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Thomas and Joseph Messina
Posted by: Jason Burch Date: September 18, 2000 at 21:24:55
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Thomas and Joseph came to the U.S. from Sicily,Italy abt.1902. They had a brother named carl who apparently stayed in Sicily. Thomas is my gg grandfather he was married to Nellie Rickard in 4 july 1913,Chicago. They moved to Brown Co. Indiana in 1928. Joseph was killed in WWI defending his adoptive country. Also he was the first man from Chicago to be killed in the war. Tom and Joe were Adopted in Italy their adopted name is Novellette-Messina.Their mothers name was josephine. Please help if you know anything at all these guys.I cant seem to find their parents . Novellette=adoptive Messina=Birth. thanks jason


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