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Looking for greatgrandparents

Post by love2ridemyhd » 10 Jun 2015, 13:59

The last name is Vanella.

My grandfather was Nicolo Vanella wife Maria Vanella or Mary Vanella. I am trying to get Nicolo Vanella's parents. Anyone with some information for me?

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Re: Looking for greatgrandparents

Post by adelfio » 10 Jun 2015, 21:22

Welcome to IG website
Birth year and where he settled in the USA.

Researching Trabia, Palermo surnames Adelfio, Bondi, Butera, Scardino,Rinella, Scardamaglia


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Re: Looking for greatgrandparents

Post by suanj » 14 Jun 2015, 18:42

here a Death record abt Mary Vanella (nee Sciortino) wife of Nicola Vanella:

Nicolo Vanella mentioned in the record of Mary Vanella
Name: Nicolo Vanella
Wife: Mary Vanella
Other information in the record of Mary Vanella
from New York, New York City Municipal Deaths
Name: Mary Vanella
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 09 Dec 1939
Event Place: Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Address: 235 Stockholm St.
Residence Place: Brooklyn, New York
Gender: Female
Age: 48
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Occupation: Housewife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1891
Birthplace: Italy
Burial Date: 12 Dec 1939
Burial Place: Brooklyn
Cemetery: St. John's
Father's Name: Frank Schortino
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Name: Jennie Laria
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Spouse's Name: Nicolo Vanella

Reference ID: cn 24373 , GS Film Number: 2132431

it is the right family...? seeming coming from Sicily ...
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Re: Looking for greatgrandparents

Post by Tessa78 » 15 Jun 2015, 00:22

Possible arrival of Nicolò Vanella in 1903...
Last place of residence...in Palazzo Adriano?

Niccolo Vanella
New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island)
Given Name: Niccolo
Surname: Vanella
Last Place of Residence: Pulanzo Wriano
Event Date: 16 Apr 1903
Age: 24Y
Nationality: Italy, So. Italian
Departure Port: Palermo
Arrival Port: New York
Gender: Male
Marital Status: S
Ship Name: Palatia

Here is naturalization record for Nicolò Vanella confirming arrival on SS Palatia
and birth in Palazzo (Adriano), Palermo :-)
Same address as census in 1930, and all the same children listed.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/1554/32 ... turnRecord

Here is possible birth record for Nicolò Vanella in Palazzo Adriano.
On the naturalization paper he gives his birthdate at 16 March 1879.
This birth was 14 October (though the month is blank) 1879. There was no other Nicolo Vanella in 1879...
If this is the correct Nicolo - #189
Father: Paolo Vanella, 43, peasant farmer
Mother: Francesca Parrino, his wife, residing with him
Child given the name Nicolò
Right side of image-
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/T ... ,352861101


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Re: Looking for greatgrandparents

Post by love2ridemyhd » 08 Jul 2015, 02:52

Thanks sooooooooo very much.... Yes that was my great Grandfather's name, and thank you both for all this information.


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