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Trying to locate my g-grandmother's family

Salvatore Christaldi - b 1813 abt - unknown in Italy - US immigration record shows 1906
Peter Christaldi - b 9 Dec 1879 - unknown in Italy (maybe brother to Salvatore?) US immigration 1901
- need act birth dates and birth places

Antoinette Lagresta - b ? - Italy / wife of Salvatore (need act birth date and place)
Son- Seveariea (Saverio) b: 1837 abt - Italy (need act date and place)
Son - Giovannie (John) - b: 22 Nov (or Jan) 1844 Italy (need place of birth)
Son - Salvatore b: 10, Jul 1855 shows Catania, Cantanie Sicilia Italy (confirm place)
Son Sebastion b: 20, Jan 1870 Italy (place of birth)

all the information is from Ancestry.com but not sure if it's all correct. any help is appreciated.
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Surname is likely Cristaldi, region of Catania. It appears that John, Saverio and Sebastian settled in Philadelphia and were living there in 1880. Census below. Lines 13 and following. Who was your great grandmother? Antonia Lagresta?
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Here is an 1854 birth act for a Sebastiano Cristaldi, born in town of Riposto, Catania province on 19 Oct 1854 to Salvatore Cristaldi, 48, shoemaker, and Antonia Denaro, 34.

https://antenati.cultura.gov.it/ark:/12 ... 52/wjPG3NJ

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22 Nov 1844 Riposto birth for Giovanni Cristaldi, parents Salvatore, 38, shoemaker, and Antonia Denaro, 36.

https://antenati.cultura.gov.it/ark:/12 ... 40/wXrpzZW

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29 Nov 1836 birth for sister Teresa Cristaldi.

https://antenati.cultura.gov.it/ark:/12 ... 29/wO4vXjZ

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28 Dec 1835 marriage in Acireale for Salvatore Cristaldi, shoemaker, and Antonia Denaro
https://antenati.cultura.gov.it/ark:/12 ... 9/Lpv6JM0/
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Nice find, mmogno!

Salvatore, 29, son of Saverio Cristali and the deceased Veneranda Bonaventura, residing in the Parish of San Michele Arcangleo
Antonia Denaro, 25, daugther of the deceased Giovanni and Maria LiGrassi?, residing in the Parish of Santa Maria del Suffragio

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Saverio Cristaldi 1838 birth. Born Riposto on 31 Jan 1838 to Salvatore and Antonia Denaro.

https://antenati.cultura.gov.it/ark:/12 ... 31/0A41jYW

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Biff83 wrote: 25 Jan 2023, 13:56 Nice find, mmogno!

Salvatore, 29, son of Saverio Cristaldi and the deceased Veneranda Bonaventura, residing in the Parish of San Michele Arcangelo
Antonia Denaro, 25, daugther of the deceased Giovanni and Maria Li Gresti, residing in the Parish of Santa Maria del Suffragio

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Baptism for Salvatore, Giuseppe, Francesco son of Saverio Cristaldi and Veneranda Bonaventura in Acireale, Parish of Maria Santissima Annunziata, on Feb 26, 1806.
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Another great find, mmogno.

Thanks for the correction on Li Gresti. Looks like that's how the "Lagresta" reference came about, that was Antonia Denaro's mother's maiden naame

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I think so
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Biff83 wrote: 25 Jan 2023, 01:49 Surname is likely Cristaldi, region of Catania. It appears that John, Saverio and Sebastian settled in Philadelphia and were living there in 1880. Census below. Lines 13 and following. Who was your great grandmother? Antonia Lagresta?
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Yes, my notes show her as wife of Salvatore
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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You
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Salvatore's wife was Antonia Denaro. Antonia's mother was a Li Gresti (likely corrupted to LaGresta).

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