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looking for grandfathers siblings,

Postby lag031 » 02 Apr 2006, 21:21

how does one go about finding grandfathers siblings, his name is carmine ruggiero born 1892 in ogliastro(salerno) italy. according to my mother who is 77 there were anywhere from 5 to 7 children, one i know was florintino(frank )he was here inthe usa. she remembers letters from brazil from another sibling, also the name barbara. carmine father name waas antonio ruggiero and his wifes name was maria esposito i dont know if they ever came to the usa, but carmine did once in 1911 and again in 1921 to stay. thank you for any help. lillian bruno

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Re: looking for grandfathers siblings,

Postby ricbru » 02 Apr 2006, 21:49

Hello,
I suggest you to write to Ogliastro civil record office and request all birth records of Antonio Ruggiero and Maria Esposito children
Write your request in Italian, add to your request a photocopy of your ID + an envelope + an international reply coupon, so you are sure they are going to answer you back...

this is the address:

Comune
Ufficio di Stato Civile
Via Mazzini 16
84061 Ogliastro Cilento (SA)
Italy

or contact Archivio di Stato di Salerno

http://wwwdb.archivi.beniculturali.it/S ... SALERNO%22

I hope it helps, bye Riccardo :lol:

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Re: looking for grandfathers siblings,

Postby vj » 03 Apr 2006, 05:56

Lillian,
Great advice from Riccardo (always)! :)
It's terrific that you have your family's town in Italy.
(some of us have been looking quite awhile so we can write those letters!)

A couple of questions on your family in the US?
Might help with finding some g.uncles & g.aunts in the meantime ...
Thanks, vj

Re: g grandfather Antonio RUGGIERO,
grandfather Carmine & g uncle Frank:

Manifest SS Celtic 10 Apr 1911
Carmine RUGGIERO
page 1
http://ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup_wei ... &line=0021
travelling with a cousin Filomino VISSO?
page 2
http://ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup_wei ... &line=0021
in US 1904?-1908 in Boston?
can't read uncle's name in Boston...??

Is this Carmine's brother Frank?
WWI Draft Registration Card
5 June 1917
Fiorentino RUGGIERO
15 Oak Place, Boston (HP=Hyde Park)
born 4 Apr 1896
Alien born in Ogliastro Cilento, Salerno
Citizen of Italy
Machine Driller - BF Sturtevent Co, Boston
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Re: looking for grandfathers siblings,

Postby wldspirit » 03 Apr 2006, 07:00

Weren't these manifest already found by Suanj and Mfjp???
http://italiangenealogy.tardio.com/inde ... hor=lag031
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