Norcini Pala

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Norcini Pala

Postby kaymanvan » 03 Dec 2015, 17:05

I'm looking for information for a friend and was wondering if anyone would be able to help. I'm looking for a Pietro Norcini Pala (Peter Polo). One document states he was from Aguata del Tronto and another states Pescara. He was born in 1908 and came to the U.S. in 1913. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Norcini Pala

Postby Tessa78 » 03 Dec 2015, 22:50

Could this be the Pietro Norcini Pala you are searching for?
This manifest puts his birth year about 1910

This arrival is in Philadelphia on 7 August 1913 on SS Stampalia
Pietro (age 3) is traveling with his father, Sabatino Norcini Pala (age 39) and mother Rosa Orelli (age 40). Pietro is identified as "son"
Their last place of residence is Arquata [del] Tronto
They leave Sabatino's brother, Domenico Norcini Pala, in Arquata del Tronto.
They are traveling to Sabatino's brother-in-law, Domenico Troiani in Philadelphia.

Lines 28, 29, 30
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POSSIBLE death of Pietro's father, Sabatino Pala, in 1930 in Pennsylvania
Name: Sabatino Pala
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 54
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1876
Birth Place: Italy
Death Date: 15 Apr 1930
Death Place: Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: Pietro Pala (Pietro probably named after this grandfather)
Father Birth Place: Italy
Mother Name: Tersa
Mother Birth Place: Italy
Spouse Name: Rosie Pala
Certificate Number: 43306


The 1930 US Census for the family in Derry, Westmoreland, PA
Father is listed as Sebastine Polo...
Father and son working in Coal Mine, daughter employed at a Cap Factory.

Name: Sebastine Polo
[Sebastian Polo]
Birth Year: abt 1877
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Italy
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Map of Home: View Map
Dwelling Number: 39
Family Number: 39
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Home Value: 8.00
Radio Set: No
Lives on Farm: No
Age at First Marriage: 35
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Language Spoken: Italian
Immigration Year: 1913
Naturalization: Alien
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Labor
Industry: Coal Mine
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Name Age
Sebastine Polo 53
Rose Polo 53
Pete Polo 20
Mary Polo 16 ... sePUB=true

Online records do not appear to be available yet.
However, you can write directly to the comune of Arquata del Tronto to request his [and his parents'] birth record...
Ufficio dello Stato Civile
Piazza Umberto I, 20
63096 Arquata del Tronto (AP)

Help with letters of request in Italian... ... talrecords ... tter3.html


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Re: Norcini Pala

Postby kaymanvan » 04 Dec 2015, 15:14

Thank you so much for you help!

Would you have an explanation for the "Norcini Pala"? Is this a complete surname or a middle name? I'm not sure I understand what this means. Thank you again for your help!!

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Re: Norcini Pala

Postby Tessa78 » 04 Dec 2015, 20:23

This might be considered a second surname or sub-surname.

This link may provide some insight about why they occur... ... nchor40492

And here is an earlier forum discussion about the double surname (doppio cognome) :-) ... logy/17766


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Re: Norcini Pala

Postby PippoM » 14 Dec 2015, 10:44

There are only very few occurrences of this surname in Italian White Pages:

mostly in the province of Ascoli Piceno
Giuseppe "Pippo" Moccaldi

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