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Vincent Failla b. Sicily

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Vincent Failla b. Sicily - Maria Failla

Posted: 21 May 2001 7:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 5 Sep 2009 5:29AM GMT
Hi Richard: I'm looking for information about my grandmother, Maria Failla, born in 1892 and came to New York, via Naples, from Castelbuono, Sicily in 1905. The reason I contacted you is that I remember my mother mentioning a small town in Sicily that sounded like Lucuedo au Bare, where her grandfather was the mayor. I can't find it on the map and wondered if it was anywhere near Cefalu or Castlebuono. My grandmother may have come to America with other Faillas, possibly sisters, named Giovanna, Lucia and Giuseppa. My grandmother married Joseph Mannuzza and lived on the lower East Side. Ironically, I grew up on Staten Island.

Joe Petta
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Richard Failla 30 Nov 2000 6:06PM GMT 
joepetta 21 May 2001 1:31PM GMT 
Tracy 5 Oct 2003 2:15AM GMT 
joepetta 5 Oct 2003 1:04PM GMT 
johnmannuzza 13 Jan 2008 11:55AM GMT 
Atonyski1 17 Oct 2009 2:03PM GMT 
lenorarose1 2 Nov 2010 2:21PM GMT 
DeLuiseNY 13 Mar 2013 5:22PM GMT 
lenorarose1 13 Mar 2013 10:05PM GMT 
DeLuiseNY 13 Mar 2013 10:50PM GMT 
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