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Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby momcain » 07 May 2014, 16:39

I am trying to locate Guarino family members in Sicily, Italy. My grandmother's name was Maria Guarino but was born in the US in Philadelphia. My great-grandmother was (I believe) Maria DeSimone Guarino and my great grandfather, Salvatore Guarino were from Sicily, Italy. I am hoping to try and locate family in Sicily as I will be traveling there for the first time this summer. My grandmother had sibilings - Josephine Guarino, Mary Guarino, Margaret Guarino, Charles Guarino, Joseph Guarino (I believe that all of the siblings were born in the US)

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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby adelfio » 07 May 2014, 22:47

Welcome to IG website is this your Salvatore Guarino
Pennsylvania, U.S. Naturalization Originals, 1795-1930 for Salvatore Guarino
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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby Tessa78 » 07 May 2014, 22:48

We will need to determine the exact town of birth in Sicily :-)

Can you provide a few more details?
Grandmother's date of birth in US?

Approximate year of birth of her father? her mother?
Were her parents married in USA or Italy?

When did they immigrate (approximately)? and did they settle in Philadelphia?

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Great find, Marty :D

Two good possbilities for birthplace...

Sant'Anna, comune of Mascali, Catania, Sicily
Sant'Anna, comune of Caltabellotta, Agrigento, Sicily

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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby adelfio » 08 May 2014, 15:43

If that is your Salvatore Guarino here is his possible birth record
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1879 Jan 6th in the town of Sant'Anna, Agrigento birth of Salvatore Guarino son Pietro Guarino age 24 farmer and Maria Coco

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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby Michael31 » 08 May 2014, 20:54

http://www.ellisisland.org/search/passR ... 5133010127

First Name: Salvatore
Last Name: Guarino
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian
Last Place of Residence: S. Anna
Date of Arrival: Nov 17, 1902
Age at Arrival: 23y Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Calabria
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0001

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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby Michael31 » 08 May 2014, 21:09

Salvatore Guarino
Birth: Jan. 4, 1880, Italy
Death: Jan. 21, 1928
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA


Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Donna Di Giacomo

Maria Guarino

Birth: Mar. 10, 1879, Italy
Death: Jul., 1970
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA


Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96240254



Record added: Aug 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96240217

Peter Guarino

Birth: Mar. 14, 1903
Death: Aug. 16, 1925
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA


Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96240204

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cg ... ln=Guarino
Records 1 to 7 (of 7 total matches)
Name Cemetery
Search for "Guarino" at Archives.com
Guarino, Angelo R 20865664
b. 1871 d. 1963 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Guarino, Bernard E 20404727
b. 1919 d. 1982 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Guarino, Italia 20865665
b. 1881 d. 1920 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Guarino, Maria 96240254
b. Mar. 10, 1879 d. Jul., 1970 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Guarino, Peter 96240204
b. Mar. 14, 1903 d. Aug. 16, 1925 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Guarino, Salvatore 96240217
b. Jan. 4, 1880 d. Jan. 21, 1928 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Guarino, Thomas 20865666
b. 1915 d. 1915 Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Search for "Guarino" at Archives.com



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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby steveguarino1989 » 01 Sep 2014, 04:47

my name is Steve Louis guarino jr my dad name was steve guarino I trying to find out about my family history my dad never really say much you tell me the story about my grandma and grandpa died in A store bombing in New York anybody got any information please contact me

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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby carubia » 01 Sep 2014, 06:52

Here is the marriage record for Salvatore Guarino's parents, Pietro Guarino and Maria Coco. Pietro and Maria's birth records are also indexed on FamilySearch. He was born in Nov 1855 and she in Jan 1855.


Name: Pietro Guarino
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 18 Nov 1855
Christening Place: Parish of Sant' Anna
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1855
Birthplace: Sant'Anna, Sciacca, Agrigento, Italy
Father's Name: Salvadore Guarino
Father's Age: 36y
Mother's Name: Maria Abbruzzo
Mother's Age: 30y

Name: Maria Coco
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 20 Jan 1855
Christening Place: Parish of Sant' Anna
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1855
Birthplace: Sant'Anna, Sciacca, Agrigento, Italy
Father's Name: Giuseppe Coco
Father's Age: 40y
Mother's Name: Giuseppa La Ciura
Mother's Age: 40y

Sant'Anna is currently a frazione of Caltabellotta, but in the 19th c. it was a separate comune, albeit a tiny one. It was in the district of Sciacca in the province of Agrigento.
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Re: Locating family lineage in Sicily.

Postby carubia » 01 Sep 2014, 07:04

steveguarino1989 wrote:my name is Steve Louis guarino jr my dad name was steve guarino I trying to find out about my family history my dad never really say much you tell me the story about my grandma and grandpa died in A store bombing in New York anybody got any information please contact me

Steve, could you give us any more information about your ancestors? Your father's given name? Your grandparents' names? When anyone was born, even approximately? Which generation came to America?

Guarino is a common name throughout Italy, but especially in Campania. There are a lot in Sicily, too, especially Palermo province, and in southern Basilicata and in Taranto in Puglia, as well as up north in western Lombardy, although I can't whether the name was as common there in the 19th c.


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