Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

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Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby rp76226 » 11 Aug 2014, 18:21

My grandfather, Evangelista Lorusso, who emigrated to America, was the youngest of 4 brothers born in Altamura, Bari, Italy. The brothers lived and died in Italy. I would like to find their children and grandchildren:
1. The oldest was Domenico Lorusso, born August 10, 1886, wounded in WW1, and married to Anna Nuzzolese on September 14, 1912. Later married to Laura Maglionico on December 29, 1928.
2. Next was Francesco Lorusso, born on May 22,1891 and married to Grazia Clemente on October 7, 1916.
3. Last was Vito Lorusso, born on May 10, 1895, also wounded in WW1, married to Antonia Ostuni on March 26, 1918. He died on April 17, 1969 in Altamura.
Their parents were Michele Lorusso (1858-1905) and Teresa Ninivaggi (1858-1920) who married on October 11, 1884. They also had two daughters who died as young children.

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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby PeterTimber » 11 Aug 2014, 23:13

www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwisdom/it ... tters.html will familiarize you with the procedure but you might also want to search out www.familysearch.org for their resource on your family ( I believe you have a 2 week freebie.
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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby PeterTimber » 11 Aug 2014, 23:22

Postscript: You might want to telephone any of your relatives in Altamura should you know their full names. www.paginebianche.it and inquire of them to obtain the Certificato di Stato di Famiglia (family certificate for each family by head of family which will contain names of all family members.
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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby rp76226 » 11 Aug 2014, 23:33

There are no living relatives that I know and therefore I can't contact them though they might exist. I have written to the town multiple times and I use familysearch.org all the time. I have never yet received a response from any church in Italy to whom I have written. The average Italian priest covers 4 churches and has no time for genealogy.

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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby PeterTimber » 12 Aug 2014, 18:38

Obtain book from Library ITALIAN GENEALOGY RECORD BY TRAFFOR r. COLE FOR OVERALL GLIMPSE AT THE ITALIAN CIVIL RECORDS SYSTEM. In the interim go to www.entenanti.san.beniculturali.it/en/r ... nd-sources and look up Altamura for what is available free of charge.
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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby rp76226 » 12 Aug 2014, 20:44

I tried accessing that Altamura link, but my internet provider keeps saying the site does not exist.

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Postby PeterTimber » 12 Aug 2014, 21:23

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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby rp76226 » 12 Aug 2014, 21:33

Thanks, I have that link too.

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Re: Lorusso Descendants from Altamura, Bari, Italy

Postby rp76226 » 12 Aug 2014, 21:37

From my August 4 post, with two replies from me, I have 23 research links - http://www.italiangenealogy.com/forum/i ... logy/32095


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