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Immigration or marriage record

Postby katidid » 23 Aug 2013, 16:53

I am having trouble fining immigration record. Or even a marriage record. I have looked and I just cant find it..

Charles Zafone
Born 9 Dec 1890 in Sicily, Italy and lived in Brooklyn, NY possible came over about 1915..

His wife Kinchetta or Concetta ( there showing 2 diff way's of spelling it) She arrived 1900 And I can only find her when she was married to Charles .. She was born 1881

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby suanj » 24 Aug 2013, 11:35

katidid wrote:I am having trouble fining immigration record. Or even a marriage record. I have looked and I just cant find it..

Charles Zafone
Born 9 Dec 1890 in Sicily, Italy and lived in Brooklyn, NY possible came over about 1915..

His wife Kinchetta or Concetta ( there showing 2 diff way's of spelling it) She arrived 1900 And I can only find her when she was married to Charles .. She was born 1881

Leah :)

Hi,
I believe that your ancestor italian name was: Calogero ZAFONTI.
I found the arrival:
First Name: Calogero
Last Name: Zafonte
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian South
Last Place of Residence: Petealia Sop., Sicily
Date of Arrival: Jul 20, 1912
Age at Arrival: 21y Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Principe di Piemonte
Port of Departure: Palermo
Manifest Line Number: 0020


pag 1 http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0020

pag 2 http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0020
joining at brother Luciano Zafonte in New York

Birth Act #284:
Calogero Zafonti born on 9 Dec. 1890 in Petralia Soprana (Palermo province, Sicily region, IT) son of Francesco Paolo Zafonti 37 old, farmer, and son of Maria Anna .... ( maiden name unreadable)

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... :828811175

1930 census:
Charles Zafonte, "United States Census, 1930"
Name: Charles Zafonte
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Manhattan (Districts 0001-0250), New York, New York, United States
District: 0095
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1891
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1915
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Sheet Number and Letter: 2A
Household ID: 32
Line Number: 29
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T626
Affiliate Film Number: 1547
GS Film number: 2341282

Digital Folder Number: 004638833

Image Number: 00457
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Charles Zafonte M 39 Italy
Wife Kinchetta Zafonte
F 50 Italy
Daughter Mary Zafonte
F 9 New York
Son Constantino Zafonte
M 22 New York

I believe that Concetta was widow when married at Calogero...

1940:
Charles Zafonte, "United States Census, 1940"
Name: Charles Zafonte
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Assembly District 16, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Year (Estimated): 1891
Last Place of Residence: Same House
District: 24-1874
Family Number: 143
Sheet Number and Letter: 9B
Line Number: 51
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 2595
Digital Folder Number: 005458262

Image Number: 00288
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Charles Zafonte M 49 Italy
Wife Concetta Zafonte
F 59 Italy
Daughter Marie Zafonte
F 18 New York



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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby katidid » 24 Aug 2013, 17:30

OMG I can't believe you found it!! That is so amazing!! I have been looking for a long time lol.. Were you able to find a marrige record or Kinchetta's immagration? Thank you so much !! You are amazing!!

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby katidid » 24 Aug 2013, 22:05

I can't find her immigration too or other records from her.. I have looked for there marriage record but can't find it.. I am having a hard time with finding info in my tree
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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby suanj » 25 Aug 2013, 07:01

You know Concetta maiden name? Costantino was born from a previous marriage?
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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby suanj » 25 Aug 2013, 07:15

by this record:
Colagera Zafonti, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
Name: Colagera Zafonti
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: New York City no 108, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Petralia, Suprona, Italy
Nationality: Italy
Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
Affiliate Publication Number: M1509
GS Film number: 1765861
Digital Folder Number: 005263045
Image Number: 00464

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... 1249895393
Calogero/Charles was single in june 1917...
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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby suanj » 25 Aug 2013, 07:19

second trip of Calogero:
First Name: Calogelo (Calogero)
Last Name: Lafonte (Zafonte/i)
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian
Last Place of Residence: Petralia Sap, Sicily
Date of Arrival: Feb 11, 1914
Age at Arrival: 22 Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Prinzess Irene
Port of Departure: Messina
Manifest Line Number: 0016

joining at brother Luciano in New York
http://www.ellisisland.org/search/shipM ... 0862%2ETIF

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby Biff83 » 25 Aug 2013, 18:33

suanj wrote:Birth Act #284:
Calogero Zafonti born on 9 Dec. 1890 in Petralia Soprana (Palermo province, Sicily region, IT) son of Francesco Paolo Zafonti 37 old, farmer, and son of Maria Anna .... ( maiden name unreadable)

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... :828811175

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Nice work, suanj.

I believe Calogero's mother's maiden name was Vigneri.

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby katidid » 25 Aug 2013, 19:17

I don't know Concetta's maiden name :( I do know she came to the USA around 1900 and was born around 1881, and had a daughter by this other husband her name was Anna she was born about 1911..

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Postby suanj » 25 Aug 2013, 21:30

and who was Constantino so.. a child of her previous marriage? What happened at Anna? she appearing no in 1930 census.. what you know abt Costantino?
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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby Biff83 » 25 Aug 2013, 23:05

katidid wrote:I don't know Concetta's maiden name :( I do know she came to the USA around 1900 and was born around 1881, and had a daughter by this other husband her name was Anna she was born about 1911..


I found this long shot 1915 New York Census for Jamaica, Queens.

Frank Sigismondi 51
Concetta Sigismondi 35 (born about 1880)
Annie Sigismondi 5 (born about 1911)
Costantino Sigismondi 7 (born about 1908) per 1930 census

http://img571.imageshack.us/img571/6346/oeoi.jpg right hand side, halfway down

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby Biff83 » 25 Aug 2013, 23:09

1904 NYC marriage record

Bride: Concetta Vigneri (same surname as Calogero's mother)
Groom: Francesco Sigismoniti
Manhattan Marriage License #16245

1917 NYC Death Record

Franceso Sigermondi
Age: 53 years old
Date of death: 12 May 1917
Manhattan Death Cert# 15839

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby Biff83 » 25 Aug 2013, 23:58

Concetta Vigneri 1900 manifest

age 23, born about 1880
Last residence: Petralia Soprana

Destination New York to join brother in law Pietro ?

http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0027

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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby Biff83 » 26 Aug 2013, 00:11

1927 NYC marriage record

Bride: Anna Sigismondi
Groom: Domenio Illuzzi
1 May 1927
Manhattan Marriage License# 12180
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Re: Immigration or marriage record

Postby Biff83 » 26 Aug 2013, 01:25

Concetta Rosalia Vigneri Birth Act

Father Giuseppe Vigneri, 29 years old, occupation ??
Mother Marianna Carlascibetta?
Birth date: 29 March 1881 at 7:30 AM
in a house at 55 Via Corso ?

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... :828811175

Can someone check and add details to my translation please?

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