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Postby Virzi-Gilardi » 25 Apr 2015, 22:38

Hi there,

I am looking for information on my grandmothers father. Her name was Marie Dolores Virzi born on April 27th 1920.

Her father is names as Charles Virzi and died in 1919. He is stated as 36 years old
her mother was Rose Gilardi and was 31 years old at time of birth.

Rose gilardi remarried shortly after the birth of my grandmother. We are unsure of her second husbands name however had a son named "Ray." with him.

Trying to find out where Charles Virzi was born. Charles is obviously not his real name. My grandmothers birth certificate say he was born in Italy but doesn't give any location. Her mother was born in Chicago.

Charles Virzi parents are said to be Alfonso Virzi (perhaps alfonso Salvatore virzi or Frank Salvatore) and mothers name is Christina Agulla.

My grandmother was cousins with Jack L Gilardi who was married to Annette Funicello and born in Chicago 1930.

Any help in this matter will be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards

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Re: Virzi-Gilardi

Postby Tessa78 » 26 Apr 2015, 17:16

Virzi-Gilardi wrote:Hi there,

I am looking for information on my grandmothers father. Her name was Marie Dolores Virzi born on April 27th 1920.

Her father is names as Charles Virzi and died in 1919. He is stated as 36 years old
her mother was Rose Gilardi and was 31 years old at time of birth.

Rose gilardi remarried shortly after the birth of my grandmother. We are unsure of her second husbands name however had a son named "Ray." with him.

Trying to find out where Charles Virzi was born. Charles is obviously not his real name. My grandmothers birth certificate say he was born in Italy but doesn't give any location. Her mother was born in Chicago.

Charles Virzi parents are said to be Alfonso Virzi (perhaps alfonso Salvatore virzi or Frank Salvatore) and mothers name is Christina Agulla.

My grandmother was cousins with Jack L Gilardi who was married to Annette Funicello and born in Chicago 1930.

Any help in this matter will be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards


Welcome to the forum! :-)

The death record of Charles Virzi gives DOB as 15 June 1880
However, the WWI Alien Registration Card (for which he supplied the information) identifies his DOB as 15 October 1879...

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Could this be the family in 1910 US Census in Chicago?
Surname misspelled as Verros...
Wife - Rose
Son - Rocco - age 1 y 2 mos.

Charles Verros
[Charles Virzi]
[Charles Verron]
Age in 1910: 35
Birth Year: abt 1875
Birthplace: Italy
Home in 1910: Chicago Ward 19, Cook, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1902
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Rosie Verros
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Charles Verros 35
Rosie Verros 25
Rockko Verros 1
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POSSIBLE arrival? Charles=Carlo?
Carlo Virzi
New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island)
Given Name: Carlo
Surname: Virzi
Last Place of Residence: Palmero
Event Date: 09 Jun 1903
Age: 32y
Nationality: Italy, Italian South
Departure Port: Napoli
Arrival Port: New York
Gender: Male
Marital Status: M
Ship Name: Marco Minghetti

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Re: Virzi-Gilardi

Postby suanj » 26 Apr 2015, 18:48

Hi,
a Alfonso Virzi went in USA.... I found a Alfonso Virzi immigrated on 1891, coming from Termini Imerese (Palermo province) and going in Chicago:
Alfonso Virzi
New York, Passenger Lists
Name: Alfonso Virzi
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1891
Event Place: New York City, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 47
Birth Year (Estimated): 1844
Birthplace: Italy
Ship Name: Birmania
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-16950-21673-38?cc=1849782

the death:
Alfonzo Virzi
Illinois, Cook County Deaths
Name: Alfonzo Virzi
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 23 Dec 1906
Event Place: , Cook, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 64
Marital Status: Married
Ethnicity: American
Race: White
Occupation: Laborer
Birth Year (Estimated): 1842
Birthplace: Italy
Burial Date: 25 Dec 1906
Cemetery: Mt. Carmel
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy

Record Number: 5
Source Reference: cn 18854

the above records coulòd be referred at Charles father?
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Re: Virzi-Gilardi

Postby Tessa78 » 26 Apr 2015, 20:47

Is it possible that Charles' given name was Ignazio???? :?:

Marriage in Chicago of Rosina Gilardi and Ignazio Virzi in 1906
Year of birth for Ignazio is same as Charles - about 1880 :D
The year of birth for Rosina agrees with age of Rose in 1910 Census. :D

Miss Rosina Gilardi
mentioned in the record of Ignazio Virzi and Miss Rosina Gilardi
Name: Ignazio Virzi
Age: 26
Birth Year (Estimated): 1880
Birth Date: 1880
Spouse's Name: Miss Rosina Gilardi
Spouse's Age: 19
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1887
Spouse's Birth Date: 1887
License Type: Marriage
Event Date: 15 May 1906
Event Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois


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EDIT TO ADD:
Family Tree on Ancestry - Contact Member Annied125


Ignazio "Charles" Virzi FamilyFileGed_08_20_08

Birth: 15 Oct 1879 - Palermo, Italy
Marriage: 15 May 1906 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Death: 16 Aug 1919 - LaSalle, Illinois, USA
Parents: Alfonzo Virzi, Agostina Marie D'Aquila
Spouse: Rosina Gilardi


BIRTH of first son - Alfonso (named after Ignazio/Charles' father)
Possibly the Roccko" listed in the 1910 Census?
Ignazio Virzi
mentioned in the record of Alfonzo Virzi
Name: Ignazio Virzi
Gender: Male
Wife: Rosa Gelardi
Son: Alfonzo Virzi
Other information in the record of Alfonzo Virzi
from Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers
Name: Alfonzo Virzi
Birth Date: 24 Nov 1907
Birthplace: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Ignazio Virzi
Mother's Name: Rosa Gelardi
GS Film number: 1315045 , Digital Folder Number: 4271747 , Image Number: 354 , Reference ID: p 371 n 18528

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Re: Virzi-Gilardi

Postby Virzi-Gilardi » 05 May 2015, 00:48

oh my God..

You guys are fabtastic on this forum!

Me and my family are so happy because now we know my great grandfathers name was Ignazio. All this time we thought we were Italian and now know were Sicilian which makes complete sense as I found many Virzi relatives went to Tunisia from Sicily before coming to the USA.

Rosina Gilardi and Charles (Ignazio) are part of who we are and it is an amazing feeling to finally see their marriage certificate. Funnily my mother and her grandfather have the same style of writing as well!

Any chance we can find anything on the gilardi family would be brill :-)
Thank you so much.

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Re: Virzi-Gilardi

Postby Tessa78 » 05 May 2015, 15:33

Virzi-Gilardi wrote:oh my God..

You guys are fabtastic on this forum!

Me and my family are so happy because now we know my great grandfathers name was Ignazio. All this time we thought we were Italian and now know were Sicilian which makes complete sense as I found many Virzi relatives went to Tunisia from Sicily before coming to the USA.

Rosina Gilardi and Charles (Ignazio) are part of who we are and it is an amazing feeling to finally see their marriage certificate. Funnily my mother and her grandfather have the same style of writing as well!

Any chance we can find anything on the gilardi family would be brill :-)
Thank you so much.


Happy to help! :-)

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Re: Virzi-Gilardi

Postby carubia » 08 May 2015, 08:24

Virzi-Gilardi wrote:All this time we thought we were Italian and now know were Sicilian
You're both!


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