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Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by ashevcarco » 09 Aug 2018, 04:51

My husband's grandfather was born Giovanni Piscopo from Acerra in February 1888 or 1889. He left for America in 1906 when he was about 18. The only information we have about his family is that he had an uncle Antonio Piscopo living (in 1906) in Chicago, IL. This was obtained from the ship passenger list. He also listed once that he had one brother still in Italy and that his mother was possibly ill around that timeframe. I'm wondering if anyone has relatives by those names in their past.

It is possible that his parents were Vincenzo Piscopo and Tomassina diMase....but we are not sure.

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by Tessa78 » 09 Aug 2018, 06:51

Here is the birth act in 1889, in Acerra, of Giovanni Piscopo.
Record #56 is dated 2 February, with birth on 1 February.
His parents are Vincenzo Piscopo and Tommasina di Mase, his wife.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=1482817

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by Tessa78 » 09 Aug 2018, 15:02

AND... going another generation back :-)

Here is the marriage of Vincenzo Piscopo and Tommasina di Mase in 1887 in Acerra.
#105 - dated 6 October 1887
Groom: Vincenzo Piscopo, 26, farmer born in Acerra, residing in Acerra; son of Giovanni [Piscopo] and of Francesca Laudretta, residents of Acerra.
Bride: Tommasina di Mase, 22, farmer born in Acerra, residing in Acerra; daughter of Pietro [di Mase] and of Maria Pirardi.
The couple presented the official with their certificate of publication of marriage banns showing that they were posted on 11 and 18 September.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=1482817

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by Tessa78 » 10 Aug 2018, 06:32

Tessa78 wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 06:51
Here is the birth act in 1889, in Acerra, of Giovanni Piscopo.
Record #56 is dated 2 February, with birth on 1 February.
His parents are Vincenzo Piscopo and Tommasina di Mase, his wife.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=1482817

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The Giovanni Piscopo who was the son of Vincenzo Piscopo and Tommasina di Mase, born in 1889... is Not your Giovanni.
He died at the age of 4 Days...

Here is his death act on 6 February 1889

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=1482817


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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by Tessa78 » 10 Aug 2018, 15:13

I have responded to your PM.

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by Tessa78 » 10 Aug 2018, 18:11

Here is another Giovanni Piscopo, born in Acerra in 1890 on 26 May.
His father is Vincenzo Piscopo and his mother is Giuseppa Landretta.
#293
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903 ... cc=1482817

AND - here is an arrival in March 1907 for Giovanni Piscopo (age 17 from Acerra) going to his father Vincenzo in Chicago, IL at 117 Vernon Avenue.
Line 5
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/74 ... PUBJs=true

AND*** here is an arrival one year earlier in March 1906 for Giovanni Piscopo (age 18 from Acerra) going to his uncle Antonio Piscopo in Chicago, IL at 117 Vernon AVenue.
Line 7
https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/74 ... PUBJs=true

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by ashevcarco » 12 Aug 2018, 00:05

Thank you for these additional Giovanni's. I know the one who left in March 1906 is definitely him as those dates matched with what is on his naturalization paperwork.

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by ashevcarco » 12 Aug 2018, 00:08

Additional info....I've been trying to find information on the Antonio Piscopo in Chicago in 1906, trying all different avenues, but I can't find him anywhere. That's why I'm thinking if I could find a brother for Antonio, that might be Giovanni's father.

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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by bbivona » 12 Aug 2018, 15:08

ashevcarco wrote:
12 Aug 2018, 00:08
Additional info....I've been trying to find information on the Antonio Piscopo in Chicago in 1906, trying all different avenues, but I can't find him anywhere. That's why I'm thinking if I could find a brother for Antonio, that might be Giovanni's father.
Here are a couple of Antonio Piscopo records that look like good candidates to be your Antonio in Chicago. Both about the right age for Giovanni's uncle, both from Acerra.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVYT-W31

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XKHL-78K
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Re: Looking for Piscopo Family from Acerra

Post by ashevcarco » 12 Aug 2018, 19:12

Thank you for the Antonio information. Gives me more avenues to search.

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