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Giaramita Surname

Post by katsfamilytree » 07 Feb 2012, 00:46


I am needing information on an ancestor of my step father. Below is the only verified information I have.

John Michael Giaramita
Born in: Campobello di Mazara, Trapani, Sicilia, Italy 7-18-1877

He was married to: Lena Giaramita (do not know her maiden name)

He immigrated in 1902 and ended up in California where him and his wife died.

I want to find out information on who John's parents are? Also if there is any maiden name information on Lena.

If anyone can do anything that would be great. Thanks so much

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Re: Giaramita Surname

Post by suanj » 07 Feb 2012, 08:51

Hi, by a genealogic tree on

John Michael Giaramita
Birth 18 Jul 1877 in Campobella, , , Italy
Death 24 Jul 1959 in Contra Costa, California

Gasper Giaramita and Rose Giaramita

California Death Index, 1940-1997 about John Giaramita
Name: John Giaramita
Social Security #: 0
Sex: Male
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1877
Birthplace: Other Country
Death Date: 24 Jul 1959
Death Place: Contra Costa
Mother's Maiden Name: Rizzto ( Rizzuto??)
Father's Surname: Giaramita

I found the possible arrival:

First Name: Giovanni (=John)
Last Name: Giaramita
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian
Last Place of Residence: Compovello (=Campobello)
Date of Arrival: Nov 06, 1901
Age at Arrival: 24 Gender: M Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Gallia
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0010 ... &line=0010

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about John Giaramita
Name: John Giaramita
County: Contra Costa
State: California
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1877
Race: White
FHL Roll Number: 1530711
DraftBoard: 2

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 about John Giaramita
Name: John Giaramita
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1877
Birth Place: Campobello, Italy
Residence: Richmond, California
Race: White

BY LDS microfilms you can find the birthact and more:

Italy, Trapani, Campobello di Mazara - Civil registration
Registri dello stato civile di Campobello di Mazara (Trapani), 1821-1910 Campobello di Mazara (Trapani). Ufficio dello stato civile

Births, marriages, deaths, miscellaneous documents, banns, and citizenship.

Includes ten-year indexes. ... +Campobell &columns=*,0,0
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