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Need help finding census records for my Great Grandparents.

Postby JIMMYSAL » 24 Jan 2007, 00:01

I was unable to locate any census records for my great grandparents and I would appreciate any help finding them or any other relative information. Their names were Salvatore Iaquinto born on Feb, 19 1889 and Maria Oliverio Iaquinto born on June, ? 1892. They lived in Fairmount, W. Virginia for a few years, anywhere from 1913 to 1918, I not sure of the exact time period and then they moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were they spent the rest of their lives. They had six children Rose, Catherine, Virginia, John, Anthony, and Sal. I am pretty sure they were both born somewhere in the Calabria region of Italy. I'm not sure when they immigrated to America.

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Postby wldspirit » 24 Jan 2007, 00:22

In case you haven't seen this site:

http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx

there is a birth record for a Katherine, parents Sam and Mary.
Great database, copies of the actual records, not just the transcription.

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Postby jcsm400 » 24 Jan 2007, 00:27

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Postby Biff83 » 24 Jan 2007, 00:28

Possible WWII Draft Registration Card

Salvatore Iaquinto
Birthdate: 20 Feb 1889
Birthplace: St John, Cozenza
Address: 2040 S. Colorado St, Philadelphia PA
Relative who will always know address: Brother Antonio Iaquinto,
2043 S Garnett St.
Employed by: Philadelphia Transportation Co

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Postby wldspirit » 24 Jan 2007, 00:49

Interesting WW1 record:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Salvatore Yaquinto
Name: Salvatore Yaquinto
City: Not Stated
County: Marion
State: West Virginia
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Date: 1889
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1992625
DraftBoard: 2

however, according to this record, he is single.......

Link to image:
http://img412.imageshack.us/img412/8435 ... ore5rl.jpg
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Postby Biff83 » 24 Jan 2007, 00:54

Possible 1920 Census

Sam Oquanto, head, age 32, occupation shown as laborer, coal mines
date of arrival in US 1905
Mary, wife, age 26
date of arrival in US 1908
Rose, daughter, age 6
Catherine, daughter, age 4 9/12
Virginia, daughter, age 6/12
Address: "Little Italy", Coal District, Harrison County, WV

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Postby -Maria- » 24 Jan 2007, 00:55

Here's a Salvatore Jaquinta

a 1913 manifest

On his way to West Virginia... but lists his wife as Teresa... would you happen to know her full name?

First Name: Salvatore
Last Name: Jaquinta
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian South
Last Place of Residence: S. Giovanninofore Italy
Date of Arrival: Jul 29, 1913
Age at Arrival: 23y Gender: M Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Verona
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0007


http://ellisisland.org/search/shipManif ... 0137%2ETIF

http://ellisisland.org/search/shipManif ... 5053020007

The WW2 record states that he was from St. Johns, Calabria... could he have meant San Giovanni in Fiore, Calabria ?? (from Biff83's post) :wink:

There are many surnames transcribed as Jaquinta and Iaquinta...
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City of San Giovanni in Fiore: Calabria Region - Italy.

Town info
http://en.comuni-italiani.it/078/119/

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Postby Biff83 » 24 Jan 2007, 01:01

Maria,

If we've got the right person, I located his brother Antonio's draft card which states place of birth as San Giovanni Fiore, so the birth place was Anglicized on Salvatore's record.

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Postby wldspirit » 24 Jan 2007, 01:04

Here is a link to the WW2 record found by Biff:

http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/1920/sal29ix.jpg

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Postby wldspirit » 24 Jan 2007, 01:08

The town name is also recorded on the WW1 draft registration card as posted above....
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Postby -Maria- » 24 Jan 2007, 01:11

Hi Biff83,

Your WW2 draft card find really helped...

I had just edited my last post and noticed your reply!

I'm not too sure about the manifest I posted... this manifest tells me that he would be joining his brother Francesco... maybe another brother...?

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Postby Biff83 » 24 Jan 2007, 01:17

Good candidate for ship manifest

Vessel--Cretic
Arrival NYC--15 June 1906
Salvatore Iaquinta, age 18
Birthplace San Giovanni
Destination, Coalton WV to join brother-in-law (I cannot decipher the name)

Perhaps someone can link the image?

Interesting to note how many people on this manifest show their last place of residence as San Giovanni and are heading for West Virginia.

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Postby -Maria- » 24 Jan 2007, 01:21

Biff83 wrote:Good candidate for ship manifest

Vessel--Cretic
Arrival NYC--15 June 1906
Salvatore Iaquinta, age 18
Birthplace San Giovanni
Destination, Coalton WV to join brother-in-law (I cannot decipher the name)

Perhaps someone can link the image?


Here is the manifest Biff83 is talking about...

http://ellisisland.org/search/shipManif ... 2249070312

The name looks like Colarico, GioBattista.... (Giovanni Battista Colarico...)

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Postby JIMMYSAL » 24 Jan 2007, 01:33

Thank you guys so much for taking the time to locate this information, I really appreciate it :D

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Postby wldspirit » 24 Jan 2007, 01:37

No problem......can you confirm these findings?
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