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Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby jvalluzz » 03 May 2013, 12:04

Joseph & Theresa Danze were born in Italy and came to the USA in about 1886 settling in Omaha. Joseph was born around 1865 and Theresa was born around 1886. The family story is that they came from the Potenza region.
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby adelfio » 03 May 2013, 16:33

jvalluzz wrote:Joseph & Theresa Danze were born in Italy and came to the USA in about 1886 settling in Omaha. Joseph was born around 1865 and Theresa was born around 1886. The family story is that they came from the Potenza region.


How about a maiden name of Theresa?

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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby suanj » 03 May 2013, 16:36

Hi, by 1900 census:
1900 United States Federal Census about Joseph Danzie
Name: Joseph Danzie
[Joseph Dansie]
Age: 33
Birth Date: Oct 1866
Birthplace: Italy

Home in 1900: Omaha Ward 2, Douglas, Nebraska
[Douglas]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1887
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Torris Danzie
Marriage Year: 1887

Years Married: 13
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Occupation: View on Image

Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Danzie
33
Torris Danzie
30
Lucreta Danzie
11
James Danzie
9
Nick Danzie
7
John Danzie
5
Rosa Danzie
3
Peter Danzie
1

Giuseppe/Joseph immigrated in 1887 and married same year..

I found a ship's manifest:
New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 about Giuseppe Dianzi
Name: Giuseppe Dianzi
Arrival Date: 17 Jun 1887
Birth Date: abt 1865
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Italian
Place of Origin: Italy
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy and Palermo, Italy
Destination: New York
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Gottardo

the surname on the ship's manifest is wrote: D'ANZI

by this other record abt the daughter Rosa:
Rose Danze Shields, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
Name: Leon R Bohlken
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 01 Oct 1925
Event Place: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
Age: 27
Birth Year (Estimated): 1898
Father's Name: Wm Bohlken
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Mary Teten
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Rose Danze Shields
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 26
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1899
Spouse's Father's Name: Joseph Danze
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Theresa Cipuno
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID: p382cn40343
GS Film number: 1476885
Digital Folder Number: 004320242
Image Number: 683

to find the birth place in Basilicata region( Potenza or Matera provinces) it is a bit hard... you have some other detail?
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby Biff83 » 03 May 2013, 17:29

Great finds, suanj!

Below is an image of the ship manifest. Wife Teresa is listed just below Giuseppe with a sister Anna. Surname Cifunno? lines 235-237

http://img541.imageshack.us/img541/6246 ... nifest.jpg

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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby suanj » 03 May 2013, 17:44

Thanks Biff...! the maiden name of Teresa can be very helful!
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby suanj » 03 May 2013, 17:54

The Teresa maiden name could be: CIFUNI ( possible birth places : Accettura or Stigliano or San Mauro Forte... however some commune in the area...)
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby Biff83 » 03 May 2013, 18:19

WWI Draft Card--Possible relative of Teresa

Name: John Battisto Cifuno
City: Omaha
County: Douglas
State: Nebraska
Birth Date: 9 Jan 1873

http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/4629/cifunowwi.jpg

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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby suanj » 03 May 2013, 18:39

Thank biff..
I believe that they coming from Accettura town ( now in Matera province; Matera is province from 1927; before it was just Potenza, capital and province of Basilicata region)..
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby jvalluzz » 05 May 2013, 01:23

Thanks this information helps a lot.

Theresa’s maiden name was Cifuni although not sure about the correct spelling.

All of this information does appear to be about the people I'm looking for.
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby jvalluzz » 05 May 2013, 01:33

suanj,

Thanks for your help. How are you determining where Theresa might be from?
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Re: Looking for information on Joseph & Theresa Danze

Postby suanj » 05 May 2013, 06:31

it is just a my suggestion:
because in Accettura are D'Anzi surname and Cifuni surname.
So Accettura or neighbouring communes....
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