Looking for Mazzoccoli from Montescaglioso

Posted by Anthony Mazzoccoli on 08/18/03 at 3:15 PM

Hello to My Family in Italy:

My name is Anthony Mazzoccoli. I'm an American citizen, born in Trenton, New Jersey (USA). I live in Virginia (USA) with my wife and son, and have Mazzoccoli relatives living throughout the United States (i.e. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Virginia).

My family entered into the United States at the turn of the 20th century through Ellis Island, New York. The patriarch of our family was Silvestro Mazzoccoli, who resided in Morris Plains, New Jersey, and sired 6 children: Anne; Rocco; Dina; Angelo; Lucy; and William. He lived in Montescaglioso, before departing for the United States.

I invite all relatives from the region to contact me. Our heritage in the United States has been rich and rewarding.

Thank you.
Anthony "Tony" Mazzoccoli

Update from Forums' Editor

From the civil records made available online at antenati.san.beniculturali.it
  • Birth record in Montescaglioso, 1886 no. 43, img 19: 14 February, Silvestro Mazzoccoli of Rocco, 25, address Via Cavour 14; mother Trotta Lucia
  • Pubblicazioni (Banns of Marriage) 30 November 1884, no 61, img 36: Mazzoccoli Rocco, 23, of Silvestro and Ditaranto Vittoria; with Trotta Lucia, 24, of late Michele shoemaker and Nunzia Scamuzza?
  • Birth record Rocco Mazzoccoli, 21 Sept 1861, no. 137, img 87: father Silvestro Mazzoccoli, 30, of late Michele; address strada Crocifisso; mother Vittoria Ditaranto 28. Baptism in the church of San Pietro e Paolo, 22 sept.
  • Records online allow to continue the research of ancestors and descendants.

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