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by PeterTimber
23 Oct 2014, 16:23
Forum: Locations in Italy
Topic: Street Names
Replies: 14
Views: 6050

Re: Street Names

I am going to research this further. Will keep you posted. Peter
by PeterTimber
23 Oct 2014, 15:41
Forum: Locations in Italy
Topic: Street Names
Replies: 14
Views: 6050

Re: Street Names

Good show old girl!!...By the way what did your brother say when you told him about the 10th legion and English Roman army veterans populating Abruzzo? Pete
by PeterTimber
22 Oct 2014, 23:50
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Trying to find Grandma`s real name, Please help.
Replies: 9
Views: 1972

Re: Trying to find Grandma`s real name, Please help.

You did not say anything about obtaining her civil birth record from the Anagrafe (census)/Stato Civile office(birth,marriage and death certificates) which are normally free. Perhaps if you send an e-mail to anagrafe@comune.linguaglossa.ct.it with a form letter in Italian which you will find in the ...
by PeterTimber
22 Oct 2014, 21:05
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Anybody else mixed with another ethnicity?
Replies: 76
Views: 64488

Re: Anybody else mixed with another ethnicity?

Dear Chris G you might wish to read my last entry on page 3 regarding research in Ireland. Peter
by PeterTimber
22 Oct 2014, 17:22
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Anybody else mixed with another ethnicity?
Replies: 76
Views: 64488

Re: Anybody else mixed with another ethnicity?

How far did you get in tracing your irish ancestry? What part of Ireland did the irish side came from since those on the east used to paddle over to the English side and join the Roman army which was led by the Roman Centurions while the locals joined the infantry.....It got so bad that Rome sent in...
by PeterTimber
22 Oct 2014, 15:36
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Seeking Musa Family from Brooklyn and Gardella from Detroit
Replies: 4
Views: 1276

Re: Seeking Musa Family from Brooklyn and Gardella from Detr

John Gardella, Restaurant, 189 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 1902
Louis Gardella, Fruit business, 94 Murray Street, Manhattan, Residence #37 16th street, Brooklyn 1902

Peter
by PeterTimber
22 Oct 2014, 15:17
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Seeking Musa Family from Brooklyn and Gardella from Detroit
Replies: 4
Views: 1276

Re: Seeking Musa Family from Brooklyn and Gardella from Detr

Louis Musa, Fruit business, 2833 Atlantic AVENUE, Brooklyn, NY 1902

Maddalena if you give me the years your family members resided in Brooklyn, NY then we can catch all MUSA in the late 1800's to the early 1900's Peter
by PeterTimber
21 Oct 2014, 23:11
Forum: Off Topic - We don't only do Italian Genealogy
Topic: Anybody else mixed with another ethnicity?
Replies: 76
Views: 64488

Re: Anybody else mixed with another ethnicity?

The First Holy Roman Emperor crowned in Sicily by the Pope was German who married a Sicilian Queen in Sicily. She promptly deported all the arabs from Sicily and shipped them off to the Emperors octagon shaped hunting palace in the forests of Puglia.....she detested arabs. http://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
by PeterTimber
21 Oct 2014, 23:03
Forum: Italian History & Culture
Topic: Feudalism in Southern Italy
Replies: 5
Views: 12415

Re: Feudalism in Southern Italy

In addition to be a Super moderator your also a Super heroine.......Thank you very much Peter
by PeterTimber
21 Oct 2014, 15:40
Forum: Emigration, Immigration, Naturalization and Italian citizenship
Topic: Entry or Arrival
Replies: 16
Views: 5116

Re: Entry or Arrival

In answer to your question as to ports of entry in NY State go to http://www.cbp.gov/contact/ports/NY There is an all entry form which should have a record of all entries into the USA from early 1800's and housed with NARA. http://www.archives.gov/contact/inquire-form.html You can request a form to ...
by PeterTimber
20 Oct 2014, 04:31
Forum: Italian language, handwriting , script & translations
Topic: Letter Translation
Replies: 6
Views: 1342

Re: Letter Translation

the website is http://www.circolocalabrese.org I didn't hit the "b" hard enough. Peter
by PeterTimber
19 Oct 2014, 21:00
Forum: Italian History & Culture
Topic: Feudalism in Southern Italy
Replies: 5
Views: 12415

Re: Feudalism in Southern Italy

I appreciate your reply but like good wine verbiage improves with time.
by PeterTimber
19 Oct 2014, 20:48
Forum: Italian History & Culture
Topic: Feudalism in Southern Italy
Replies: 5
Views: 12415

Re: Feudalism in Southern Italy

I HAVE ATTEMPTED TO RESPOND TO THIS INQUIRY ON TWO OCCASIONS AND BOTH RESPONSES HAVE BEEN ABORTED BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN MYSELF. (This is to establish a pattern of harassment) Petertimber
by PeterTimber
19 Oct 2014, 17:32
Forum: Emigration, Immigration, Naturalization and Italian citizenship
Topic: last name changes
Replies: 8
Views: 2783

Re: last name changes

Surname changes occur over the centuries (my own surname changed 6 times over an almost millennium period) and I daresay that whatever the letter or letters that changed occureds then the "new" spelling becomes the correct spelling if the change is overlooked or goes unnoticed. Peter
by PeterTimber
18 Oct 2014, 16:51
Forum: Emigration, Immigration, Naturalization and Italian citizenship
Topic: last name changes
Replies: 8
Views: 2783

Re: last name changes

...........perhaps putting in the reason for the name change will clarify and bring forth suggestions that others with the same problem faced or are knowledgeable about can assist you further. Peter