POINTers IN PERSON Minutes
Chapter # 10 Central Texas/Austin
Submitted by: Lin ONOFRIO Brinkman (1388)
Meeting of POINT # 10/ Central Texas was called to order at 6:30 pm in the guest house of Bill and Lin ONOFRIO Brinkman with 11 present.
Scott PATRICK (#4819) discovered an index to obituaries from Pueblo, Colorado on the Pueblo Public Library's web site. From the index he was able to get death dates for several of his relatives, and even learned the middle name of his great uncle. Scott plans to check public library web sites for other towns to see what might be found.
Jeanie MARSALIA [ #4251 ] purchased the book, PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN
PIONEERS, which has the names of her Mother's ancestors who came from
the Alsace Lorraine region of France. They arrived in Philade;phia on
17 October 1749 on the ship "DRAGON" which picked them up in Rotterdam
last from Portsmouth in England. She also ordered the booklet,
"Register of Marriages on non-Catholics Living in the District of Ste.
Genevieve, Missouri from 1796 to 1812 ", regarding her maternal
ancestors living there during that time period.
On 16 March, she attended a genealogy seminar with guest speaker, John Colletta.
On 5 April, Jeanie and Betty TOMMASELLI Glaser will be leaving for a bus tour of Italy.
Betty TOMMASELLI Glaser [ #5297 ]reported that she has found 186 names so far. Her latest finds on the ONOFRIO side : NAPPI, MALUCHNIK, and RAFFONE. On her TOMMASELLI side : ST. LOUIS, CARRANO, REDDING, CERIAS, CYR, DE POTO, ESPOSITO, MANFREDA, PASTORE, ROSA, VACCARO, and EVERETT.
Stace SMARELLI has received information that the Smarelli family plot in Italy has been sold for back taxes, but will do more research on this. He is still researching SMARELLI, STICCA and BONO.
Guest Susan TYLER is researching MAZZA, FRAGALE and DeSANTIS from San Pietro Apostolo in Calabria, Italy.
Guests Jo GRASSO and Renee Stryker are researching Lucia and Antonio COSTA, and Maria MELACASA in Pietrepezia, Provenna, and Margaret Di DONATO and Michael GRASSO in Puglia, Barri.
Next meeting : 24 April 2013