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Villafrati Sicily Costanza
Posted by: Marilyn Costanza Dominy (ID *****6242) Date: May 05, 2009 at 13:04:24
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Looking for Durso, Costanza, & Cappadonna & Tantillo families in LA & TX.
Did relatives of Giuseppe come before or after he did and lost contact because of his death shortly after arrival in the states. I have always hoped that someday a lost relative of his will show up. Please contact me if you are related in anyway to Costanza or Tantillo or any other family member.
Giuseppe COSTANZA,b:1864,Villafrati,Sicily,d: before Nov 1899,LA?
m:Rosaria TANTILLO -b: 1874,Villafarti, Sicily,d:Nov 14, 1952,Port Arthur,TX.
Children: FRANK (my grandfather)b: Apr 21, 1895, Villafarti,Sicily,d:Sep 26, 1973,Kerrville,TX. PIETRO(Henry)b:Jun 29, 1898,Villafarti,Sicily,d:Jul 13, 1967, Deridder, Beauregard, Louisiana, JOSEPHINE b: 1900, after her fathers death, rasied a Durso.
Marriage to John MESSINA
First Name: Giuseppe
Last Name: Costanza
Ethnicity: Italian
Last Place of Residence: Villafrati
Date of Arrival: December 18, 1898
Age at Arrival: 34y Gender: M Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Tartar Prince
Port of Departure: Naples
Manifest Line Number: 0009

They state they are going to brother-in-law in Louisiana

Rosa Tantillo Guiseppe married Guiseppe Urso (Durso) 26 Nov 1899 Lafourche,Louisiana.
Durso was widowed with two daughters: Josephine (TERRANELLA) & Clara (CORDELLA)

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