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Peter J. Hughes – Hudson Michigan – 1921

November 21, 1921, it would appear that Mrs. Peter Hughes of Hudson, Michigan, paid $69 to the Sacred Heart Church for services rendered.  Those services were the general services for opening the grave and vault and other miscellaneous expenses as listed on this receipt, for her husband Peter J. Hughes. This receipt was found by… Continue reading Peter J. Hughes – Hudson Michigan – 1921

Forget Me Not – Catherine A. Ravida

Catherine Angelina Ravida - Born 1923, Died 1941 The Boston Consumptive Hospital on River Street in Mattapan, also known as the Boston Sanatorium, was the biggest tuberculosis hospital in Massachusetts when it was built between the years of 1908 and 1932.  During this period of the city’s history, tuberculosis was responsible for the deaths of… Continue reading Forget Me Not – Catherine A. Ravida

Do You Know Me – Photo I.D.

I know this is an extremely long shot!  Do you recognize anyone in this old picture.  I realize it is of poor quality, but it is all I have.  Possible surnames, Pellegrino, Amanti, or possibly Bella.  This was more than likely taken in the late 1800's to early 1900's in Boston, Massachusetts.  Please have a… Continue reading Do You Know Me – Photo I.D.

Forget Me Not – Amelia Pellegrino

Amelia Pellegrino - Born 1892, Died 1893 Baby Amelia was the infant daughter of my immigrant, Sicilian great grandparents, Santi Pellegrino and his wife Maria Bella Pellegrino.  She was their seventh child (out of twelve) and their third daughter.  Amelia was born in Boston, Massachusetts. I have no existing picture of baby Amelia. She died… Continue reading Forget Me Not – Amelia Pellegrino

Orphaned – Letter Translation from 1912 – Genealogy Seeley, Suft

  I found some antique letters that I have no idea who these people are.  One letter I translated from pencil scratch is from 1912, written by a Henry Suft.  I have translated the letter exactly as written with spellings errors and all.  Perhaps some of these people may be known to you.  I will… Continue reading Orphaned – Letter Translation from 1912 – Genealogy Seeley, Suft

Some of My Favorite Genealogy Websites to Share

WEBSITES 1)  American Ancestors by New England Historical Genealogy Society https://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx This one is subscription based although there is a lot of free stuff too.  The most exciting thing these days is the Catholic church is digitizing the old church records and they are a great source in obtaining birth, baptismal and marriage records from… Continue reading Some of My Favorite Genealogy Websites to Share

Orphaned – Letter Translation from 1900 – Genealogy Looft, Howel (or Howe, or Howee)

I found some antique letters that I have no idea who these people are.  The first letter I translated from pencil scratch is from 1900, written by a Allie Howee, Howe or Howel.  I have translated the letter exactly as written with mispellings and all.  Perhaps some of these people may be known to you. … Continue reading Orphaned – Letter Translation from 1900 – Genealogy Looft, Howel (or Howe, or Howee)

Orphaned – Letter Translation From 1935 – Genealogy Wessell, Diehl, Donovan

I found some antique letters that I have no idea who these people are.  The first letter I translated from pencil scratch is from 1935, written by a Lillie Donovan.  I have translated the letter exactly as written with mispellings and all.  Perhaps some of these people may be known to you.  I will be… Continue reading Orphaned – Letter Translation From 1935 – Genealogy Wessell, Diehl, Donovan

Quello che è successo a Santi Pellegrino? E ‘un mistero vecchio di 110 anni per la nostra famiglia.

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Santi Pellegrino è nato a Santo Stefano di Briga, Messina, Sicilia, Italia. Era nato il 17 aprile 1852 a Giuseppe Pellegrino e sua moglie Antonia Messina.

Santi si è sposata circa 1879 al Maria Bella, anche da Santo Stefano di Briga. Era la figlia di Giacomo Bella e Maria Bonfiglio. Maria è nata nel 1858. Santi e il primo figlio di Maria, un figlio di nome Giuseppe è nato nel 1880 e la famiglia vissuto in Via San Lucia, al momento della nascita di Giuseppe. E ‘stato seguito da un secondo figlio, Giacomo nel 1882 e la famiglia vissuto a Via San Gaetano, al momento della nascita di Giacomo.

Poco dopo la nascita del loro secondo figlio Giacomo, la famiglia emigrò in America. È a questo punto che dobbiamo supporre che il loro primo figlio Giuseppe sia morto in Sicilia. Nessun record di morte è stato trovato, ma non è…

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