WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

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WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 15 Jun 2014, 07:50

I was just told that my grandfather, Giuseppe Rinella born 1876 in Trabia, Sicily was, in what my cousin says, was the cavalry in WWI and took care of the horses. How do I start my search?
I've had so much help from this site and members in the past, I'm so thankful for all your help.
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Trabia, Sicily: Rinella, Campagna, Rubino, DiMatteo, Vallelunga, Gattuccio, Canciamilla, Arena, Alario, Barone, Sunseri, Trapani, Turturice Bell, Lima, Romano, Spitaleri, Cancilla,Tardio, Novello Tomasello, Sunseri Pirotto, and D'Anna.

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby adelfio » 15 Jun 2014, 14:48

If this is your grandfather, Giuseppe Rinella birth act try the Distretto Militare di Palermo for his military record
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Distretto Militare di Palermo
Piazza Indipendenza 7
90129 Palermo (italy)
e-mail:dmpalermo@levasicilia.difesa.it

OGGETTO: Richiesta esito di leva di Giuseppe Rinella classe di nascita 1876.

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La ringrazio anticipatamente di voler comunicare i costi di spese di riproduzione e postali per ottenere l'esito registro di leva o registro dei foglie matricolari di: Giuseppe Rinella di Giuseppe nato a Trabia il 16 luglio 1876.
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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 15 Jun 2014, 17:59

Marty, Yes, that is him, thank you so much! This will be another fathers day present for my almost 97 year old dad!! Can I access the site where you found his birth record? I have a membership to just about every site, but I've never seen this! Also, thanks so much for the military letter, that is so wonderful.
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Trabia, Sicily: Rinella, Campagna, Rubino, DiMatteo, Vallelunga, Gattuccio, Canciamilla, Arena, Alario, Barone, Sunseri, Trapani, Turturice Bell, Lima, Romano, Spitaleri, Cancilla,Tardio, Novello Tomasello, Sunseri Pirotto, and D'Anna.

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Tessa78 » 15 Jun 2014, 18:17

len52mar wrote:Marty, Yes, that is him, thank you so much! This will be another fathers day present for my almost 97 year old dad!! Can I access the site where you found his birth record? I have a membership to just about every site, but I've never seen this! Also, thanks so much for the military letter, that is so wonderful.
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Here is the link on familysearch.org :-)
Let us know if you need a translation...

Top left #130
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246770501

There are many records on familysearch.org for Trabia (1862-1910) at this link
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... %3D1947613

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby adelfio » 15 Jun 2014, 19:46

Marriage promise of Giuseppe parents Giuseppe Rinella and Maria Sunseri
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1864 Feb 2nd in the town of Trabia Giuseppe Rinella age 23 farmer born in Trabia son of deceased Salvatore Rinella and Giuseppa Spitaleri promise to marry Maria Sunseri age 21 born in Trabia daughter of Giuseppe Sunseri and Caterina Teresi I would say they got married in the church of Santa Petronilla in Trabia

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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246641901
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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246641901

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 16 Jun 2014, 05:08

Thank you again Marty! Should I email or write for the military records?
I do think I need some help in translating dates.
I have a great grand father, Giuseppe Antonio Rubino born Sept 20, 1852 and trying to find his death date. He died between 1904 and 1908 in Trabia.
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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby adelfio » 16 Jun 2014, 16:53

I would email
Are you sure he died in Trabia? Was he Giuseppe Antonio Rubino son of deceased Giuseppe Antonio Rubino and deceased Carmela Pirotta husband of Giuseppa DiMatteo daughter of Bartolomeo DiMatteo and Salvadora Vallelunga married 1877 Mar 9th in Trabia
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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246641901

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby adelfio » 16 Jun 2014, 17:32

Birth record of Giuseppe Antonio Rubino his father Giuseppe Antonio Rubino was deceased at the time of his birth
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1852 Sept 20th in the town of Trabia birth of Giuseppe Antonio Rubino son of deceased Giuseppe Antonio Rubino and Carmela Pirotta age 30 the baby was presented by Giuseppe Tomasello age 49 farmer to the civil official
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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246018001

Death record of Giuseppe Antonio Rubino his father
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1852 April 19th in the town of Trabia death of Giuseppe Antonio Rubino age 35 farmer born in Trabia son of Michelangelo Rubino and Nunzia Tomasello husband of Carmela Pirotta

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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246018001

Death record of Carmela Pirotta she died a couple months after Giuseppe Antonio Rubino was born
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1853 July 28th in the town of Trabia death of Carmela Sunseri Pirotta age 32 born in Trabia daughter of Luciano Pirotta and Orsola Camilla and widow of Giuseppe Antonio Rubino

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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,246018001

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 16 Jun 2014, 17:42

Marty, Yes, that is him. When my great grandmother, Giuseppa DiMatteo Rubino, came back to the USA in 1908 ( 2nd trip) she was widowed on the passenger list. Her last child was born in 1904, that is why I used that date range. Her first trip was 1903 and married.
Trabia, Sicily: Rinella, Campagna, Rubino, DiMatteo, Vallelunga, Gattuccio, Canciamilla, Arena, Alario, Barone, Sunseri, Trapani, Turturice Bell, Lima, Romano, Spitaleri, Cancilla,Tardio, Novello Tomasello, Sunseri Pirotto, and D'Anna.

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby adelfio » 16 Jun 2014, 20:36

I went through 1900-1910 Trabia death indexes no death record I think Giuseppe Antonio Rubino husband of Giuseppa DiMatteo died after 1910 this 1908 shipmanifest LINE# 10 says Giuseppa DiMatteo was still married in that year
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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 16 Jun 2014, 21:33

Marty you are correct. I confused Giuseppa with her mother Salvatora on that passenger list.That also sheds new light on a family tale!
Thank you so much !
Trabia, Sicily: Rinella, Campagna, Rubino, DiMatteo, Vallelunga, Gattuccio, Canciamilla, Arena, Alario, Barone, Sunseri, Trapani, Turturice Bell, Lima, Romano, Spitaleri, Cancilla,Tardio, Novello Tomasello, Sunseri Pirotto, and D'Anna.

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 12 Nov 2014, 00:35

I have never heard back from Palermo re the military records, I'll try again. I do have a question about the death of Carmela Sunseri Pirotta. Where does the the Sunseri name come from? Her mother was Camilla Orsola and father Luciano Pirotta per the records.
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Trabia, Sicily: Rinella, Campagna, Rubino, DiMatteo, Vallelunga, Gattuccio, Canciamilla, Arena, Alario, Barone, Sunseri, Trapani, Turturice Bell, Lima, Romano, Spitaleri, Cancilla,Tardio, Novello Tomasello, Sunseri Pirotto, and D'Anna.

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby Marlena » 13 Nov 2014, 03:27

This address for the military records is no longer valid, is there another one you can obtain?

Distretto Militare di Palermo
Piazza Indipendenza 7
90129 Palermo (italy)
e-mail:dmpalermo@levasicilia.difesa.it

OGGETTO: Richiesta esito di leva di Giuseppe Rinella classe di nascita 1876.

Thank you, Marlene
Trabia, Sicily: Rinella, Campagna, Rubino, DiMatteo, Vallelunga, Gattuccio, Canciamilla, Arena, Alario, Barone, Sunseri, Trapani, Turturice Bell, Lima, Romano, Spitaleri, Cancilla,Tardio, Novello Tomasello, Sunseri Pirotto, and D'Anna.

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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby PeterTimber » 14 Nov 2014, 02:56

Perhaps inquiring by e-mail to as-pa@beniculurali.it att: Claudio C. Torrisi, Direttore for the confirming address of the Distretto Militare di Palermo which may be (I am not certain) Corso V.E. 31, Sede della Gancia 1o,Cortile Gancia, Palermo 90137 may be of assistance. Peter
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Re: WWI records for grandfather from Trabia, Sicily

Postby liviomoreno » 14 Nov 2014, 08:21

The Distretto Militare di Palermo is now called "Centro Documentale di Palermo" and has the following email address: cedoc_palermo@esercito.difesa.it


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