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Postby Bruno Ferro » 08 Jun 2012, 18:15

Good morning everyone, I'm Italian and next month I will be in the U.S. for vacation, seeking news of relatives of my father, the last known address is: GB Iron 3549 O'Connor Drive Lafayette CA 94549. G.B. Iron is definitely deceased, but I would like to know if there are still relatives. My name is Bruno Iron and the origin of our family is Varazze Liguria in Italy. Thank you.

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Postby vj » 14 Jun 2012, 17:29

Bruno, Welcome to the Forum!
We would be happy to help.
Do you have more detailed information?
Did he change his name from Ferro to Iron(s) in the US?
Full name, approximate birth date, immigration date?
Thank you, Valarie
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Name: Giobatta B Ferro (John)

Addresses:
88 Ottoboni Dr, Cloverdale, Sonoma County, CA 95425
3549 OConner Dr, Lafayette, Contra Costa County, CA 94549

possible wife?

Clelia Ferro
Birth Date: 24 Jul 1910
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California Death Index

FERRO, GIOBATTA B
Born: 02 January 1901
Death SONOMA County on 19 Oct 1990
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Possible son's names:

from a 1957 article in an Oakland California newspaper
Mrs Clelia Ferro had heart surgery in June 1957
Her home, 457 Valente Court, Lafayette
She was supported by her husband John and two sons,
Raymond age 26 (abt 1931), a teacher in Danville CA
and Edward age 20 (abt 1937), with the Coast Guard in Monteray CA

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Postby Bruno Ferro » 18 Jun 2012, 18:15

Thank you, Valarie
J haven't more detailed of GB Ferro.

sorry

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Postby Tessa78 » 19 Jun 2012, 22:51

I believe the information vj has provided above is the correct GB FERRO :-)

Here is a possible manifest for GIOBATTA FERRO, arriving Boston in 1920, age 19.
He is leaving his father, NICOLO FERRO in Alpicella, which is a locality of Varazze :-)
His destination is Oakland, California.
Unfortunately, the second page of the manifest is covered by a paper in the image, so we cannot read the exact address to which he goes.

Line 13
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Maybe you can find the children of Giobatta(John) Ferro as vj listed: Raymond and Edward - and their families... :-)


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Postby vj » 19 Jun 2012, 23:16

T :D
Great manifest find!
Valarie

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Postby Tessa78 » 20 Jun 2012, 18:12

vj wrote:T :D
Great manifest find!
Valarie



Hey vj! :-D

Just "piggybacking" on your terrific finds!

BTW - I think the poster may have used a translator that changed the name to "Iron" :lol:

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Postby vj » 20 Jun 2012, 19:49

T :D ,
Oh, that makes sense.
Now that I look at Bruno's, note he's using a great translator!
I hope he can find a relative.
Thanks! Valarie

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Postby Bruno Ferro » 21 Jun 2012, 21:48

Great Tessa78 and Valarie
Certainly in the document speaks of my father's brother, believe it is still possible to find some news of their relatives by GB Ferro?

Thanks Bruno

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Postby vj » 21 Jun 2012, 22:53

This may be a current address for one of GB Ferro's sons:

Raymond N Ferro
16523 Sharon Way
Grass Valley, CA 95949-6606


Old Address from 1993:

Raymond N Ferro
1185 Lawndale Rd
Kenwood, CA 95452-9035
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from Raymond's High School Yearbook
He was a transfer from Cloverdale

Name: RAYMOND N 'Ray' Ferro
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1930 Age: 20
School: Acalanes High School
School Location: Lafayette, California
Year: 1950
Yearbook Title: Aklan 1950
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No luck with Edward Ferro born abt 1937

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Postby Tessa78 » 21 Jun 2012, 23:01

Hi Valarie! :-)

Just found some information, too, and I agree that what you have posted may be the correct address for Raymond N. Ferro. He was a teacher, then a principal. This person is listed as about 81 years old. His middle name is Nicholas (grandfather was NICOLO, so it fits!)

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Postby Bruno Ferro » 22 Jun 2012, 13:03

thanks you are great
I'll try to write to Raymond N Ferro to really know if we're related.
From July 1 will be in U.S.A. before in Oregon then in San Francisco.
Anchors many thanks

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