LETTOMANOPPELLO SURNAMES
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Pg. 1 (Aceto - D'Alfonso / DiDonato)
Pg. 2 (D'Alfonso / Francucci - DiMatteo / Addario)
Pg. 3 (DiMatteo / Celsi - DiPietrantonio)
Pg. 4 (Donatelli - Mancini / Giusti)
Pg. 5 (Mancini / Gizzi - Tucci)
If you're researching your ancestors from Lu Lette, we thought you might like to have their surnames posted on this page, so that others researching the same names can contact you. If so, please email the following information: the surnames of your ancestors, a little info about them if you have it, and your email and/or snail mail address.
DALFONSO
Jill Dalfonso
Colchester, VT
jdalfonso@smcvt.edu
my great grandfather, Donato Joseph Dalfonso, was born between the years of 1895 and 1899, came to US at age 15, settled in Portland, Maine. If you have any information regarding my grandfather or the Dalfonso family in general it would be incredibly appreciated. Thank you, Jill



D'ALFONSO / D"ALFONSI
MICHAEL DALFONSI
calwriter8966@sbcglobal.net
My grandfather, Valentino D'Alfonsi (D'Alfonso) came to the United States from Lettomanoppello in 1910 via Naples.  He had a brother Massimo and a sister Gilda.  His Ellis Island record says he was 31 years old, placing his birth in 1879.  It also said he was married.  He settled in Philadelphia before coming to San Francisco.



D'ALFONSO / DALPHONSE / DIMATTEO
Stephen Dalphonse
Chvy32@cs.com
My grandfather was Camille(o) Dalphonse (D'alfonso) who married Marie DiMatteo and settled in Cascade(Gorham) N.H. around 1906.My uncle Sam was born in Lettomanoppello in 1905 and came to the U.S. around 1 yr old.His brothers and sisters were born in the U.S.They Include Luigi,Anna,Elsie,Joseph,Lawrence(my father)Nicolas and Sylvio.The Addario,Ferrante,and Micucci families also settled in Cascade from Lettomanoppello about the same time and are closely related.It would be interesting to hear from people who are related to any of the above families .


D'ALFONSO / FERRANTE

Annemarie D'Alfonso-DiMillo
dimilloa@yahoo.com
Hello. My name is Annemarie D'Alfonso-DiMillo. I have just returned from a 16 day trip to Italy, and visited LuLette for 4 days. Stayed at LaNoce. Found out some pieces to the puzzle of my D'Alfonso family. We are part of the "coccicavioll" nickname. My grandfather was Costantino D'Alfonso, he was 1 of 10 children, born to Rosario D'Alfonso and Nicola Ferrante. Rosario had 6 children with Nicola Ferrante, They were Camillo, Costantino (my grandfather) Concetto, Nunzio, Sante and Domenica. Nicola Ferrante died, and Rosario then re-married a woman by the 1st name of Carmela (last name unknown). There children were Rosaria, Guiseppine, Antonio, and Nicolette. What a beautiful time we had in LuLette and meeting a good handful of my fathers 1st cousins and their children.

D'ALFONSO / FRANCUCCI / DI BIASE

Asperino D'Alfonso
ASPERINO@webtv.net
My paternal grandparents, Crispino D'ALFONSO and Sabia FRANCUCCI,  were born in Lettomanoppello.  Their son, Antonio D'ALFONSO, born in Lettomanoppello in 1883, was my father, and my mother was Cesidia DI BIASE, who was also born in Lettomanoppello, the daughter of Antonio DI BIASE and Pasquarosa SQUARSERIO.  We still have cousins in Lettomanoppello: Gene, Domenico and Giuseppe D'ALFONSO. 

  
D'ALFONSO / SABATINO
Jim McCartney
jamesmccartney@netzero.net
My wife's father and mother, Costantino D'ALFONSO and Georgintina SABATINO, both came from Lettomanoppello.  Costantino D'ALFONSO came to the US about 1912, and his wife came to join him about 1920.  Costantino's mother was Nicola FERRANTE, but we don't know his father's name.  Georgintina's parents were Gaetano SABATINO and Maria RUBBUFO.  Costantino earned the nickname "waterboy" from his first job in construction.  Does anyone know Costantino's origins? 

  
DE FAZIO / DI PIETRANTONIO
Costantino Conte
lettesoc@aol.com
Alida Vandenberg
ALVDB@aol.com
Rosa DE FAZIO, m. sometime in the 1880s to Vincenzo DI PIETRANTONIO; they had a daughter, Loreta DI PIETRANTONIO, who married Andrea CONTE of Lu Lette; Loreta and Andrea emigrated to Barre, VT, USA. 

  
DE FAZIO / MANCINI
Elda Pucci
elda.pucci@shaw.ca
My mother's parents were Antoinetta DE FAZIO and Antonio MANCINI, from Lettomanoppello.  I think my grandmother was born about 1862 amd married around 1887 to my grandfather.  They had two daughters, Esterina and Marietta.  I would like to hear from anyone who has information about the DE FAZIO and MANCINI families of Lettomanoppello. 

  
DE SANCTIS / FERRARI
Anthony Ferrari
Ahbeetz@aol.com
My paternal grandmother was Caterina Rosa DE SANCTIS.  She was born in Lettomanoppello in 1899, and she married Orazio FERRARI in Lettomanoppello in 1924.  Any information about her family would be appreciated. 

  
DE STEFANIS / BREGGIA / MANCINI
Elda Pucci
elda.pucci@shaw.ca
My grandparents names were Nicola Antonio DE STEFANIS and Maria BREGGIA. They had 4 children: Giustino, Gaetano, Gabrielle, and Anna.  Giustino DE STEFANIS married  Esterina MANCINI and had 4 daughters and 2 sons: Eraldo, Giacinta, Constantino, Antoinetta, Maria and Elda. Gaetano DE STEFANIS married Carmela ? who had 4 children Maria, Antoinetta, Nicolino, Bengamino.  Gabrielle  DE STEFANIS married ? and had 2 children: Giuseppe, Antonio.  Anna DE STEFANIS married into SANSOVINO and had 4 daughters: Gabriella, Lucia, Victoria, Maria. Anyone knowing about this family please e-mail me. 

  
DE STEFANIS / CHIACCHIA / GALLI
Rena Galli Napolitano
raeguymo@juno.com
My mother, Amalia DE STEFANIS, was born in Lettomanoppello in 1904.  She was the daughter of Gaetano DE STEFANIS  and Rosina CHIACCHIA.  Her family owned the flour mill in Lettomanoppello.  She married Luigi GALLI from Roccamorice; his parents were Venanzio GALLI (the son of Luigi Galli who was the son of Venanzio GALLI) and Maria Nicola GIANSANTE.  My parents emigrated to the U.S. 

  

DE STEFANIS / DE SANCTIS (plus D'ALFONSO / DI RENZO / COLUCCI)

Robert De Stefanis
Dandellctv@aol.com
My grandparents were Giovanni DE STEFANIS and Virginia DE SANCTIS of Lu Lette.  Giovanni was born on 12/28/1886 at Santa Liberata in Lu Lette, the son of Rosario DE STEFANIS and Giovina D'ALFONSO. (Rosario was born in Lu Lette on 10/7/1860, the son of Giovanbattista DE STEFANIS and Theresa DI RENZO, who were married in 1859.  He had a brother Vincenzo, and may have had a sister named Antonia, born in 1864.)  Virginia was born 11/14/1891 in Lu Lette, the daughter of Antonio DE SANCTIS and Camilla COLUCCI.  Giovanni and Virginia were married in Barre, Veremont, USA on 11/2/1913.
Giovanni DE STEFANIS, my grandfather, had come to the U.S. with his uncle, Vincenzo DE STEFANIS, in 1893 or 1894.  Giovanni's siblings were: Antonio, Nicolino, Antonin, Sandoro (Sam), Armando and Elizabeth. My grandmother, Virginia DE SANCTIS, had the following siblings: Linda (Lina), Carlo, Sylvio, Rosaria, Guido and Faustino.
Many family members settled in Portland ME, Prividence RI, Philadelphia PA and Westfield NJ.  Some of the names related to the DE STEFANIS / DE SANCTIS line are: DONATELLI, DI BIASE, CASTELLUCCI, FERRANTE, RICCI, and LOCICERO.  Anyone having or needing info please feel free to contact me. 

  
DE TIBERIIS / RICCI
Jeanette Stanovich
sixjays1@netzero.net
My grandparents were Angelo De Tiberiis and Graziella Ricci of Lettomanoppello.  Mary,  Antonietta,  Anthony, Filomena (Fannie).
We are trying to find Fannie's passport to get the name of the ship they arrived on.  Nonna and the children arrived after WW1,   my grandfather was already here..
I hope someone else can pick up this information and add to it.  I know my grandfather had relatives but don't know if they remained in Italy or came to the US. 


DEL PONTE / DI BIASE / DE FAZIO / DI PIETRANTONIO

Dana R. DelPonte
dinkyjr@cox.net
Grandparents and Father came from Lettomanopello. Names DelPonte/Dibiase/DeFazio/Dipietroantonio.
Father Guiseppe Nonno Raphael, Nonna Chiara. Nonno Bartolomeo Nonna Angelina. 

  
DI BIASE
Alicia Di Biase
adibiase@aol.com
my paternal grandfather Giacomo DiBiase was born in Lettomanopello in 1885 and his wife Rosina ( my grandmother) was born in Manopello and my Maternal grandparents (Luigi & Maria DiMillo) are from Roccamorice.  I was just interested in finding out more about my roots and searching the web when I came upon this site!!! 

  
DI BIASE
Mike Di Biase
grandchalet@sympatico.ca
My name is Mike DiBiase, son of Antonio DiBiase, both of my parents come from the town of Lettomanoppello. I think we are very strong in our heritage because of my family's strict ways of cooking habits and traditional foods.
My father has always had a big interest in the traditional foods of Abruzzo, which are Porchetta and Rosticchini or also know as "Spiducci" Since his time in Toronto he has provided these foods to his friends and clients.
He has been selling this product for over 15 years and is the first person to provide "Spiducci" to the public. Now it has become so popular that you will find other butchers or stores selling this product as well.
But the one thing these other places miss is the heritage, Spiducci's originated from Abruzzo and only in some certain areas in Abruzzo, such as my fathers hometown, Lu Lette, and every since we have been providing this service to are customers we have always perfected to make it the traditional way, which everyone loves and appreciates.
Anyhow, we sell lots of Spiducci and we are the only Restaurant in Toronto that provides them over the counter.  I don't know if I'm allowed to mention the name of our business, but we are located in Milton, and the name of our place is called The Grand Chalet Restaurant & Banquet Halls. 

  
DI BIASE / BREGGIA
Eileen Breggia
ebreggia@maine.rr.com
My grandmother, Donata DI BIASE, was born on December 29, 1891 in Lettomanoppello; she is now 109 years old and in very good health!  She married Agustine BREGGIA (BREGGIO).  I would love to know more about her family; if anyone has information, please contact me. 


DI BIASE / D'ALESSANDRO

Deborah DiBiase
Deborah.Dibiase@hphood.com
My grandmother was born in lettomanopello her name was Annie Grace D’Alessandro changed to Alexander at
Ellis island around 1910 or so. Her parents were Luigi and Mary Rumo D’Alessandro . They came to Portland ,Maine.
My grand mother married Donald DiBiase. Thank you for any help.
  
DI BIASE / D'ALFONSO
Sara Addario
lettesi@adelphia.net
Silvestro DI BIASE, b. abt. 1780, m. Camilla CONTE; I have the direct line from this couple down to Maria DI BIASE, born abt. 1851 in Lu Lette, daughter of Ludovico DI BIASE and Pasquarosa DI PIETRANTONIO; Maria married Nicolantonio D'ALFONSO in 1875 (see my D'ALFONSO / DI BIASE posting above).  Their daughter, Pasquarosa D'ALFONSO, b. in 1884, m. Valentino ADDARIO in 1906 and emigrated to Cascade, New Hampshire, USA in 1910.

 
DI BIASE / DELPONT
Maria Dorn
mdorn@maine.rr.com
My grandparents Ambroggio DiBiase and Anna Delponte were from Lettomonoppello.  They emigrated to Massachusetts in the early 1900s.
 

DI BIASE / DI PAOLO
Bonnie Rulli
rocalana@optionsdsl.ca
Filomena DI BIASE, b. 1871 in Lu Lette, daughter of Antonio DI BIASE and Domenica ADDARIO of Lu Lette.  She married Bonifacio DI PAOLO of Roccamorice, and the couple lived in Roccamorice ( San Giorgio). 

  
DI BIASE / FERRANTE
Nancy Springer
nspringer@earthlink.net
My paternal grandparents, Paul DI BIASE and Nancy FERRANTE, were from Lettomanoppello and they settled in Portland, ME, USA.  My father is Thomas DI BIASE. 

  
DI BIASE / TOPPI / SQUARSERIO
Asperino D'Alfonso
ASPERINO@webtv.net
My maternal great grandparents were Felice DI BIASE and Angela TOPPI of Lettomanoppello.  Their son Antonio DI BIASE was my grandfather; he married  Pasquarosa SQUARSERIO, and they had two children that I know of:  Camille, and Cesidia, my mother.  My mother married in Lu Lette to Antonio D'ALFONSO, my father, who was born in Lettomanoppello in 1883, and they emigrated to the Genoa section of Cliffwood N. J., where I was born. 

  
DI FAZIO / TUCCI / DI PIETRANTONIO / FERRANTE
Ruth Martin
streganonna1@hotmail.com
I am related to the Di Fazio, Tucci, Ferrante and Di Pietrantonio of Lettomanoppello.  My mother is Anna Maria [Di Fazio] Beaudry, daughter of Donato and Annie [Tucci] Di Fazio.
Donato was born in Lu Lette in 1894. His father was Antonio and his mother was Antonia or Clara ? Di Pietrantonio.  Annie Tucci was born in Lu Lette in 1904 .  Her father was Santo Tucci and her mother was Concetta Ferrante Tucci .  Concetta's mother was Rachella Di Pietrantonio Ferrante.
Santo and Concetta's children were Antonio , Annie , John , Matthew and Joseph.  Joseph still lives  in Portland , Maine. 

 
DI FIORE / DI MATTEO

Ann Di Fiore Harmon
harm@LCIA.com
My paternal grandparents were Alfredo DI FIORE and Anna DI MATTEO of Lettomanoppello. 

  
DI FRANCESCANTONIO / ADDARIO
Sara Addario
lettesi@adelphia.net
My husband's great-aunt, Giustina Addario, was born in Lettomanoppello about 1880, the daughter of Giuseppe ADDARIO and Maria DI PIETRANTONIO.  (see my posting above under ADDARIO/ DI PIETRANTONIO) She married Giovanni DI FRANCESCANTONIO of Lettomanoppello.  They had a son, Antonio DI FRANCESCANTONIO, b. about 1894 in Lettomanoppello, who came to the US, to Portland ME, in 1911; we don't know whether he stayed in the US or returned to Italy.  They also had a son, Orazio DI FRANCESCANTONIO, who married Clementina D'ALFONSO; this couple were the parents of Anna DI FRANCESCANTONIO who lives in Lettomanoppello today and who is married to Francesco CONTE (nickname Lu Panare).  Their photo is on Scrapbook Pg. 17 of this website. 

  
DI LALLO / CONTE
Costantino Conte
lettesoc@aol.com
Alida Vandenberg
ALVDB@aol.com
Nunziata di Lallo, married sometime in the 1880s to Nicolo Conte of Lu Lette; their son, Andrea Conte, m. Loreta di Pietrantonio of Lu Lette and emigrated to Barre, VT, USA. 

  
DI LALLO / ROSATI
Donald Di Lallo
ddilallo@sympatico.ca
My paternal grandparents were Paolo DiLallo (orginally of Lettomanopello) &  Angela Rosati (orginally of Roccamorice), they had 7 sons (all born in Bolognano). My father Enzo was the oldest. 

  
DI MASCIO / FERRANTE
Kelly O'Neill
kelly.oneill@sympatico.ca
My husband is also the son of Rafaele DI MASCIO AND Ermanna FERRANTE, who emigrated from Lettomanoppello to Canada.  Ermanna's father, Albino Ferrante, still lives in Lettomanoppello.  I would appreciate any information about these families in Lettomanoppello.


DI MATTEO / ADDARIO

Emidio D'Alfonso
eda1@sprint.ca
My maternal grandparents were Donato Di Matteo and Filomena Addario of Lettomanoppello, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada.  Filomena was the daughter of Camillo Addario and Celeste D'Alfonso. 

  
DI MATTEO / ADDARIO
Denise Dommer
bddommers@aol.com
Carmina di Matteo, b. in the 1870s in Lu Lette, daughter of Camillo di Matteo and Nicola Addario.  Carmella di Matteo m. Camillo Addario in 1899; they emigrated to Portland, ME, USA, and eventually to Portsmouth, NH, USA.

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