Descendants of Mary Thersea Fratto
Generation No. 1
1. MARY THERSEA1 FRATTO She married JOHN BAPTISTA PIGNANELLI, son of JOSEPH PIGNANELLI and ROSA.
Child of MARY FRATTO and JOHN PIGNANELLI is:
2. i. GIUSEPPE (JOSEPH)2 PIGNANELLI, b. June 10, 1877, San Giovanni in, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy; d. February 22, 1965, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Generation No. 2
2. GIUSEPPE (JOSEPH)2 PIGNANELLI (MARY THERSEA1 FRATTO) was born June 10, 1877 in San Giovanni in, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, and died February 22, 1965 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He married (1) BARBARA. He married (2) ROSA ROMANO. She was born April 03, 1887. He married (3) RITINA MAIDA March 25, 1902 in San Giovanni in, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy. She was born May 06, 1876 in ?, Italy, and died July 30, 1917 in Mount Clair, West Virginia, USA.
Notes for GIUSEPPE (JOSEPH) PIGNANELLI:
Barbara married Joseph after Rita Maida died. But then Joseph and Barbara divorced and Barbar a was sent back to Italy. Angeline, Joe and Barbara's daughter, was put up for adoption.
Notes for RITINA MAIDA:
Died of cancer of leg.
More About GIUSEPPE PIGNANELLI and RITINA MAIDA:
Marriage: March 25, 1902, San Giovanni in, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy
Children of GIUSEPPE PIGNANELLI and BARBARA are:
i. ANGELINE (MINARD)3 PIGNANELLI, b. January 18, 1919, Mount Clair, West Virginia, USA; d. January 14, 1972; m. JOHN YAQUINTO, July 06, 1941, Bingham, West Virginia; b. February 14, 1917, Bingham, West Virginia, USA; d. August 06, 1987.
Notes for ANGELINE (MINARD) PIGNANELLI:
Angeline Frances was adopted by Lena and Ross MINARD. She died of lung cancer. Her mother wen t back to Italy and she was put up for adoption.
More About JOHN YAQUINTO and ANGELINE PIGNANELLI:
Marriage: July 06, 1941, Bingham, West Virginia
ii. SAM PIGNANELLI, b. May 26, 1920; d. August 26, 1920, Mt. Clare, Harrison Co., West Virginia.
Notes for SAM PIGNANELLI:
Died young, less than 1 year old.
More About SAM PIGNANELLI:
Burial: August 27, 1920, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Clare, Harrison Co., West Virginia
Children of GIUSEPPE PIGNANELLI and RITINA MAIDA are:
iii. CLARA CONSTANCE3 PIGNANELLI, m. JOHN PICCOLO.
iv. JOHN PIGNANELLI, b. September 28, 1904, ?, Italy; d. April 24, 1968, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
Notes for JOHN PIGNANELLI:
Died of a heart attack. He was a bachelor. I always remember him coming over to the house whe n we went to visit Grandma. In mausoleum next to Grandpa Antonio Lamerato (3).
More About JOHN PIGNANELLI:
Burial: Holy Sepulchre, Southfield, Michigan
v. PHILIP (PIGNANELLI) PINION, b. September 15, 1907, ?, Italy; d. November 06, 1948, ?, West Virginia, USA; m. LUCY PATSY.
Notes for PHILIP (PIGNANELLI) PINION:
Died of kidney ailment.
vi. MARIA TERESA PIGNANELLI, b. August 07, 1913; d. December 04, 1994, Ford Hospital, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan; m. ANTONIO LAMERATO, October 12, 1930; b. January 07, 1897, San Giovanni in, Fiore, Calabria, Italy; d. December 20, 1979, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.
Notes for MARIA TERESA PIGNANELLI:
Died of congestive heart failure.
More About ANTONIO LAMERATO and MARIA PIGNANELLI:
Marriage: October 12, 1930
vii. JOSEPHINE PIGNANELLI, b. 1918, ,,West Virginia; d. 1918.
Notes for JOSEPHINE PIGNANELLI:
One of twins who died at age 6 months due to malnutrition.
viii. ROSE PIGNANELLI, b. 1918, ,,West Virginia; d. 1918, ,,West Virginia.
Notes for ROSE PIGNANELLI:
One of twins who died at age 6 months of malnutrition.