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Francesco (Frank) Spadacenta

Francesco (Frank) Spadacenta

Male 1904 - 1987  (82 years)

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  • Name Francesco (Frank) Spadacenta 
    Born 23 Jul 1904  Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Got a copy of the Record of a Birth for Francesco Spadacenta for 23 Jul 1904 reported on the 24th born to Pasquale & Francesca Messina
      (FamilySearch.org Acerra Nati 1904 image 135, num. 400)
      Note: this date is different than the one on his Naturalization papers & the one on his headstone, will use the official birthdate of 23 Jul 1904.
    1904 Jul 22 civil birth record for Francesco Spadacenta from Acerra, Italy
    1904 Jul 22 civil birth record for Francesco Spadacenta from Acerra, Italy
    reported on the 24th born to Pasquale & Francesca Messina
    Note: this date is different than the one on his Naturalization papers, I will use the one he used on his Naturalization.
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 7 Jan 1917  SS 'Patria' Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frank immigrated to the US with parents on 12/26/1916 at 12 yrs. old.
    1916 Dec 26 for Pasquale Spadacenta & family SS 'Patria' arrived NY ln22 pg 1
    1916 Dec 26 for Pasquale Spadacenta & family SS 'Patria' arrived NY ln22 pg 1
    Pasquale is listed with his family on line 22, 53 yrs. old, 'he leaves none', going to New Haven, Conn; his Uncle Domenico Messina, 23 Thams St. & son Paolo Spadacenta; Francesca Messina, his wife, is listed on line 23, 45 yrs. old & 6 children: Anna (20), Guiseppa (18), Amelia (14), Frank (12), Giovana (8), & Carmela (6); they were all detained until Jan. 7, 1917 (about 2 weeks); Pasquale was listed as certified senility & chronic hypert...; released from hospital 1/7 at 10:40am. See page 2 for other half of manifest. See page 1 & 2 of Record of Aliens Held for Special Inquiry for their detention.
    1916 Dec 25 Francesco (Frank) Spadacenta Certificate of Arrival used for Naturalization process
    1916 Dec 25 Francesco (Frank) Spadacenta Certificate of Arrival used for Naturalization process
    Census 1920  East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1920 Census he is living with parents on 236 Hemingway Ave., New Haven, CT, 15 yrs. old, machine helper in hardware company.
    1920 Census East Haven, CT for Pasquale Spadacenta & Frances Messina
    1920 Census East Haven, CT for Pasquale Spadacenta & Frances Messina
    Census 1930  East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1930 Census he is living with his widowed mother & siblings on 240 Hemingway Ave., East Haven, CT 23 yrs. old, laborer ? can't read where.
    1930 Census East Haven, CT for Frances Messina Spadacenta (widow) & children
    1930 Census East Haven, CT for Frances Messina Spadacenta (widow) & children
    Census 1940  East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1940 census, Frank is listed as a 'brother' at 35 yrs. old, married, living with his brother Paul & family with his wife Josephine; he is a truck driver of sidewalk construction.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Naturalization 23 Mar 1945  New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received Frank's Naturalization Papers from NARA in Waltham, MA; Declaration of Intention shows Frank Spadacenta, of 240 Hemingway Ave., truck driver, 37, born Jul 22, 1904 in Accira Italy, 5'3" tall 138#, divorced, married 4/13/1935 to Katherine; has 1 child Pasquale born 8/19/1935 in East Haven lives in Shelton, CT; arrived on the SS 'Patria' 12/25/1916 as Francesco Spadacenta, signed 24 Jun 1942; signed his Oath of allegiance on 23 Mar 1945.
      Note: The Decl. of Intention has Frank's picture on it.
    1942 Jun 24 Frank Spadacenta Declaration of Intent
    1942 Jun 24 Frank Spadacenta Declaration of Intent
    1944 Sep 13 Frank Spadacenta Petition for Naturalization
    1944 Sep 13 Frank Spadacenta Petition for Naturalization
    1945 Mar 23 Frank Spadacenta Oath of Allegiance
    1945 Mar 23 Frank Spadacenta Oath of Allegiance
    Buried Jan 1987  All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Got a picture of the headstone at All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, CT sect. 13, B-6 #8 for 'Husband-Father Frank Spadacenta July 22, 1904 Jan 25 1987'
    Headstone of Frank Spadacenta
    Headstone of Frank Spadacenta
    Obituary 25 Jan 1987  New Haven Evening Register, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found an obituary for Frank Spadacenta in New Haven Register, died Jan. 25, 1987, husband of Rose LePenna Spadacenta & the late Phyllis Manacchio Spadacenta; father of Mrs. Charles (Frances) Galluba & Pasquale Spadacenta; brother of Mrs. Frank (Jennie) Messina & Mrs. Andrew (Carmel) Scasino, grandfather of Stephen & Jeffrey Galluba & Allen & David Spadacenta; predeceased by 3 sisters Amelia Cuomo, Anna Ligouri & Josephine Spadacenta and a brother Paul Spadacenta.
    1987 Jan 26 obituary for Frank Spadacenta from New Haven Register
    1987 Jan 26 obituary for Frank Spadacenta from New Haven Register
    Died 25 Jan 1987  East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frank's death certificate in East Haven town hall shows he was buried in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, CT
    Person ID I1912  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2016 

    Father Pasquale Spadacenta,   b. 22 Nov 1863, Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1927, Grace New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Francesca (Frances) Messina,   b. 12 Jan 1868, Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1935, Hospital of St. Raphael's, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1893  Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 K. Mauro 
    Children 
     1. Pasquale Spadacenta,   b. 19 Aug 1935, East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1964, Southbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Family ID F753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phyllis Manacchio,   b. 17 Oct 1909, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1971, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1942  East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Found a marriage index for Francis Spadacenta, 38, single(?), son of Pasquale & Frances Macina and Felice Manacchio, 33 born New Haven to Michael & Raffaella Florio married on Aug 29, 1942 by clergyman.
      (from East Haven marriage index 1940-1953 pg. 30)
    Children 
    +1. F.J. Spadacenta
    +2. P.N. Spadacenta
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F2813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Rose Esposito,   b. 26 May 1902, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1987, East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1973  East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jul 1904 - Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - East Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - East Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - East Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Aug 1942 - East Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 23 Mar 1945 - New Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Sep 1973 - East Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1987 - All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jan 1987 - East Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1942 Jun 24 naturalization papers picture of Frank Spadacenta
    1942 Jun 24 naturalization papers picture of Frank Spadacenta