 1904, later became a priest), Arnaldo (1907), Gilda (1908), and Ezio (1912).

Pietro Paolo died on 10 July 1939 of an unspecified disease in Piacenza, Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.  Here's a link to the official site of the comune of Piacenza and Wikipedia's page.  

According to the funeral book he was the "f.f. Consigliere Della Regia Prefettura" of Piacenza,  and the founder of the Torrese Fascists.  The remaining pages of the funeral book are posted beneath the family photos.  Florindo says they were taken in Piacenza, not Torre.

Ancestors of Pietro Paolo Bevilacqua

Agostino Bevilacqua and Emilia Ardolino (parents of Pietro Paolo) circa 1960.  Photo from Florindo's site

A younger Agostino...

... and a much younger Emilia.

Pietro Paolo's brother, Ettore.

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20 October 2016

Italian Conscription Record: Angelo Giordano of Montemiletto

Enlistment Year: 1871; Volume: 4; Document: 95; Page: 213; Section: B
Name: Angelo Giordano
Enlistment Date: xxx
Birth: 30 March 1871 in Montemiletto
Parents: Giuseppe Giordano and Maddalena De Iuliis
Notes: dichiarato renitente

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19 October 2016

Italian Conscription Record: Francesco Garofalo of Montemiletto

Enlistment Year: 1873; Volume: 2; Document: 157; Page: 247; Section: A
Name: Francesco Garofalo
Occupation: Contadino
Enlistment Date: 30 October 1893
Birth: 11 July 1873 in Montemiletto
Parents: Saverio Garofalo and Pasqualina Capone
Notes: abile 1° categoria 12° artiglieria n.5777

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