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looking for info on grandparents

Postby Thomas 1839 » 14 Apr 2011, 18:28

Natale Bottini immigrated to US from Lombard Area

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Postby johnnyonthespot » 14 Apr 2011, 19:30

Well, with very little info to go on, could this be him?

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 about Natale Bottini
Name: Natale Bottini
Arrival Date: 27 Feb 1905
Birth Year: abt 1884
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (North) (Italian)
Port of Departure: Havre
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: La Bretagne

First entry on the sheet:

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Postby johnnyonthespot » 14 Apr 2011, 19:32

The last residence on the manifest posted above is Comune di Buscate, Provincia di Milano, Regione di Lombardia, Northwestern Italy.

Looks about right.
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Postby johnnyonthespot » 14 Apr 2011, 20:09

WW I Draft Registration card. What do you think? Is this your ancestor?

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Natale Bottini
Name: Natale Bottini
City: St Louis
COUNTY: St Louis (Independent City)
State: Missouri
Birth Date: 25 Dec 1884
Race: White
FHL Roll Number: 1683856
DraftBoard: 24

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Postby johnnyonthespot » 14 Apr 2011, 20:18

By 1930, this Natale Bottini was using the first name "Charles" - at least that is how he is listed on the 1930 census; same address as the WWI draft card above.

1930 United States Federal Census about Charles Bottini
Name: Charles Bottini
Home in 1930: St Louis, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri
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Age: 45
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Rosena Bottini
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
Charles Bottini 45
Rosena Bottini 40
Peter Bottini 16
Antonetta Bottini 14
Mary Bottini 12
Angelo Bottini 9

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