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Monterosso

Postby RosaAvolio » 22 Oct 2008, 13:58

I'm researching Matteo Monterosso who immigrated to Brooklyn New York with his brother Croce in the 1920's. shortly after that he left New York for California. I have found that he lived in San Francisco and died there in 1962 without any family listed on his death certificate. If anyone knows of any information regarding him please let me know.

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Re: Monterosso

Postby vj » 22 Oct 2008, 14:51

Hi Rosa, welcome to the forum!
Valarie

Social Security Application SS-5

You may want to order this

His SS# is available here if you don’t already have it:
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/ ... _form=true

About the SS Application:
http://genealogy.about.com/od/online_re ... equest.htm
The SS-5, or Application for Social Security Number is a great resource for learning more about individuals who died after about 1960, and generally includes the following:

Full name
Full name at birth, including maiden name
Present mailing address
Age at last birthday
Date of birth
Place of birth (city, county, State)
Father's full name
Mother's full name, including maiden name
Sex
Race as indicated by the applicant
Whether the applicant ever applied for Social Security or Railroad Retirement before
Current employer's name and address
Date signed
Applicant's signature


Order form SSA-711 (can be done online):
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Re: Monterosso

Postby vj » 22 Oct 2008, 15:11

From ancestry .com (subscription site)

Are these the correct manifests?

1920 manifest pg 1
pg 2

Name: Croce Monterosso
Arrival Date: 29 Apr 1920
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898 Age: 22
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Palermo, Italy
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Belvedere
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Palermo
Line: 22 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_2757
Birth Location: Palermo
Birth Location: Carini
Page Number: 138

- single
- last residence Carini
- in Carini, mother Vita Mannino
- destination Brooklyn
- joining brother Matteo at 238 Columbia St
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1919 manifest pg 1
pg 2

Name: Matteo Monterosso
Arrival Date: 31 Oct 1919
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893 Age: 26
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Palermo
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Argentina
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Palermo
Line: 27 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_2693
Birth Location: Palermo
Birth Location: Carini
Page Number: 111

- single
- trader
- last residence Carini, Palermo
- in Carini, mother Vita Mannino, 10 Via dietro il Carmine
- destination Brooklyn
- in US before, 1913-1915 Brooklyn
- joining uncle Giuseppe Monterosso at 692 Pacific St
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1913 manifest pg 1
pg 2

Name: Matteo Monterosso
Arrival Date: 8 Aug 1913
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894 Age: 19
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Re d Italia
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Sicily
Line: 26 Microfilm Serial: T715 Microfilm Roll: T715_2149
Birth Location: Sicily
Birth Location: Carini
Page Number: 121

- single
- last residence Carini
- in Carini, mother Vita Mannino
- destination Brooklyn
- joining uncle Filippo De Simone at 688 Sacchett St (Sackett)

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Re: Monterosso

Postby vj » 22 Oct 2008, 15:45

Here's a terrific Carini Website by one of our forum moderators James Bianco (JamesBianco)

http://www.cariniexchange.com/

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Re: Monterosso

Postby RosaAvolio » 23 Oct 2008, 04:20

Thank you all for the quick replies and info. I should have said I have his immigration info and SS application and death certificate. I'm an experienced researcher. I'm hoping to find other info, more local San Francisco stuff, maybe some local items although I'm beginning to doubt I'll ever find anything. He apparently was in the military because he's buried in golden Gate Military cemetery.
Thanks for your help,
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Re: Monterosso

Postby vj » 23 Oct 2008, 13:46

Hi Rosa, no problem!
Have you tried to order his military record?
Thanks, Valarie

Interment net
http://www.interment.net/data/us/ca/san ... en_m23.htm

Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno, San Mateo County, California
* Records with an asterisk at the end indicates those that have not been verified as accurate by the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs. Please visit "The National Cemetery Administration Records Verification Project " for details on what this means. To report an error, please visit the Veterans Affairs website, click on "Contact the VA" and follow the instructions.


Monterosso, Mateo ,
b. 03/21/1894,
d. 10/08/1962,
PVT BTRY D 76 FA 3 DIV,
Plot: Y 335, bur. 11/27/1962, *


Not sure, but may be
Private
Battery D
76th Field Artillery
3rd Division

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Re: Monterosso

Postby Biff83 » 23 Oct 2008, 15:04

Hi, Valarie :D !

You do have Matteo's rank and unit correct.

Nice site on the 3rd Division in WWI with pics.
http://www.warfoto.com/3rdsocietyphotos2.htm

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Re: Monterosso

Postby vj » 23 Oct 2008, 15:08

Thanks Biff :D !
I was trying to sort out his service based on his two manifests.
I believe the 76th Field Artillery was at the Presidio of Monterey in CA after the war.

http://www.monterey.org/museum/pom/pomhistory.html
(note in the last picture's 'properties' it's labeled battery d)

Presidio of Monterey
The post, which has been known at various times as Fort Halleck, Ord Barracks, Monterey Barracks and Fort Stockton, was officially redesignated the Presidio of Monterey in 1904 in honor of the original Spanish fort. From 1907 to 1913 the School of Musketry was operated on the post, forerunner of today's Infantry Center at Fort Benning, Georgia. Several units rotated through between 1902 and 1919. Between the two world wars the post was the home of the 11th Cavalry and the 2nd Battalion, 76th Field Artillery.


Could he have enlisted in the East and been transferred to CA with his unit?
Valarie

This record has his service start date:
Name: Mateo Monterosso
Service Info.: PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR I
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1894
Death Date: 8 Oct 1962
Service Start Date: 10 Dec 1920
Interment Date: 27 Nov 1962
Cemetery: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 1300 Sneath Lane San Bruno, CA 94066
Buried At: Section Y Site 335


If this is his 1930 census (age is wrong)
possible 1930 census
It also indicates that he served in WWI, perhaps in the Italian army?
(based on his 1919 manifest being after the war)

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Re: Monterosso

Postby Biff83 » 23 Oct 2008, 17:08

vj wrote:If this is his 1930 census (age is wrong)
possible 1930 census
It also indicates that he served in WWI, perhaps in the Italian army?
(based on his 1919 manifest being after the war)


I noticed on the 1919 manifest that Matteo's passage, and the passage for all on that manifest page, was paid by the Italian government. Wonder if the Italian govenment paid their passage as a service to its veterans who served in WWI?

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Re: Monterosso

Postby vj » 23 Oct 2008, 17:29

Hey Biff, you're right :D , I missed that.
They were all (ex 1) returning US residents also.
Several have 'Reservist' in the language column - it appears to be
an explanation/exemption for not being able to read or write?
Valarie


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