Help with Antonio Caccamise (b1853) of Valledolmo

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Help with Antonio Caccamise (b1853) of Valledolmo

Post by CalcagnoCaccamise » 20 May 2012, 16:17

I am researching my great grandfather, Antonio Caccamise (Caccamoso, i's e's, a's, whatever?). He was born in 1853, lived in Valledolmo, owned ovens where he baked bread made by village women. He gave passage money to "his brother"; the brother lent it to a friend and lost it, causing Antonio to stow away to US in 1887. He was caught and nearly thrown overboard. Arriving in Baltimore, he walked to NY-Rochester-Buffalo (eating stolen farm produce) and then settled down in Le Roy, NY at 80 Lake Street. (I understand he was a mean man.)
There are scores of Caccamise families in Western New York (many from Valledolmo), but I cannot connect Antonio with any of them. If anyone can help me connect Antonio to a brother I am sure he had (sisters?), or his parentage, I would be most appreciative.
Antonio married Rosalina Gargano (also of Valledolmo) and had 8 surviving children: (Jennie(1880), Francis(1882), George(1885-my grandfather), Mary(1888), Louise(1891), Charles(1894), Josephine(1897), and John(1899). I have most of his US census records and other registration cards, but I know nothing of his siblings and parents.
There must be a link to all the Valledolmo-WNY Caccamise, but what is it? :D
Your help is greatly appreciated,
Frank Calcagno (son of Josephine Calcagno-Caccamise, b1917)

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Re: Help with Antonio Caccamise (b1853) of Valledolmo

Post by suanj » 21 May 2012, 18:41

Hi, by 1905 census:
name: Antonino Caccamise
residence: Le Roy, Genesee, New York
age: 27
estimated birth year: 1878
birthplace: Italy
relationship to head of household: Head
race: White
family number: 29
page number: 30
line number: 43
film number: 810479
digital folder number: 4296248
image number: 00307
Household Gender Age
Salvatore Giannello M 26y
Francesca Giannello F 19y
Antonino Caccamise M 27y
Francesca Caccamise F 28y
Salvatore Caccamise M 3y
Salvatore Caccamise M 1y

Salvatore Caccamise M 58y
Ginseppa Caccamise F 55y
Calogera Caccamise F 20y
Francisca Caccamise F 18y
Giuseppi Caccamise M 16y
Calogero Caccamise M 11y

Domenico Woganaro M 74y
maybe the brother of your Antonio was this Salvatore Caccamise ??

same family in 1900 census:
1900 United States Federal Census about Salvador Caccamose
Name: Salvador Caccamose
Age: 52
Birth Date: 1848
Birthplace: Italy
Home in 1900: Le Roy, Genesee, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1889
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Josephine Caccamose
Marriage Year: 1869
Years Married: 31
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Salvador Caccamose 52
Josephine Caccamose 48
Anthony Caccamose 22
Frank Caccamose 20
Carrie Caccamose 16
Francis Caccamose 14
Joseph Caccamose 12
Charles Caccamose 6

the better way for to know what you are searching for is to try in Valledolmo civil records by LDS microfilms:
Registri dello stato civile di Valledolmo (Palermo), 1820-1910 Valledolmo (Palermo). Ufficio dello stato civile
Births, deaths, marriages, marriage banns, records of citizenship, and documents attached to records from the civil registration office in Valledolmo (Palermo). Some registries include an index. Text in Italian. ... +Valledolm &columns=*,0,0
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Re: Help with Antonio Caccamise (b1853) of Valledolmo

Post by CalcagnoCaccamise » 22 May 2012, 00:20

Thank you very much, Suanj. I will need to research this. I very much appreciate your fine work.

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