My great grandfather, from Lucca

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My great grandfather, from Lucca

Postby JoyceNicole » 08 Nov 2015, 18:43

Hello. My. great looking grandfather Louis Colletti was born in Lucca Sicula, Italy in 1880. He married his first wife and they had a son, Dan Colletti. They settled in Chicago. Her name was Margherita Campo. She died of tuberculosis. At the same time a widow, Josephine (Marino) Amore lost her husband Vicenzo Amore two months before the birth of their son, Vincent (Jim) Amore. Josephine (sometimes spelled Giuseppina) and Louis were married and settled in Atchison, Kansas. Later, they moved to Denver, and finally settled in Pueblo, Colorado. They had 5 more children together: Rosalie, Cecelia, Salvatore, Joseph and my grandfather, Anthony.

I'm looking for any pictures or records of any of the mentioned above but particularly interested in my great grandparents. I've looked for years but can't find anything. I am curious is Louis and Josephine left any family behind that are still in Italy (both from different areas of Sicily).

Thank you!

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Re: My great grandfather, from Lucca

Postby adelfio » 20 Nov 2015, 00:39

Welcome to IG website is this you Luigi Colletti Naturalization index card from Illinois born 8/26/1886
I looked through the Lucca Sicula birth indexes for Luigi Colletti 1879-1886 didn't see his birth record
1880 BIRTH INDEX
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=2043548

Did find Giuseppe Colletti
Index#97
1882 Nov 27th in the town of Lucca Sicula birth of Giuseppe Colletti son of Domenico Colletti age 32 and his wife Rosalia Cardinale
PG LINK TO RECORD
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=2043548

Is it possible his real name was Calogero and Louis was his middle name

Birth record of Calogero Colletti
Index# 83
1886 Aug 26th in the town of Lucca Sicula birth of Calogero Colletti son of Domenico Colletti and his wife Rosalia Cardinale

PG LINK TO RECORD
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=2043548

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