My grandfather's mother and father are originally from Fragola near Naples. I am looking for relatives. He is 89 years of age right now and his parents passed young so we are looking for any possible relatives. He is very curious and i am helping him out. His mother was named Elizabeth Capasso. Her father was Ralph Capasso who came here in the late 1800's. His father, was James Russo, who immigrated to the US alone in approx. 1918. He is also from the same town. Any information or possible relatives out there??
the town is AFRAGOLA in Napoli province.... by LDS Mormon's microfilms you can find all genealogic tree because it are the microfilms from 1809 to 1953(!...great!)
"Registri dello stato civile, 1809-1953 Afragola (Napoli). Ufficio dello stato civile "
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library ... umns=*,0,0
I found this on Ancestry in the 1920 Census in Amherst, Lorain, Ohio. I believe the youngest member of this household is the grandfather you say is now 89 years old. James Thomas Russo.
Rosherl Capasso 45
Adelinda Capasso 45
Tommy Capasso 23
Joseph Capasso 20
Domina Capasso 18
Rosalind Capasso 14
Mary Capasso 12
Annie Capasso 11
Jessie Capasso 10
Josephine Capasso 8
Litezia Capasso 6
Braddmand Capasso 3 2/12
Elizabeth Russo 25
Jessie O D Russo 7
Adelina M A Russo 4 7/12
Marietta Anna Russo 3 2/12
James Thomas Russo 1 5/12
Here are all of the Russo's who died in Lorain, Ohio. The first date after the name is the birthdate and the second is the death date. Check the ones closest to 1885 birthdate. Possible family.
Rose Marie Gonzales 19 Dec 1934 Lorain, Ohio 2 Dec 2002 Lorain
Marietta Ravis 17 Oct 1916 Lorain, Ohio 23 Nov 2000 Lorain
Adelina M Russo 31 May 1915 Lorain, Ohio 17 Nov 1989 Cuyahoga
Alfio F Russo 30 Nov 1924 Lorain, Ohio 12 Jul 2001 Lorain
Filippo Russo Est. 1890 Lorain, Ohio 15 May 1961 Lorain
Jeanne F Russo Est. 1928 Lorain, Ohio 1 Apr 1985 Lorain
Joseph A Russo Est. 1912 Lorain, Ohio 23 Jul 1987 Lorain
Margare H Russo Est. 1917 Lorain, Ohio 11 Jan 1982 Lorain
Maria Russo 23 Nov 1896 Lorain, Ohio 1 Nov 1989 Lorain
Nicholas Francis Russo 18 Feb 1918 Lorain, Ohio 3 Aug 1999 Lorain
Nunzia Russo Est. 1891 Lorain, Ohio 22 Jan 1972 Lorain
Ralph W Russo 23 Feb 1933 Lorain, Ohio 29 Oct 1992 Cuyahoga
Rosa Russo Est. 1900 Lorain, Ohio 3 Apr 1986 Lorain
Salvato Russo Est. 1892 Lorain, Ohio 27 Jul 1977 Lorain
Santo Russo Est. 1896 Lorain, Ohio 12 Feb 1972 Lorain
Shirley M Russo Est. 1929 Lorain, Ohio 17 Feb 1979 Lorain
I was just noticing that! I haven't read through the replies but are we answering in only one thread or are we answering both? If you've posted more info on the other thread then I will follow your lead and post there.
Great finding of info! Are you able to link any images? If you are interested, heres a tutorial I wrote on how to us Imageshack to upload images.