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by Drink8648
07 Jul 2010, 10:13
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

Many thanks to all who have contributed to all this wonderful information. Putting the pieces back together has not been easy as I'm sure you all know. LaBud, you are talking the Drinkwater language I know. Please call me at my store called Drinkwater's in Porter Square, Cambridge. 617-547-2067. Whe...
by Drink8648
05 Jul 2010, 13:44
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

Bumped to resume my search.

Hopefully planning a trip in September to Italy and would love to visit Bari, where it all began.
by Drink8648
31 Jul 2007, 13:40
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

Hi Gary, From this society, you can order George's birth record. New England Historic Genealogical Society 101 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 USA (617) 536-5740, Fax (617) 536-7307. Vo.441, page 290 #13098 Born 9/12/1894 George Drinkwater, at 88 L(?)ehard, Boston Parents: Sylvester & A...
by Drink8648
30 Jul 2007, 18:45
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

Gary, Was your great grandfather a carpenter? Was his wife's name Amelia or something similar? Was his year of birth about 1859? Were these his children? Frank. George, Lena, Rose, Mollie, Sylvester, Jr.? Biff Biff, I found out that Sylvester's wife was indeed Amielia Pizzano, maybe Emilia. Sylvest...
by Drink8648
19 Jul 2007, 14:22
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

kiddle5 wrote:Gary,

I know there were both Drinkwater's and Bevilaqua's in Burlington when I was growing up.

Janet
I am one of the Drinkwater's from Burlington.

Gary
by Drink8648
13 Jul 2007, 15:55
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

More Info. On my grandmothers side, her name was Clair Drinkwater. Her fathers name was Vito Frederick (Maybe Frederico) her mothers maiden name was Rita Pizzi.

Gary
by Drink8648
11 Jul 2007, 16:57
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

Gary, any relation to the perennial fan behind home plate at Fenway Park, Dennis Drinkwater? The owner of Giant Glass, by the way. Yes, no, maybe! I have communicated with him a few times over the past few years and he originally denied any relation. On one of our last chats, I mentioned some names...
by Drink8648
09 Jul 2007, 17:35
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Re: Drinkwater's in Boston

So would his surname have been Bevilacqua in Italy? If you provide more information (like when Sylvester was born / emigrated or at the very least where he lived in 1920/1930) there are many wonderful people here who can help you. :D (I am also from Massachusetts, to the west, next to Springfield) ...
by Drink8648
09 Jul 2007, 16:03
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Drinkwater's in Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 17302

Drinkwater's in Boston

Greetings, I am one of the many Italian Drinkwater's living in the Boston area. I know that my Great Grandfather's name was Sylvester and he resided in the North end of Boston. Supposedly he came from Bari. I am looking for any information on him or family that still lives in Italy. Thanks in advanc...