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Mancini/Sforza/Spadorcia

Postby LaBud » 30 Jun 2009, 12:26

Hello to Everyone,

"Home is where the Heart is".... and that is why I am here!

(I made this a new post, it was a bit confusing where it was and I apologize for that)

Here's my latest mission that I am asking help on. I have exhausted all sites that I have access to and come up with minimal or no info.

This is the info that I got here the other day from Valerie and have tried to follow it but to no avail.

"Americo Mancini 16, abt 1910
- born 17 Jun 1910 in McKeesport PA
- destination 10 Noyes Pl Boston"
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Americo's father was Sabatino (Sam) Mancini and his mother was Bambina (?)
They too both came from Prezza, L'Aquila, Abruzzi but I can't find them on any manifests, and I am just about blind from looking.
Americo did have a brother, (?) Alberico and possibly a sister.
Americo married Lucy Spadorcia in Quincy, Ma.


It amazes me that Americo's destination was where our Dad was born a few yrs. later in Boston, Ma.
Another coincidence is that my Maternal Grandmother Bambina (Sforza) came to McKeesport, Pa.
My Maternal Grandfather, Antonio Spadorcia was in Clinton, Ma. and one of the Pizzani's hooked him up with Gram and off to Boston they went. Maybe they were all on the same boat! (haha)

Questions I have...
1. is it possible to locate the when and where's of (Bambina) and Sabatino Mancini family arriving from Prezza to Naples port to Ellis to McKeespot, Pa. and then to Boston?

2. the when and where for Bambina Sforza to McKeesport, Pa. and Antonio Spadorcia to Boston, Ma. Antonio did come through Ellis I am sure of that
They then settled in Quincy, Ma. and had 10 kids.
I apologize for having no dates. My brother has yet to provide me with any, so that has been part of my problem I think.

Any information is always greatly appreciated. Dinner is always on me. :)

Grazie, LaBud

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Re: Mancini/Sforza/Spadorcia

Postby vj » 30 Jun 2009, 13:43

LaBud wrote:1. is it possible to locate the when and where's of (Bambina) and Sabatino Mancini family arriving from Prezza to Naples port to Ellis to McKeespot, Pa. and then to Boston?


Mancini Family

Mancini's to McKeesport

Here's Francesca & Alberico's manifest
joining Sabatino in McKeesport
traveling with a cousin of Sabatino

1909 manifest
page 2
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Here's a likely 1915 manifest
Americo traveling with his mother & brother
Joining father Sabatino in Boston
Notation: claims USB (US Born)

1915 manifest
page 2

18 Jun 1915 SS Patria, Naples to NY
Lines 25-27

Francesca Navarroli 35 (abt 1880)
- last residence Prezza
- in Prezza mother Antonia
- destination Boston
- in US, 1909-1911 in PA
- joining husband Sabatino(?) at 3 North Square
- born in Prezza
son Alberico Mancini 8 (abt 1907)
- born in Prezza
son Americo Mancini 4 (abt 1911)
- USB claimed
- born in Pa McKeesport
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1920 census

Home in 1920:
8 Bartlett Place
Boston Ward 5, Suffolk, Massachusetts

head Salvatora Mancini 43, abt 1877 IT
- immig 1900 Al
- laborer, contractor
wife Francis Mancini 40, abt 1880 IT
- immig 1910 Al
son Alberico Mancini 13, abt 1907 MA
son Americo Mancini 10, abt 1910 MA
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Alberico's manifest from 1930 may help:

mother Francesca Novarreli is in Prezza (she returned to Boston in 1935)
father Sebastiano is at 10 Noyes Place Boston
the family(?) lived in Boston 1916-1922

1930 manifest
page 2

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Re: Mancini/Sforza/Spadorcia

Postby vj » 30 Jun 2009, 13:55

2. the when and where for Bambina Sforza to McKeesport, Pa. and Antonio Spadorcia to Boston, Ma. Antonio did come through Ellis I am sure of that
They then settled in Quincy, Ma. and had 10 kids.


Spadorcia

Is this the correct family?

possible 1930 census

Home in 1930:
26 Main Street, owns $6000
Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts

head Antonio Spadorci 49, abt 1881 IT
- married age 22, abt 1903
- immig 1906 Na
- plasterer, contractor
wife Barbara Spadorci 43, abt 1887 IT
- immig 1908 Al
son Joseph Spadorci 22, abt 1908 MA
son Alfred Spadorci 21, abt 1909 MA
daughter Lucy Spadorci 20, abt 1910 MA
daughter Amelia Spadorci 19, abt 1911 MA
daughter Lillian Spadorci 17, abt 1913 MA
daughter Helen Spadorci 14, abt 1916 MA
daughter Ida Spadorci 12, abt 1918 MA
son Albert Spadorci 10, abt 1920 MA
daughter Olga Spadorci 4 1/12, abt 1925 MA
daughter Mary Spadorci 1 8/12, abt 1928 MA
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1920 census

Home in 1920:
16 Union Street
Quincy Ward 2, Norfolk, Massachusetts

head Antoni Spadorca 40
wife Bandina Spadorca 34
Joseph Spadorca 12
Alfred Spadorca 11
Inez Spadorca 9
Amellia Spadorca 7
Lillian Spadorca 6
Elanore Spadorca 5
Ida Spadorca 2 6/12
Albert Spadorca 2 1/12

Roomer:
Berardino Forgione 35
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1910 census

Home in 1910:
10 Spring Street
Quincy Ward 2, Norfolk, Massachusetts

head Tony Spadil 30
- married 3 yrs, abt 1907
- immig 1903, Al
- mason
wife B??Bani Spadil 24
- 2 children
- immig 1903
son Joseph Spadil 1 4/12
son Alfredo Spadil 7/12

brother Michael Spadil 44
- married 17 yrs, abt 1893
- immig 1910, Al
- mason

boarder Tony Flidlo 25
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Military registration

1942 WWII Draft Registration Card
page 2

Antonio Spadorcia
born 27 Oct 1880
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Antonio's Naturalization paperwork

1922 Oath

Publication Number: M1368
Publication Title: Petitions and Records of Naturalizations of the U.S. District and
Circuit Courts of the District of Massachusetts, 1906-1929
Publisher: NARA
State: Massachusetts
Court: U.S. District Court
Year: 1922
Date: 03 Jul 1922
Immigrant Full Name: Antonio Spadorcia
Document Type: Oath of Allegiance
Home Country: Italy
Year Immigrated: 1904

1922 Petition

Publication Number: M1368
Publication Title: Petitions and Records of Naturalizations of the U.S. District and
Circuit Courts of the District of Massachusetts, 1906-1929
Publisher: NARA
State: Massachusetts
Court: U.S. District Court
Year: 1922
Date: 26 Jan 1922
Immigrant Full Name: Antonio Spadorcia
Document Type: Petition for Naturalization
Home Country: Italy
Witness 1 Full Name: Nunzio C. Faiella
Witness 2 Full Name: Antonio Chiavaroli
Year Immigrated: 1904

1919 Declaration

Publication Number: M1368
Publication Title: Petitions and Records of Naturalizations of the U.S. District and
Circuit Courts of the District of Massachusetts, 1906-1929
Publisher: NARA
State: Massachusetts
Court: U.S. District Court
Year: 1919
Date: 29 Jan 1919
Immigrant Full Name: Antonio Spadorcia
Document Type: Declaration of Intention
Home Country: Italy
Year Immigrated: 1904
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1904 manifest

3 May 1904 SS Nord America, Napoli to NY
line 7 (may be traveling with line 6)

Antonio Spadorcia 23 (abt 1880)
- single
- last residence Prezza
- destination Boston
- joining brother Michele at 1 North Square
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Sforza

Bambina's manifest?
traveling with her father & her sister-in-law

possible 1903 manifest

19 Dec 1903, SS Vincenzo Florio, Napoli to NY
lines 23-25

Sabatino Sforza 62 (abt 1841)
- widower
- last residence Prezza
- destination Pittsburgh PA
- joining son Giuseppe at 810 Webster Ave (very common address on manifests for Pittsburgh)
daughter Bambina 15 (abt 1888)
- single
daughter-in-law Gemma Spadoccia (Spadorcia) 39 (abt 1864)
- married
- joining husband (?) Sforza

and
special inquiry page

lines 29-30

LPC (likely public charge)
released on 23 Dec (after 12 meals, 4 days)
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Note on Bambina's father Sabatino Sforza, 1909 back in Prezza?
Another brother? Luigi (b abt 1881) non-immigrant alien, joining brother Giuseppe at 1 North Square Boston, leaving father Sabatino in Prezza

1909 manifest
page 2

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Re: Mancini/Sforza/Spadorcia

Postby LaBud » 02 Jul 2009, 14:48

Valerie, and everyone else that helped out in this research, it is a BINGO all the way. My brother John and I are truly greatful to all of you.

He has this enormous "Board" that he enters all this info to. Me not being in Ma. it's difficult for me to capture what he has on this "Board"
I send him all the info that I obtain and then wait for an answer from him.
This wealth of information that you have all provided has put the both of us on a cloud. :)

Some points of interest from him today that I want to share with all you wonderful people:
"LaBud, Bingo! This is terrific information!
Way up on my board I have a Cessido Pasquale who was a brother to our great-grandfather Ferdinando Pasquale. Maybe a tie into the Cetto Pasquale you found.
Now we know that Grandma Spadorcia,s father was a widower ( wife died in Prezza) so he takes his daughter, Bambina to America where her brother Giuseppe Sforza is living in McKeesport,Pa. Giuseppe's wife Genna Spadorcia is on the same boat with Grandma and her father.. Also noteworthy is that her brother Luigi came to Boston in1891 and his brother Giuseppe was his sponsor who was already here came up from McKeesport to pick him up at the "Grand hotel" :) on North Street. Boston, Ma.
I am intrigued that Grandma Spadorcia's brother Giuseppe Sforza is married to Genna Spadorcia, who by the way could be blood related to Grandpa Spadorcia. Talk about keeping the gene in the family!"

Please thank your new found friends, and let them know how much we really appreciate all their hard work. Love you and have a happy July 4th, Big Brother Johnnie"

Grazie, LaBud

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Re: Mancini/Sforza/Spadorcia

Postby LaBud » 14 Aug 2009, 18:52

adding a few more Spadorcia's #'s 1 and 8 to the list here.
It gets more confusing as time goes on but it is fun and rewarding at the same time. :)

http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0008

Ciao, LaBud

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Re: Mancini/Sforza/Spadorcia

Postby LaBud » 19 Aug 2009, 22:40

Hello all,
adding a few more Spadorcia's, Pasquale's, DiRamio's to the list.
Brother John can have fun connecting the dots on this one. :lol:

http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0001

I think I am due a raise right about now. :wink:

Ciao, LaBud


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