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I live in Italy and I'm looking for Garramone in USA

I live in Italy and I'm looking for Garramone in USA

Garramone Raffaele (View posts)
Posted: 17 Dec 2000 12:44PM GMT
I live in Naples (Italy) and my parents were born in Potenza (Italy). My grandfather's name was Raffaele and his father's name was Pasquale. My grandfather was born in Potenza in 1898;, I think that some relatives of him went to USA, I'm looking for every informations about them.
Posted: 15 May 2001 7:51PM GMT
Edited: 22 Jun 2001 4:31PM GMT
Here goes, and I don't have a clue if these people are related. Hope you can help me too! Looking for Rose (or Rosaria) Garramone, Garamoni, Garamone, born in or around Laurenzana, Italy. She married a Motto, and they in turn had 4 daughters, Maria Theresia, (my greatgrandmother), born 1877, sisters were Dora, Annie, and Lottie.
I have been told this Rose or Rosaria had two brothers that came to the USA before she did, their names were Frank and Gerard. One was a harpist and the other played the violin. Maria Theresia was 11 when she came to the USA, Looking for any ship manifest with her registry, or any family information at all. I am told her father owned a flour mill in Laurenzana. Can this be of use to anyone out there.

I am a Garramone in USA

James Garramone (View posts)
Posted: 23 Jul 2001 4:12AM GMT
I don't know if we are connected at all, but my last name is Garramone. I am a decendent of Rocco Garramone. My father is Larry

Re: I live in Italy and I'm looking for Garramone in USA

Posted: 12 May 2006 1:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
There are lots of Garramone's from Potenza who Immigrated to Denver, Colorado around 1890's-1900's
You could write to Potenza Lodge 1900 W. 38th Ave Denver, Colorado USA 80211
You can also ask for records at the Colorado Department of Health Vital Records Section 4300 Cherry Creek Drive So. Denver, Colorado USA 80246-1530

Re: I live in Italy and I'm looking for Garramone in USA

Posted: 22 Jul 2007 12:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
I live in Illinois and my maden name is Garramone. My great-grandfather's name was Rocco and they came from Potenza, they were sheep hearders or something along those lines in the late 1800's or early 1900's. They lived in New York for awhile and had my grandfather Paquale-I know that my great-great grandfather's name was Pasquale and my great-great-great grandfather was Raffaele. I believe that we must be family. Please tell me more. There are alot of us here.
Yolanda

Re: I live in Italy and I'm looking for Garramone in USA

Posted: 8 Oct 2008 3:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
My grandfather Gaetanno Garramone came to the US from Potenza to Denver in the 1920s, then moved on to Youngstown, Ohio. We have lots of relatives still in Denver and in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as well.

Re: I live in Italy and I'm looking for Garramone in USA

Posted: 5 Mar 2009 10:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Garramone
Dear fellow Garramone,
My grandfather , Alfred Garramone was also from potenza and imigrated to the US around 1912. He had 4 brothers and two sisters. his mother died in childbirth and wea raised by his father in lower manhatten. I do remember him talking about relatives that were still in italy...unfortunatly he passed away quite a few years ago alomg with most of my extended family so theres no longer any one to ask...do you have any family info that could link your family to mine?

Re: Garramone

Posted: 7 Jun 2013 4:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
Are you still working on your "Garramone"/Motto family line from Laurenzana? I have been working on my harpist/violinist gr grandfather from nearby Marsicovetere, and have been shocked at what I have discovered. Perhaps by now you have learned that "child musicians of harp and violin from Basilicata of late 1800's" are all big red flags as to the white slave trade of the time in Italian children, especially from Laurenzana. See book "Little Slaves of the Harp" on Amazon.com.

Also, the name Motto is a huge red flag as being one of the most infamous padrones of those children, as covered by many New York newspapers of the day (readily available online). No doubt there were Mottos who were good guys, but that one was real baddie. Just spent a whole day reading about him and other padrones, so I was inspired to send you this note.

Hope your search continues well and fruitful.

Valerie
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