Researching: GOVERNALE/GOVERNALI; MISTRETTA;
LIGOTINA; BARTOLOTTA; GAGLIANO; MICELI; SOLEMI, PIRANIO, CRAPA, SIRAGUSA,
CALAVETTA for a starting point. These families were all connected to Corleone,
Palermo, Sicily GOVERNALE and MISTRETTA'S.
Oldest known (to me) parents from this
Governali line is a BIAGIO GOVERNALI and Caterina SOLEMI and their son
Vincenzo b. April 1842 m. Feb 03, 1872 in Corleone Sicily a Calogrea
BARTOLOTTA. Vincenzo died in Corleone Feb 1929. Children's first names were
Biagio, Benedetta, Biagia, *Giuseppe; Calogera, Mary, Vincenzo, Caterina,
Giovanna, Maria, and Giovanna.
Biagio b. Dec 1872 m. Giuseppa PIRANIO,
Benedetta b. Sept 28 1875 m. Pasquale MISTRETTA; Giuseppe b. March 28, 1880 m.
Vincenza MISTRETTA (sister to Pasquale)emigrated to Donaldsonville, LA 1906;
Mary b. 1881/83 m. someone
GAGLIANO emigrated to New York and lived in
Flushing,Queens, NY; Vincenzo b. Nov 8, 1884 m. Biagia BARTOLOTTA emigrated to
New York Feb 11 1911, Queens m. there Feb 20 1913; Caterina b. Sept 18 1887 m.
Matteo CRAPA; Giovanna b. July 21, 1896 m. Carmelo SIRAGUSA.
I am looking for info on these New York
GOVERNALE's and GAGLIANO's.
Vincenzo and Biagia BARTOLOTTA GOVERNALE/I kids
were: Katherine (Kitty m. a Joe CALAVETTA,
James and John . INFO ON THESE PLEASE
WILL BE APPRECIATED
Mary Governale GAGLIANO's kids were; Vera,
Rose, Lucy, and Caroline (all lived in Flushing NY)
Lucy married a Andy LAVISSA/LOUISSA and lived
at 4135 159th St. Flushing NY in the 1950's or so.
I have more old addresses from Ozone Park and
Flushing to share if it helps gather info on these.
Kitty and her dgt. Trudy (m. a TERRIBILE) moved
to Sunrise FL.
Marriage records should be in New York for
these people, please, someone with a source for those, please contact me.