Cerco famiglia dello zio di mia nonna/searching for information about my granma's uncle

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Cerco famiglia dello zio di mia nonna/searching for information about my granma's uncle

Postby Annalisa95 » 22 May 2016, 16:21

Salve a tutti vorrei sapere di più sullo zio di mia nonna emigrato negli Stati Uniti. Questo è tutto ció che so
Nome - Antonino
Cognome - Raffa
Data di nascita - 1890
Luogo di nascita - Castanea (Messina)
Sposato con Maria Denaro, due figli maschi e una femmina (giovanna raffa). Hanno vissuto a Philadelphia.

Hi everyone, i'd like to know more about my grandmather's uncle who emigrated to USA. This is all i know
Name- Antonino
Surname - Raffa
Born in 1890
Birthplace - Castanea (Messina)
Married with Maria Denaro. They had two sons and a doughter (Giovanna Raffa)
They lived in Philadelphia.

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Postby adelfio » 24 May 2016, 15:58

Birth record of Antonino Raffa from Castanea town in Villaggi di Messina was rewritten after the earthquake in 1912
Index#66
1890 June 10th in the town of Castanea birth of Antonino Raffa son of Francesco Raffa and Giovanna La Rosa

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https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=1967753

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Postby suanj » 24 May 2016, 16:41

Ciao forse è questa la famiglia nel 1940:


Anthony Raffa

United States Census, 1940

Nome Anthony Raffa
Tipologia di evento Census
Data dell'evento 1940
Luogo dell'evento Ward 1, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Sesso Male
Età 50
Stato civile Married
Etnia (originale) White
Etnia White
Grado di parentela con il capofamiglia (originale) Head
Grado di parentela con il capofamiglia Head
Luogo di nascita Italy
Anno di nascita (approssimativo) 1890
Ultimo luogo di residenza Same House



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Sesso

Età

Luogo di nascita

Anthony Raffa Head M 50 Italy
Mary Raffa Wife F 43 Italy
Jenny Raffa Daughter F 18 Italy
Salvatore Raffa Son M 15 Pennsylvania
Peter Raffa Son M 14 Pennsylvania
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=2000219
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Postby suanj » 24 May 2016, 16:45

Ho trovato i dati dell'ultimo figlio:


Peter E. Raffa
1926–1995
Nascita 30 MAR 1926 • Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Decesso 7 DEC 1995 • Cheltenham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

e si era sposato con:

Dolores C. Brophy
1923–2002
Nascita 12 JUN 1923 • Mauch Chunk, Carbon, Pennsylvania, USA
Decesso 12 MAY 2002 • Elkins Park, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

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Postby suanj » 24 May 2016, 16:53

Questo è il necrologio della morte di Dolores ( nuora di Antonino e moglie di Peter Raffa):
RAFFA DOLORES B., of Elkins Park PA, age 78, on May 12, 2002; loving wife of the late Peter E.; mother of Kathleen Wilbert of Oreland, Marianne Emery of Abington and Patricia Raffa of Hatfield; also surviving are 2 grandsons Justin and Christopher Emery. Relatives and friends are invited to Dolores' Life Celebration Gathering on Tues. eve from 6 - 9 P.M. at her residence, 7451 New Second St., Elkins Park PA, for a time of fellowship with her family. A Life Celebration Visitation will be held Wed. starting 9 A.M. at Our Lady Help of Christians R.C. Church, 1500 Marion Rd., Abington, followed by her Funeral Mass 10 A.M. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Dolores' memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital for Research, 501 St. Judes Place, Memphis TN 38105, would be appreciated. Family Service by CRAFT/GIVNISH OF ABINGTON, 215-659-2000. ``A Life Celebration Home'


Published on Philly.com from May 13 to May 14, 2002 - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/philly ... sUHHF.dpuf
a quanto sembra ha avuto solo figlie e non figli....
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Re: Cerco famiglia dello zio di mia nonna/searching for information about my granma's uncle

Postby James Graham » 24 May 2016, 17:31

Antonio's WWII Draft Card
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=1861144

Antonio's WWI Draft Card
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=1968530

Antonio, Maria and Giovanna's arrival record
http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/p ... 5pZmVzdCI7
This lists him as a naturalized American citizen on 3 June 1918 at Camp Meade, Maryland


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