I am fairly sure that my grandmother,Josephine. Guiseppina, Scime, left on a ship from Naples with a future brother-in-law, Joseph, who was 18 at the time. I do know that they arrived after my grandfather. My grandparents were married in Pittsburgh in Dec., 1911. I've never heard that there was a name change, so I don't think that was the case. Thank you for your imput though.
Hi, There is a Guiseppina Scimeca from Ciminna, Palermo, Sicily who arrived in 1904 and went to NY. On Calogero Tornabene's Naturalization Papers done in Pennsylvania, U.S. his passenger ship arrival ... more
Do you have a copy of her social security application? Often the full name of the town of birth will be found on the application. Her death certificate will have her social security number on it.... more