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Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby EireItaliaDonna » 28 Mar 2007, 10:16

I am working on my family history and genealogy and I have one again returned to the Scipione family branch to learn more after connecting with an extended relative living in South America.

My grandfather Carlo/Charles came to the US in the late 1800s and married Ida Lagorio. Carlo had brothers and sisters but I do not know their names or his parents name to aid me in tracking them down.

All I know about Carlo's brothers (or cousins, I am unsure) is that they were in the US for a while before going to Brazil and Argentina to settle. Augustine/Augustino did go and fight against Austria in the WWI before returning to Argentina in 1918. They are said to be the sons of "vicenzo scipione and carmina troisi."

Any insight or information anyone is able to provide will be much appreciated.
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby jcsm400 » 28 Mar 2007, 13:42

Do you have Charles' town of birth information?

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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby EireItaliaDonna » 28 Mar 2007, 17:04

To the best of my knowledge, Charles/Carlo Scipione and his family came from Gaeta, Italy.
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby jcsm400 » 28 Mar 2007, 17:57

The LDS Church (Mormons) have filmed the civil records (1809-1865) from Gaeta.

Civil:
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library ... o+civile++

For records not included in the films, here is the contact information.

Ufficio di Stato Civile
Gaeta City Hall
04024 Gaeta (LT)
ITALY
Phone Number: (+39) ; Fax: (+39)
Email:gaeta @ gaeta.it (no spaces)

Requests should be in Italian & include a self addressed return envelope, a copy of your photo ID, & 1 or 2 international reply coupons. These can be obtained at your main post office.

Here is a form letter that will translate your request into Italian.

http://www.circolocalabrese.org/resourc ... civile.asp

Hope this helps.......If you need further assistance, please let us know.

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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby EireItaliaDonna » 28 Mar 2007, 19:24

I have heard of the Latter Day Saints and their wealth of genealogical knowledge but I have no idea where to obtain records other than looking up information on their website www.familysearch.org. I live in Massachusetts and have no idea where or how to access their microfiche records. Please advise. For the most part, I have been doing my research online and have no knowledge of record locations to obtain information. Any help able to be provided is very much appreciated.

Grazie! :D
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby sheronb » 28 Mar 2007, 19:35

If this link works, it should show all the centres in America!!


http://www.familysearch.org./Eng/Librar ... et_fhc.asp
Tuzi/Lombardozzi/Polsinelli/Tersigni/La Rocca/Gismondi from Sora,Frosinone.
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby sheronb » 28 Mar 2007, 19:36

Ok, well, it nearly did!! Just put united states in, and it will show all the centres!
Tuzi/Lombardozzi/Polsinelli/Tersigni/La Rocca/Gismondi from Sora,Frosinone.
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby jcsm400 » 28 Mar 2007, 20:57

Thanks, Sheronb, for providing the link to find the nearest FHC.


EireItaliaDonna,

Put in the city & county too. It will list the center(s) nearest to your location.

Here is a guide on obtaining the films.

http://italiangenealogy.tardio.com/Foru ... =2581.html

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby JxD215 » 01 Apr 2007, 12:01

Hi, I'm new here, and I noticed the conversation, My surname happens to be Scipione, and my great grandfather, Vincent, came from Gaeta, Italy in the early 1900s. what makes this even more interesting is the fact that my great grandfathers wife, and my great grandmother, Carmilla, is of Brazillian descent.

Ive been trying to connect my family history for a while now, and I think I might actually have a lead now.
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby EireItaliaDonna » 01 Apr 2007, 12:34

:idea: This is exciting!

My great grandfather was Carlo/Charles Scipione and he came to the US in the late 1800s/early 1900s.

Last week I was in contact with a Guillermo Scipione from Argentina who I believe is also related to Vincent also as he is Vincent's grandson. His grandfather's brother, Augustine, went back to Italy to fight in the WWI against Austria and then moved back to Argentina in 1918. You must be related either directly or indirectly I learned that there were family that came to Boston and then settled in either Argentina and/or Brazil. My guess is that given that the family members all emigrated from the same place, Gaeta, Italy, that they have got to be related directly as brother or cousin, but the specifics are vague to me since I know none of my great grandfather's siblings names. Guillermo's grandfather was the son of Carmina Troisi and Vincenzo Scipione. Guillermo has a great deal of knowledge about the family history if you'd like you may email me and we can share information as we learn it. :D
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby picmama639 » 22 Apr 2007, 21:38

I have a website with a over 10,000 names of people born or married in Gaeta, Italy. Most of them are from earlier than you have information for but if you can get back a little farther, I think the website could be very useful to you. Please feel free to look at it:

http://gaeta.familytreeguide.com/tree_index.php
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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby sandy629 » 06 Jul 2012, 06:30

hi i am sandra scipione daughter of john scipione son of charles scipione n ida lagorio i was looking up names on ancestry and charles came up and then ida then you. francis was a female. charles was a real estate agent, he owned his company in newton mass , arthur was a lawyer practicing in cambridge, john was a jack of all trades, and the girls were home makers, rita and francis. there home on watertown street (in newton) was torn down and condos were built (9) thats how many children john had. my sister susan has done some investigating and i don't know what she has but i am enclosing her e-mail to you. who's child are you ? how are you related ? i have 5 brothers and 3 sisiters. there are 28 neices and nephews and tons of great neices and nephews, some of the names are podzka, munroe, maclellan,busa, castoldi, fuller, there are only 2 boys to carry the scipione name.there are alot of girls that carry the scipione name in this family. i don't know much about the family , i do remember visiting them ( Charles and Ida ) he sat on a bench in his home (a big home) and she was tiny. i have a neice who resembles her alot so my mom said. i only saw charles at his funeral. my sis susan is really into this so get in touch with her good luck.

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Re: Scipione Family of Formia and Gaeta

Postby Vinnie-2-fingers » 24 Oct 2012, 23:32

Hi,
My family is also from Formia and I have the same Scipione surname.

My father came from Castelone in Formia, he is now in his eighties and is looking for relatives of his that left for the USA , we are in Australia and he left Italy in 1956.
The relatives he seeks would have left during or after the First World War .
Do you know of any other Scipione's from Formia living in the USA .
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