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Two Headstones in the Same Cemetery? What?

The other day I was contacted by the Find-A-Grave volunteer who photographed Great Great grandmother Filomena Napolitano’s headstone a couple of months ago.  She related that she had found another headstone for a lady with the same name, same dates, in the same cemetery 7 rows away in the single plot area.  69 more words


Uncle John and the Places His Ancestors Were Buried

Uncle John kept graphs and maps of where his ancestors and cousins were buried.  On the world-wide website Find-A-Grave his Leies, Schuttler, Gerbing, and Eckebrecht ancestors’ graves are now accessible online.  132 more words

Pension Changes Proposed: lower benefits, little savings, weaker UCRS

The University of California will soon have a third pension tier if the Regents approve a plan put forth by the Retirement Options Task Force… 414 more words


Stumbling and Bumbling Towards the Origin of our Ferraro Ancestry... perhaps Marcianise, Caserta?

For as long as any living Ferraro can remember there have been tales attached to the lineage of Great Grandfather Ferraro’s ancestors. Unfortunately proof is not available to accurately prove the tales. 1,511 more words

On This Day in 1878

On this day in 1878 at 9:30 am, Carmine Costantino Girolamo Angelo Ferraro was born in the Montecalvario section of Quartieri Spagnoli (Spanish Quarters) of Naples, Italy. 174 more words

Carmine Ferraro’s Mother Filomena Napolitano from Nola, Napoli, Campania

Carmine Ferraro’s Mother Filomena Napolitano from Nola, Napoli, Campania

Filomena Napolitano was born in 1845 in Contrada Dell’Arco, Nola, Napoli, Campania to Carmine Napolitano and Maria Michele Sabatino from Sirico, Napoli. 1,473 more words


Claiming Immigrants

~ The First Italians, First Swiss, and First Germans ~ This week you can’t escape the media coverage about the EU and their refugee crisis.  It was hard to not think of the original immigrants in my ancestry.   571 more words