Elisa DiSipio

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Elisa DiSipio

Postby lisataddei » 28 Jan 2012, 16:55

Looking for information on Elisa/Eliza/Elizabeth DiSipio who emigrated from Italy to Philadelphia in 1911. I'm unable to find any record of her travel.
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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby Biff83 » 28 Jan 2012, 19:19

Possible 1912 Philly manifest for Luisa Di Sipio, line 17

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http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/6149/luisa19121.jpg
Page 2
http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/710/luisa19122.jpg

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby Tessa78 » 29 Jan 2012, 16:53

Nice find, Biff :-D

On the above manifest posted by Biff - the destination listed on the second page (line 17) looks like it had been corrected to: brother - Stefano DiSipio at 911 So. 9th St., Philadelphia.

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby lisataddei » 29 Jan 2012, 23:24

Thank you! I'll check into it and see if it could be the same person I'm looking for.

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby lisataddei » 31 Jan 2012, 12:54

I do have a question about the 1912 manifest---it says Luisa is a male. (???) Luisa doesn't seem like a male name to me. Could that be a mistake?

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby Tessa78 » 31 Jan 2012, 15:31

lisataddei wrote:I do have a question about the 1912 manifest---it says Luisa is a male. (???) Luisa doesn't seem like a male name to me. Could that be a mistake?


I do believe it is a mistake. You can see that her occupation was listed as "farm laborer" and then written over with a correction of "Domestic" -
I think they just forgot to change the gender :?

If you take a look at the second page that Biff posted, you can see that the two passengers above Luisa were going to the same address. They were "met by ... Gaetano DiSipio"

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby lisataddei » 31 Jan 2012, 22:17

I had a hard time reading everything on that census--I'm impressed anyone could interpret it. Thanks!

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby Tessa78 » 31 Jan 2012, 22:55

lisataddei wrote:I had a hard time reading everything on that census--I'm impressed anyone could interpret it. Thanks!


After you open the image, click on it AGAIN to magnify :-)

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Re: Elisa DiSipio

Postby lisataddei » 02 Feb 2012, 13:38

Thanks. The writing is very difficult to read, even large. I'll ask my mother-in-law if there are any Gaetano DiSipio's in the line. Seems like DiSipio is a very common name around Philadelphia.


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