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camia/cavanna piacenza

Postby bcamia » 22 Jan 2012, 07:07

my daughter is doing a genealogy project im looking for any information regarding the Cavanna and Camia families from farini d olmo. on my grandmothers side her parents were giovanni cavanna and maria repetti. on my grandfathers side his parents were teresa picca and antonio camia. thanks for any help

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Re: camia/cavanna piacenza

Postby adelfio » 22 Jan 2012, 15:46

Welcome to the IG website. Can you give a little more info such as where they settled in the US? Birthdates (abt) We can can start there and work back to Italy

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Re: camia/cavanna piacenza

Postby Tessa78 » 22 Jan 2012, 16:48

As Marty said, it would help to have more details :-)

I found this POSSIBLE manifest for Antonio Camia, from Farini d'Olmo

Arriving NY 1910, March 11, on "La Provence"
Antonio was age 16, so that would put his DOB about 1894...
Going to his father BARBARO CAMIA at 89 Baxter St., NYC
Leaving his home in FARINI D'OLMO, ITALY
Traveling with Antonio is STEFANO CAMIA, age 13.
Handwritten notation identifies them as brothers...

If you think this might be your ancestor, I'll post the images :-)

I've also found an interesting US Passport Application for a LUIGIA CAMIA
She states that her father Antonio Camia was born in Farini D'Olmo, Italy and arrived in US about 1909. He lived for 19 years in US and then returned to Farini D'Olmo.
If you think this person is connected to your family, I'll post this Passport Appl.
U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Name: Luigia Camia
Birth Date: 4 Sep 1909
Birth Place: New York
Age: 15
Residence: Farini, D'olmo, Italy
Passport Issue Date: 12 Nov 1924
Father Name: Antonio Camia
Father's Birth Location: Italy
Father's Residence: Farini Dolmo, Italy
Passport Includes a Photo: Yes

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Re: camia/cavanna piacenza

Postby Tessa78 » 22 Jan 2012, 18:06

On the above US Passport Application for Luigia Camia...
She actually states that her father, Antonio Camia, arrived in the US ABOUT 1905...

I believe this is the manifest for THAT Antonio Camia...
Arriving NY in April 1904 (also states on this manifest that he had been in US 1901-1903)
He is age 42 (DOB about 1862?) and last residence is Farini
Going to cousin Domenico Masuffi at Baxter St., NYC (on one of the affidavit pages filed with the passport appl. for Luigia, it mentions her uncle Domenico Masuffi)

Click once on the image to enlarge and again to magnify...
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HOWEVER.... I think THIS ONE may be the correct ANTONINO CAMIA (DOB about 1878)
Arrival (not his first) in 1913 with his daughter Pasqualina Camia, age 12
Antonino is age 35 and states that he is joining his Brother-in-Law Rocco PICCA at Baxter St., NYC...
He has been in the US before, between 1903 - 1912

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Re: camia/cavanna piacenza

Postby bcamia » 18 Feb 2012, 03:42

tessa thank you for your reply, i apologize for taking so long to respond. in regards to your post, the 2nd antonino camia with daughter pasqualina is without a doubt my great grandfather. if there are any other ideas you could give me about going back farther in the camia family in italy i would appreciate it thank you bernie camia

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Re: camia/cavanna piacenza

Postby Tessa78 » 18 Feb 2012, 03:57

On the ship manifest that you believe is your Antonino Camia it states that his place of birth is FARINI (Province Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna Region)

You could try writing directly to the comune to request his birth record.
Address:
Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Piazza G. Marconi, 10
29023 Farini (PC)
ITALY


Help with letters of request in Italian...
http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... talrecords
http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... civile.asp

Be sure to include as much information about Antonino as you can, date of birth, name of spouse, names of children, etc.

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