are Tripolino's I have found in my various searches. I'm sure
we're all related, however, I still need to connect these
people to us. If any of these people are your ancestors or
family, please let me know. Thanks!
Tripolino - the
one and only Tripolino from Sicily that answered my letters.
He lives in Santa Margherita di Belice, Sicily; about 15 kilometers
from Contessa. He was born Feb. 28, 1942. His father was Marte
Tripolino, who died in 1947. Salvatore remembers receiving
gifts and letters from a Vincenzo Tripolino in America when
he was a little boy. He know of no other Tripolinos besides
himself and his sons living in the area.
Trippolino - born
circa 1842, was onboard the ship SS DARLINGTON Dec. 19 1882
from Palermo via Philadelphia, bound for New Orleans, LA.
"Jack", married Dina Bucci. Resided in Chicago.
Jack came to the US at 16 years of age. He was a guard at
the Cook Co. Jail and worked at Florsheim Shoes. They had
one daughter, Ann, who married Harold Malmedahl. Jack had
a brother named Phil, and sisters Mary and Lena that might
have lived in CA. They may also have relatives in Louisiana.
Dina Bucci Tripolino did have relatives in LA. This info was
obtained from Gina Carnesecchi, granddaughter of Ann Tripolino
Sr. - (1866-1956);
came by boat from Sicily about 1900 to New Orleans with his
wife Annie. This information given by Judi Tripolino, wife
of Mike Tripolino, ggrandson of Joseph Sr.
born 1872, came thru Ellis Island Aug 15, 1912 with his sister,
aboard the ship Mendoza to stay with her husband, Francesco
Ferrara, who was already here in Detroit, Michigan. This isn't
our Pietro, since ours was born in 1858; besides, our Pietro
was married in Ybor City in 1900 to his second wife, Francesca
Rotolo; but this could be a cousin.. this Pietro was from
South Partinici, Palermo; Nunzia listed South Terrasino, Palermo
as her home. Pietro was also already married, and noted that
he had been in the country before. This Pietro had a brother,
who came over on the San Guglielmo April 25, 1913. He was
36 years old and listed his relative as brother Pietro in
Detroit Michigan. He was also married.
came thru Ellis Island on the Ship Gallia at age 18. He stated
his relative in the US as Nicolina
Trippolino, Ybor City, FL.
age 18, came thru Ellis Island in 1908. Her passage was paid
for by her brothers, Guiseppe, Antonio and Fillipo. In 1913,
came over. She stated her relative was her brother, Guiseppe
Tripolino, 70W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Ill.
age 16, and Gioacchino
age 14 came thru Ellis Island Oct. 23, 1916 aboard the Ship
Guiseppe Verdi. Their mother paid the passage, and they were
headed to Chicago to stay with an uncle, Giuseppe Guzzardi
at 1152 Milton Ave, Chicago. They travelled with Anna Raviotta,
age 56; a widow. She stated Giuseppe Guzzardi as her brother
age 31, came thru Ellis Island on the ship Calabria Jan. 28,
1902. She states she is coming to be with her husband, (hard
to read); Giuseppe (Plaues, Planes Planer, Plaueo) - probably
Plescia at Beha Plantation, Prospect, New Orleans.
20 and unmarried, came over on the ship Brasile Feb. 24, 1906.
60, and wife, FrancescaTripolino
66, came from Contessa Entellina aboard the ship SS Letimbro
Nov. 4, 1886 to New Orleans. Also on that ship, and probably
with her husband, Nicolo Vitrano, age 20.
If you have any information about the stories of the above Tripolino's,
please email me so we can compare notes.