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Maria ALFANO[1]
Female 1912 - 1988

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  • Birth  29 Dec 1912  Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Address  Address:
    Maria (Mary) Alfano 
    • Former Address in notes:

      112 Tyler St.
      Trenton, NJ 08609
    Residence  29 Dec 1912  Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Via S. Anna 
    Immigration  9 Sep 1913  Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    from Italy to USA via Ellis Island 
    Residence  9 Sep 1913  Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    5143 Shaw Avenue 
    1920 Census  23 Jan 1920  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Joseph Alfano, head, owns home w/ a mortgage, male, white, 40, married, immigrated 1906, alien, cannot read or write, born in Italy, mother tongue Italian, parents born in Italy, mother tongue Italian, speaks English, butcher, own shop, works on own account

      2) Vincenza Alfano, wife, female, white, 34, married, immigrated 1908, alien, cannot read, write or speak English, born in Italy, mother tongue Italian, parents born in Italy, mother tongue Italian

      3) Frank [sic] Alfano, son [sic], male, white, 11, single, attends school, reads writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      4) Rosa Alfano, daughter, female, 9, single, attends school, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      5) Mary Alfano, daughter, female, 7, single, attends school, born in Missouri [sic], parents born in Italy

      6) Jennie Alfano, daughter, female, 5, single, attends school, born in Missouri [sic], parents born in Italy

      7) Joe Alfano, son, male, 3, single, born in Missouri
    Residence  23 Jan 1920  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    561 South Clinton Avenue 
    Naturalization  Bef 18 Apr 1930  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1930 Census  18 Apr 1930  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Joe Alfano, head, owns, value of home $3170(?), no radio set, male, white, 51, married, married at age 24, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Italy, parents born in Italy, native tongue Italian, immigrated in 1905 [sic], naturalized, proprietor of a butcher shop, owner, at work yesterday, not a veteran

      2) Vincenzina Alfano, wife, female, white, 44, married, married at age 16, cannot read or write, born in Italy, parents born in Italy, native tongue Italian, immigrated in 1907, naturalized, speaks English

      3) Rose Alfano, daughter, female, white, 19, single, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      4) Mary Alfano, daughter, female, white, 17, single, attends school, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Italy, parents born in Italy, native tongue Italian, immigrated in 1914, naturalized

      5) Jennie Alfano, daughter, female, white, 15, single, attends school, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      6) Joseph Alfano, Jr., son, male, white, 13, single, attends school, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy
    Residence  18 Apr 1930  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    561 South Clinton Avenue 
    Graduation  1931  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immaculate Conception High School 
    • She is listed in the 1931 ┘Ci┘DImmaculata┘C/i┘D, the school's yearbook, as Alfano, Mary Mildred. There were 47 members of her graduating class.
    Residence  16 Jul 1963  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cemetery  1987  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery 
    Name  James Giglio  [6
    Name  Mary Alfano  [4, 5
    Name  Mary Alfano  [2
    Name  Mary Giglio  [2
    Name  Mary M. Alfano 
    Name  Mary Mildred Alfano 
    Died  3 May 1988  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) 
    Buried  Aft 3 May 1988  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I28  First Family Tree
    Last Modified  04 May 2013 
     
    Father  Giuseppe ALFANO,   b. 16 Apr 1879, Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1963, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Vincenza BUTTICE,   b. 30 Sep 1886, Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1971, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F9  Group Sheet
     
    Family  James Vincent GIGLIO,   b. 18 May 1909, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1973, Miami, Dade, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Oct 1931  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified  07 Oct 2006 
    Family ID  F10  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Dec 1912 - Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Via S. Anna - 29 Dec 1912 - Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - from Italy to USA via Ellis Island - 9 Sep 1913 - Casteltermini, Girgenti, Sicily, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5143 Shaw Avenue - 9 Sep 1913 - Saint Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 Census - 23 Jan 1920 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 561 South Clinton Avenue - 23 Jan 1920 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - Bef 18 Apr 1930 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 Census - 18 Apr 1930 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 561 South Clinton Avenue - 18 Apr 1930 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Immaculate Conception High School - 1931 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Oct 1931 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 16 Jul 1963 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery - 1987 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) - 3 May 1988 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 3 May 1988 - Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Casella, Gina, 1965 005 May, at 40th Birthday Surprise Party, Cherry Hill Inn, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
    Casella, Gina, 1965 005 May, at 40th Birthday Surprise Party, Cherry Hill Inn, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
    Her grandmother, Vincenza Buttice, is on her arm; Maria Alfano on left in fur and wearing pearls; Child No. 1 on far right in blue dress w/ white gloves; Mr. & Mrs. Blake in doorway behind Gina. This party was a surprise and this is the look on her face as she walked in. Gina and her husband took Mr. & Mrs. Blake, who were visiting for the…
     
    Documents
    Alfano, Giuseppe (Joseph) household - 1920 Census (lines 18-24)
    Alfano, Giuseppe (Joseph) household - 1920 Census (lines 18-24)
    Note that daughter, Francis, is listed as son, Frank.
    Alfano, Giuseppe (Joe) household - 1930 Census (lines 82-87)
    Alfano, Giuseppe (Joe) household - 1930 Census (lines 82-87)
     
    Headstones
    Headstone - Alfano, Maria & Giglio, James
    Headstone - Alfano, Maria & Giglio, James
    Status: Located.
     
  • Notes 
    • Mary was born in Italy while her parents were there visiting. She contracted the measles and was not allowed to return to the states until she was better. Her mother stayed w/ her in Italy while her father traveled back to the U.S. alone in August 1913. She came to the U.S. with her mother, Francesca, and Rosa in September 1913. (From Alfano, Concetta Grace)

      http://www.trentonhistory.org/YrB/31Immaculata.htm
      Trenton Historical Society

      Her funeral card shows the middle initial "M."
    • (Medical):http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creutzfeldt%E2%80%93Jakob_disease
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S324] Ship Manifest - Sant Anna 1913, (Ancestry.com. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; National Archives, Washington, D.C. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; (National Archives Microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls); Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives, Washington, D.C.), Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_2171; Line: 16 (Reliability: 3), 30 Mar 2008.

    2. [S62] Headstone, Giglio Headstone, Leonard, Nancy, James V. and Mary; Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery; Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey (Reliability: 3), 23 Sep 2011.

    3. [S448] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, (Ancestry.com. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; National Archives, Washington, D.C. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957; (National Archives Microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls); Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives, Washington, D.C.), Giuseppe Alfonso [sic], S.S. Duca D Aosta, Year: 1912; Microfilm serial: T715; Microfilm roll: T715_1917; Line: 12. (Reliability: 3), 21 Mar 2009.

    4. [S197] 1920 USA Census, (Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.), Joseph Alfano household, ED 79, SD 4, sheet 11A, lines 18-24, 561 South Clinton Avenue, dwelling 142, family 186 (Reliability: 3), 29 Feb 2008.
      1) ┘Cb┘DJoseph Alfano┘C/b┘D, head, owns home w/ a mortgage, male, white, 40, married, immigrated 1906, alien, cannot read or write, born in Italy, mother tongue Italian, parents born in Italy, mother tongue Italian, speaks English, butcher, own shop, works on own account

      2) ┘Cb┘DVincenza Alfano┘C/b┘D, wife, female, white, 34, married, immigrated 1908, alien, cannot read, write or speak English, born in Italy, mother tongue Italian, parents born in Italy, mother tongue Italian

      3) ┘Cb┘DFrank [sic] Alfano┘C/b┘D, son [sic], male, white, 11, single, attends school, reads writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      4) ┘Cb┘DRosa Alfano┘C/b┘D, daughter, female, 9, single, attends school, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      5) ┘Cb┘DMary Alfano┘C/b┘D, daughter, female, 7, single, attends school, born in Missouri [sic], parents born in Italy

      6) ┘Cb┘DJennie Alfano┘C/b┘D, daughter, female, 5, single, attends school, born in Missouri [sic], parents born in Italy

      7) ┘Cb┘DJoe Alfano┘C/b┘D, son, male, 3, single, born in Missouri

    5. [S88] 1930 USA Census, (Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.), Joe Alfano household, ED 11-36, SD 9, sheet 28B, lines 82-87, 561 South Clinton Avenue, dwelling 391, family 423 (Reliability: 3), 2 Mar 2008.
      1) ┘Cb┘DJoe Alfano┘C/b┘D, head, owns, value of home $3170(?), no radio set, male, white, 51, married, married at age 24, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Italy, parents born in Italy, native tongue Italian, immigrated in 1905 [sic], naturalized, proprietor of a butcher shop, owner, at work yesterday, not a veteran

      2) ┘Cb┘DVincenzina Alfano┘C/b┘D, wife, female, white, 44, married, married at age 16, cannot read or write, born in Italy, parents born in Italy, native tongue Italian, immigrated in 1907, naturalized, speaks English

      3) ┘Cb┘DRose Alfano┘C/b┘D, daughter, female, white, 19, single, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      4) ┘Cb┘DMary Alfano┘C/b┘D, daughter, female, white, 17, single, attends school, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Italy, parents born in Italy, native tongue Italian, immigrated in 1914, naturalized

      5) ┘Cb┘DJennie Alfano┘C/b┘D, daughter, female, white, 15, single, attends school, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

      6) ┘Cb┘DJoseph Alfano, Jr.┘C/b┘D, son, male, white, 13, single, attends school, reads, writes & speaks English, born in Missouri, parents born in Italy

    6. [S260] Obituary, Joseph Alfano; Trenton Evening Times; 16 Jul 1963; page 4 (Reliability: 3), 25 Oct 2011.
      Joseph Alfano, 84, of 561 South Clinton Avenue, died today after a long illness.

      Born in Italy, he lived in Trenton since 1905 [sic] and had operated a meat market at his home for 50 years. He was a member of the St. Cologero and the New Casteltermini Societies.

      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jean Buttice Alfano; a son, Joseph of California; four daughters, Mrs. Emil Sulzman [sic] of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Charles Schliecher of Easton, Pa., Mrs. Caesar Marchesano of Lansdowne, Pa., and Mrs. James Giglio of Trenton; a sister, Mrs. Agostino Buttice of St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

      The funeral will be held Friday at 8 a.m. from the Gruerio Funeral Home, 311 Chestnut Avenue. Requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9 in St. Joachim's Church and interment will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.

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