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Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby adamspatr » 02 Feb 2012, 05:36

Hello,

I am researching on what info I have of my gggrandfather Joseph Zanelli....I have his naturalization papers that shows he signed his name as Joseph Zanelli, he was born Jan 1 1866.....I have been told he had brothers....Paulo, Rocco, Nicholo....Nic was last heard from in Ohio. Also from what I have been told was that he was from Campobasso.

Any help would be appreciated. There are a few variations on the last name here....his children used Zannella!

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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby suanj » 02 Feb 2012, 11:55

the right surname spelling is Zannella ( currently the surname is only in Macchiagodena town, Isernia province, before in Campobasso province)
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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby adamspatr » 02 Feb 2012, 22:35

Thank you! I will do some more digging. His citizenship papers only has his name and the two witness. I would love to find his brothers families!

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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby suanj » 03 Feb 2012, 11:14

I found a Nicola ZANNELLA 3° trip coming from Macchiagodena, wife Lucia in Macchiagodena, joining at brother in law Michele Dell'Orco in NY
First Name: Nicola
Last Name: Zannella
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian South
Last Place of Residence: Macchiagodna, Italy
Date of Arrival: May 02, 1910
Age at Arrival: 31y Gender: M Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Regina d Italia
Port of Departure: Napoli
Manifest Line Number: 0017


http://www.ellisisland.org/search/shipM ... 0180%2ETIF
already in USA from...to 1908 in Indiana(?)

2° trip:
First Name: Nicola
Last Name: Zannella
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian South
Last Place of Residence: U.S.A.
Date of Arrival: Feb 28, 1906
Age at Arrival: 28y Gender: M Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Prinzess Irene
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0016


http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0016 joining at brother in law Domenico Barile in Forth Wayne, Indiana

another trip:

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Nicola Zanella
Name: Nicola Zanella
Arrival Date: 10 Mar 1931
Birth Year: abt 1877
Birth Location: Italy
Birth Location Other: macchiagodena
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Port of departure: Naples, Italy
Port of arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Conte Grande

naturalized 13 nov 1929 Bronx NY, wife Lucia IAGALLO in Macchiagodena, from 1916 to 1929 in OHIO, joining at friend Dominick Calabrese, Bronx, NY

it could be Giuseppe/Joseph brother?
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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby adamspatr » 03 Feb 2012, 21:48

It could be....my only thought is Joseph died in 1901. Those dates are after that. I do have a picture of N. Zannella. He could have been writing my grandmother!

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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby adamspatr » 28 Feb 2012, 16:30

HI,

I got some info this morning that shows his father was Antonio, this paper shows nativo di (native) and then handwritten MAESHIAGOTENA...then it shows province of Campabasso.

I did confirm that we have letters from brothers in Ohio and Indiana.....so it does look like maybe this person could be one of the brothers I am looking for!

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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby suanj » 28 Feb 2012, 16:43

I am positive that Macchiagodena( Campobasso province) is right birthplace.. by LDS microfilms abt Macchiagodena civil records:

Registri dello stato civile di Macchiagodena (Campobasso), 1809-1899 Macchiagodena (Campobasso). Ufficio dello stato civile
Births, deaths, marriages, banns, marriage documents, miscellaneous documents, citizenships.

https://www.familysearch.org/eng/librar ... +Macchiago &columns=*,0,0
you will find the record of your ancestor...
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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby adamspatr » 13 Mar 2012, 04:08

thank you for the help...the link is not giving me any info...i am not sure if it is a broken link or not

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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby suanj » 13 Mar 2012, 11:07

here the home http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/ ... search.asp
in Search Records click on Library Catalog, click on Place search,and in Place boc you write Macchiagodena.. click Search and the you will read the result
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Re: Zanelli, Zanella, Zannella

Postby dave.z » 27 Apr 2014, 23:38

Hello,

Officer Zannella would be my great grand uncle (my great grand father's brother). My great grand father's name was Rocco Zannella. I've heard my dad tell the story of officer Zannella countless time, yet never truly believed it until I began to do research and found the information matched his story word for word. I have detailed information of Macchiagodena including pitures and have also visited the town countless times including the actual place of his birth. If you would like to know, you can reach me at italdaz@yahoo.com, I'm David by the way, and reside in Montreal Canada.


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