Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

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Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby stfrancis » 10 Nov 2015, 04:17

Hello all,

I'm trying to confirm that my grandfather's marriage license witness, named as Satollaro, is actually Scotellaro (Joseph), the latter spelling appears in the Manhattan City Directory for years 1900, and 1901, at 388, Broome, and 178, Mulberry, Dry Goods Store. Other documents seem to indicate a 168, Mulberry address around those years.

I'm wondering if it's possible to verify the information in a Manhattan directory which might be organized by ADDRESS, so I can track that 388, Broome address over time ( a criss-cross, or reverse directory) . So far I have not found any reverse directories.

Also, I'm trying to find his death notice or obit, he died in the Bronx, on N Oak Dr, Apr 3, 1943. I have verified the NY Times and the Brooklyn Eagle, and several of the other free online newspapers, and he does not appear.

I'm wondering if there is any other way to access the most APPROPRIATE newspaper, local and specific, to the Bronx area, which would have the highest probability for a death announcement

Thank you

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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby Tessa78 » 10 Nov 2015, 04:34

Here is a listing in NY death index for Giuseppe Scotellaro in 1943
You can use the Certificate number to order the death certificate to confirm the address...
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse. ... &ml_rpos=1

Name: Giuseppe Scotellaro
Birth Year: abt 1871
Age: 72
Death Date: 3 Apr 1943
Death Place: Bronx, New York, USA
Certificate Number: 3637

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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby suanj » 10 Nov 2015, 07:18

Hi,
Giuseppe (Joseph) Scotellaro( born on 6 gen 1862 -Guardia Perticara, Potenza, IT) was resident at 168 Mulberry st here his passport application of 1914
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=2185145
the same Giuseppe appearing born on 1871 by Death record, but he was born on 1862, and the wife was Vincenza. I explain that because maybe can appear that was 2 men with same name, instead just one.
Well Giuseppe Scotellaro was at same address in Manhattan
on 1892 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=2043782
on 1910 census:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1727033
in 1930 census he was in the Bronx: at 731 North Oak Dr
1940 census he was in the Bronx ditto:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=2000219
seeming to me, that Giuseppe Scotellaro lived many years to 168 Mulberry St, the his residence, and ditto when moved at Bronx, same residence for years, so maybe the other addresses that you found are abt his shop.. that is possible...
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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby suanj » 10 Nov 2015, 07:31

I wish say that however was another Scotellaro, his first name was Joseph also living at 168 Mulberry St on 1925, but born around 1894 the info by this newspaper article:
http://www.fultonhistory.com/highlighte ... Page=false
http://www.fultonhistory.com/highlighte ... Page=false
http://www.fultonhistory.com/highlighte ... Page=false
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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby ffusiak » 10 Nov 2015, 20:21

Another source for historical directories is the Brooklyn Public Library.

https://archive.org/details/brooklynpub ... sort=-date?

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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby stfrancis » 10 Nov 2015, 23:45

Thank you , all , very helpful and I appreciate the rapid replies...

so I think both names are the same person, and I also think the 168, 178 Mulberry address is meant to be the same also

I think its only fold3 that has the manhattan, circa 1890's directories, so I will have to get an account and verify the 388 address (which is the corner building of 178 Mulberry) in particular

My grandfather also lists 388, Broome as his own address, unfortunately they do not appear on the 1900 Census, cause that specific address, 388, Broome was skipped in the census, all the addresses up to and after that one are there, they dont appear at the 168,178 Mulberry address either, so Im not lucky. I even went sheet by sheet for the ED's for that address and beyond....388, Broome is supposed to be on ED 120, sheet 32 or ED 124, sheet 15 ....

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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby Tessa78 » 11 Nov 2015, 16:14

Just for reference purposes...

1925 US City Directory - New York City

Listings for Scotellaro -
Bridget - clerk - home at 168 Mulberry
Dominick - home 168 Mulberry
Joseph - dry goods at 2428 Arthur Av (Bronx) - home 731 W. Oak Dr.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/2469/30 ... sePUB=true


1892 Petition for Naturalization of Giuseppe Scotellaro - residing at 168 Mulberry
Name: Giuseppe Scotellaro
Birth Place: Italy
Court District: New York
Year of Arrival: 1881
Date of Action: 11 Oct 1892
http://interactive.ancestry.com/1629/31 ... sePUB=true

Image of the Petition - dated 11 October 1892 -
Giuseppe (and his witness) residing at 168 Mulberry

http://interactive.ancestry.com/2280/32 ... sePUB=true

AND*** an earlier Petition (?) for Giuseppe Scotellaro dated 12 December 1889
He is residing at 168 Mulberry St

http://interactive.ancestry.com/2280/32 ... sePUB=true

1903 US City Directory for New York
Name: Giuseppe Scotellaro
Residence Year: 1903
Street address: 162 Mulberry
Residence Place: New York, New York, USA
Publication Title: New York, New York, City Directory, 1903
http://search.ancestry.com//cgi-bin/sse ... &ml_rpos=6

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Re: Manhattan City Directory & Bronx Newspaper Obits - Scotellaro

Postby stfrancis » 12 Nov 2015, 14:31

well thank you again - thats a pretty good run through

my searching in the early directories show the following:

1895 - 166 Mulberry
1898 - 194 Mulberry
1900 - 178 Mulberry & work place 388 Broome
1902 - 162 Mulberry
1905 - 168 Mulberry

so 5 places within 10 years, and based on the other documents showing 168 Mulberry, it looks like he moves back to his original location after many years...I find it a bit strange, I suspect some the addresses are errors...


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