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Looking for my mothers family

Postby Nicknack » 28 Oct 2010, 20:00

I am looking for relatives related to Elizabeth Grace DiOrio born in Wayne PA September 23, 1926 Her mothers name was Mary and her father was Nicola or Nicolas DiOrio any information you can offer would be appreciated

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:08

Hello and welcome! :-)

Nicola DiOrio was born in Italy and immigrated in 1913, and Mary was born in Pennsylvania as stated in this 1930 Census.

1930 United States Federal Census
about Elizabeth Diorio
Name: Elizabeth Diorio
Home in 1930: Wayne, Delaware, Pennsylvania
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Age: 3
Estimated birth year: abt 1926
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's name: Nicholas Diorio
Mother's name: Mary Diorio
Race: White
Household Members:
Name Age
Nicholas Diorio 34
Mary Diorio 28
Raymond Diorio 8
Elizabeth Diorio 3 6/12
Samuel Tabarolli 35 (boarder)

http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/1102/d ... census.jpg

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:14

Do you have ship manifest for Nicola?

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Nicknack » 28 Oct 2010, 20:19

Thank you Tessa78 I am trying to build my family tree but my mother passed away quit some time ago and i have no info on my grand parents only that my grandfather was born in Italy and my grandmother was born in PA do you know how i would find out who my grandfathers parents were and if he had brothers and sisters?

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:24

Hi Nikki,

You can write directly to his town of birth in Italy to request his birth record...

HOWEVER, you first have to establish his EXACT comune (town) of birth because that is where the birth record is kept.

From the above census it looks like he was born about 1896, so at least you have an approx. Date of birth. When did your grandfather die? and where? If he had a Social Security Number/Card, then you can request a copy of his SS application which will indicate his place of birth and his parents' names... :-)

Let's see what we can find... :-D

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:30

Found him! :-)

Social Security Death Index
about Nicholas Diorio
Name: Nicholas Diorio
SSN: 163-18-4734
Last Residence: 19087 Wayne, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Born: 16 Jan 1896
Died: Jun 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)

You can send for his application ($27 fee) online...
http://genealogy.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi= ... t/main.jsp

This will have his parents' names and his place of birth. :-D

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:32

Once you have the necessary information, come back to the forum and we'll tell you how to write for the documents... :-)

Meanwhile, is there anything else we can help with?

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Nicknack » 28 Oct 2010, 20:34

Thank you Tessa78

I think my sister said that he came from Abruzzi Italy
He died in Wayne,PA in the spring/summer of 1978 I am not sure if he had a SS# the birth date sounds about right i have a picture of him on the back it says he was 18 years old and he was 83 when he died.

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Nicknack » 28 Oct 2010, 20:40

Thanks T i'm on it i'll be back as soon as i have the info.

Thanks you so much for your time and information it has been a great help.

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Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:41

Check back now and then...we'll look for other info as well... :-)

Good luck!

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Nicknack » 28 Oct 2010, 20:45

Thanks

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:49

WWI Registration Card

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Nicolo Diiorio
Name: Nicolo Diiorio
County: Delaware
State: Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Date: 16 Jan 1895
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1877947
DraftBoard: 3

http://img545.imageshack.us/img545/2381/dioriowwi.jpg

Year of birth off by a year, but not unusual on this cards... day and month are accurate...

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Re: Looking for my mothers family

Postby Tessa78 » 28 Oct 2010, 21:01

WW II Registration Card

http://img830.imageshack.us/img830/9726/dioriowwii.jpg

DOB January 16, 1896

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