I need some help. I am trying to verify if my great great grandfather's and his son's birth certificate are available from Naples. Any information on my great great grandfather's wife would also be of great help
Fortunately, I do have a reasonable amount of information that my family has gathered over the years:
My great great grandfather's name is Davide Lofruscio Here is his birth date:
Nato il 1 de marzo 1864( other sources I have say 1863) passato a Dio il 22 gennaio 1955
His wife's name is: Clara Bazano( other sources I have, have the last name as Borzane or Bazan )
Here is some extra info:
Davide had a brother: Ernesto Gaspare Lofruscio, born in Naples in 1887.
Davide had 5 children: 1) Silvio 2) Alma 3) Clara 4) Angel( or Angelo ) 5) Pietro. Child number 4 being my great grandfather.
My family has all records up to my grandfather, but we don't have much about his dad ( Angel ) or his grandfather ( Davide ) . We are currently seeking Italian citizenship and the existence of birth certificates of the people mentioned above would help tremendously.
I appreciate any help and I look forward to hopefully hearing any good news.
Out of curiosity I checked Ellis Island's website. I was happy that I did find a match. Even though my family never resided in the U.S. They did travel and were transit passengers in New York!
I found information on my great great grandfather's younger brother.
He traveled 3 times
Here is information on the first trip:
First Name: Ernesto Gaspare
Last Name: Lofruscio
Ethnicity: South Italian
Last Place of Residence: Secondigliano Napoli, Italy
Date of Arrival: Dec 26, 1911
Age at Arrival: 26y Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: San Guglielmo
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0008
Could I assume that my great great grandfather being his older brother lived in the same house in Italy?? Very likely.
Can someone help me and explain to me if Secondigliano Napoli, Italy is in the city of Naples or outside of the city?
Ordered 3 Microfilms from FHC. Birth records of the Napoli Stato Civile
The years covered are 1862-1865. If you are in the Atlanta area please contact me so that you can take advantage of them being here when they arrive in like 2-3 weeks.
Also contacted CEMLA ( www.cemla.com ) They do have records of entry of my family. They are really nice and they do inquiries outside of Argentina.
I have more information than ever before! I got tons of information that I have gathered in 1 week, that my family hasn't been able to do in years!
Thanks all for the help.
I do want some help as to what site is the best in ordering italian certificates:
Why pay the premium to order a birth record. YOu can send a letter (written in Italian) to the comune and request the birth record. Also send a copy of your license, or some form of identification and 2 international postal reply coupons.