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Over 25 million Italians have emigrated between 1861 and 1960 with a migration boom between 1871 and 1915 when over 13,5 million emigrants left the country for European and overseas destinations.
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Footnote- can anybody see this image? Info Inside....

Postby JPMessina44 » 26 Oct 2010, 00:05

I am very curious if this is my great grandfather.....he would have been naturalized in the Southern District of New York (Bronx)......thanks for your help ahead of time!!!

http://www.footnote.com/document.php?do ... d=215&p=ma

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Publication Number: M1675
Publication Title: Alphabetical Index to Declarations of Intention of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1917-1950
Publisher: NARA
National Archives Catalog ID: 575701
National Archives Catalog Title: Petitions for Naturalization, compiled 1824 - 1991
Record Group: 21
State: New York
Short Description: NARA M1675. Alphabetical Index to Declarations of Intention of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1917-1950.
Surname Starts With: M
Surname Starts With Two: Me
Surname: Messina
Immigrant Name: Messina, Paolo,
Original data from:The National Archives

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Re: Footnote- can anybody see this image? Info Inside....

Postby VittorioE » 26 Oct 2010, 03:38

It's an lined index card... all it says is:

Messina, Paolo, 376965

And that's it.... nothing else.

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Postby JPMessina44 » 26 Oct 2010, 04:39

Thanks for checking it out. I was hoping for something more substantial tho! Appreciate it.

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Re: Footnote- can anybody see this image? Info Inside....

Postby VittorioE » 26 Oct 2010, 15:02

Can you give us some more info on your grandfather... birthdate... parents name... children... stuff like that... I can take a look on Ancestry and see if anything pops!

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Postby JPMessina44 » 26 Oct 2010, 15:24

Thanks VittorioE!! Sure, absolutely:

- Great Grandfather was born in June 11, 1888, Sant'Antonio, Catania, Sicily.
- Died: 12/1954 in Bronx, NY.
- He came to Ellis Island on September 5, 1907 via Konig Albert, Port: Naples
- His father's name was Rosario Messina
- His mothers name was Antonio Battiata
- Married Maria Maddelena DiSanto August 2, 1909, Lawrence, MA
- He would have been naturalized while living in Bronx, NY
- Children: Grace, Rosario, Vito, Santina, Antionetta, Josephine, Salvatore, Paulina, Joseph (my grandfather), Johnny.
- According to the 1930 Census - He was "FA" - First Papers
- I also have his WW1 and WW2 registration cards.

Hope this is enough information to help! Thanks for checking out Ancestry for me.


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