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Trying to find more info on family

Postby mjeraci » 15 Dec 2003, 19:37

Hello, know partial information on both my grandma's family (Prestonacci) from Calabria and grandfather with last name Eraci. He came to the states very young from Siciliy. I have looked on various search engines and other sites. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks

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Postby ptimber » 15 Dec 2003, 20:07

what don't you know so that you can be directed to the appropriate websites. Peter

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Postby mjeraci » 15 Dec 2003, 20:21

I don't know to much info prior to my grandparents. Do know my great-grandparents names etc. Also don't know what happened to some of the cousins and brother/sisters of my grandfather. Also my cousin is trying to find info on his family side and things are not that clear from his grandfather and stories seem to conflict. Basically trying to put the missing links together. thanks.

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Postby ptimber » 15 Dec 2003, 21:06

May I suggest you acquire the book Italian genealogical Records by Trafford R. Cole. it is an easy read and should set you straight. Peter

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Postby mjeraci » 15 Dec 2003, 21:22

Thanks, will check that book out.

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Postby suanj » 16 Dec 2003, 06:48

Hi: Prestonacci surname not exist in Italy.. Eraci small presence(Emilia Romagna region), probable coming from misspelling sicialian original surname Iraci..
Exist only in Calabria region PRESTINACE surname and
PRESTINACI also coming from Calabria region, more small presence in 2 others region.. regards, suanj

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Postby Sharpie » 18 Dec 2003, 15:02

This is what I find with the name Eraci

A E ERACI 6 Jun 1938 Jun 1991 IL (1953 And 1954 ) 332-30-1704
ANGELINE ERACI 16 May 1889 Sep 1967 Chicago, Cook, IL IL (Before 1951 ) 359-22-7315
CECELIA ERACI 19 Nov 1902 Jul 1976 Oak Lawn, Cook, IL IL (1963 ) 319-40-6621
ELIZABETH ERACI 24 Jul 1895 Jan 1965 Brooklyn, Kings, NY NY (Before 1951 ) 052-09-8100
FRANK P ERACI 9 Apr 1925 14 Feb 2000 Chicago, Cook, IL IL (Before 1951 ) 360-22-5714
GIOVANNA ERACI 5 Dec 1902 Nov 1973 Cicero, Cook, IL IL (Before 1951 ) 354-03-1667
JOSEPH ERACI 19 Mar 1898 Dec 1982 Chicago, Cook, IL IL (Before 1951 ) 340-03-3589
NICHOLAS ERACI 2 Nov 1889 Jun 1974 Cicero, Cook, IL IL (Before 1951 ) 347-05-6481
ROSE ERACI 4 Jul 1900 Jun 1990 IL (Before 1951 ) 330-20-6001

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Philip Eraci 25 1904 Illinois Head White Chicago, Cook, IL
Ellen Eraci 26 1903 Wife Chicago, Cook, IL
Jennie Eraci 27 1902 Daughter Chicago, Cook, IL
Santo Eraci 64 1865 Father Chicago, Cook, IL
Antonino Eraci 34 1895 Italy Head White Detroit, Wayne, MI
Vincenza Eraci 25 1904 Wife Detroit, Wayne, MI
Anthony Eraci 39 1890 Italy Head White Brooklyn, Kings, NY
Elizabeth Eraci 35 1894 Wife Brooklyn, Kings, NY
Tony Eraci 41 1888 Italy Roomer White Dennison, Tuscarawas, OH

If any of this can serve you let me know. I will try to find some more information for you.

Sandra Lamolli
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Postby ptimber » 18 Dec 2003, 15:09

Dear Sandra, as usual you are off the mark and while you know something about genealogy you don't know how one thing reltates to another and only confuse the issue. Frankly I believe you need some genealogical counseling from someone who can help you answer questions about their genealogy. Peter

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some help

Postby luigipaolo » 19 Dec 2003, 03:48

Hi

Maybe you can take a look at www.parrocchie.it ( all the parrishes in Italy ) and www.comuni.it ( all the cities in Italy ). I hope you will be successfull.
Gigio

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Postby ptimber » 19 Dec 2003, 23:43

Your off the mark too!. Peter

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Re: Trying to find more info on family

Postby Scalise » 19 Feb 2007, 21:14

I have been researching the Prestonacci family ( I spelled it Prestinacci) for a while, because they are related to my recently deceased mother-in-law. I have pictures of two of Rose's daughters, Mary Eraci Bava and Evelyn Eraci Glieberman. If you would like to trade info, please reply to this. I didn't see this until today, and have only been doing this research on that family since Nov of 2005. Rose's parents were Antonio and Philomena? Prestinacci, and I am about to send for their death certificates to see which of them is my mother-in-law's relative. There is nobody left to ask.

Vicki Molesky
daughter-in-law of Louise Scalise Molesky


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