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Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

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Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby rosyrae » 09 Aug 2012, 04:17

I'm searching for my great grandfather's ancestors in Vieste, Foggia, Italy. My great grandfather was Michele Colello and he was born in 1890 in Vieste. He married Caterina Cavaglieri and my grandmother was born in 1912. They came to Portland, ME in 1913 via Boston, Massachusetts. I have since found out that Michele's father was Donato Colello and I think his mother's name was Lucrezia Concetta Pecorella, though she was called Concetta in some records (my grandmother's name was Lucrezia). I have also found a brother, Mauro Colello, who was born in Italy in 1899, but married in Portland, ME and died in Portland, ME in 1958. His parents were also Donato and Lucrezia. So, I would really like to know when Michele's father was born and if he was also from Vieste.

Any Italian families from Portland, ME with roots in Vieste, Foggia, Italy? I am trying to find out as much as I can exploring records here in the states before I try to write for records in Foggia as I do not speak Italian.

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Re: Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby adelfio » 09 Aug 2012, 15:36

Welcome to the website Paula
Family History Library has civil records of Vieste (Foggia), 1809-1899
Births, marriages, deaths, banns, marriages documents, marriage documents from Vieste, Foggia, Italy. Include indici annuali. Which are available for rent and viewing and copying
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Re: Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby rosyrae » 09 Aug 2012, 19:16

Thanks for the information, Marty! I will try these links...
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Re: Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby Joseph Pisano » 09 Aug 2012, 21:31

My grandmother was from Vieste. We have been there 2 times before just to vist and we going ther this September for a week before driving to Puglia. Her real town was a couple of miles way "Rodi"

Great little town.
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Re: Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby rosyrae » 10 Aug 2012, 02:48

I just ordered the microfilm for the years I am interested in. Can't wait to check it out!
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Re: Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby rosyrae » 09 Jun 2013, 18:21

Hi, everyone. Still working on my Colello family from Vieste. I got quite a few records from FHL. Trouble is, the copies aren't great and I am having trouble reading and translating them! Anyone have any advice?

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Re: Colello family from Vieste, Foggia, Italy

Postby adelfio » 09 Jun 2013, 19:25

rosyrae wrote:Hi, everyone. Still working on my Colello family from Vieste. I got quite a few records from FHL. Trouble is, the copies aren't great and I am having trouble reading and translating them! Anyone have any advice?

Thanks!
Paula

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