Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

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Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby CAPA » 01 Nov 2008, 23:52

Francesco Apa married Rosina DeRose (both born in 1880s)
4 children
Maria, Pasquale, Silvio, and Catillo (all born in early 1900s)
Eventually, the parents and three sons all came to the U.S.
All of the above are deceased.

Am interested in the origins of the DeRose family.

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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby PeterTimber » 02 Nov 2008, 03:42

Since you did not provide the town of origin it may be located in the wwww.ellisisland,.org website and from there you can either write to that town for documents of births, marriages and deaths or perhaps find micorfilm record in the nearest Family History Library (www.familysearch.org for location nearest you) and rent out the micorfilm for about $5.00 and trace your family from 1809 to 1900. =Peter=

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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby pink67 » 02 Nov 2008, 08:33

Hi!

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Catillo Apa
Name: Catillo Apa
Arrival Date: 2 Jul 1929
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1911
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Augustus
Search Ship Database: View the Augustus in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Italy
Line: 9
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_4527
Birth Location: Italy
Birth Location Other: s pietro
Page Number: 36
Last Residence: Castiglione

joining his father Francesco in Steelton, leaving in Italy his mother Rosa, in Castiglione...

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Silvio Apa
Name: Silvio Apa
Arrival Date: 9 Dec 1929
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1907
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Roma
Search Ship Database: View the Roma in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Italy
Line: 4
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_4641
Birth Location: Italy
[u]Birth Location Other: s pietro [/u]
Page Number: 188
Last residence: Castiglione

joining his father Francesco in Steelton PA and leaving in Italy his brother Pasquale in Castiglione....

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Pasquale Apa
Name: Pasquale Apa
Arrival Date: 10 Nov 1930
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1909
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Roma
Search Ship Database: View the Roma in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Italy
Line: 20
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_4867
Birth Location: Italy
Birth Location Other: s pietro
Page Number: 62
Last residence Castiglione

Leaving in Italy his sister Maria in Castiglione and joining his father Francesco in Steelton

I suppose that their birth town could be San Pietro in Guarano, Cosenza Province, Calabria region, while their last residence could be Castiglione Cosentino, Cosenza Province, Calabria region....
That's why I found several arrival manifests for the father, Francesco... in the first one (1904) he declared his last residence as: Castiglione Cos.

Family History centers have microfilms from:

Title Registri dello stato civile, 1809-1910
Authors Castiglione Cosentino (Cosenza). Ufficio dello stato civile (Main Author)

Titles Registri dello stato civile, 1770-1910
San Pietro in Guarano (Cosenza). Ufficio dello stato civile

As PeterTimber wrote you, you can rent microfilms at your nearest Family History Center and found your ancestors...

You also know taht Francesco Apa possible was born on

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Frank Apa
Name: Frank Apa
City: Not Stated
County: Dauphin
State: Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1880
Race: White
Roll: 1877943
DraftBoard: 1

[img=http://img354.imageshack.us/img354/5685/apafrankwwipy5.th.jpg]


U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about Fransco Apa
Name: Fransco Apa
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1880
RESIDENCE: Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Birth: Caitigliane Cajertino, Italy mispelling of Castiglione Cosentino
Roll: WW2_2243588

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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby Cathynap » 02 Nov 2008, 16:30

CAPA wrote:Francesco Apa married Rosina DeRose (both born in 1880s)
Am interested in the origins of the DeRose family.

DeRose is a very common name in Cosenza Province. Many of the towns there have a large population of DeRose's. If you know where Rosina died, I would recommend you try to obtain a copy of her U.S. death record which should list her place of birth. That way you will know for sure which town she was born in.
Here is the official website for Castiglione Costentino.
Here is the site for San Pietro Guarano
Here is a map of Cosenza Province where you can see the location of the 2 towns on the upper right.

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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby Cathynap » 02 Nov 2008, 16:39

I'm not sure this record applies to your family but since they seem to have settled in Pennsylvania I will post it here just in case.
John Apa Declaration Of Intent

Publication Number: M1537
Publication Title: Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. District Court, 1820-1930, and Circuit Court, 1820-1911, for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Publisher: NARA
State: Pennsylvania
Court: US Circuit and District Courts, Oct 1820-Sep 3, 1906
Year: 1926
Date: 14 Jul 1926
Immigrant Full Name: John Apa
Document Type: Declaration of Intention
Home Country: Italy
Witness Full Name: [Blank]
Year Immigrated: 1923

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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby suanj » 02 Nov 2008, 16:47

Rosina De Rose was born in Pietrafitta town ( Cosenza province) last residence: Castiglione;
Rosina trip:

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Rosina Apa De Rose
Name: Rosina Apa De Rose
Arrival Date: 9 Dec 1929
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy

Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Roma
Search Ship Database: View the Roma in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Italy
Line: 1
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_4641
Birth Location: Italy
Birth Location Other: pietrafitta
Page Number: 186

joining at Francesco husband; Pasquale Apa son in Castiglione.
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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby pink67 » 02 Nov 2008, 16:54

the family in Steelton, Pa in 1930:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Frank Apa
Name: Frank Apa
Home in 1930: Steelton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Age: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Rose
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View Image
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Household Members: Name Age
Frank Apa 49 head
Rose Apa 49 wife
Sylvia Apa 22 son
Catilgia Apa 18 son

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Re: Surnames Apa & DeRose - from Cosenza area

Postby Conti832 » 02 Nov 2008, 22:04

My maiden name is Fuoco and my granmother is a costanza and she was cousins with the Apa's. John Apa lives in Hermitage, Pa and would love to get in contact. So would I. We were just in Italy last October. My relatives had invited me to visit in Cosemi, however we did not have enough time. My one cousin's name is Francino Palermo, and he had offered to pick me up off the train, but money and time was a factor. There are also relatives in Torino. We all live in Mercer County, Pa.


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