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Looking for Italian ancestors from Roseto Valloforte

Postby tledonne » 24 May 2011, 01:35

Hi there I am new to this and I just tried posting but cannot find it so I'm trying again.
I am looking for my ancestors and hoping I will find them through this venue.

My family in Roseto PA is from Roseto Italy, My grandfather's name was Anthony and his mother Luccia LeDonne came to Roseto PA and started a bakery.

My Rosetan grandmother (Nunzia) came from the Zito family and I have more information on them
My great great grandfather Alphonso Zito and wife Maria possibly Cantucio married Dec. 16, 1899 ? The following Zito family came to Roseto , Pa. from Roseto Valfortore’ Italy in the province of Foggia , Region Puglia ( Apulia , Apulien). They members of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel on Garibaldi Ave. They had 3 children: Leonard Zito, Daughter Catherine who died young and Prospero.

Prospero was my grandmother's father and he married Maria Dominica (Sunday) Colasordo b. 1897 (Sister of Philip Lasordo (Listorta).) They had 18 children

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Re: Looking for Italian ancestors from Roseto Valloforte

Postby johnnyonthespot » 24 May 2011, 12:26

Lines 21, 22, and 23. Your grandfather, his mother and brother, perhaps?

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Re: Looking for Italian ancestors from Roseto Valloforte

Postby johnnyonthespot » 24 May 2011, 12:49

Your Zito family?

1900 United States Federal Census about Alphonso Zito
Name: Alphonso Zito
Home in 1900: Washington, Northampton, Pennsylvania
[Washington, Northampton, Pennsylvania]
Age: 55
Birth Date: May 1845
Birthplace: Italy
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1887
Relationship to head-of-house: Father
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Marriage year: 1882
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 18
Occupation: View on Image
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Household Members: Name Age
Alphonso Zito 55
Mary Zito 55
Prospo Zito 21
Mary Zito 18
Antonio Zito 15
Carmela Zito 1
Philip A Distorto 18

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Re: Looking for Italian ancestors from Roseto Valloforte

Postby tledonne » 30 May 2011, 02:06

Thank you very much! I have not been able to get back on this site sooner
Would you be able to give me an idea how to search for relatives in Italy with this information?

Thanks again, Teresa

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Re: Looking for Italian ancestors from Roseto Valloforte

Postby johnnyonthespot » 30 May 2011, 04:37

The current Italian telephone directory lists just one Zito in the tiny comune of Roseto Valfortore (population about 1,300). See http://www.paginebianche.it/execute.cgi?ts=101&qs=zito&dv=Roseto+Valfortore&of=71000&btt=1&om=0&td=2&l=en

You may want to try contacting this person by writing in Italian and see what turns up. Correct the address by formating it like this:

Via Fontana, 8
71039 Roseto Valfortore FG
ITALY
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Re: Looking for Italian ancestors from Roseto Valloforte

Postby tledonne » 05 Jun 2011, 00:35

You've been so helpful, thank you very much!
Teresa


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