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Descendants of Francisco Tristé
&
Nepolita Polita Polonia Losoya


of México and El Paso, Texas



Generation No. 1

1. FRANCISCO TRISTÉ was born between 1858 - June 1863 in México.
He died after January 12, 1920 and before 1950 possibly in El Paso, Texas.
He married in Mexico by 1891 to POLITA POLONIA LOSOYA.
She was also known as NEPOLITA LOSOYA or LOZOYA.
She was born about January 1879 in Mexico of Spanish descent
and died after January 12, 1920 in possibly Texas, Arizona or California
1865 Flag and Imperial Coat of Arms of Mexico graphics by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán

Children of FRANCISCO TRISTÉ and POLITA POLONIA LOSOYA are:

  2. i. ENRIQUETA ROSA TRISTE   (possibly)
        born between 1889 - 1891 in Agua Nueva, México
        possibly at or near Rancho Agua Nueva
        the Agua Nueva Hacienda in Chihuahua, Mexico.
        died May 19, 1988, Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A.
        marriage license first issued in El Paso January 25, 1910
        married April 26, 1915 to GIUSEPPE Joseph CALABRESE
        by Assistant Pastor, Roberto M. Libertini
        of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas
        Giuseppe Calabrese was born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy
        and died September 14, 1981 in Baltimore Maryland U.S.A.

    ii. CARMEN TRISTE
        born August 1891 in México
        female

   iii. CLEUSA or POLENSA? TRISTE
        born June 1894 in México
        female

    iv. MANUEL TRISTE
        born January 2 or February 2, 1899 in Republic of México
        died after January 12, 1920 in possibly California
        More research needs to be done to determine whether he was the
        Manuel L. Triste who was recorded in the California death records
        as Manuel L. Triste whose mother's maiden name was Lozoya.
        At the time of his death in 1964, his date of birth was recorded
        as January 2, 1902 in Texas and date of death August 14, 1964
        in Los Angeles, California

    v. MIGUEL "Mike" TRISTE
        born May 8, 1904 in the city of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
        died March 19, 1952 in possibly Texas.
        social security issued in early 1950s in Texas
        IGI LDS: Miguel Triste was the son of Francisco Triste and Polonia Losoya
        married about 1923 to Mrs. Carmen Weil who already had two children
        Miguel Triste became the step-father of Edwardo and Junquin Weil

    vi. RAYMUNDO TRISTE
        born March 20, 1913 in the city of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
        died after January 12, 1920


Dee's notes:
More research needs to be done to prove that Enriqueta Rosa Triste
was the daughter of Francisco Triste and Polita Polonia (Losoya) Lozoya.
IF it can be proven that Mrs. Triste was the mother of Enriqueta Triste, than
the following oral family history verified in newspaper articles recorded:
After Mr. Triste's death, Mrs. Polonia (Lozoya) Triste remarried and became Mrs.
Pauline LaScala. After Mr. LaScala's death, when she was twice widowed, in the
1940s to early 1950s, Mrs. Triste-LaScala lived with a daughter in Mesa, Arizona.
One son, (possibly Manuel Triste) left El Paso, Texas and moved to California.
In 1955 when she was age eighty, Mrs. Pauline Triste LaScala visited her
other daughter, Mrs. Enriqueta Rosa Triste Calabrese, when Rosa's husband,
Joseph Calabrese, traveled 3,500 miles to bring his mother-in-law for a visit
from her home in Mesa, Arizona to the Calabrese home in Baltimore Maryland.
(Pauline Triste LaScala might have died after the mid 1950s at the home of her
other daughter who left El Paso, Texas to live in Mesa, Maricopa Co., Arizona.)



Births in El Paso, Texas

Name Birth Date Cert. No. Roll El Paso, Texas
Miguel Triste May 8, 1904 42122 1903_0028 El Paso, Texas
Placida Triste October 5, 1905 43031 1903_0028 El Paso, Texas
Jose Triste March 18, 1907 44372 1903_0028 El Paso, Texas
Raymundo Triste March 20, 1913 7805 1913_0009 El Paso, Texas



Marriages in El Paso, Texas

Marriage of Giuseppe Calabrese and Miss Enriqueta Triste
Records requested June 27, 1955 and mailed to
Mrs. Enriqueta Calabrese in Baltimore, Maryland
Marriage License first issued January 25, 1910 in El Paso County, Texas
Marriage performed April 26, 1915 by Roberto M. Libertini
Assistant Pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church
El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas


Military
World War I Draft Registration Card
Location: Precinct 6, El Paso, Texas
Registration Date: June 5, 1917
Name: Giuseppe Calabrese
Age: 26
Born: April 17, 1891
Location: Shavalon, Province Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Current Residence: 709 Hill Street, El Paso, Texas
Allegiance: a declarant 4-18-1917
Occupation: Barber
Next of Kin: Wife and one child
Status: Married, Causasian
Physical Discription: Medium Height, Medium build, Gray eyes, dark brown hair
DraftBoard: 1
Roll: 1953278


World War I Draft Registration Card
Location: El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas
Registration Date: September 1918
Name: Manuel Triste
Age: 18
Born: February 2 1899
Allegiance: The Republic of Mexico
Current Residence: 820 S. Florence Road, El Paso, Texas
Occupation: Messenger Boy
Employer: Ed Novell of 101 E. Overland, El Paso, Texas
Physical Discription: Short Height, bown eyes, black hair
Next of Kin: His father, Francisco Triste
Residence: 820 S. Florence Road, El Paso, Texas
DraftBoard: 2
Roll: 1953281


1900 U.S. Census
June 5, 1900
Series & Roll: T623 - 1631
Page 76 B, sheet 10 (Lines 67 - 71)
Enumeration District 19, Ward 2, Precinct 1
Hildalgo Street, El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas

Francisco TristeHeadwmJune 186336married 9 yearsRailroad Hand
Polita TristeWifewfJan 187921married 9 yearsmother of 4, 3 living
Carmen TristeDaughterwfAug 18918single
Cleusa or Polensa? Daughterwf June 18945single
Manuel TristeSonwm Jan 18991single

the whole family Immigrated in 1899 and were living in the U.S. 1 year
all born in México, & all parents born México native language Spanish

(Dee's note: This family was indexed (incorrectly) at Ancestry.com as Teiste in the 1900 census)


1910 U.S. Census

I am still looking for this family in the 1910 census
If you found them or are related to this family, please e-mail me at deesroots@aol.com


1920 U.S. Census
January 12, 1920
Series & Roll: T625 - 1798
Page 69 B, Sheet 4 B (Lines 74 - 78)
Enumeration District 46, Ward 5
El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas
806 1/2 South Florence StreetlPasoCity, El Paso County, Texas

Jose CalabreseHeadmw27mborn Italy, parents born Italy native language ItalianBarber, Barber Shop
Rosa Calabrese Wifefw23mborn Mexico, parents born Mexico native language Spanish
Carlos CalabreseSonmw7sborn California U.S.A., father born in Italy, mother born in Mexico
Jose CalabreseSonmw 3sborn Texas U.S.A., father born in Italy, mother born in Mexico
John CalabreseSonmw 4/12sborn Texas U.S.A., father born in Italy, mother born in Mexico

(next page) Page 69 B, Sheet 4 B (Lines 74 - 78)
820 South Florence Street, El Paso, Texas

Francisco TristeHeadmw62mMexico, parents born Mexico native language SpanishJanitor, Apartment
Nepolita TristeWifefw38mMexico, parents born Mexico native language Spanish
Manuel TristeSonmw19sMexico, parents born Mexico native language SpanishMessenger, Western Union
Miguel TristeSonmw14sTexas, parents born MexicoSchool
Raymundo TristeSonmw7sTexas, parents born Mexico



1927 City Directory
El Paso, Texas U.S.A.   page 701

Manuel Triste (and Rosaura Triste)
r 5, 315 West Overland (avenue)
City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas



1930 U.S. Census
April 8, 1930
Series & Roll: T626_2327
Page 185 A, sheet 11A (Lines 18 - 21)
Enumeration District 13, Justice Precinct 1
603 South Florence Street, El Paso City, El Paso County, Texas

Miguel TristeHeadmw25married age 18Born Texas, parents born MexicoDelivery Man, Furniture
Carmen TristeWifefw24married age 13Born Mexico, parents born Mexico
Junquin WeilStep-sonmw10single Born Texas, father Colorado, mother MexicoSchool
Edwardo WeilStep-sonmw11single Born Texas, father Colorado, mother MexicoSchool



1930 U.S. Census
April 18, 1930
Series & Roll: T626 - 854
Page 175 A, sheet 14 A (Lines 16 - 23)
Enumeration District 143, Ward 10, Block 63
812 Asquith Street, Baltimore City, Maryland

Joe CalabreseHeadmw39married age 20Born Italy, father Italy, mother ItalyBarber, Barber Shop
Rosie CalabreseWifefw34married age 14Born Texas, father Texas, mother SpainHome Maker
Charles CalabreseSonfw17single Born California, father Italy, mother TexasWasher, Auto Shop
Joseph CalabreseSonmw12single Born Texas, father Italy, mother TexasSchool
John CalabreseSonmw9single Born Texas, father Italy, mother TexasSchool
Frank CalabreseSonmw8single Born Texas, father Italy, mother TexasSchool
Sadie CalabreseSonfw6single Born Maryland, father Italy, mother Texas
Saro CalabreseSonmw1 7/12single Born Maryland, father born Italy, mother born Texas

(Dee's note: My great-grandmother, Enriqueta Rosa Tristé Calabrese, was NOT born in Texas. She was born in Agua Nueva, Mexico.
She made a point of saying that she was born in "Old Mexico". Her mother was born in Mexico, not in Spain, but she was of Spanish descent.
The census, although incorrect, may give a clue that it was her mother's side of the family who were from Spain before coming to Mexico.)



elpaso

This is a current map (2006) of El Paso, Texas from mapquest.com

The red star represents the 800 block of S. Florence Street
where the Calabrese and Triste families lived on January 12, 1920.
In April 1930, Manuel Triste lived in the 600 block of S. Florence St.
They lived in the southern part of the city of El Paso in El Paso County,
Texas several blocks from the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Rio Grande
and less than one mile from the Mexican border.



TIMELINE

In 1899 Francisco Triste and his wife Polita Losoya Triste immigrated from Agua Nueva México in 1899 with three or four of their children. By June 5, 1900 they were living in the City of El Paso in El Paso County, Texas in the United States. From 1899 to at least January 12, 1920, the Triste family lived in the City of El Paso less than one mile from the U.S. - Mexican border.

The 1900 census dated June 5, 1900 recorded Francisco Triste at age 36, date of birth June 1863. He was working as a railroad hand and most likely worked on the Southern Pacific railroad. He was living on Hildalgo street in the City of El Paso, Texas with his wife Polita and three of their children, all born in Mexico. Their names were Carmen and Manuel Triste, and another daughter who as born June 1894. Francisco Triste and his wife Polita had at least two more children while living in El Paso; Miguel Triste and Raymundo Triste who were born in El Paso, Texas.

April 26, 1915, Giuseppe Calabrese and Miss Enriqueta Triste were married by Roberto M. Libertini S.J., Assistant Pastor of Sacred Heart Church in the city of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (more research needs to be done to prove Enriqueta Rose Triste was the daughter of Francisco Triste and Polita Polonia Losoya.)

June 5, 1917, Giuseppe Calabrese was living with his wife and one child at 709 Hill Street, El Paso, Texas, when Giuseppe registered for the draft in the Great War (WWI). The Calabrese family lived just blocks away from the Triste family.

September 1918, Fransisco Triste and his family were living at 820 S. Florence Street in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas when their oldest son Manuel, who was age 18 at the time, registered for the draft in the Great War (WWI).

The 1920 census dated January 12, 1920 recorded Francisco Triste at age 62. His family was still living at 820 S Florence Street in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Francisco was working as a janitor in an apartment building. His wife's name was recorded as Nepolita Triste. They were living with their three youngest children; Manuel, Miguel and Raymundo Triste Living close by in the same block at 806 1/2 S Florence Street were Jose and Rosa Calabrese with their three youngest children, Carlos (Charles) , Jose (Joseph) , and John Calabrese.

In 1922 Guiseppe Joseph Calabrese and his wife, Enriqueta Rose Triste Calabrese left El Paso Texas and moved to Baltimore, Maryland.

The 1930 census dated April 8, 1930 recorded Miguel Triste, age 25 (son of Francisco Triste and Polita Losoya Triste.) He was married and living with his family at 603 S Florence Street. Manuel married in about 1923 to Mrs. Carmen Weil. In 1930 they were living with Carmen's children; Edwardo and Junquin Weil in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas.

The 1930 census dated April 18, 1930 recorded Joe Calabrese and Rosie Triste Calabrese living with their children on Asquith Street in Baltimore City, Maryland.

In the 1950s in Baltimore, Maryland Enriqueta Rose Triste Calabrese received news from her family that her father had died years earlier and her mother remarried and became Mrs. Pauline LaScala. Rosa's family left El Paso, Texas and her mother Pauline was currently living with a daughter in Arizona. Rose also received word that one of her brothers also left El Paso, Texas and moved to California.


Descendants of ENRIQUETA ROSA TRISTE
&
JOSEPH GIUSEPPE CALABRESE





Generation No. 2

2. ENRIQUETA ROSA TRISTE was born between July 11, 1889 - 1896 in Agua Nueva, México of Spanish descent. Her native language was Spanish. She died May 23, 1988 in Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A. She married April 26, 1915 in El Paso, Texas to GIUSEPPE CALABRESE. He was born between December 12, 1889 - April 17, 1891 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, of Italian descent he died September 14, 1981 in Baltimore, City Maryland U.S.A.

When she was a young girl, Enriqueta Triste, also known as Rosa, lived with her family in El Paso, Texas. When she was in her teens, she would notice Giuseppe Calabrese, who was a barber in El Paso by about 1910. Rosie would peek into the barbershop to watch the young Italian man cutting hair. Giuseppe Calabrese, who also went by Jose, Joe and Joseph, noticed the attention from young Rosie and one day he ran out of his shop, wagged his finger at her, and said, "One day imma gonna marry you!" Joe and Rose Triste Calabrese would tell this story to their children years later.

On January 25, 1910, a marriage license was first issued to Giuseppe Calabrese and Miss Enriqueta Triste bt the County Clerk in El Paso County, Texas. In March 1913 Joe and Rose Triste Calabrese were living in California where their first son Charles Calabrese was born.

Giuseppe Calabrese and Miss Enriqueta Triste were married on April 26, 1915 by Roberto M. Libertini S.J., Assistant Pastor of Sacred Heart Church in the city of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. (Roberto M. Libertini was born about 1885 in Italy. He immigrated to America about 1911 and from 1915 through 1930 he was an Assistant Pastor and Catholic Priest in El Paso, Texas.)

From April 1915 through January 1922 they were living in the City of El Paso, Texas where sons Joseph, John and Frank were born.
In 1922, Joe and Rosie Triste Calabrese moved from El Paso, Texas to Baltimore, Maryland where their youngest children, Sadie, Saro and Manuel were born.

When Mr. Triste, Rose's father died, her mother remarried and became Mrs. Pauline LaScala, Mrs. LaScala went to live with another daughter in Mesa, Arizona. At some point Mr. LaScala died, and later in the mid 1950's, Mrs. Pauline LaScala visited and lived for a while in Baltimore, Maryland at the home of her daughter Rosa Triste Calabrese, her step-son Joseph Calabrese, and youngest grandson Manuel Calabrese. Rose and Joseph Calabrese celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in Baltimore, Maryland where they raised their children since 1922.

Children of GIUSEPPE JOSEPH CALABRESE and ENRIQUETA "ROSE" TRISTE are:

    1.   CHARLES CALABRESE
          born March 12, 1913 in California
          died September 9, 1990 in Baltimore, Maryland

    ii.  JOSEPH S. CALABRESE Jr
          born February 28, 1918 in El Paso, Texas
          died October 31, 2004 in Baltimore, Maryland

    iii.   JOHN ANTHONY T. CALABRESE
          born October 24, 1919 in El Paso, Texas
          died February 17, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland

    iv.   FRANK JOSEPH CALABRESE
          born January 5, 1922 in El Paso, Texas
          died September 22, 1997 in Baltimore, Maryland

    v.   MARY SADIE CALABRESE
          born December 8, 1923 in Baltimore City, Maryland
          died March 21, 1988 in Baltimore, Maryland

    vi.   ROSARIO SARO CALABRESE

    vii.   MANUEL CALABRESE


TRISTE Genealogy           CALABRESE Genealogy


Website created and research compiled & transcribed by Diana "Dee" Horney - Gabler
in memory of my Great-grandparents Enriqueta Rose Triste and Joseph Calabrese
thanks for interviews with uncle Saro Calabrese, uncle Manuel Calabrese,
aunt Pauline Calabrese, and my mother Doris Calabrese Horney


revised April 22, 2006