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Cipriano

Postby hunkidori » 12 Jan 2010, 21:12

Looking for info on Pietro Cipriano. His parents etc. Pietro is my grandfather.

Born: June 2, 1895 Alimena Provence Palermo Italy
Arrived in US April 10,1913 on Prinzess Irene #23
Lived in Puyallup WA from 1913-1919
Brother Guiseppi lived at 518 9th Ave SE, Puyallup WA during those years
Enlisted in US Army Sept 19, 1917 @ Puyallup WA
Serial Number 2,268,204
Assigned to Company M, 361st Infantry
Served Overseas as a Private May 10th, 1918 with Company I 47th Infantry
WIA July 30, 1918 in Aisne-Marne offensive
Returned to US Nov 5, 1918
Discharged Jan 31,1919 at Camp Lewis WA
Visited Italy in about 1921 with brother Joseph (Guiseppi) on "Arabic" sailing from Naples Oct 12 to visit mother
Arrived in NY Oct 26, 1921
Married to Elsa in nyc about 1919 - 1920?
Had my mother May 22, 1920
Thanks for any help,
George

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Re: Cipriano

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 21:41

Hello George!
Can we help you find any US records?
Thank you for the very detailed posting :D .
Valarie
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If you write to Alimena for your grandfather's birth record it will have his parent's names

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

Or other helpful form letters:
http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... tters.html

Address:

Comune di Alimena
Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Via Catania 68
90020 Alimena PA
ITALY

http://www.tuttitalia.it/sicilia/40-alimena/
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Re: Cipriano

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 21:51

You could also review your family’s records on microfilm :D .

Your nearest Family History Center has records for Alimena on microfilm.
The cost is about $6 mo (rent), you’ll need to go to the center to order & view them.
You may want to call first to confirm the hours they're open.

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

film notes for Alimena

Topic: Italy, Palermo, Alimena - Civil registration

Titles: Registri dello stato civile, 1820-1910 Alimena (Palermo).
Ufficio dello stato civile
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Re: Cipriano

Postby misbris » 12 Jan 2010, 21:54

duplicate

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Re: Cipriano

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 22:07

George,
Just in case you don't aleady have this from ancestry. com
Valarie

Declaration and Certificate of Arrival

Petition for Naturalization

Name: Peter Andrew Cipriano
[Peter Cipriano]
Age: 24
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1895
Birth Location: Alimena Prov, Palsmo, Italy
Arrival Year: 1913
Issue Date: 31 Mar 1919
State: Washington Locality, Court: Tacoma, District Court
Title: Naturalization Records of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, 1890-1957 Description: Petition and record, 1919, #551-635 Series: M1542

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Hello mj :D !
No luck locating marriage record on IGG site, perhaps his name is mis spelled
Valarie

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Re: Cipriano

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 22:19

Also just in case, his passport application with picture

passport application
page 2

Name: Peter Andrew Cipriano
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1895
Birth Place: Alimena, Prov Palermo, Italy
Residence: Brooklyn, New York
Passport Issue Date: 3 Aug 1921
Passport Includes a Photo: Y
Source: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 (M1490)

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Re: Cipriano

Postby hunkidori » 12 Jan 2010, 22:38

Thanks VJ and others,
I can't believe the info that you have given me in my search. I'm new at the process and it is inspiring me to go further in the study forh my ancestors.
George from Hilton Head SC

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Re: Cipriano

Postby vj » 12 Jan 2010, 22:44

Hello George
I'm so glad we could help find a few things for you.
Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to help.

National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006

Name: Peter A Cipriano
Service Info.: PVT/ CO I 47TH INFANTRY
Death Date: 24 Jul 1935
Interment Date: 27 Jul 1935
Cemetery: Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 625 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn , NY 11208
Buried At: Section 14 Site 15532

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Peter's brother Joseph's passport application has his father's name

passport application

page 2

Name: Joseph Cipriano
Birth Date: 15 Aug 1892
Birth Place: Alimana, Italy
Residence: Belleview, Washington
Passport Issue Date: 28 Jul 1921
Father Name: Antonio Cipriano
Father's Birth Location: Italy
Father's Residence: Deceased
Passport Includes a Photo: Y
Source: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 (M1490)

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Re: Cipriano

Postby hunkidori » 16 Jan 2010, 15:58

VJ,
I've requested a birth cetificate from Alimena via mail,
Thanks again,
George

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Re: Cipriano

Postby hunkidori » 23 Jan 2010, 18:33

Valarie,
I heard from Alimena via e-mail, however it is written in Italian and I can't read it. Any suggestions
George

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Re: Cipriano

Postby vj » 23 Jan 2010, 18:50

Hello George!
Can you copy/scan it and post it to the "Italian language, handwriting , script & translations" section of the forum?
Valarie

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Re: Cipriano

Postby hunkidori » 30 Jan 2010, 15:02

Valarie,
I have the translation. Pietro's father's name is Antonio and Antonio's wife surname was Gulino. Her christian name was Maddalena.
George

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Re: Cipriano

Postby hunkidori » 03 Feb 2010, 14:43

Need help in going further with Antonio Cipriano and Maddalena Gulino both born in Italy probably Alimena.
George


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