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Grandfather was orphan

Post by italiami » 22 Apr 2008, 12:57

Hi,
Growing up we were told that my grandfather was left on a doorstep in the Benevento area and parents were unknown. Last year I requested his birth cert and to my surprise, I received it. It shows his parents as unknown. I just received his marriage cert. from Boston and it lists his parents as Pasquale Sinopoli and mother as Felicia Russo. I am confused as there were no parents listed on his BC from Italy. Do I go by this info or the BC from Italy? How would I find out is these are his parents? My grandfather's name was Domenico Sinopoli and he arrived in 1905.
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Patricia

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Re: Grandfather was orphan

Post by JohnArmellino » 22 Apr 2008, 18:33

Is it possible for you to post a copy of your grandfather's birth record?
John Armellino

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Re: Grandfather was orphan

Post by Seraphina » 27 Apr 2008, 17:41

italiami wrote:Hi,
Growing up we were told that my grandfather was left on a doorstep in the Benevento area and parents were unknown. Last year I requested his birth cert and to my surprise, I received it. It shows his parents as unknown. I just received his marriage cert. from Boston and it lists his parents as Pasquale Sinopoli and mother as Felicia Russo. I am confused as there were no parents listed on his BC from Italy. Do I go by this info or the BC from Italy? How would I find out is these are his parents? My grandfather's name was Domenico Sinopoli and he arrived in 1905.
Thanks.
Patricia
Hi Italiami,

I would guess that Pasquale and Felicia were his adoptive parents.
If so, this might give you another lead to pursue.
good luck
Seraphina

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Re: Grandfather was orphan

Post by eleonoraf » 28 Apr 2008, 13:07

How do you go about getting an italian birth certificate?

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