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Researching the DeMatteo last name

Postby dematteo12 » 17 Jan 2014, 21:39

Hello All, I'm trying to piece together family history and would like any and all help. My father and Aunt were put into fostercare at an early age and there are alot of holes in our family history that I'd love to help figure out. My father's parents were Lewis DeMatteo Sr(1919-1981.and elaine f bartlett from waterloo, ny ,moved to fulton,ny my paternal great grandfather was louis DeMatteo 18180 - 1963 (waterloo,ny
and his wife maria nicola DelPapa DeMatteo the next great great grandfather was Urbano DeMatteo 1842-1919 who came over from italy. I'd love trace this back to italy and go a few more generations back, this would be quite the gift to my aunt and father as they don't have really any information on our family.
I appreciate all help,
thank you,
Elaine F. DeMatteo

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Postby PippoM » 19 Jan 2014, 11:00

This is Urbano's Ellis Island Manifest:

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I think this should be the right Urbano, as he is going to Waterloo to join son Luigi. Surname here is "Di Matteo" (this is probably the correct spelling), and he was from Roccamorice (probably province of Pescara, region Abruzzo)
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Postby PippoM » 19 Jan 2014, 11:14

Civil records for Roccamorice are available at Family History Centers of the Mormons:
on microfilm, for years 1809-1865
online, for years 1866-1929
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Postby Italysearcher » 19 Jan 2014, 14:55

There are translations on my website and tips on how to search the films.
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Postby adelfio » 19 Jan 2014, 15:34

You can view these records at a Family History Library on their computers of Roccamorice

Marriage act and pubblication of Santo DeMatteo and Maria Vincenza DiGiorgio

INDEX #24
1896 Dec 26th in the town of Roccamorice appeared Santo DeMatteo age 23 farmer born in Lettomanoppello son of Urbano DeMatteo age 54(abt 1842) and Giacinta Addario married Maria Vincenza DiGiorgio
age 21 farmer born in Roccamorice daughter of deceased Saverio DiGiorgio and Domenica D'Urbano

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Postby adelfio » 19 Jan 2014, 15:45

After looking at this records I think you should switch your research to Lettomanoppello for that's where Urbano and Giacinta were born

Death record of Giacinta Addario wife of Urbano DeMatteo
INDEX#32
1911 July 2nd in the town of Roccamorice death of Giacinta Addario age 69(1842)born in Lettomanoppello farmer daughter of deceased Antonio Addario and decased Rosangela d'Alfonsa wife of Urbano DeMatteo

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Postby dematteo12 » 22 Jan 2014, 17:09

Thank you so much everyone for your help and support, I teared up as I read this! I can't believe all the help I've received on this, and can't wait to show my family. I think my next piece is to get more information on Urbano DiMatteo (DeMatteo) in lettomamopello and his wife Giacintra Addario. or any more information on Santo DeMatteo his son.
Thank you again!
Elaine DeMatteo

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Re: Researching the DeMatteo last name

Postby adelfio » 22 Jan 2014, 18:17

Marriage of Emidio DeMatteo
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1897 Nov 18th in the town of Roccamorice appeared Emidio DeMatteo age 20 farmer born in Lettomanoppello son of Urbano DeMatteo and Giacinta Addario married Rubina Farchione age 22 daughter of Francesco Farchione and Pasquarosa d'Attilio???

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