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Antonio Messina

Male 1888 - 1938  (49 years)


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  • Name Antonio Messina 
    Born 10 Aug 1888  Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Got a copy of the civil record of birth for Antonio Messina on 10th Aug 1888 to Domenico & Christina di Iorio
      (FamilySearch.org Acerra Nati 1888 image 127, #377)
    1888 Aug 10 civil birth record for Antonio Messina from Acerra, Italy
    1888 Aug 10 civil birth record for Antonio Messina from Acerra, Italy
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Aug 1888  Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a baptismal record for Antonio on the Acerra Church Records for 1888 Aug. 13th, #27, born to Domenico Messina & Christina D'Iorio, named Antonio; there was a side note & a note on the bottom of the page about his marriage to Michaelina Gambardella at St. Michael's in New Haven, CT.
      (LDS film #1,338,538 pg. 3 #27)
    1888 Aug Baptismal record for Antonio Messina from Acerra, Italy
    1888 Aug Baptismal record for Antonio Messina from Acerra, Italy
    born to Domenico Messina & Christina D'Iorio, named Antonio; there was a side note & a note on the bottom of the page about his marriage to Michaelina Gambardella at St. Michael's in New Haven, CT.
    Immigration 3 Jun 1904  SS 'Calabria' Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a ship's manifest for the SS 'Calabria' arriving in New York on June 3, 1904 with Antonio Messina, 16, male, single, from Acerra, going to his father, Domenico, in New Haven, CT. (Pasquale Messina's brother Giovanni, was on the same ship, same sheet of the manifest, going to New Haven to his brother's).
    1904 Jun 3 for Antonio Messina (New Haven) SS 'Calabria' arrived NY
    1904 Jun 3 for Antonio Messina (New Haven) SS 'Calabria' arrived NY
    Antonio is listed on line 24, 16 yrs. old, single, farm laborer, from Acerra, going to New Haven, Conn to father Domenico 38 Greene St. New Haven, Conn.
    Military 5 Jun 1917  New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On his WWI Registration, Antonio is listed as being born on 8/13/1888 Acerra; living on 23 Haven St., New Haven, CT w/wife & 5 children.
      e Messina Cassella.
    WWI Registration Card for Antonio Messina New Haven, CT pg1
    WWI Registration Card for Antonio Messina New Haven, CT pg1
    WWI Registration Card for Antonio Messina New Haven, CT pg2
    WWI Registration Card for Antonio Messina New Haven, CT pg2
    Census 7 Jan 1920  New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Naturalization 24 Jun 1929  U.S. District Court of New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received Antonio's Naturalization Papers from NARA in Waltham, MA on 3/13/08; his Declaration of Intention was filed on Dec. 19, 1925, he was living on 37 Chestnut St., New Haven, CT with his wife Micheline; he was 37 yrs. old, a labourer, 130 lbs. 5'6" tall, brown hair & eyes, fair complexion, he had arrived at the port of New York on June 3rd 1904 on the SS 'La Veloce'. His Petition for Naturalization was filed in the U.S. District court of CT in New Haven on Feb. 20, 1929; he was living on 21 Haven St., New Haven, CT, he lists his wife Michelina who was born in 1890 in Amalfi, Italy; they had 10 children listed: Christine, Katherine, Dominick, Lillian, Andrew, Rose, Jennie, James, Alfred & Albert with birthdates for all of them; his two witnesses were Alfonso Gambardella, Shop worker in New Haven & Enrico DeVita, Real Estate in New Haven, both stated that they had known Antonio since 1911. Antonio took his Oath of Allegiance on Jun 24, 1919 & became a U.S. Citizen, Certificate of Naturalization no. 2924617
    Signature of Antonio Messina New Haven, CT from his Oath of Allegiance June 24, 1929
    Signature of Antonio Messina New Haven, CT from his Oath of Allegiance June 24, 1929
    1925 Dec 19 for Antonio Messina Declaration of Intention New Haven, CT
    1925 Dec 19 for Antonio Messina Declaration of Intention New Haven, CT
    this was filed in the U.S. District Court of New Haven, CT; shows that Antonio had come to the U.S. on Jun 3, 1904.
    1929 Jun 24 for Antonio Messina Oath of Allegiance New Haven, CT
    1929 Jun 24 for Antonio Messina Oath of Allegiance New Haven, CT
    1929 Feb 20 Antonio Messina Affidavit New Haven, CT
    1929 Feb 20 Antonio Messina Affidavit New Haven, CT
    1929 Feb 20 Antonio Messina Petition for Naturalization New Haven, CT
    1929 Feb 20 Antonio Messina Petition for Naturalization New Haven, CT
    Census 2 Apr 1930  New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    1930 Census New Haven, CT for Antonio Messina & Michelina Gambardella pg.2
    1930 Census New Haven, CT for Antonio Messina & Michelina Gambardella pg.2
    this shows only the 3 sons of Antonio & Michelina Messina, James, Alfred & Albert, see the parents page for the rest of the census
    Buried May 1938  St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found gravesite of Antonio & Michelina at St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, CT; gravestone shows 'Messina, Antonio, 1888 - father - 1938'; he is also buried with his wife, father Domenico, & daughter Catherine Messina Cassella
    Headstone of Antonio Messina (father), Michelina G(ambardella) (mother), Domenico Messina (Grandfather), Catherine Messina Cassella (daughter)
    Headstone of Antonio Messina (father), Michelina G(ambardella) (mother), Domenico Messina (Grandfather), Catherine Messina Cassella (daughter)
    Died 3 May 1938  Grace Hospital, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Antonio was boarding at 43 Greene St. w/Pasquale Messina in the 1905 New Haven City directory.
      On Oct. 11, 1912, Antonio & Michelina were godparents for Elena Messina
    Person ID I1920  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2016 

    Father Domenico Messina,   b. 10 Jun 1861, Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1924, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Christine di Iorio,   b. 1864, Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1884  Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Michelina Gambardella,   b. 19 Dec 1889, Amalfi, Campania, Salerno, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1951, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 8 May 1909  St. Michael's Church, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage license from New Haven Vital Records shows that Antonio Messino & Michelina Gambardella were married at 29 Wooster Pl. (St. Michael's Church) on May 8th, 1909; he was 21, laborer, b. Acerra, Caserta, Italy to Dominick Messino & Cristina DiOilo; living at 64 James St. (same address as Pasquale Messina, his cousin) & she was 19, (back of marriage license was signed by her mother), born in Amalfi Salerno, Italy to Andrew Gambardella & Chiarino DiMauro; living on 23 Wallace St., New Haven. Antonio signed the marriage license Tony Messino.
    1888 Aug Baptismal record for Antonio Messina from Acerra, Italy
    1888 Aug Baptismal record for Antonio Messina from Acerra, Italy
    born to Domenico Messina & Christina D'Iorio, named Antonio; there was a side note & a note on the bottom of the page about his marriage to Michaelina Gambardella at St. Michael's in New Haven, CT.
    1909 May 8 Marriage License from New Haven, CT for Antonio Messina & Michelina Gambardella
    1909 May 8 Marriage License from New Haven, CT for Antonio Messina & Michelina Gambardella
    1909 May 8 Marriage License from New Haven, CT for Antonio Messina & Michelina Gambardella, back side with mother's signature since Michelina was underage
    1909 May 8 Marriage License from New Haven, CT for Antonio Messina & Michelina Gambardella, back side with mother's signature since Michelina was underage
    Children 
     1. Christine C. Messina,   b. 16 Jun 1910, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1993, North Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Catherine Claire Messina,   b. 18 Aug 1911, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1982, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Domenick Anthony Messina,   b. 25 Aug 1912, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1961, East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +4. Lillian Madeline Messina,   b. 16 Apr 1914, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 2001, East Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Andrew G. Messina,   b. 13 Apr 1916, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1992, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Jennie Messina,   b. 25 May 1918, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1995, Wallingford, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. R. Messina
     8. Anna Messina,   b. 13 Nov 1919,   d. 19 Mar 1920, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. James Messina,   b. 16 Jan 1921, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2007, Orange, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +10. Alfred Messina,   b. 6 Jul 1923, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 2005, Groton, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +11. Albert Alan Messina,   b. 4 Jan 1927, New Haven, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1976, Orange county, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1888 - Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 13 Aug 1888 - Acerra, Campania, Naples, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 May 1909 - St. Michael's Church, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 5 Jun 1917 - New Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Jan 1920 - New Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1930 - New Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1938 - St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1938 - Grace Hospital, New Haven, CT Link to Google Earth
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