mombrickey wrote:I am new to the site. I need help finding the birth place of my grandfather. I heard he came from Torino area.
Here is what I know:
Gratto Alessandro Rossi
Died 2 March 1951 Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Died 18 January 1958 Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
From Grato Rossi's naturalization record Rivarolo Canavese, province Torino, region Piedmont
Naturalization Petition for Grato ROSSI In Vandergrift, Westmoreland, PA in 1930 His occupation is miner BORN in Rivarollo, Canevezza, Italy [ Rivarolo Canavese, province Torino, region Piedmont] on 10 march 1885 Wife: Caroline – who he married 12 March 1912 in “Ciccogno, Italy” [I will need to search this…could be Ciconio - a neighboring town to Rivarolo Canavese ] Arrived 13 October 1912 on SS La Provence at New York.
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You can write to the Comune of Rivarolo Canavese to request his birth record, and the publication of banns of marriage... Provide the dates above from the Naturalization record...
Address: Ufficio dello Stato Civile Via Ivrea, 60 10086 Rivarolo Canavese (TO) ITALY