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Steamships from Italy

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Re: Steamships from Italy

Posted: 1 Apr 2013 7:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Apr 2013 8:06PM GMT
Naturalization records can send you on a wild goose chase.. but even if all the info on them is incorrect, they are still priceless documents to have..

As for young Gian.. here's his passenger list.. traveling under his mom's maiden name...

Name: Giovanni Anna
[Giovanni Arena]
Arrival Date: 2 Jan 1901
Birth Date: abt 1897
Age: 4
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Italian
Port of Departure: Neaphl
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Werra

http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&rank=...

As for the ship being called "San Rocco".. I've never seen it.. I chuckled when I saw this name.. The feast of "St. Roch" is also huge in my Italian town, and is celebrated every year.. procession.. and all. Maybe Gian had a sense of humour?

Under his mothers name.. it can located at the Ellis site as...

First Name: Carmine
Last Name: Aressa
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian
Last Place of Residence: Salentina
Date of Arrival: Jan 02, 1901
Age at Arrival: 22y Gender: F Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Werra
Port of Departure: Neapel
Manifest Line Number: 0013

Please note the passenger with them...

First Name: Carmine
Last Name: Aressa
Ethnicity: Italy, Italian
Last Place of Residence: Altavilla
Date of Arrival: Jan 02, 1901
Age at Arrival: 57y Gender: F Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Werra
Port of Departure: Neapel
Manifest Line Number: 0017
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robinderue 24 Mar 2013 7:05PM GMT 
jdweintraub 25 Mar 2013 4:42PM GMT 
robinderue 25 Mar 2013 6:46PM GMT 
LostQuays 2 Apr 2013 1:47AM GMT 
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