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#1: Surname Fiorenza Author: pagano PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:15 am
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This is a really great site and I am thankful for the people that provide this information to everyone.

I am looking for my family tree. My mother's maiden name was Carmela Fiorenza and she was born September 14, 1916 from C. Pazzano, Reggie Italy. Her mother's maiden name was Interdonato. She came to the U.S. around the age of 4 in 1921.

Any info you can provide would be appreciated or let me know if you need more information.

Thanks
Mike Pagano

#2: Re: Surname Fiorenza Author: Biff83Location: Florida PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:28 pm
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For reference
Carmela's 1921 manifest, travelling with father Rocco.

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www.ellisisland.org/EI...&line=0002

Page 2
www.ellisisland.org/EI...&line=0002

Carmela was born in the town of Pazzano, province of Reggio Calabria
Leaves her aunt Teresa Fiorenza in Italy
Headed to Newark NJ to join uncle Salvatore Interdonato (her mother's brother)

On a different manifest page for the same vessel on same date, mother Annunziata Interdonato and Carmela's sister Teresa.
Leaves her mother Maria Vellona in Italy
Destination Newark to join brother Salvatore
Both born in Pazzano, Reggio Calabrra

Page 1

www.ellisisland.org/EI...&line=0013

Page 2
www.ellisisland.org/EI...&line=0013

Biff


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#3: Re: Surname Fiorenza Author: Biff83Location: Florida PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:55 pm
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1940 census from Corapolis, Allegheny county, PA with Carmela and her parents Rocco, Annunziata and siblings Palmira and Lucy (no mention of sister Teresa). Palmira and Lucy both born Ohio.

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License of second marriage of Annunziato Interdonato Fiorenza in 1942 to widower Angelo Guzzo after death of first husband. Shows her parents as Antonio Interdonato and Maria Vellona. States her husband Rocco died in 1941.

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Carmela's 1941 license to marriage to Michael Pagano, father Antony (Antonio) and Maria Cristillo

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Biff

#4: Re: Surname Fiorenza Author: pagano PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:44 pm
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Thank you Biff on taking the time to look this up and posting the links. Now does anyone have information for my family history in Italy?

#5: Re: Surname Fiorenza Author: nucciaLocation: Toronto, Ontario, Canada PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:39 am
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Your best best, if you have already done all your North American research is to write away to Italy for the information you request or rent the microfilms from the Family Search website and review the records at your local FHC.



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