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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby PeterTimber » 30 Nov 2009, 18:40

HOLLY, only last week did we have tio deal with an italian immigrant married with child came to the USA and disappeared never to turn up A name change must have taken place since all traces disappeared.

This started with the recruitment of Gangs of manual laborers recruited by "Padrones" to come to the USA on 6 month to one year contracts (building subways, dams, infrastructure stuff inthe post civilwar industrial revolution in the USA) and then returning to Italy. This evolved into more permanent stays and some men brought the wife and kids and others found "new" wives and kids. The old bromide "IL SALE DEL MARE SI FA DIMENTICARE became the excuse for the abandonments. There is much lore about this period in Italian history. =Peter=
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby hollygianfrancesco » 30 Nov 2009, 19:44

Thanks so much. I am on a cloud. So much new info.
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby PeterTimber » 30 Nov 2009, 19:50

Go to www.italianlaw.net

There seems to be a problem in bringing the website I wanted but this one will do. The other had maps. =Peter=

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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby johnnyonthespot » 30 Nov 2009, 19:53

hollygianfrancesco wrote:Pietro died in 1952 and was sick for 2 years with Pancreatic cancer so it was before 1950. His daughter will try to recall when.


This is quite surprising on two fronts, a) even today, people with pancreatic cancer rarely survive two years and b) in the 1950's, cancer was often diagnosed only weeks before death occurred - typically when symptoms became so severe that "exploratory" surgery was performed to see what the heck was going on.
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby PeterTimber » 30 Nov 2009, 20:00

Your exploratory surgery was to hasten death sinced destroying one major tumor frees all the other tumors held in check by the big one. =Peter=
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby hollygianfrancesco » 30 Nov 2009, 23:24

WOW! Thank you to everyone
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby PeterTimber » 14 Dec 2009, 20:02

The accepted italian language form letters for births, marrriages and deaths and for other documents as well can be found at
www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwisdom/it ... tters.html

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Postby zona1 » 15 Dec 2009, 19:55

Please check your private messages
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby suanj » 18 Dec 2009, 14:26

GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby Biff83 » 18 Dec 2009, 14:36

Wonderful News!!

Pretty cool to have a cousin who has the keys to the genealogical candy store.

Buon Natale,
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby hollygianfrancesco » 29 Dec 2009, 13:57

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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby PeterTimber » 29 Dec 2009, 14:19

So very glad the letter route worked out so well for you. Put cousin Anna at the top of the list. =Peter=
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Re: PLEASE HELP ME find GIANFRANCESCO Origin?

Postby DomenicGianfrancesco » 27 Mar 2014, 21:54

I am a Gianfrancesco from Fontegrecca
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