x
Toggle Content Register or Login  -  March 24, 2017, 6:12 pm
Toggle Content User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: tonisp
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 1833

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 76
Total: 76
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Photo Gallery
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Statistics
22: Community Forums
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: My Account
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Photo Gallery
41: Community Forums
42: Photo Gallery
43: My Account
44: Statistics
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Stories Archive
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Toggle Content Main Menu
Toggle Content Last Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Ghio in Portovenere
Last post by Marko in Southern Italy on Mar 14, 2017 at 17:31:06

Birth Record for GGF and GGM
Last post by debbiemfit in Northern Italy on Mar 12, 2017 at 21:49:52

Calabria Record
Last post by JoeBlack36 in Southern Italy on Mar 11, 2017 at 15:53:00

Cassivi from Ragusa
Last post by Italysearcher in Southern Italy on Feb 28, 2017 at 16:54:25

FONTANA-PENSA marriage between 1800 and 1814 in Como
Last post by denby in Northern Italy on Feb 27, 2017 at 00:00:12

Online Vital Records
Last post by debbiemfit in General Discussion Groups on Feb 26, 2017 at 21:15:51

Help finding city
Last post by Italysearcher in Southern Italy on Feb 05, 2017 at 11:10:06

Audino Birth Certificate - Benestare
Last post by drusilla in Where do I begin? on Jan 27, 2017 at 00:23:52

Genealogy for Barbera relatives
Last post by charliemis in Southern Italy on Jan 19, 2017 at 06:34:28

Looking for photos of Relatives from Casignana
Last post by jimmybarber12 in Southern Italy on Jan 18, 2017 at 04:49:09

Toggle Content Help Support this Site
Please support GentediMareGenealogy
Help us by supporting the future development of this site, or simply to say thank you.
Toggle Content EStore
Community Forums › How Can I locate my Family in Italy › Southern Italy › Looking for my family's history

     Forum FAQ   Search   Log in to check your private messages   Login  
Looking for my family's history


Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum Index Southern Italy Printer Friendly Page

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
SonofAmato
New Member
New Member


Joined: Aug 03, 2012
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:10 pm    Post subject: Looking for my family's history Reply with quote

Hey everyone. I am new to this forum but could use any help that anyone might be able to provide. My Great-Grandfather came to the USA when he was 13 years old, with two brothers. He grew up in the small town of Polistena. He, and his brothers were adopted by a family with the last name of Amato. It is the name that my family has used for the last three generations. He came to this country in 1906. My Grandfather and a few cousins went back there with our Great-Grandfather to discover that the church, with our family records, had been destroyed during WW2. It is known that his two brothers returned during WW2 to fight on the Italian side. The family that adopted my Great-grandfather, at least according to some of my family, might have been related to us. So we might have been related to the Amato family in some way.

I know his first name was Vincenzo.

Any help would be great!
Back to top
View user's profile
nuccia
Admin
Admin


Joined: Jul 10, 2007
Posts: 4359
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:12 am    Post subject: Re: Looking for my family's history Reply with quote

I did find a ship manifest for a Vincenzo Amato traveling with two other Amato`s a perhaps a mother who fit your Vincenzo's age and year of arrival but they were from Alcamo. Could this be him?

www.ellisisland.org/se...2432161350

_________________
nuccia
Italian Surname Database

Calabria Exchange
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
SonofAmato
New Member
New Member


Joined: Aug 03, 2012
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Looking for my family's history Reply with quote

Thank you! I know he traveled with his two brothers however I do not recall ever hearing that their mother traveled with them. It would have to be their adopted mother if you will, since they were orphans. Thanks for this info!
Back to top
View user's profile
SonofAmato
New Member
New Member


Joined: Aug 03, 2012
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Looking for my family's history Reply with quote

I just reread what you said. Ah yes, if it says he was traveling with two others that would be his two brothers! One, according to my cousin might have been named Roberto. I think you found him! I know my Grandparents went to Ellis Island and found his name in their records.

Because the church was destroyed in Italy where my great-grandfather is from, that is why trying to find information on him is very difficult. I am hoping to find out as much as possible.
Back to top
View user's profile
  Page 1 of 1All times are GMT - 4 Hours

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum Index Southern Italy Printer Friendly Page

  
 
Jump to:  



You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum



Hosted By Site5.com
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of Gente di Mare Genealogy.
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the opinions of the poster.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
TCD_ItalianGene © Gente di Mare Genealogy