Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

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Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby trundo » 06 May 2011, 04:59

I am researching my great-great grandmother Angela Valenti from Agira, Sicily. She married Phillip Valenti and they had 3 children (that I know of now) Calogero (Charles), Giuseppe (Joseph), Filippa (Fillipina or Phylis).

When Calogero (Charles) arrived in the U.S. in 1909 the ships manifest states his mothers name as Angela (can not figure out last name). He stayed with Filippa Valenti (Polizzi or Police) in Dennison, Ohio.

I need help figuring out the last name (maiden name) of Angela, mother to Calogero, Giuseppe, and Filippa. Can someone look at the attached ships manifest and see if you can help out?

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Re: Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby Tessa78 » 06 May 2011, 05:18

Could be "Serauto"

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Re: Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby trundo » 06 May 2011, 17:39

I'll add that to my list.
I have also thought:
Seraccita or Seranita or Saranniti

But no luck of finding any records. I did a quick search for Serauto and had no luck.

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Re: Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby Tessa78 » 06 May 2011, 18:22

Yes, I saw those possibilities as well, but did not find them existing in Sicily...

Here is a link to Surnames by Regions...
http://italia.indettaglio.it/eng/cognom ... cilia.html

For Sicily Region, I put in "Begins with" and "Ser"...
There are MANY surnames, but these look "similar" to the manifest...
Servadio
Serafica
Serafia
Servile
Serrano
Servillo
Serravalle
Seranella
Serretta

You might also try "contains" with "-ita"

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Re: Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby johnnyonthespot » 06 May 2011, 18:34

Try this: go to http://sicilia.indettaglio.it/ita/cogno ... otore.html

Put 'sera' (without the quotes) in the box labeled Cognome, click the "Inizia per" (Beginw with) radio button, and then click Ricerca. You will get a listing of all (?) names in Sicily which begin with Sera...

The other options are:

Cognome esatto - Exact name
Contiene - Contains
Azzera - Clear
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Re: Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby johnnyonthespot » 06 May 2011, 18:36

See, it's true - good minds do think alike! :D
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Re: Angela Valenti - Agira, Sicily

Postby Tessa78 » 06 May 2011, 18:46

Bravo, Carmine! :wink:

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