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Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby germana » 12 Nov 2008, 06:26

I am looking for any descendants of Costantino (first name) Cristiano (last name), my grandmother's uncle.
He was born in Italy (S. Caterina Albanese) on April 10, 1893 and arrived in US (NY city) on October 10, 1912.
In 2002 I found an information on Internet showing that his last known residency was 15243 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. It doesn't sound correct, but since for a while he wrote to the Italian family, we know he lived in Pennsylvania, most likely in Pittsburgh.
When he arrived to the US he was single (information found on Ellis island website and double checked with information on his born certificate I got in his and my hometown), I do not have any information about his wife, but my family knows that he had a son, who was probably named after Costantino's father Giuseppe (or Joseph?).
In 2002 I also found some information about Giuseppe Cristiano who was born on August 31, 1916, and his last known residency was 15211 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.
Since Costantino was 23 in 1916, Giuseppe could be his son.
I do not have any other information, but I hope someone can help me.

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby pink67 » 12 Nov 2008, 08:11

Hi Germana,

don't know if you already have this record...
It's his Draft Registration Card for the World War I, at that time he was already living in Pennsylvania:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Constantino Christiano
Name: Constantino Christiano
City: Pittsburgh
County: Allegheny
State: Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Date: 10 Apr 1893
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1908014
DraftBoard: 2

unfortunately it seems there is no image of this document on Ancestry.com...

This is his enlistment for the Second War:

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about Costantino Ceristiano
Name: Costantino Ceristiano
Birth Date: 10 Apr 1893
RESIDENCE: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Birth: Italy
Roll: WW2_2243882
Address: 436 Pearl street, Pittsburgh...

Image:
[img=http://img262.imageshack.us/img262/9099/cristianocostantinowwiigt5.th.jpg]

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby pink67 » 12 Nov 2008, 08:28

Possible 1930 census:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Cristiano Costantino
Name: Cristiano Costantino
Home in 1930: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Olympia
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Cristiano Costantino 37 head
Olympia Costantino 38 wife
Madelene Grames 22 daughter (possible step-daughter?), divorced
Michael Grames 20 son (possible step-son)
Rosella Grames 12 daughter (possible step-daughter)
Joseph C Costantino 4 son
Gilbert Coda 3 grandson (Madelene's son?)

He declared he get married at the age of 32... so possible his wife was widow or divorced...
Joseph C. Costantino was his son.. born in 1926...

[img=http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/4127/cristianocostantino1930wx1.th.jpg]

Laura :D

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby pink67 » 12 Nov 2008, 08:38

This could be the Enlistment for the Second Worl War for Joseph Cristiano :

From Ancestry.com:

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
about Joseph C Cristiano
Name: Joseph C Cristiano
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania
State: Pennsylvania
County or City: Allegheny

Enlistment Date: 18 Mar 1944
Enlistment State: Pennsylvania
Enlistment City: New Cumberland
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)
Source: Enlisted Reserve or Medical Administrative Corps (MAC) Officer

Education: 3 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 00
Weight: 003

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby pink67 » 12 Nov 2008, 09:47

Olimpia death's dates:

Social Security Death Index
about Olimpia Cristiano
Name: Olimpia Cristiano
SSN: 174-XX-XXXX
Last Residence: 15243 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Born: 30 Jul 1891
Died: Jan 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951 )

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby pink67 » 12 Nov 2008, 14:12

I noticed that in the site Ancestry.com. on the database U.S. Public Records is listed:


U.S. Public Records Index
about Joseph C Cristiano
Name: Joseph C Cristiano
Birth Date: Feb 1926
Street address:
City: Orlando
County: Orange
State: Florida
Zip Code: 32836
Phone Number:
Record Number:

I'm sending you a PM with the address and phone number...
Maybe he could be Costantino's son...

Laura

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby germana » 13 Nov 2008, 23:38

Laura,
I want to thank you so much. Joseph is the person I was looking for. You did a great job.
I wish I started again my research two years ago when I first come to the US. But it's never too late...

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Re: Looking for Costantino Cristiano's descendants

Postby pink67 » 14 Nov 2008, 16:11

:D :D :D
Ciao Germana,

I'm very happy for you.... I wish you all the best!

Laura


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