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Postby Amansolillo » 28 Aug 2011, 06:21

Hello. My grandmother's name was Maria Uccello. She was born in 1925 to Italian immigrants Salvatore Uccello and Esther Pesaturo. My grandmother had a brother, Henry Uccello, born 1921, and a sister, Gilda Monti (nee Uccello), born 1919. My grandmother died in 1997, Gilda died in 1999, and Henry died in 2001. The only living relative that knew them well is their second (or third) cousin, whose name is Emanuela Corsetti (nee Cultrera), who was born in 1919. Emanuela's father's name was Joseph Cultrera, and his father was named that as well. Emanuela's mother died when she was young, so her first name is unknown. However, it is speculated that her mother's last name was Bagliere. Emanuela is related to my grandmother on the Cultrera side, but it is unknown if it is through the Uccello or Pesaturo side that she is related to her on. I would appreciate any thoughts, ideas, or knowledge on the linkage between Emanuela and my grandmother. Thanks
Last names of interest: Mansolillo, Morena, Grasso, Montecalvo, Fusco, Sinapi, DelBonis, Grossi, Sormanti, Cocuzzoli, Simonelli, Bevilacqua, Uccello, Cultrera, Pesaturo, Fragola

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 10:44

Hello... Have you seen the 1920 census for Emanuela living with her father Joseph?


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Emanuela Cultrera
Home in 1920: Woonsocket Ward 2, Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 1 [1 8/12]
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1919 [abt 1918]
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Relation to Head of House: Niece
Father's Birth Place: Italy
Mother's Birth Place: Italy
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Female
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Bagliere 33, head born in Italy
Marie Bagliere 28 wife, born in Italy
Elvira Bagliere 2 daughter , born in RI
Emanuela Bagliere 2 daughter, born in RI
Joseph Cultrera 30, brother in law, born in Italy, widower, immigr. year 1914
Emanuela Cultrera 1 [1 8/12] niece, born in RI

being the manifest dated january 1920 then Emanuela was born on the second half of the year 1918....
I believe that Joseph Cultrera was the brother of Joseph Bagliere's wife, being her maiden name Mary Cultrera:

from Familysearch.org:

Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950

Name: Stillborn Bagliere
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 01 Nov 1913
Death Place: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Age:
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Joseph Bagliere
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Maria Cultrera
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:I09479-4
System Origin:Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 2032627
Reference Number:

What about this death record from Ancestry.com?

Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930

Name: Santina Cultrera
Relation: wf
Kin 1: Giuseppe Cultrera
Kin 2: Minnie Culton
Death Date: 10 Oct 1918
Age: 22 Yrs

Giuseppe Cultrera's wife was alive at the time of the WW1 Draft Registration card for Giuseppe:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: Giuseppe Cultrera
City: Providence
County: Providence
State: Rhode Island
Birthplace:Italy
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1889
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number:1852404
DraftBoard: 4

He stated he was married and that he was supporting his wife (no child are mentioned), date on this document is 6/5/1917

Maybe that death record worths to be investigated... Do you know the exact birth date of Emanuela Cultrera?

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 14:42

Pink67 wrote:What about this death record from Ancestry.com?

Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930

Name: Santina Cultrera
Relation: wf
Kin 1: Giuseppe Cultrera
Kin 2: Minnie Culton
Death Date: 10 Oct 1918
Age: 22 Yrs

Giuseppe Cultrera's wife was alive at the time of the WW1 Draft Registration card for Giuseppe:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: Giuseppe Cultrera
City: Providence
County: Providence
State: Rhode Island
Birthplace:Italy
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1889
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number:1852404
DraftBoard: 4

He stated he was married and that he was supporting his wife (no child are mentioned), date on this document is 6/5/1917

Maybe that death record worths to be investigated...


This is the marriage between Giuseppe Cultrera and Santina Mortillaro:

from Ancestry.com:

Rhode Island Marriages, 1636-1930

Spouse 1: Giuseppe Cultrera
Spouse 2: Santina Mortillaro
Marriage Date: 14 Feb 1917

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 15:32

This may have been the 1912 arrival manifest for Santa Mortillaro (possible Giuseppe Cultrera's wife)

12 november 1912

Mortillaro Santa, age 14, single, place of birth and last residence in Italy Palazzolo (Palazzolo Acreide, Siracusa province - Sicily region) leaving in Palazzolo her paternal-grandmother Angela, going to Providence RI to join her father's brother Nunzio. She was travelling with her father Salvatore age 47 and sister Itria, age 20.

page 1:
http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0014

page 2:
http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0014

Santa's father Salvatore died in Providence on 1922:

from Familysearch.org:

Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950

Name: Salvatotre Mortellaro
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 08 Nov 1922
Death Place: Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 57
Birth Date: 1865
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Angela Mortellaro
Father's Name: Simone
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Bufalino
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03093-7
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 1939718
Reference Number: 3101

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 15:49

Another interesting record for you from https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/MBQ9-92J/p3
:
Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950

Name: Vincenzo Cultrera
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 02 Jun 1931
Death Place: Rhode Island
Age: 47
Birth Date: 1884
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Francesca Altamonti Cultrera
Father's Name: Paolo Cutrera
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Emanuela Uccelli Cultrera
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03102-0
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 1941305
Reference Number: 31-229

Vincenzo Cultrera was Giuseppe's brother, I found this 1911 arrival manifest for him on Ancestry.com:

Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943

Name: Vincenzo Cultrera
Arrival Date: 25 Apr 1911
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: Italian (South) (Italian)
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Ship Name: Romanic
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Friend's Name: Guiseppe Cultrera
Last Residence: Italy
Birthplace: Caccocattino, Italy

I'm unable now to post the manifest image for you, however Vincenzo was 27 years old, stated that he was leaving in Messina - Sicily, his father Paolo and that he was going to River Buck??? (can't decipher well this place) RI to join his brother Giuseppe Cultrera
He was travelling with his wife Francesca Altomonte, age 19.
Place of birth for Vincenzo and Francesca is Canicattini.

So, if these are the correct persons then Giuseppe Cultrera's mother maiden name was Emanuela Uccelli, this may explain the relation with your Uccelli's side...

Laura

P.S. Consider also that Emanuela Cultraro was the first child born to Giuseppe and was named after her paternal grandmother :D

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 16:38

Possible 1910 census for Giuseppe Cultrera (lastname was mispelled) living in the same house with Vincenzo, Salvatore and Sebastiano Uccelli:

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United States Census, 1910

Name: Joseph Zueltiera (on the manifest Queltrera)
Birthplace: Italy
Relationship to Head of Household:
Residence: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Marital Status: Single
Race : White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1908
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Family Number: 30
Page Number: 2
Household Gender Age
Sants Lombardi M 28y
Benedetha Lombardi F 25y
Cesina Lombardi F 4y
Mich Lombardi M 2y
Vincenzo Ucello M 25y boarder, single
Salvotore Ucello M 23y boarder, single
Bastiano Ucello M 20y boarder, single
Joseph Zueltiera M 21y boarder, single

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 16:53

Was Sebastiano Uccello Salvatore's brother? If he was, from this death record you can see the his father's first name was Giuseppe Uccello:

Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950

Name: Sabastiano Uccello
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 13 Mar 1919
Death Place: Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 29
Birth Date: 1890
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Guiri Josephina Ruzzo
Father's Name: Guiseppi Uccello
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Savda :?:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01191-5
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
Source Film Number: 2024077
Reference Number: 24

Possible Giuseppe's mother Emanuela Uccello was Sebastiano's father's sister? and they were first cousins?

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby Amansolillo » 28 Aug 2011, 21:01

I really appreciate all of this information

A cousin of mine says that he's not sure if Salvatore brought any brothers or sisters with him to America. Accordingly, Salvatore had three brothers and five sisters. The year of birth from the census that you posted matches Salvatore's, 1887. In a cemetery in Canicattini Bagni, the area of Sicily where my great-grandfather came from, there are a few Uccellos who look like they could be his brothers, two of which being a Vincenzo and Sebastiano Uccello. If that Salvatore from the record is indeed my great-grandfather, then that would mean those brothers were the Vincenzo and Sebastiano who are now buried in Sicily. Perhaps they returned back to Italy?

Anyway, the Emanuela Uccello listed is most likely the 1st cousin of Salvatore Uccello's father.
Last names of interest: Mansolillo, Morena, Grasso, Montecalvo, Fusco, Sinapi, DelBonis, Grossi, Sormanti, Cocuzzoli, Simonelli, Bevilacqua, Uccello, Cultrera, Pesaturo, Fragola

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby pink67 » 28 Aug 2011, 21:09

Perhaps they returned back to Italy?


Yes, it's possible ... I noticed that there were several Sebastiano and Vincenzo Uccello on the Ellisisland.org website, looks like they were pretty common first and last names in Canicattini...

I just found this 1907 arrival manifest for a Sebastiano Uccello travelling with a Giuseppe Cultrera:

1 september 1907:

Uccello Sebastiano, age 17 (approx. birth year 1890) single from Canicattini (leaving there his father Giuseppe) to Rhode Island to join his brother Uccello Salvatore
He was travelling with Giuseppe Cultrera, age 18 (approx. birth year 1889), single, from Canicattini (leaving there his father Paolo) going to meet his cousin Salvatore Uccello.

page 1:
http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0020

page 2:
http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0020

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Re: Family Linkage help

Postby Amansolillo » 28 Aug 2011, 23:07

Through this, we can assume that Emanuela Uccello was the sister of Salvatore, Sebastiano, and Vincenzo's father. It is very much likely that the Sebastiano and Vincenzo mentioned are my great-grandfather's brothers, as I found a death record for Sebastiano stating he died in Providence, which is where Salvatore lived, and his parents were Giuseppe and Savda(?). The first child of my great-grandparent's was a son they named Giuseppe, but he died in his infancy. That gives further credence to Giuseppe and Savda being Salvatore's parents
Last names of interest: Mansolillo, Morena, Grasso, Montecalvo, Fusco, Sinapi, DelBonis, Grossi, Sormanti, Cocuzzoli, Simonelli, Bevilacqua, Uccello, Cultrera, Pesaturo, Fragola


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