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Alfonsina (Fran) Lippi 1903-1982 : I00039

Edited 1 December 2016 Edited 10 December 2016

What people remember

While many stories about Aunt Fran indicate that she was not an easy woman to get along with, some family members have good memories of her.

Her Godson Tommy Mancinelli (grandson of Aunt Dot and Joe Mancinelli) remembers her as kind and attentive. When […]

Documentation

Archival Documents

Old documents are one of the things I find most interesting about genealogy research. They can be difficult to decipher because of physical damage, unfamiliar hand-writing styles, and of course, language. Even if the handwriting is crystal clear, a document written before 1600 means you have to deal with varieties of languages that […]

World War II

To my knowledge, two relatives died while serving in the second world war.

Thomas Frederick Vincent, Jr.

Thomas Vincent, Jr., (16 Jun 1926-18 Jun 1945) was a sailor in the U.S. Navy. (EEG’s first cousin once removed).

SERVICE # 7116300 SPECIALTY: Seaman First Class

Serving on the USS Bonefish (SS-223) in Toyama Bay, Honshu, […]

Gionti family

Stella Cilento is a town in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Stella has been home to the Lippi family for about nine generations.

While there are many blanks in the history of the family, the one that most interests me has to do with my paternal great grandfather, Giuseppe […]

Rosina Russo

Rosina Russo Lippi 1882-1955

I was born just about six months after my grandmother‘s death, and thus my name. My curiosity about her starts with that fact. When I was old enough to ask questions, I realized quite quickly that something was — not wrong, but off. Primarily because every aunt, uncle and older […]