Orphaned In Italy or in the US? No leads...

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Orphaned In Italy or in the US? No leads...

Postby vcappuc » 17 Sep 2010, 23:32

Hey everyone, I've gotten better at researching and after tracing back quite a bit of my paternal lineage I hit a snag! My great grandmother "Marie Cornetta" (this is her assigned maiden name, her married name was Cappuccio) was either adopted or orphaned in either Italy or the United States. But I have No idea around what time, or where, or who cared for her. I found a 1920 US Federal Census from New York that confirmed she had immigrated and naturalized but she did not list the year. Where do I look next? I have reason to believe the name is not the one she was given a birth either.
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Re: Orphaned In Italy or in the US? No leads...

Postby Gianna75010 » 18 Sep 2010, 04:29

Have you tried a genealogy search through the USCIS? If she naturalized, they should have some records on her. Most likely the records would have more specific info on her like date of naturalization, place and date of birth etc. The search can take a long time like up to a year in some cases, but if they find something, you can request copies of the record which may have interesting info in it. Good luck!

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Postby suanj » 18 Sep 2010, 04:52

vcappuc wrote:Hey everyone, I've gotten better at researching and after tracing back quite a bit of my paternal lineage I hit a snag! My great grandmother "Marie Cornetta" (this is her assigned maiden name, her married name was Cappuccio) was either adopted or orphaned in either Italy or the United States. But I have No idea around what time, or where, or who cared for her. I found a 1920 US Federal Census from New York that confirmed she had immigrated and naturalized but she did not list the year. Where do I look next? I have reason to believe the name is not the one she was given a birth either.
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hi,
if this census is abt your Agostino Cappuccio:
1930 United States Federal Census about Augustine Cappuccio
Name: Augustine Cappuccio
Home in 1930: Queens, Queens, New York
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Age: 35

Estimated birth year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Maude Cappuccio
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace:
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Household Members: Name Age
Augustine Cappuccio
35
Maude Cappuccio
31 b. in NY
Frank Cappuccio
13
Marion Cappuccio
11
James Cappuccio
9
John Cappuccio
7
Emily Cappuccio
5
Viola Cappuccio
3
Gloria Cappuccio
9/12


and this military record also:
U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about Augustino Cappuccio Name: Augustino Cappuccio
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1894
Birth Place: Grottaminarda
Residence: Queens, New York

Race: White
Roll: WWII_2371060

wife Maude

the marriage record:

Cappuccio Augustine Oct 11 1916 1794 (1916) Queens
Leonard Maud Oct 11 1916 1794 (1916) Queens

you can confirm that they are your ancestors?
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Re: Orphaned In Italy or in the US? No leads...

Postby vcappuc » 18 Sep 2010, 06:36

No it is not about Augustino, I have all that information. I am searching for Marie Cornetta's, the paternal line was easy to find. Thank you for the help though!

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Postby suanj » 18 Sep 2010, 08:27

you can give more detail: the birthyear ?? you can post the 1920 census?
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Re: Orphaned In Italy or in the US? No leads...

Postby suanj » 18 Sep 2010, 08:40

1920 United States Federal Census
about Marie Cappacio Name: Marie Cappacio
[Marie Cappacios]
[Marie Cappaci??]
Home in 1920: Brooklyn Assembly District 22, Kings, New York
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: abt 1892
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's name: Frank Cappacio
Father's Birth Place: Italy
Mother's Birth Place: Italy
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
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Household Members: Name Age
Frank Cappacio 28
Marie Cappacio 28
Frank Cappacio 6



no sure if the surname is really Cappuccio... I believe that this census is abt Capaccio surname

by genealogic tree on line:

Marie Cornetta
Birth abt 1892 in Italy

1993
Residence
Spring Hill, Florida, USA


it is the Maria Cornetta that you are searching for????

the husband was Frank Cap...cio but born abt in 1892 NY ..

it is impossible to say something ... with certainty... I cannot find the marriage record...

maybe can be helpful for to find more... the censuses are no very accurate, I will be happy of to help, but if you have some other sure detail can be helpful also for to find something...
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