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Postby superduty » 12 Sep 2009, 22:31

looking for family info on gf side Vencenzo Gimondo from Siderno born 1892 came to US in 1908

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Re: family info

Postby vj » 12 Sep 2009, 22:35

Welcome to the Forum!
Are you looking for US or Italian records (or both)
Do you have any of your US records yet?
Thanks!
Valarie
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Is this the correct ship manifest?
possible 1908 manifest
page 2

edit: added detail
20 Mar 1908, SS Sannio, Napoli to NY
line 23

Vincenzo Giamondo 17, born abt 1890
- single
- last residence R. Calabria, Siderno
- in Siderno, father Francesco
- destination NY Albany
- joining cousin Pietro Luciano at 119 Madison Ave
- born in Reggio Cal Siderno

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Re: family info

Postby superduty » 12 Sep 2009, 22:44

I have some of the US records (cencus, military) I have nothing before he came to the US. Was hoping to find some family in Italy.

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Re: family info

Postby vj » 12 Sep 2009, 22:51

This may help you locate family currently living in Siderno.

White pages:
http://www.paginebianche.it/index_en.html

LDS Family Search Letter Writing Guide

Form Letter to a Possible Relative

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Re: family info

Postby superduty » 12 Sep 2009, 22:54

that does appear to be the correct ship manifest. The info that I have matches with the manifest. I just wish I could find something from Italy.

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Re: family info

Postby vj » 12 Sep 2009, 23:04

superduty wrote:... I just wish I could find something from Italy.


Your nearest Family History Center has records for Siderno on microfilm.
The cost is about $6 mo (rent), you’ll need to go to the center to order & view them.

Family History Library Catalog:
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library ... t_fhlc.asp

[url=http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=372999&disp=Registri+dello+stato+civile+di+Siderno+%%20%20&columns=*,0,0]film notes for Siderno[/url]
Topic:
Italy, Reggio di Calabria, Siderno - Civil registration
Titles:
Registri dello stato civile di Siderno (Reggio di Calabria), 1809-1910
Siderno (Reggio di Calabria). Ufficio dello stato civile
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In case you aren’t familiar with the Family History Center & Italian records

FamilySearch Home Page
Includes how to find your nearest local Family History Center
The center is usually staffed with very helpful folks :D .
You may want to call 1st to verify the hours they're open.

A helpful essay written by Trish, one of our forum members:
Steps for Finding Microfilm at the Family History Center
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Italian Record Research from FamilySearch guides:
Italy Research Outline
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Also from FamilySearch (PDF format)
Italian Records Extraction - An Instructional Guide

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Re: family info

Postby superduty » 12 Sep 2009, 23:10

Thank you very much. This will help me alot with my search. You have been very helpfull.

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Re: family info

Postby vj » 12 Sep 2009, 23:18

I'm so glad we could help!
Please let us know if you're missing any of your US records - we'd be happy to help you look.

If you'd like to order a confiming birth record for your grandfather from Siderno you can also write directly to the comune (no charge)

Italian form letter generator with instructions:
http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... civile.asp

Address:

Comune di Siderno
Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Piazza V. Veneto
89048 Siderno (RC)
ITALY
http://www.tuttitalia.it/calabria/37-siderno/


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