Finding Maria Carmela and Giuseppe Vella

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Finding Maria Carmela and Giuseppe Vella

Post by Manumv79 » 31 Dec 2014, 01:08

Hello, i' m trying without any success to find all sort of documents of These two brothers, supposedly leaved Italy between 1890 and 1906.
I was in Sicily some times ago, and i only was able to find the birth document, no death or marriage ones.
Both are brothers of my granpa, and from What i know they emigrate in USA.
Maria Carmela (birth 1870) and Giuseppe (1871) parents are Agostino Vella (from Campobello di Licata) and Maria Angela Galatioto.
And sort of help or tips are appreciated!

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Re: Finding Maria Carmela and Giuseppe Vella

Post by PippoM » 05 Jan 2015, 10:16

Do you know where (Italy or USA) they married and/or died?
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Re: Finding Maria Carmela and Giuseppe Vella

Post by Tessa78 » 10 Jan 2015, 23:20

For reference purposes… here is the birth record for Carmela Vella in Campobello di Licata in 1870 (very bottom right side, and on to next page)
#271 ... ,244348201

And here is birth record of Giuseppe Vella in 1871 (top left of image)
#219 ... ,244348201

Father:Don Agostino Vella, son of Don Giuseppe
Mother: Donna Angela Galotioto, daughter of Don Calogero


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