- Sorry it took me so long to start my first post. My brother just got
married and it was summer....so I had a hard time getting back to the
I came across your site, while I was looking my great-grandparents
records. They came over from Marano Principato in 1924.
My great-grandmother is Vincenzina Ruffolo & great-grandfather is
Pietro Magnocavallo. They had three daughters; Raffaela, Lou & Ida (my
All daughters are still alive and living in Chicago . My whole family
lives either in the city of Chicago or in the suburbs.
I have exchanged a couple emails with Anthony Molinaro already....and
our families are connected. Actually, my father told me that my
grandmother mentions the Molinaros often.
Unfortunately, my grandmother had a stroke a few years back so getting
information out of her is taking some time....but I am working on it!
Anyways, thanks for adding me to your group!