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Postby Caraffa » 04 Sep 2006, 20:37

I am looking for information on grandparents:

Dominic Caraffa, married to Mary Pietrosemoli.

Mary born in 1893. Both from Abuzzi. Emigrated to U.S. maybe in 1915-1920. Settled in Philadelphia.

This is all I know.

Does anyone have any information? Thanks.

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Postby nuccia » 04 Sep 2006, 21:02

There are a few records I found of a Caraffa family in Philadelelphia but I just want to confirm something before I post them. Could your grandfather have gone by the name of Anthony...as in Domenicantonio?

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Postby jcsm400 » 04 Sep 2006, 21:35

Could you please provide children names & birth years? Will help to locate correct family?


Is this your Mary Caraffa?

Social Security Death Index Record

Name: Mary Caraffa
SSN: 207-12-5903
Last Residence: 94115 San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Born: 29 Nov 1893
Last Benefit: 94110 San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Died: May 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951 )

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Postby jcsm400 » 04 Sep 2006, 21:38

Is this the correct family? If it is, we can link the image.


1930 United States Federal Census Record
about Dominic Caraffe
Name: Dominic Caraffe
Home in 1930: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
BirthPlace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouses's Name: Mary
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military Service:

Rent Home Value:

Age at First Marriage:

Parents' Birthplace: View Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Dominic Caraffe 40
Mary Caraffe 38
Albert Caraffe 9
Alfred Caraffe 8
Joseph Caraffe 6
Louise Caraffe 7
Trest Caraffe 7
Patrick Herm 22

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Postby nuccia » 04 Sep 2006, 21:40

Nice find Nonna J...Hope the poster can confirm!

Just about to post the census you posted above..Glad I didn't duplicate it!

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Postby nuccia » 04 Sep 2006, 21:44

Nonna,

Do you want me to link the census or do you have it covered?

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Re: Caraffa

Postby jcsm400 » 04 Sep 2006, 21:48

Hi Nuccia,

Thanks!.....This was an easy one......Hope it is the correct family!

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Postby jcsm400 » 04 Sep 2006, 21:50

Possible WWII Draft Registration?? Birth year & place of birth is off from the census record.

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Record
about Dominic Caraffe
Name: Dominic Caraffe
Birth Date: 13 Mar 1894
Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birth: Italy
Roll: WW2_2243878
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Re: Caraffa

Postby jcsm400 » 04 Sep 2006, 21:52

nuccia wrote:Nonna,

Do you want me to link the census or do you have it covered?

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Hi Nuccia,

If you want go a head...Was going to wait for confirmation.
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Postby nuccia » 04 Sep 2006, 21:55

I'm linking the records for you..

1930 Census

WW2 Cards

Hope this helps.

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Re: Caraffa

Postby jcsm400 » 04 Sep 2006, 21:57

Thanks, Nuccia.

Sorry I haven't anwsered your recent email.....hubby has been off, so not getting much done! Promise to reply soon.

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Postby nuccia » 05 Sep 2006, 02:06

No problem Nonna..I know what its like to have the hubby around! :evil: I put hubby and the kids to work today and finally they are doing something around here. It only happens a few times a year so I'm enjoying it very much!

I linked the images before I read your reply and hopefully our friend can confirm your find.

Look forward to your email...you know where I am! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Caraffa

Postby Caraffa » 06 Sep 2006, 21:49

I can't figure out how to send replies to individuals, so I hope this gets to NUCCIA and JCSM400. (I'm new at this.)

Thanks to you both for the information. It's very informative and exciting. Yes, the family is correct, the children's name are right. I don't know if Dominic used Anthony, I doubt it.

I knew my grandmother, Mary, and my father, Albert, but that's it. And, both died when I was very young. So I never got to ask for any family information.

Going back to the 1500s I find many cardinals and one Pope (Paul IV) in 1555. What I'd like to do is follow the links from back then to today. Is that even possible?

Thank you for your help. I'm so glad I found ItalianGeneology.com.

Sharon Caraffa (daughter of Albert Caraffa/Carafa/Caraffe)

My email is: sharonross@redshift.com

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Postby rfornal » 06 Sep 2006, 21:58

Caraffa ...

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Re: Caraffa

Postby nuccia » 06 Sep 2006, 22:16

I can't figure out how to send replies to individuals, so I hope this gets to NUCCIA and JCSM400. (I'm new at this.)


Got your message so don't worry...but Bob has also given you another way of communicating with members. For myself, either way is fine but I usually only answer most questions here...unless they are private questions or unrelated to the post. :D :D

If you want to trace someone usually you start from the present and work backwards..much easier.

I will answer your questions once I find my glasses (not even sure I'm reading this correctly) :oops:

I also happened to sprain two of my fingers which is making typing difficult right now.

Will be back a bit later...hubbys home...AGAIN! :evil:

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