Help with a possible Boston immigrant..can't find in NY

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Help with a possible Boston immigrant..can't find in NY

Post by JamesBianco » 09 May 2005, 07:03

My great grandparents lived in Haverhill, MA. It was the typical scenario, married in Italy, one child born there, husband comes first, then sends for the wife. Could anyone check the Boston Manifests for them?
here is the info:


FRANCESCO "FRANK" FARINA was born 1884 in Catanzaro, Italia, and died 03 July 1921 in Haverhill, Essex, MA..

He married CATERINA SCALISE 1906 in Serrastretta, Angoli,Catanzaro ,Reggio di Calabria, Italia, daughter of ANTONIO SCALISE and FRANCESCA MAZZII. She was born 29 October 1887 in Serrastretta, Angoli, Catanzaro, Italia, and died 29 November 1957 in Springfield, Hampden, MA..

Children of FRANCESCO FARINA and CATERINA SCALISE are:

i. VIRGENTINA "JENNIE"2 FARINA, b. 26 March 1907, Angoli, Italy
ii. MARY FARINA, b. 15 March 1915, Haverhill, Essex, MA
iii. MICHAEL THOMAS FARINA, b. 16 June 1916, Haverhill, Essex, MA
iv. ANGELA "ANGIE" FARINA, b. 12 October 1917, Haverhill,
v. JOSEPH P. FARINA, b. 07 May 1919, Haverill, Essex, MA.;
vi. ANTHONY FARINA, b. 12 July 1920, Haverhill, Essex, MA..
vii. ALBERT P. FARINA, b. 21 March 1922, Haverhill, Massachusetts;

the 1920 Census for Haverhill, MA.
(Frank Ferino, says he came in 1906 and she in 1914)

**Also..if you want a horribly interesting read, check out what Catherine did to her husband Frank to cause his untimely demise in 1921.
I have this info up at Ancestry.com also
Catherina Scalise Farina


Thanks!
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Post by DonnaPellegrin » 09 May 2005, 07:59

He deserved it. Hope your great-grandmother didn't do too much jail time!
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Post by JamesBianco » 09 May 2005, 08:23

DonnaPellegrin wrote:He deserved it. Hope your great-grandmother didn't do too much jail time!
No, she was released after a very brief stay in prison. She was the first woman in Massachusetts to have taken her infant to jail with her. My mother told me stories, she was never right afterward (can you imagine?)
They buried him in an unmarked paupers grave. He was a monster evidently.

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Post by mfjp » 09 May 2005, 08:26

http://img210.echo.cx/img210/4224/image14gg.gif

Name: Caternia Scalise Arrival Date: 1 Jun 1914 Age: 26 years Estimated Birth Year: 1888
Gender: Female Ethnic Background: Italian (South)
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy Ship Name: Canopic
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts Friend's Name: Farrica Loer Last Residence: Italy Birthplace: Serrashetti, Italy Microfilm Roll Number: 219

Would have posted this sooner... but got carried away reading.... 8O

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http://img210.echo.cx/img210/2294/image31ix.gif

now to find Francesco... any ideas as to when he arrived to the USA?

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Post by JamesBianco » 09 May 2005, 08:57

Thank you so much Maria...Can't tell you how happy I am to FINALLY see this manifest. The one for Francesco would be amazing because nobody in my family can agree on his birthplace (It wasn't Serrastretta supposedly).

Im so happy!!

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Post by mfjp » 09 May 2005, 09:06

But wait... surely you must have seen a census?

Do you have any idea as to when he arrived?

There were a few Farina's coming through the ports of Philidelphia and Baltimore...

But no Frank... did he have any brother's??

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Post by JamesBianco » 09 May 2005, 09:14

He came in 1906 so it said in 1920. There is no francesco Farina coming in that year? :(

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Post by mfjp » 09 May 2005, 10:47

oops.. you did mention immigration year! :oops: Hey ... we just started this search... not giving up yet... just a little too late in the evening...will look into it Monday evening.

Found a couple of Frank Farina's as "Frank Jarina" on the Ellis Database... Script "F" certainly looks a J as well... since his daughter was born March 1907... He may have entered the USA after June 1906...

Will certainly keep an eye on this one... . :wink:

From Boston Harbor - as transcribed.....

Farina
2 Mar 1920
1882
Male
Naples, Italy
Italy
Canopic

Francesco Farina
29 Oct 1913
1874
Male
Naples, Italy
Italy
Cretic

Salvatore Farina (mentions a brother Francesco)
21 Apr 1904
1883
Male
Naples, Italy
Italy
Canopic

Francisco Farina Morlan
23 Mar 1910
1885
Male
Liverpool, England
ESP;NIA
Megantic

Francesco Farino
19 Apr 1910
1893
Male
Naples, Italy
Italy
Lazio

Francesco Farino
25 Apr 1902
1862
Male
Naples, Italy
Camposano
Vancouver

Francesco Farino
9 Apr 1921
1877
Male
Genova, Italy
Italy
Canopic

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Re: Help with a possible Boston immigrant..can't find in NY

Post by AssuntaHammick » 26 May 2017, 12:13

Looking for a Raffaele Astnek, travelled on the Canopic in the 1910 from Napoli Italy to Boston, Massachusetts arrived on 28 April 1910

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Post by AssuntaHammick » 29 May 2017, 12:56

Looking for the family's of Raffaele Astore arriving to Boston Massachusetts on 28 April 1910 from Italy, Napole. Last known address in San Giuliano di Puglia, Campobasso, Italy.
May have changed name to Astnek. He had a cousin who was called Michele Astore, come over on the same ship called Canopic. Michele has a granddoughter call Tiffani maybe born Hodge?
Can any one help please?
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Post by Tessa78 » 29 May 2017, 20:54

Here is the arrival you referenced above.
Michele Astore arriving 1910 on the Canopic from Naples.
Last residence: S. Giuliano
Leaving wife Maria in S. Giuliano
Destination: Cousin Raffaele Astore in Attleboro, Massachusetts (42 Nord Street)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1 ... cc=1923995

AND*** here is a POSSIBLE arrival of Raffaele Astore in 1905.
Last residence: S. Giuliano di Puglia
Destination: Brother Antonio in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Name: Raffaele Astore
Arrival Date: 17 Nov 1905
Birth Date: abt 1883
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Konigin Luise

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https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/74 ... PUBJs=true

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Re: Help with a possible Boston immigrant..can't find in NY

Post by Biff83 » 29 May 2017, 22:05

Raffaele's birth act, #58

Born 7:15 PM on 6 Oct 1882 in a house on ? street, number 8. Father Giovanni son of the deceased Pelligrino, age 48, a farmer, and his wife Candida Licianci?, a farmer.

http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.i ... ewsIndex=0

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