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russo - italy to chicago

Post by lucky4me » 13 Aug 2009, 03:14

looking for any information on a peter and teresa russo family in chicago.
had several children,

if anyone knows of this family please contact me via email at


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Re: russo - italy to chicago

Post by vj » 13 Aug 2009, 14:37

We would all be happy to help.
Do you need help with US or Italian records (or both)
Do you have any of your family's records from Chicago? (census, military, etc)
Thank you,

for reference

possible 1930 census

Home in 1930:
853 West 53rd Street, owns $12,000
Chicago, Cook, Illinois

head Peter Russo 51, abt 1879 IT
- married age 25, abt 1904
- immig 1900 Na
- tailor, clothing factory
wife Theresa Russo 46, abt 1884 IT
- immig 1904 Na
daughter Celia Russo 25, abt 1905 IL
son Lawrence Russo 23, abt 1907 IL
son Joseph Russo 19, abt 1911 IL
daughter Rose Russo 16, abt 1914 IL
son Samuel Russo 13, abt 1917 IL
daughter Fannie Russo 9 11/12, abt 1920 IL
son Peter Russo 7 4/12, abt 1922 IL

Marriage License from FamilySearch Pilot ... 7819#start

1904 Marriage License

Groom's name: Pietro Russo
Groom's age in years: 24
Groom's estimated birth year: 1880

Bride's name: Teresina Russo
Bride's age in years: 22
Bride's estimated birth year: 1882

Marriage type: Marriage
Marriage date: 30 Jan 1904
Marriage place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois

Married by: Rev Ricardo Lorenzoni, Catholic Priest
Witnesses: Gaetano Vaccaro, Elisa Vaccaro

Film number: 1030364
Frame number:
Digital GS number: 4270932
Image number: 1281
Reference number: 381980
Collection: Illinois, Cook County Marriages 1871-1920

Rev Ricardo Lorenzoni was a priest at:

Santa Maria (Incoronata) Church
218 W. Alexander Street

now St. Therese (Chinese) Church ... pride.html

These may help
Free Chicago, Cook County & IL Databases:

- Cook County Vital Records
- Naturalization
- IL State Archives ... bases.html

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Re: russo - italy to chicago

Post by lucky4me » 16 Aug 2009, 19:27

yes, this is the correct family, looking for any vital information on lawrence russo, marriages, etc

or if someone actually knew this family or was a relative of this family, would love to hear from them.

i do have some info on the family, such as obits, but not much else

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