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Mendes Paul Achilli

Male 1910 - 1982  (72 years)


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  • Name Mendes Paul Achilli 
    Born 4 Oct 1910  Castel San Giovanni, Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 12 Jul 1911  SS 'Ancona' Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Got a copy of the ship's manifest for the SS 'Ancona', left Genoa, Italy 28 Jun 1911, arrived New York 12 Jul 1911; Adalgisa Bernini, 21 & child Anacleto Arensi 9 mos., from Piacensa, Castel, S. Giovanni, left father Bernini, Emilo, going to New York, had been in US. before in 1905/1908, husband Achilli, Luigi, James St. 7, New York.
      (from images 43 & 44 lines 1 & 2 Ancestry.com)
      Note: there is a reference on the manifest to #1-85713 which is the Certificate of Arrival no. mentioned below.
    1911 Jul 12 Certificate of Arrival SS 'Ancona' Anadeto Arenzi (Mendes Achilli)
    1911 Jul 12 Certificate of Arrival SS 'Ancona' Anadeto Arenzi (Mendes Achilli)
    1911 Jul 12 Ship's Manifest for SS 'Ancona' with Adalgisa Bernini & son Anacleto Arensi (Mendes Achilli) pg. 1
    1911 Jul 12 Ship's Manifest for SS 'Ancona' with Adalgisa Bernini & son Anacleto Arensi (Mendes Achilli) pg. 1
    1911 Jul 12 Ship's manifest for SS 'Ancona' with Adalgisa Bernini & son Anacleto Arensi (Mendes Achilli) pg2
    1911 Jul 12 Ship's manifest for SS 'Ancona' with Adalgisa Bernini & son Anacleto Arensi (Mendes Achilli) pg2
    Census 1930  Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1930 census, Mendes P. Achilli is listed as a 'son' at 19 yrs. old, born in Italy, immigrated in 1911, PA status, lineman for Buildings.
    Naturalization 20 Jun 1932  U.S. District Court of Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On May 6th 1929 in the U.S. District Court Hartford, CT, Mendes Paul Achilli filed his Declaration of Intention to become a citizen, he was 18 yrs. old, press operator, ruddy complexion, 5'9" tall, 123 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, born in Paisia, Italy on 4th October 1910, lived at 125 Gridley st., Bristol, CT; emigrated from Genoa on vessel 'Unknown', not married; signed by Mendes Paul Achilli.
      Note: there is a #31032 in the upper left corner of Declaration, & No. 81285 printed on the bottom left corner of Declaration.
      On Feb 16th 1932 Mendes filed his Petition for Citizenship in the U.S. District Court of Hartford, CT referencing declaration of Intention No. 31034; lived at 25 Edgewood St., Bristol, CT, factory worker (unemp), born in Piacenza, Italy on Oct 14, 1910, declared his intention on May 6, 1929, emigrated from Genoa, Italy to New York under the name of Anadeto Arenzi on July 12, 1911 on the vessel Ancona; affidavits of witnesses were signed by David Christafoni of 76 Gridley St., Bristol, CT & Charles Thos. Champa of 23 Edgewood St., Bristol, CT; also reference to Certificate of Arrival #1-85713.
      Note: the form is printed with No. 204057, has a reference to No. 18997 at the upper right corner.
      On June 20, 1932, Mendes Paul Achilli took his Oath of Allegiance; list no. 53-A & certificate no. 3159288 issued.
      Found Naturalization index cards for Mendes Paul Achilli of 25 Edgewood St., Bristol, CT 21 yrs. old, No. 3159288 issued June 20th 1932 in U.S. District Court at Hartford, CT; Petition No. 18997; another copy of a similar card shows Mendes Paul (Anadeto) Achilli (Arenzi); not sure what these bracketed names mean. Ordered his Naturalization papers from NARA in Waltham Aug 12, 2012.
      Mendes P. Achilli married Florence M. Parente on 14th Jan 1935 in Bristol, CT
    1929 May 6 Declaration of Intent Mendes Paul Achilli
    1929 May 6 Declaration of Intent Mendes Paul Achilli
    1932 Feb 16 Petition for Citizenship for Mendes Paul Achilli
    1932 Feb 16 Petition for Citizenship for Mendes Paul Achilli
    1932 Jun 20 Naturalization index for Mendes Paul Achilli
    1932 Jun 20 Naturalization index for Mendes Paul Achilli
    1932 Jun 20 Naturalization index for Mendes Paul Achilli, signed
    1932 Jun 20 Naturalization index for Mendes Paul Achilli, signed
    1932 Jun 20 Oath of Allegiance for Mendes Paul Achilli
    1932 Jun 20 Oath of Allegiance for Mendes Paul Achilli
    Census 1940  Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1940 census, Mendes P. Achilli is listed at 29 yrs. old, born in Italy, NA status, grinder at factory, living with his wife Florence & his 2 sons Peter & Paul.
      Got a copy of the obituary for Mendes P. Achilli, 72, died Wed. (Nov 24, 1982) at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT, born in Italy on Oct 4, 1910 to Mr. & Mrs. Louis Achilli, leaves his wife Florence (Fiorente) Achilli, 3 sons Peter, Paul & John and a daughter Mrs. Adrian Cerniglia; 4 brothers & 1 sister; burial information was not listed.
    Died 24 Nov 1982  St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 25 Nov 1982  Bristol Press, Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1982 Nov 25 obituary for Mendes Achilli from Bristol Press, CT
    1982 Nov 25 obituary for Mendes Achilli from Bristol Press, CT
    Buried 27 Nov 1982  St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mendes is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery sec.6a, plot 169, gr1
      His headstone says 'Achilli Husband & Father Mendes P Oct 4 1910 Nov 24, 1982, Wife & Mother Florence M. Aug 17, 1912, May 26, 1983'
    Headstone of Florence Parente and Mendes Achilli
    Headstone of Florence Parente and Mendes Achilli
    Person ID I0153  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2015 

    Father Louis Achilli,   b. Abt 1885 
    Mother Adalogisa Bernini,   b. Abt 1890 
    Married Abt 1909 
    Family ID F246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Parente,   b. 17 Aug 1912, New Britain, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1983, Bristol Hospital, Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1935  St. Anthony's Church, Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a marriage license in Bristol Town Hall for Mendes P. Achilli, 24, Grinder born Castelsangiovanni, Italy to Louis & Adalogisa Bernini, lived at 25 Edgewood St., Bristol, CT & Florence M. Parente, 22, Dialing (occupation), born in New Britain to Pasquale & Angela Mascola, lived at 10 Henry St., Bristol, CT married 14th Jan 1935 at 111 School St., by Rev. Thomas F. Shea, Catholic Priest.
      (from 1935 Marriages #2)
      Note: looked up Castelsangiovanni, Italy online & found the correct location by town/province/region/country
    1935 Jan 14 Wedding Picture of Florence Parente & Mendes Achilli
    1935 Jan 14 Wedding Picture of Florence Parente & Mendes Achilli
    taken in Bristol,- Florence Parente, Mendes Achilli, Stella Rulli (sister of bride), Andrew Achilli.
    Wedding picture 14 Jan 1935  St. Anthony's Church, Bristol, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • wp Florence Parente, Mendes Achilli, Stella Rulli (sister of bride), Andrew Achilli.
    Children 
    +1. P.L. Achilli
    +2. P.J. Achilli
    +3. J.T. Achilli
    +4. A.F. Achilli
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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