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Frank Paul Attard

Frank Paul Attard

Male 1897 - 1974  (76 years)

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  • Name Frank Paul Attard 
    Born 8 Aug 1897  Porto Empedocle, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Note: his marriage license shows he was born in Switzerland & his death certificate shows he was born in Sicily on Aug 8, 1898, his naturalization papers show he was born in Porto Empadocle, Italy which was in Sicily on Aug 12, 1896 & Aug 8, 1897??
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 12 Apr 1912  SS 'Venezia' Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Got copies of Frank's immigration papers into New York on Apr 12, 1912 on the SS 'Venezia'; he was 18, left Porto Empadocle (SW part of Sicily), left no one behind, going to his parents Salvatore Attard on 462 Chapel St, New Haven, CT; he was a student, had a scar on his forehead; was traveling with his 2 sisters Teodolinda?, 11 & Iole?, 15; there was also a Record of Detained Aliens for Teodolina Attard; pg 87 of 90, line 24, with her brother & sister (3 people), telephone call to father Sal A. 462 Chapel, released on the 13th at 10:40am?.
    1912 Apr 12 for Francesco Attard Certificate of Arrival
    1912 Apr 12 for Francesco Attard Certificate of Arrival
    1912 Apr 12 for Francesco Attard SS 'Venezia' in New York ln8 pg 1
    1912 Apr 12 for Francesco Attard SS 'Venezia' in New York ln8 pg 1
    1912 Apr 12 for Francesco Attard SS 'Venezia' in New York ln8 pg 2
    1912 Apr 12 for Francesco Attard SS 'Venezia' in New York ln8 pg 2
    1912 Apr 13 for Francesco Attard Detained Aliens sheet from SS 'Venezia'
    1912 Apr 13 for Francesco Attard Detained Aliens sheet from SS 'Venezia'
    Census 1920  New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1920 Census Connecticut/New Haven/New Haven/Ward 15, Frank is listed as living with his parents at 164 Forbes Ave.at 23 yrs. old, immigr. 1913; his father was born in Malta, also living with a brother, sister, & 2 cousins; worked as Trimmer in Rubber Shoe Mfg..
    1920 Census New Haven, CT for Salvatore Attard, wife Josephine & family
    1920 Census New Haven, CT for Salvatore Attard, wife Josephine & family
    Census 30 Apr 1930  West Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1930 Census Connecticut/New Haven/West Haven/distr.5-274/sheet 17B Frank & Josephine are listed on lines 87 & 88 living at 69 Wagner Pl. with his father & mother Salvatore & Josephine Attard & his two brothers; Frank is 32, married at 26, immigrated in 1913, status 'NA', working at rubberworks, he is listed as a veteran; Josephine is 25, married at 19, laborer at rubber industry.
    1930 Census West Haven, CT for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina, living with Frank's family
    1930 Census West Haven, CT for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina, living with Frank's family
    Naturalization 25 Sep 1930  U.S. District Court of New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received copies of Naturalization papers for Frank Attard from NARA in Waltham, MA, his declaration of intent shows he was born Aug 12, 1896 in Porto Empadocle, Italy & his Petition for Citizenship shows he was born on Aug. 8, 1897 in Porto Empadocle, Italy, living at 69 Wagner Pl. West Haven, CT with his wife Josephine & no children; he was an electrician, his witnesses were Louis Tannoia & Frank Inginito both from New Haven; he took his Oath of Allegiance on Sept. 25, 1930.
    1926 Mar 26 for Frank Attard Declaration of Intent
    1926 Mar 26 for Frank Attard Declaration of Intent
    1930 Sep 25 for Frank Attard Oath of Allegiance
    1930 Sep 25 for Frank Attard Oath of Allegiance
    1930 Apr 8 for Frank Attard Petition for Naturalization
    1930 Apr 8 for Frank Attard Petition for Naturalization
    Census 1940  West Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1940 census Frank P. Attard is listed as head at 41 yrs. old, married born in Italy, 4 yrs. old high school, mechanic at dry cleaning with wife Josephine, son Salvatore & daughter Christine; his mother Josephine & his brother Alphonse were also living with them.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Died 6 Mar 1974  Community Hospital of South Broward, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: acute myocardial infarction 
    • Frank Attard's death certificate from Florida shows that he died in the Coummunity Hospital of South Broward on Mar. 6, 1974 at 11:30am; an autopsy was performed. He was laid out at Fred Hunter Funeral Home on Taft Ave., Hollywood, FL and entombed at Hollywood Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, FL. His address at the time of death was 7331 Taylor St. .Hollywood, Broward, FL.
    1974 Mar 6  Certificate of Death for Frank Paul Attard from Pembroke Park, FL
    1974 Mar 6 Certificate of Death for Frank Paul Attard from Pembroke Park, FL
    Obituary 7 Mar 1974  New Haven Journal Courier, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frank's obit from the New Haven Journal-Courier from Mar 7, 1974 shows that he died on Mar. 4th, husband of Josephine Attard of 7331 Taylor St., Hollywood, FL, lfather of Salvatore Attard of Orange, CT, Christine Campbell of Pembroke Park, FL, and Jacqueline Mauriello of New Haven, CT & 8 grandchildren; brother of Leonlida Marcella of Kitchener, Ont., Iola Defelice of Hollywood, FL & Mrs. Linda Giaquinto of Hamden, Ct.; a burial mass was held on Sat. Mar 9th at St. Bernadette's Church in New Haven, Conn.
    1974 Mar 7 obituary for Frank Attard New Haven, CT
    1974 Mar 7 obituary for Frank Attard New Haven, CT
    Buried 9 Mar 1974  Hollywood Memorial Gardens, Hollywood, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He is buried in the East Cemetery at Fred Hunter's Memorial Gardens in the White Gables section, E unit1A, 45TA in Hollywood, FL
      Got a cemetery picture from his daughter, Chris Ladrie.
    Burial vault for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina from Fred Hunter's Memorial Gardens, Hollywood, FL
    Burial vault for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina from Fred Hunter's Memorial Gardens, Hollywood, FL
    Person ID I0131  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2020 

    Father Salvatore Attard,   b. Abt 1858, Porto Empedocle, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1937, West Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Giuseppina Josephine D'Ambra,   b. Abt 1865, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1944, West Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1884  Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josephine (Maria Giuseppa) Messina,   b. 2 Dec 1905, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1980, Hospital of St. Raphael's, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1929  St. Vincent de Paul Church, East Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage License from East Haven, CT shows Frank Attard's age as 31, residence as West Haven, occupation as Electrician, birth place as Switzerland, parents as Salvatore Attard & Josephine D'Ambra; shows Josephine Messina's age as 23, residence as 239 Dodge Ave East Haven, occupation as Collector, birthplace as New Haven, CT, parents as Pasquale Messina & Christina Mascola, signed by both parties, married on 2nd September 1929 by clergyman, New Haven.
      Got a copy of the marriage record for Franciscus Attard of New Haven son of Salvator & Josephine Dombra and Josephina Messina of East Haven daughter of Pasquale & Christina Mascola married on 2 Sept 1929, sponsors were Felix Billavia & Maria DeAruma; shows that Frank was baptized in Girgenti, Sicilia and Josephina was baptized in St. Michael's NH on 12/14/1905.
      (from Archdiocese of Hartford for St. Vincent de Paul East Haven, CT, #11)
      Wedding picture from Christine is a 4 x 6 b&w photo, not very clear, showing Pasquale Messina (father of bride), Frank Attard (groom), Josephine Messina (bride), Felix Billavia (bestman), Maria DeAruma (maid of honor), John Messina (brother of bride), and two young girls not yet identified. I asked Chris for a better copy but she said that was the best she could do.
    1929 Sep 2 Wedding Picture of Josephine Messina & Frank Attard
    1929 Sep 2 Wedding Picture of Josephine Messina & Frank Attard
    taken in East Haven, CT - whole wedding party - Pasquale Messina, father of bride, groom & bride, Felix Billavia (bestman), Maria DeAruma (maid of honor), John Messina (brother of bride), and two young girls not yet identified.
    1929 Engagement Picture of Josephine Messina & Frank Attard
    1929 Engagement Picture of Josephine Messina & Frank Attard
    1929 Sep 2 Marriage License from East Haven, CT for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina
    1929 Sep 2 Marriage License from East Haven, CT for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina
    1929 Sep 2 Certificate of Marriage from St. Vincent de Paul, East Haven, Ct for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina
    1929 Sep 2 Certificate of Marriage from St. Vincent de Paul, East Haven, Ct for Frank Attard & Josephine Messina
    1929 Sep 2 church marriage record for Franciscus Attard & Josephina Messina from St. Vincent de Paul Church, East Haven, CT
    1929 Sep 2 church marriage record for Franciscus Attard & Josephina Messina from St. Vincent de Paul Church, East Haven, CT
    Children 
    +1. Salvatore Frank Attard,   b. 16 Jun 1932, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2021, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. C.A. Attard
    +3. J.R. Attard
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - New Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1929 - St. Vincent de Paul Church, East Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 30 Apr 1930 - West Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - West Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: acute myocardial infarction - 6 Mar 1974 - Community Hospital of South Broward, FL Link to Google Earth
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    Frank Attard 1929
    Frank Attard 1929