geytchison wrote: This could be important. One of my relatives said they think that Felix's father (Josephine's husband) was Francesco Paulo Taormina. I haven't been able to varify this, however, my grandfather was Felix's first born son, and his name was Francesco Paulo Taormina.
I'm trying to varify this. More to follow...
Yes, that would make sense...did you see the 1910 Census listing I mentioned a few posts back? Frank & Josephine...
Name: Joseph Spagnola
Serial Number: 2657294
Residence: 2155 W. 44th St., Cleveland, O.
Enlistment Division: National Army LB 2
Enlistment Location: Cleveland, O.
Enlistment Date: 25 May 1918
Birth Place: Youngstown, O.
Birth Date / Age: 22 8/12 Years
Assigns Comment: 2 Infantry Replacement Regiment Cp Gordon Ga to 12 July 1918; Cp Gordon Ga July Automatic Replacement Draft to --; Co K 26 Infantry to --; Co M 160 Infantry to Discharge Private St Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 21 July 1918 to 19 March 1919. Honorable discharge 15 Apr 1919.
Volume #: 16
Salvatore Spagnola age 29
Mary, wife age 23
Joseph age 4
Mary age 2
also living with him are his parents:
Joseph (Giuseppe) Spagnola age 64
Mary his wife age 59 (born 1860-1861) brother Joseph age 25
Brother Vincent age 22
Here is their manifest....April 9, 1914, line 24--28
Giuseppe's wife was Maria Campanella daughter of Salvatore Campanella of Termini Imerese