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Re: Charles Romano

Postby suanj » 01 Jul 2013, 06:01

I am pretty sure that the WWI draft registration card found by Marty is right record... because your Charles Romano moved in many towns for the work....
Thanks Marty for the great find!
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Re: Charles Romano

Postby chowdahgirl » 01 Jul 2013, 12:26

Marty...so do you think the ship manaifest that shows the arrival in 1905 into Boston is him as well?? It seems like it is the only obvious choice...if so then the Abruzzo area may have been his birth area? You and Suanj have helped me more in one weekend then I have had done in a long time. I am so grateful to you two!!! I think I told you that the Charles Romano Jr. was my dad and that was his foster family...The McCoys.
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Re: Charles Romano

Postby adelfio » 02 Jul 2013, 00:54

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Re: Charles Romano

Postby suanj » 26 Feb 2015, 19:56

Hi Helen,
thanks, very helpful...
maybe I found something.. I believe that the possible Birth place was LAPIO town in Avellino province...
seeming that match enough.. I don't say that is ok to 100%, just that is the more possible records, just I believe:
Ciriaco ( or similar spell) ROMANO born in Lapio on 12 Jan 1885..
I believe son of Nicola Romano ( Lapio b 1838.. Death:.. son of Ciriaco Romano and Mariantonia) and Cristina Mottola ( Lapio b. 1856.. Death: ..?); the first wife of Nicola Romano was Laurentana Maria Carbone ( Lapio Abt. 1844 .. Death around 1884 in Lapio).
I found:

Cirico Romano

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

Name: Cirico Romano
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1942
Event Place: New York City, New York, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 Jan 1885
Affiliate ARC Identifier: 2555973

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1861144
the birthdate match... enough with WWI draft registration card... the birthplace is no wrote, but Lapio surely!
I cannot find the arrival... but I wish search abt that and abt Cristina.. abt Antonio Voggla and Pepina .. Pepina is the italian diminutive of Josephine... I believe that the right surname spelling is: VEZZELLA.. here what I found:


Josephine Romano

mentioned in the record of Joseph Vezzella

Name: Josephine Romano
Birthplace: Lapio, Italy
Gender: Female
Husband: Antony Vezzella
Son: Joseph Vezzella

Other information in the record of Joseph Vezzella

from Massachusetts, Births

Name: Joseph Vezzella
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 12 May 1902
Event Place: City Mills, Massachusetts
Father's Name: Antony Vezzella
Father's Birthplace: Lapio, Italy
Mother's Name: Josephine Romano
Mother's Birthplace: Lapio, Italy

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1536925
next of kin was Mary Christopher ( = Maria Cristoforo) in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

I believe right family:


Basselia Christoven

United States Census, 1920

Name: Basselia Christoven
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Fitchburg Ward 6, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent: Rent
Birth Year (Estimated): 1872
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1906
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Basselia Christoven Head M 48 Italy (=Basilio Cristoforo)
Marie Christoven Wife F 37 Italy
Dominic Christoven Son M 17 Italy
Joseph Christoven Son M 13 Italy
Teresa Christoven Daughter F 11 Massachusetts
Anthony Christoven Son M 9 Massachusetts
Jennie Christoven Daughter F 8 Massachusetts
Rosine Christoven Daughter F 7 Massachusetts
Michael Christoven Son M 4 Massachusetts
Pasquale Christoven Son M 3 Massachusetts

I believe that Mary is another sister of Ciriaco that I believe is your Charles; Basilio:

Basilio Cristoforo

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards

Name: Basilio Cristoforo
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Fitchburg City, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: Italy
Birth Date: 26 Nov 1873

the family in 1940 census:



Mary Cristoforo

United States Census, 1940

Name: Mary Cristoforo
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Fitchburg, Fitchburg City, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 56
Marital Status: Widowed
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Italy
Birth Year (Estimated): 1884
Last Place of Residence: Same House

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Mary Cristoforo Head F 56 Italy
John Cristoforo Son M 29 Massachusetts
Lugi J Cristoforo Son M 19 Massachusetts
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=2000219
I believe that mary Cristoforo was born with the name of Maria Rosa or Mariantonia or Marioa Antonia because I found these first names in the records... and surely Romano maiden name... because are on the Birth records of children....
1930:
Mary Christofono

United States Census, 1930

Name: Mary Christofono
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 54
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1904
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Basilio Christofono Head M 50 Italy
Mary Christofono Wife F 54 Italy
Anthony Christofono Son M 20 Massachusetts
Carmela M Christofono Daughter F 18 Massachusetts
Parmena R Christofono Daughter F 17 Massachusetts
Joseph Christofono Son M 15 Massachusetts
Albert Christofono Son M 13 Massachusetts
Ralph Christofono Son M 10 Massachusetts
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQR1-BRW

I found the arrival of maria Rosa Romano Cristoforo, but I don't have the access to ancestry.com so I cannot see...
I cannot find more, for now.. but again I believe that we are in right way...
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Re: Charles Romano

Postby suanj » Yesterday, 06:19

just for to correct my last post, in my search, wrong copy and paste:
Cirico Romano

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

Name: Cirico Romano
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1942
Event Place: New York City, New York, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 Jan 1885
Affiliate ARC Identifier: 2555973

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1861144

OK. And:
next of kin was Mary Christopher ( = Maria Cristoforo) in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts

so it is right...
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Re: Charles Romano

Postby suanj » Yesterday, 06:38

abt Basilio CRISTOFORO, husband of Maria Rosa Romano (Charles Romano's sister or halfsister ) , I already found:

Basilio Cristoforo

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards

Name: Basilio Cristoforo
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Fitchburg City, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: Italy
Birth Date: 26 Nov 1873


but by another record, the his birthdate is different:

Bassilio Christoforo

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards

Name: Bassilio Christoforo
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Fitchburg City, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: Italy
Birth Date: 10 May 1879
Birthplace: , , Italy
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1968530

but by censuses seeming right 1873 his birth year....

If someone can search by ancestry.com, Arrivals - Boston from 1820 to 1943, the ship's manifest of this family:
MO rosa Romano
and sons:
Domenicantonio Romano crossofaro
Guiseppe Romano crossofaro
all joining at Basilio Cristoforo, and coming from Lapio...

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Re: Charles Romano

Postby suanj » Yesterday, 13:02

Hi Helen, in your PM you mentonied a Antonio Voggla and wife Pepina, living in Walpole, Norfork, MA; by that I found this record, and I was and I am sure that is the right family:

Josephine Romano

mentioned in the record of Joseph Vezzella

Name: Josephine Romano
Birthplace: Lapio, Italy
Gender: Female
Husband: Antony Vezzella
Son: Joseph Vezzella

Other information in the record of Joseph Vezzella

from Massachusetts, Births

Name: Joseph Vezzella
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 12 May 1902
Event Place: City Mills, Massachusetts
Father's Name: Antony Vezzella
Father's Birthplace: Lapio, Italy
Mother's Name: Josephine Romano
Mother's Birthplace: Lapio, Italy
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1536925


the surname spelling is Vozzella... Pepina full name: Maria Giuseppina Romano=Mary Josephine Romano Vozzella...
the full name of husband was: Francesco Antonio Vozzella


The son Joseph Vozzella, was born on 12 May 1902; here the grave http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cg ... d=55867214



Joseph Vozzella

Find A Grave Index

Name: Joseph Vozzella
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1912
Event Place: Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 12 May 1902
Death Date: 22 Mar 1912

Affiliate Record Identifier: 55867214
Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery

another child:

Ernesto A. Vozzella

Massachusetts, Births

Name: Ernesto A. Vozzella
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 24 Aug 1905
Event Place: City Mills, Massachusetts
Father's Name: Francesco A. Vozzella
Father's Birthplace: Lapio, Italy
Mother's Name: Maria J. Romano
Mother's Birthplace: Lopio, Italy

here the family:



Francesco A Vozzella

United States Census, 1910

Name: Francesco A Vozzella
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Norfolk, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1900
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Francesco A Vozzella Head M 34 Italy
Mary Josephina Vozzella Wife F 32 Italy
Angelo Vozzella Son M 9 Massachusetts
Joseph Vozzella Son M 8 Massachusetts
Salvatore Vozzella Son M 6 Massachusetts
Ernesto Antonio Vozzella Son M 4 Massachusetts
Adalaide L Vozzella Daughter F 3 Massachusetts
John Loige Vozzella Son M 2 Massachusetts

you said that the couple had 9 childrens.. and it is true.. :


Francisco A Vozzella

United States Census, 1920

Name: Francisco A Vozzella
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Norfolk, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent: Own
Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1896
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Francisco A Vozzella Head M 44 Italy
Maria J Vozzella Wife F 43 Italy
Angelo Vozzella Son M 18 Massachusetts
Salvator Vozzella Son M 16 Massachusetts
Ernest Vozzella Son M 14 Massachusetts
Adalaide Vozzella Daughter F 12 Massachusetts
John L Vozzella Son M 11 Massachusetts
Amelia Vozzella Daughter F 9 Massachusetts
Joseph Vozzella Son M 6 Massachusetts
Harry Vozzella Son M 4 Massachusetts
Ramond Vozzella Son M 1 Massachusetts


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Francesco Antonio Vozzella

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards

Name: Francesco Antonio Vozzella
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Norwood City no 34, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: Italy
Birth Date: 23 Dec 1875
Birthplace: , ,

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... cc=1968530


the last son was:

Ramond Vozzella
b. 17 March 1919 in Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - d. 27 November 2011
parents:
Francesco A Vozzella 1875 – 1964
Mary Josephina Vozzella b. 4 September 1876 in Italy -d.26 March 1927
decesead in 1927... and the husband remarried:


Anthony Vozzela

United States Census, 1930

Name: Anthony Vozzela
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Norfolk, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 55
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1875
Birthplace: Italy
Immigration Year: 1897
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Anthony Vozzela Head M 55 Italy
Maragret Vozzela Wife F 21 Italy
Mary L Vozzela Daughter F 0 Massachusetts
Joseph Vozzela Son M 18 Massachusetts
Harry Vozzela Son M 16 Massachusetts
Raymond Vozzela Son M 12 Massachusetts
Archie Pattsy Vozzela Brother M 48 Italy

I believe you will be able to find some child of Ramond Vozzella.. he was the cousin of your dad..
Helen, now we can know that italian relatives had so own children, so many, and no raised your dad...
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