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Looking for relatives of my Nonni

Postby janlewis » 04 Jul 2014, 20:43

born Giovanni Vito DiNanno (spelling) in Bari, Italy on June 24th in the 1890"s came through Ellis Istand at 14 and did not speak English so they changed his last name to Denny.
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Re: Looking for relatives of my Nonni

Postby adelfio » 05 Jul 2014, 17:13

Welcome to IG website
Do you have a birth date ? What was his wifes name? Where did he settle in the US?
Can you post your page link to the shipmanifest
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Re: Looking for relatives of my Nonni

Postby suanj » 05 Jul 2014, 18:22

janlewis wrote:born Giovanni Vito DiNanno (spelling) in Bari, Italy on June 24th in the 1890"s came through Ellis Istand at 14 and did not speak English so they changed his last name to Denny.

your ancestor was Vito Giovanni DI NANNA born on June 1895 in Montrone, Bari province, IT

arrival:
First Name: Vito
Last Name: Dinanna
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian South
Last Place of Residence: Montrone, Italy
Date of Arrival: Oct 01, 1912
Age at Arrival: 17y Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Duca di Genova
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0004

pag 1 http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0004
father Francesco in Montrone
pag 2 http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0004 joining at Brother in law Giovanni Mont... in San Francisco CA

Birth Act-full name:
Vito Francesco Giovanni DI NANNA born in Montrone on 22 june 1895 #86 son of Francesco DI NANNA 28 old farmer and of Maria Giuseppa ANGIULI

http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.i ... ewsIndex=0
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Re: Looking for relatives of my Nonni

Postby suanj » 05 Jul 2014, 18:30

United States Census, 1920
Name: John F Dinnie
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 23
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent: Rent
Birth Year (Estimated): 1897
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1912
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John F Dinnie Head M 23 Italy
Raso Dinnie Wife F 22 Italy
Frank Dinnie Son M 1 California


United States Census, 1940
Name: John Denny
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Councilmanic District 9, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Year (Estimated): 1898
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John Denny Head M 42 Italy
Rose Denny Wife F 41 Italy
Frank Denny Son M 21 California
Rose Marie Denny Daughter F 19 California
Mary Jane Denny Daughter F 17 California

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... 93-6102-30

the death:
Name: John V Denny
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 06 Feb 1972
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date: 24 Jun 1895
Birthplace: Italy
Gender: Male

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