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Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby salomos » 18 Feb 2012, 08:54

I am searching for the surname of NAPILILLO without any luck. They came to America around 1885 to 1887. This name could possibly have been Englisized and spelled differently when they came to USA. Can anyone tell me what the Italian spelling of this name might be? Or does this name actually appear somewhere in Italy with this spelling and I just haven't found them yet? (Frank NAPILILLO born about 1863 in Italy married Mary MARRIELLO)

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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby PippoM » 19 Feb 2012, 13:03

Hi,
you should tell us something more to help our search...for instance, their first names, where they settled, and so on.
"Napilillo" can't be found in Italian white pages; my guess is "Napolillo"; a lot of people with such surname went to USA according to Ellis Island and Castle Garden, the sites that report arrivals of immigrants to USA.
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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby Tessa78 » 19 Feb 2012, 17:33

salomos wrote:I am searching for the surname of NAPILILLO without any luck. They came to America around 1885 to 1887. This name could possibly have been Englisized and spelled differently when they came to USA. Can anyone tell me what the Italian spelling of this name might be? Or does this name actually appear somewhere in Italy with this spelling and I just haven't found them yet? (Frank NAPILILLO born about 1863 in Italy married Mary MARRIELLO)


Could this be the 1920 census for the family in Baltimore?
Frank's immigration year listed as 1887,
Mary's listed as 1890
Mother-in-law living with them - "Teressa Marello" (Teresa Mariello?) also arrived 1890
Children all born in Maryland...

Name: Frank Napolilla
Residence: , , Maryland
Estimated Birth Year: 1866
Age: 54
Birthplace: Italy
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Film Number: 1820657
Digital Folder Number: 4301023
Image Number: 00912
Sheet Number: 24
Household Gender Age
Frank Napolilla M 54y (arrival listed as 1887)
Spouse Mary Napolilla F 44y
(Mary's arrival listed as 1890)
Child Charles J Napolilla M 21y
Child Stephen Napolilla M 15y
Child Anglena M Napolilla F 12y
Child Clara M Napolilla F 8y
Child Frank Napolilla M 2y11m
Teressa Marello F 67y (listed as mother-in-law - arrived 1890)

Toward bottom of image (living at 1316 Eastern Ave)
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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby Tessa78 » 19 Feb 2012, 17:42

1900 Census shows Frank NAPOLILE living with his in-laws at the same address...

Head of house is Joseph Mariello, a tailor, naturalized
Wife Tressa


Also living with them is Joseph Mariello's mother-in-law, "Mary Russe", age 75 (B. 1825)

The family is across two pages...

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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby Tessa78 » 19 Feb 2012, 17:50

The surname was badly misspelled in transcription :( :(

Here is 1910 Census for the family... listed as WAPALELIA

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Frank Wapalelia
[Frank Napolelio]
[Frank Wapoblia]
Age in 1910: 45
[47]
Birth Year: abt 1863
[1865]
Birthplace: Italy
Home in 1910: Baltimore Ward 3, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1886
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Wapalelia
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Wapalelia 45
[47]
Mary Wapalelia 35
France Wapalelia 14
Charles Wapalelia 12
Stevin Wapalelia 6
Angelus Wapalelia 3
Toney Wapalelia 6/12
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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby Tessa78 » 19 Feb 2012, 17:54

Possibly the same family in 1930 Census, on Exeter St.??? NOPLILLO :lol:

1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Frank Noplillo
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Italy
Race: White
Home in 1930: Baltimore, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
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Marital Status: Married
Immigration Year: 1890
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Noplillo
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Noplillo 63 (laborer on railroad)
Mary Noplillo 54
Steve Noplillo 25 (occupation - stone cutter)
Angela Noplillo 22 (tailor)
Clara Noplillo 18
Francis Noplillo 13

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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby DebiHarbuck » 19 Feb 2012, 18:03

Oh, excellent, Tessa! (You are so very good at that! :) )
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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby Tessa78 » 19 Feb 2012, 18:13

DebiHarbuck wrote:Oh, excellent, Tessa! (You are so very good at that! :) )

Hi, Debi! :D THANKS!


Here is a possible manifest for Maria Mariello (listed as Mariella)
Since I don't know the maiden name of Maria's mother, I don't know if the Teresa de Rusati(sp?) listed below her is her mother... Another clue might be the child listed below Maria - Parantonio, age 2. According to the 1900 Census Maria has a brother listed on the census as "Anton" who is about 10 years younger than Maria, and immigrated at the same time as her AND her mother... :-)

Date of birth and year of immigration look good for this manifest.
Unfortunately, these early manifests don't have much information...

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Maria Mariella
Name: Maria Mariella
Arrival Date: 16 Jul 1890
Birth Year: abt 1876
Age: 14
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/Race-
/Nationality: Italian
Place of Origin: Italy
Port of Departure: Naples and Palermo, Italy and Gibraltar
Destination: United States of America
Port of Arrival: New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: Belgravia

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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby suanj » 19 Feb 2012, 18:32

Hi,
on ancestry.com are a genealogic tree abt your ancestor:
Francisco Joseph Napolillo
Birth 7 Feb 1863 in Nusco, Avellino, Campania, Italy
Death Living
Death in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

parents: Stefano Napolillo and Teresa Manife

spouse: Maria Concetta Mariella

The NAPOLILLO spelling is right..
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Re: Came to USA as 'NAPILILLO"

Postby say » 28 Jul 2012, 04:38

I have traced your Napolillo family for you in my Nusco records. It appears from some previous posts people have some incorrect information. Here is the correct information for you:
Stefano Napoliilo (died 1902) married Teresa Ranese. Children of Stefano and Teresa: Francesco Saverio (born 1863), Antonio (born 1872) Columba (born 1857) Filomena Maria (born 1852, Gerardo Maria (born 1860, Michele Mari9a (born 1854) and Antonio born? (died 1871)
Stefano Napolillo is the son of Raffaele Napolillo (born about 1802 died 1875) and Regilla Ferrantino. Children of Raffaele and Regilla: Stefano (died 1901, Amato (born 1836 died 1904), Catarina Maria (born 1831 died 1910), Salvatore (died 1855, Vincenzo (born 1834 died 1904), Francesco Saverio (born 1845 died 1846), Angelo Amato Vincenzo (born 1828), Carmine Stefano Amato (born 1826),Giovanni (born 1842), Giuseppe Maria (born 1847, Teresa Maria (born 1850). Raffaele Napolillo is the son of Salvatore Napolillo (born about 1782)and Teresa Mongelluzzo. Children of Salvatore and Teresa: Raffaele (born about 1802 died 1875), Angela Rosa (born 1814), Michele (died 1848), Amato, Rosa (died 1857), Anna Maria Saveria (born 1818 died 1891), Antonio (died 1813). Salvatore Napolillo is the son of Vincenzo Napolillo. When I list the children above, there may be more that I just do not show record of. I hope this helps! Please e-mail me at say5@earthlink.net if you have any further questions on the Napolillo records. Sherry


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