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Trying to figure out where my Greatgrandparents were married

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 11:10

Edited: Can someone help me locate where my great grandparents where married? I have looked and looked but have not come up with anything. I can do a request for search from the county but it's $15 for a 3 year span and then $1 for each additional year look up....I have no range on where to start.

GREAT GRANDPA: Domenico Lacalamita
BORN: Modugno, Bari oct, 19, 1887
DIED: 8/7/1942 in Chicago as Domenick
immigrated: March 20, 1909

GREAT GRANDMA: Mary Lovecchio
BORN: April 7, 1900 in Modugno, Bari
DIED: Nov. 1975 in Chicago
SSN: 354 52 1877
Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 60160 Localities: Melrose Park, Cook, Illinois
immigrated: I believe in 1913







OLD INFO:

I am searching for my great grandparents records. So far I have found out that:

From my papas side:

Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno Bari left from Naples for Ellis Island on March 7, 1909. Records show he was single so he probably met his wife Mary in the US. I also found a Domenico that left in 1907 but can not figure out which one is the correct one for sure.

Domenico and Mary had a child (my grandfather) named Paul Joseph Lacalamita (whose side we are looking for). Paul was married to Jennie (my grandmother). I do not know Jennies surname.


more info that might help:

Paul's birthdate is 05-30-1922 and passing date was 05-14-1997.

Paul and Jenny Lacalamita had 2 sons: Matthew Samuel Lacalamita and Domenic ? lacalamita.

hope to find some more info of my great grandparents so i can then try to get birth certificates, death and marriage etc. thank you so much for this site and for everyone that contributes!!

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby pink67 » 26 Jan 2010, 13:30

Hi and welcome to the Forum! :D

Do you know if this military enlistment for the first world war is of your great-grandfather?

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Domenico Lacalamita
Name: Domenico Lacalamita
County: Musselshell
State: Montana
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Date: 19 Oct 1887
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1711437
DraftBoard: 0

Place of birth on the document is Modugno - Bari - Italy

image, from Ancestry.com:
http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxz11E9

and is this 1930 census correct for your family?

1930 United States Federal Census
about Dominick Lacalamita
Name: Dominick Lacalamita
Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
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Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Mary
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Dominick Lacalamita 40
Mary Lacalamita 38
Joseph Lacalamita 10
Paul Lacalamita 9
Guy Lacalamita 7
Julia Lacalamita 11

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 14:18

I have no idea!! sorry. I will check with some living family members to see if they might know.

Thanks!!

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby pink67 » 26 Jan 2010, 14:23

Ok, I can add for you also the military for the Second World War:

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about Dominick Lacalamita
Name: Dominick Lacalamita
Birth Date: 19 Oct 1887
Birth Place:
Residence: Chicago, Illinois
Race: White
Roll: 30955_165857

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 14:50

I just found out that his son Paul (my granfather)

WHEREAS, During World War II, Paul J. LaCalamita bravely served as a
paratrooper in the United States Army's l l t h Airborne Division;

if that's of any help

Paul also had a sister and 2 brothers. I am trying to figure out their names.

edited to add the II part

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby suanj » 26 Jan 2010, 14:57

in the ship's manifest
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Domenico Lacalomuta
Name: Domenico Lacalomuta
Arrival Date: 21 Mar 1909
Estimated birth year: abt 1890
Age: 19
Gender: Female ( male)
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Ship Name: Hamburg
Search Ship Database: View the Hamburg in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
NATIVITY: Bari
Line: 30
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_1220
Birth Location: Bari
Birth Location Other: modugo
Page Number: 170
the father is Vito Lacalamita in Modugno and Domenico joining at Raffaele Dalforno (??)brother in law in Chicago, ILL
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maybe Domenico married in Chicago
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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby pink67 » 26 Jan 2010, 15:05

From Ancestry.com:

Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960
about Paul LA Calamita
Name: Paul LA Calamita
Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1959
Spouse: Jennie
Marriage Location: Cook County, IL
Marriage license: {8210E2FA-E28F-4AFF-9E2F-C8354AE69C7F}
File Number: 2549192
Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Marriages)
Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 15:12

suanj what does this mean:

the father is Vito Lacalamita in Modugno and Domenico joining at Raffaele Dalforno (??)brother in law in Chicago, ILL

joining at Raffaele Dalforno??? i guess your question marks mean the same as mine-ha

I believe Domenico did marry Mary in the states.

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby pink67 » 26 Jan 2010, 15:17

Chadl,
if the 1930 census is correct, then this is the 1920 census for the same persons (lastname was mispelled):

1920 United States Federal Census
about Domenick Lasamato
Name: Domenick Lasamato
[Dominick Lasamato]
Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 17, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
Age: 32 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1888
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Mary
Father's Birth Place: Italy
Mother's Birth Place: Italy
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Year of Immigration: 1904
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: No
Image: 429
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Domenick Lasamato 32
Mary Lasamato 20
Julia Lasamato 1 4/12

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 15:32

pink67....i know my grandfather paul did marry jennie so it would appear to be correct.

I wonder who the "household members"are. Now I'm really confused!!

So Greatgrandfather: Domenico (Birth Date: 19 Oct 1887 ) married Greatgrandmother: Mary

They had 4 kids? (but pauls obituary said he only has 1 sister and 2 brothers)??

Joseph Lacalamita 10
Paul Lacalamita 9
Guy Lacalamita 7
Julia Lacalamita 11

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby pink67 » 26 Jan 2010, 15:49

They had 4 kids? (but pauls obituary said he only has 1 sister and 2 brothers)??


1 sister = Julia Lacalamita born approx on 1919
2 brothers = Joseph Lacalamita born on approx. on 1920 and Guy Lacalamita born on 1923 more or less....

If all these records are correct for Domenico, then from the Military enlsitment for the first World War we can see that he was already married on april 1917 and at those time he was living in Montana....

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 16:26

just confirmed that you are correct pink67---in regards to his brothers and sisters names....

Montana? Weird. I never knew that. Wonder if he met Mary there and married her there as well.

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby suanj » 26 Jan 2010, 16:37

chadl wrote:pink67....i know my grandfather paul did marry jennie so it would appear to be correct.

I wonder who the "household members"are. Now I'm really confused!!

So Greatgrandfather: Domenico (Birth Date: 19 Oct 1887 ) married Greatgrandmother: Mary

They had 4 kids? (but pauls obituary said he only has 1 sister and 2 brothers)??

Joseph Lacalamita 10
Paul Lacalamita 9
Guy Lacalamita 7
Julia Lacalamita 11

Guy Lacalamita(really: Gaetano Lacalamita) born in Chicago the 9/21/1924
Paul Lacalamita born in Chicago the 5/30/1922
LACALAMITO, JULIA Birth 6029423 8/23/1918

abt the death I found that
Domenick Lacalamita died in Chicago the 8/7/1942 so just after the WWII draft reg. card...
marriages:
LA CALAMITA, GUY DE STEFANO, ANGELA Marriage 1810485 4/15/1944
LA CALAMITA, JULIA ARMANETTI, EDWARD Marriage 1629590 3/25/1940
LA CALAMITA, PAUL LA CALAMITO, JENNIE Marriage 2549192 11/17/1959
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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby pink67 » 26 Jan 2010, 16:38

You can order, birth, Marraige and death records for your ancestor from this site:

http://www.cookcountygenealogy.com/Default.aspx

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Re: seeking help please: Domenico Lacalamita from Modugno, B

Postby chadl » 26 Jan 2010, 16:45

so maybe he died in battle????? wow.

Thanks for all the info! You guys/girls are extremely helpful!!


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