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Avellino, Italy

Postby jpirone » 27 Mar 2011, 01:05

I have been struggling to find more information on my great grandfather, Joseph Pirone, and his parents - Salvatore Pirone and Silvestra (Minucci) Pirone. All I know is that Joseph was born in 1889 in either Roccatascerona or Avellino (are both the same area?) and his parents were also from Avellino. I am wondering if there's a site that has records only in Italy? I have tried both ancestry.com and familysearch.org but that's as far as I can go. I hope that there's another site that could provide me with some clues.

Your help would be much appreciated.

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby misbris » 27 Mar 2011, 01:31

Do you have immigration info on Joseph?

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby jpirone » 27 Mar 2011, 03:01

I only have information on his marriage certificate and his back-and-forth trips from Boston to Naples.

He was married to Maria Civita Campagna in 1911 (https://www.familysearch.org/search/rec ... JHR-97Q/p8)

The last name is spelled wrong (pirony) and it should have been Pirone.

Joseph's son, Salvatore, filled out a passport application in 1922 and it said that Joseph was born in Avellino. I only can find that Joe's sibilings (Adelina or Atelina and Carmine arrived in America in 1909. No information on Joseph.

My family told me that Joseph was a bootlegger during the prohibition era and that explains why he had frequent trips to Italy after 1920s. This information is interesting, ha.

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby ChrisG » 27 Mar 2011, 03:23

Here is a site: but you with have to order and look up microfilm

http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library ... vellino+++

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby DebiHarbuck » 27 Mar 2011, 14:03

What do the census records give as his date of immigration? (There are lots of possibilities at Ellis Island for Giuseppe Pirone.)
Roccanova/Magistra/Rubertone/Paduano of Craco, Matera, Basilicata AND Latorraca/Cassino/Petrocelli/Peluso of Saponara di Grumento (now Grumento Nova) & Moliterno, Potenza, Basilicata

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby jpirone » 27 Mar 2011, 15:20

I believe 1905. I found one census (2010) that could fit Joe's description and his immigrant date was 1905. I notice that his first varied - Joseph, Giosue, Giuese, and Guiseppe.

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby Tessa78 » 27 Mar 2011, 15:51

From Steve Morse search site...

These are the phonetically searched listings for "Pirone" arriving Ellis Island in 1905 and 1906...

#34 looked like a good possibility, but the age is too old.

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/EIDB ... ECTION=asc

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby Tessa78 » 27 Mar 2011, 15:58

jpirone wrote:I believe 1905. I found one census (2010) that could fit Joe's description and his immigrant date was 1905. I notice that his first varied - Joseph, Giosue, Giuese, and Guiseppe.


Address of this Census?

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby DebiHarbuck » 27 Mar 2011, 17:11

I believe this is Joseph and his family in 1930, yes?

http://postimage.org/image/5w684ipw/

Maybe a draft registration card for him from WWI or WWII would help. Have you searched for those, or a copy of his naturalization papers?
Roccanova/Magistra/Rubertone/Paduano of Craco, Matera, Basilicata AND Latorraca/Cassino/Petrocelli/Peluso of Saponara di Grumento (now Grumento Nova) & Moliterno, Potenza, Basilicata

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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby adelfio » 27 Mar 2011, 17:43

Roccabascerana is a comune in the province of Avellino in the region of Campania so there is a big difference in looking for records you can write to the comune of Roccabascerana
Address is
Ufficio di Stato Civile
Comune Di Roccabascerana
Via Miranda,69
83016 Roccabascerana (AV)
Italy
Form letters to send for info
http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... tters.html
Email message at the bottom of the Comune Di Roccabascerana page
http://www.comune.roccabascerana.av.it/

Email
Mi chiamo J Pirone. Sto facendo una ricerca sui miei antenati e ho biosgno delle informazioni dai vostri registri.
I miei antenati provennero da Roccabascerana. Vorrei sapere di più di loro.
L’individuo seguente è il mio antenato. Quanto segue è tutto ciò che so di questa persona: Giuesppe Pirone data di nascita cerca 1889 luogo di nascita
Roccabascerana. Vi chiedo di spedirmi l’estratto completo dell’atto di nascita o battesimo di Giuesppe Pirone. Vi prego di informarmi se sia possibile ottenere delle fotocopie dei vostri registri e di farmi sapere il costo delle copie.
Se non avete i registri corrispondenti, potete fornire l’indirizzo dell’archivio dove in cui i registri possano essere trovati?
Vi ringrazio in anticipo per il vostro gentilezza e premura.
Distinti saluti
Name and address
Il mio email indirizzo
email address
Email is asking for info on Giuesppe Pirone and if they dont have it where you can get it
Also ChrisG left you some info on films there are also films on Roccabascerana (Avellino) through Family History LIbrary
FHL locator
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library ... et_fhc.asp
Ordering films
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Orderi ... ory_Center
Films availble
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library ... occabasc++
About Italian records
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Italy_ ... al_Records
Reading records
http://familyhistory.byu.edu/Downloads/ ... ion_Guide/

Great researching Jpirone
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Re: Avellino, Italy

Postby DebiHarbuck » 27 Mar 2011, 18:51

This is a manifest for Maria Civita Pirone in 1921; it says she is a US Citizen by marriage. Does anyone know what the handwritten notation (105998 - Aug 14, 1919) indicates? Is that info about Joseph's naturalization?

http://postimage.org/image/2by8nhktg/
Roccanova/Magistra/Rubertone/Paduano of Craco, Matera, Basilicata AND Latorraca/Cassino/Petrocelli/Peluso of Saponara di Grumento (now Grumento Nova) & Moliterno, Potenza, Basilicata


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