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Gaetano Spezzano

Postby esthernmike » 16 Aug 2012, 05:20

trying to find information on my Grandparents Gaetano Spezzano and his wife gueseppa Spezzano, who came to New York around 1905 on ship called Canopic, they lived in a region Mineo Sicily . looking for information on any family members who might still live there.

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Tessa78 » 16 Aug 2012, 17:41

Hello and welcome! :-)

Could this be an earlier manifest for Gaetano Spezzano?
Arriving NY in 1903 on the Archimede
Age 29, married, from Mineo, Italy
Traveling with others from Mineo.
Final destination - his cousin Giuseppe Bellino in Boston


New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 about Gaetano Spezzano
Name: Gaetano Spezzano
Arrival Date: 2 Apr 1903
Birth Year: abt 1874
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/Race-
/Nationality: Italian
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Archimede

BTW - Italian women traveled under their maiden name. Do you know Giuseppa's?

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Tessa78 » 16 Aug 2012, 17:52

According to this birth record index in Massachusetts for the birth of their son, Salvatore, Giuseppa/Josephine's surname was MAGRI :-)

Name: Salvatore Spezzano
Titles & Terms:
Event: Birth
Event Date: 26 Oct 1905
Event Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Gender:
Race:
Registration Date:
Registration Place:
Christening Date:
Christening Place:
Christening Age:
Death Date:
Death Age:
Father: Gaetano Spezzano
Father's Titles & Terms:
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother: Giuseppa Magri
Mother's Titles & Terms:
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Paternal Grandfather:
Paternal Grandmother:
Maternal Grandfather:
Maternal Grandmother:
Additional Relatives:
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: p 216 #9686
Film Number: 2057532
Digital Folder Number: 4341238
Image Number: 831

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Tessa78 » 16 Aug 2012, 18:08

esthernmike wrote:trying to find information on my Grandparents Gaetano Spezzano and his wife gueseppa Spezzano, who came to New York around 1905 on ship called Canopic, they lived in a region Mineo Sicily . looking for information on any family members who might still live there.


There are records for Mineo, Catania (1820-1860) available through your nearest LDS Family History Center on microfilm.
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog ... em%2F28982

AND online through the free site http://www.familysearch.org
https://familysearch.org/search/image/i ... %3D1483039

I found this marriage record for Gaetano SPEZZANO and Giuseppa MACRI in Mineo, Catania :-)

Record #27
Dated 28 July 1893 at 12:45 PM at the town hall
Before the official... appeared
Gaetano Spezzano, single, age 19, miller; born and residing in Mineo; son of Angelo [Spezzano] and of Maria Tornello, both residing in Mineo;
AND
Giuseppa Macri, single, age 16, housewife; born and residing in Mineo; daughter of deceased Salvatore [Macri], residing in Mineo during his life, and of Palma Siragusa, of Mineo.

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby adelfio » 16 Aug 2012, 18:48

Great find on the birth record T
Marriage of Gaetano Spezzano from family search.org Italy, Catania, Caltagiro...on (Tribunale), 1861-1941
Mineo
Matrimoni 1891-1898
Image pg 107 of 379
INDEX# 27 1893 July 28th in the town of Mineo, Catania Gaetano Spezzano age 19 born in Mineo son of Angelo Spezzano and Maria Tornello married to Giuseppa Macri age 16 born in Mineo daughter of deceased Salvatore Macri and Palma Siragusa
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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Tessa78 » 16 Aug 2012, 18:52

Also found the birth record for GAETANO SPEZZANO in 1874 in Mineo... :-)

Record #65 (bottom left of image) is all handwritten...
Dated 21 February 1874 at 6 PM at the town hall.
Appearing before the official was ANGELO SPEZZANO, son of Gaetano, age 23, miller, residing in Mineo, to present a male child who he declared was born on the 18th of February at 6 PM to his wife MARIA TORNELLO, daughter of deceased Francesco, she resides with him [Angelo] at the place that inhabit on "quartiere Santa Maria"
The child was given the name GAETANO.

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Also found a sister... Serafina Spezzano, of Angelo Spezzano and Maria Tornello, born in 1876

Record #1 - top left
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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Tessa78 » 16 Aug 2012, 18:54

adelfio wrote:Great find on the birth record T
Marriage of Gaetano Spezzano from family search.org Italy, Catania, Caltagiro...on (Tribunale), 1861-1941
Mineo
Matrimoni 1891-1898
Image pg 107 of 379
INDEX# 27 1893 July 28th in the town of Mineo, Catania Gaetano Spezzano age 19 born in Mineo son of Angelo Spezzano and Maria Tornello married to Giuseppa Macri age 16 born in Mineo daughter of deceased Salvatore Macri and Palma Siragusa
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Hi Marty! That was the marriage I posted above your posting! :-D :-D

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Tessa78 » 16 Aug 2012, 19:06

Also found the birth record of Giuseppa Macri in 1877.
This image is VERY blurry...

Record #11
Dated 11 January 1877
Before the official in Mineo appeared
Salvatore Macri, age 24 (this was hard to read), farmer; to declare that at 5:20 PM on the 9th of the month, a female child was born to Palma Siragusa, his wife living with him (hard to read the location... Via ??? #34). Also hard to read her occupation.
They gave the child the name Giuseppa

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EDIT to add:
Birth record of first son, Angelo, born 25 March 1894 in Mineo
Record #123
Gaetano is listed as age 21, miller.
Giuseppa's surname seems to vary with each record... Sometimes MACRI and sometimes MAGRI :-)

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby vj » 16 Aug 2012, 20:44

T :D and Marty :D ,
Neat record finds!

Here's a 1905 Boston ship manifest for Gaetano, wife Giuseppa 27, and children Maria 4, and Luigi 2

http://imageshack.us/a/img94/5966/1905w.jpg

Ship Name: Romanic
Arrival Date: 29 May 1905
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Last residence: Mineo
Friend's (cousin's) Name: Vincenzo Lauria

Gaetano Spezzano 31., abt 1874
wife Giuseppa 27, abt 1878
Maria 4, abt 1901
Luigi 2, abt 1903

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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby adelfio » 17 Aug 2012, 02:40

Italy, Catania, Caltagiro...on (Tribunale), 1861-1941
Mineo
Matrimoni 1868-1880
Image pg 159 of 525
INDEX #35
1872 April 19th in the town of Mineo marriage of Angelo Spezzano age 23 farmhand son of Gaetano Spezzano and deceased Serafina Corco???married to Maria Tornello age 28 daughter of Francesco Tornello and Teresa Messina
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Re: Gaetano Spezzano

Postby Jspezzano » 10 Feb 2015, 01:22

I've traced the spezzano's back many generations. My public tree is in Ancestry.com. Includes photos of Gaetano Spezzano and Giuseppa Magri.


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