Califano - Farina

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Califano - Farina

Postby jmtcal » 14 Mar 2011, 17:10

Looking for information on my Great-Great-Grandparents.

My Great-Grand Parents are:
Nicola Califano
B: 15 Jun 1874 in Pagani, Campania, Italy
D: 24 Feb 1969 in Brooklyn, NY

Teresa Farina
B: 4 Oct 1879 in Pagani, Campania, Italy
D: 30 Oct 1942 in Brooklyn, NY

Married on 14 Dec 1898.
Arrived in USA on 16 May 1900

I have Census, ship and naturalization information for them.


Parents of Nicola:
Father: Alfonso Califano
Mother: Angela LaFemina

Parents of Teresa:
Father: Marchiore Farina
Mother: Carolina Cioffi


Since Great-Grand parents were married before immigration, I am assuming that they both wre from Pagani.


Thanks,

John

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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby adelfio » 14 Mar 2011, 18:17

If your sure of the town they are from and born in since I see there are no films listed in the Family History Library for Pagani Italy you will have to write or email to see if there are records availible for your family from the comune of Pagani
Heres the address
Comune di Pagani
Piazza D'Arezzo, 33
84016 Pagani (SA)
Italy
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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby lilbees » 15 Mar 2011, 12:23

On the advice of another forum member, I was advised that Pagani is not very cooperative in answering requests. Since I have family members from that comune I wrote to the Salerno Archives for the requested information.

The Archives responds very quickly. You can use one of the form letters as suggested but I would copy it into an email and send to the Salerno Archives at:

as-sa@beniculturali.it

(leave out the spaces in the address)

You will have better success than to write to Pagani.

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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby jmtcal » 15 Mar 2011, 14:52

Thank you for the information.

John

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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby jmtcal » 11 Apr 2011, 18:32

Hi,

I spoke with my Uncle and he gave me more information about my Great-grandfather.

The church they attended in Pagani is Parrocchia S. Alfonso (Basilica St. Alphonso).

Does anyone know if records are available? Do they respond to communications?

Thanks.


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RESEARCHING:
PAGANI, SALERNO - CALIFANO, Farina, LaFemina, Cioffi
BISACQUINO, PALERMO - GUARINO, Spatafora, Russotto

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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby jmtcal » 03 May 2011, 18:56

I received an email back from the Salerno Archives:

dalla ricerca effettuata nelle Liste di leva del comune di Pagani risulta il seguente documento:
- Lista di leva di Nicola Califano di Alfonso e Angiola La Femina, nato a Pagani il 15 giugno 1874
I registri dello Stato Civile di Salerno e provincia, conservati da questo Istituto vanno dal 1809 al 1865, pertanto siamo impossibiltati a reperire gli atti di nascita sia del sig. Nicola Califano che della sig. Teresa Farina.
Qualora fosse interessato a ricevere copia dell'atto suddetto dovrebbe inviare per le spese di copia e spedizione la somma di euro 8,00 tramite Western Union intestato Sonia Nardiello Archivio di Stato Piazza Abate Conforti, 7- 84121 Salerno e l'indirizzo civico per la spedizione.
Distinti saluti
Il funzionario responsabile
dott.ssa Fernanda Maria Volpe
Il dirigente
dott.ssa Imma Ascione

From online translators I believe they are says that they do not have birth records but do have a Military record.
Has anyone sent money via Western Union? What is the exact address. Hard to tell from the email.

Thanks, John
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PAGANI, SALERNO - CALIFANO, Farina, LaFemina, Cioffi
BISACQUINO, PALERMO - GUARINO, Spatafora, Russotto

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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby liviomoreno » 03 May 2011, 19:32

Address for the Money order:
Sonia Nardiello
Archivio di Stato
Piazza Abate Conforti, 7
84121 Salerno
Italy

They also need your address.

To get Nicola Califano's birth act you may write to

Ufficio di Stato Cilvile
Via Pittoni
84016 Pagani (SA)
Italy

statocivile @ comunedipagani.it (no spaces)

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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby jmtcal » 08 May 2011, 05:43

Is Sonia Nardiello the person I send the Money Order to? or is Sonia Nardiello part of the address. I never sent a MO before.

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PAGANI, SALERNO - CALIFANO, Farina, LaFemina, Cioffi
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Re: Califano - Farina

Postby liviomoreno » 08 May 2011, 07:43

Sonia Nardiello is the person the address is
Archivio di Stato
Piazza Abate Conforti, 7
84121 Salerno
Italy


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