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Arcangela (Bergantino) Palma (1895)

Arcangela Palma formerly Bergantino
Born in Casalvecchio Di Puglia, Foggia, Apulia, Italymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 13 Jul 1919 in Milford, Worchester, Massachusettsmap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 24 Feb 2018
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Biography

1895 Birth

See photo.

1917 Immigration

See photos. (#30) Arcangela sailed on the Canopic leaving Naples Jan 19 1917 and arriving in Boston Feb 13 1917. She is listed as 21 years old, from Casalvecchio, with her father, Michele, there and going to Milford MA to stay with her cousin Maria FRATTA who lived in Milford on 19 Spring St.

Also on board is 19 year old Giuseppina BULSO (#17) from Casalvecchio who listed no one as a nearest relative at home but also lists her cousin Maria FRATTA who lived in Milford on 19 Spring St. as her destination.

(#26 - #28) are 37 year old Maria D'AlOIA and her children (Matteo & Gino BRUNETTI) going to Milford to be with her husband Antonio BRUNETTI.

(#24) is 22 year old Maria ORSOGNA with her father Matteo left behind in Casalvecchio, going to Baltimore, Maryland to stay with her cousin Carmela TOSCHES who lived there at 3806 Cleveland St. (I had beeen unaware of the Casalvecchio-Baltimore connection until I was contacted at https://www.italiangenealogy.com/forum by a descendant of a Casalvecchio CELOZZI branch. I will try to keep Baltimore on the radar more!)

Name Arcangela Bergantino
Event Date 1917
Event Place Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Ship Name Canopic[1]

1919 Marriage

See photo. Arcangela and Michele were married at Sacred Heart[2] at the corner of Beach & Main. This has been part of our lives from that time period up until now (our Aunt Toni's Andreola-7 funeral service was there in 2017).

Name Michele Palma
Event Date 13 Jul 1919
Event Place Milford, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Father's Name Antonio Palma
Mother's Name Carolina Coronato
Spouse's Name Arcangela Bergundini
Spouse's Father's Name Michele Bergundini
Spouse's Mother's Name Maria Leonardo Colavita[3]

1920 Census

Not located.

1930 Census

See photo. Arcangela and Michele are living at #15 Beach St. Extension. This is next door (to the north-no #17) to #19 Beach St. Extension-the home my Grandparents were in and the home My Aunt Toni lived in until 2017.

All 4 known children are in the home.

Name Angie Palma
Event Place Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Father's Birthplace Italy
Mother's Birthplace Italy
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Michele Palma Head M 40 Italy
Angie Palma Wife F 34 Italy
Antonio Palma Son M 10 Massachusetts
Lena Palma Daughter F 8 Massachusetts
Mary Palma Daughter F 4-4/12 Massachusetts
Josephine Palma Daughter F 2 Massachusetts[4]

1940 Census

See photo. It appears that their youngest daughter, Josephine, did not survive.

Michele Palma and Michele Andreola-6 (my Grandfather) are listed side by side and are both working at a loom factory. Michele Palma has naturalized but Arcangela is still listed as an alien.

Name Angela Palma
Event Place Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Last Place of Residence Same House
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Michele Palma Head M 49 Italy
Angela Palma Wife F 43 Italy
Anthony Palma Son M 20 Massachusetts
Lena Palma Daughter F 18 Massachusetts
Mary Palma Daughter F 14 Massachusetts[5]

1942 +

I haven't located any information that I'm confident in. If Arcangela did not become a citizen, she may not have been registered in Social Security. She is still alive and listed on Michele's 1942 WWII Draft.

The only 'hit' I get is the Death Certificate listed below-the birth date is slightly off and I'm unsure of the location...? I've left the data lines above empty until I have more clarification.

Name Arcangel Palma
Event Date 15 Jul 1980
Event Place Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Certificate Number 036570
Birth Date 20 Sep 1895
Birthplace Other[6]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23XN-934 : 4 December 2014), Arcangela Bergantino, 1917; citing Immigration, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, NARA microfilm publication T843 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,404,369.
  2. http://www.sacredheartmilford.org/
  3. "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLGT-H8KL : 28 September 2017), Michele Palma and Arcangela Bergundini, 1919.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQTQ-MTH : accessed 21 February 2018), Michele Palma, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 236, sheet 13A, line 45, family 247, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 964; FHL microfilm 2,340,699.
  5. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4JW-6MM : accessed 21 February 2018), Michele Palma, Milford Town, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14-193, sheet 4A, line 9, family 52, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1652.
  6. "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZYX-29G : 4 December 2014), Arcangel Palma, 15 Jul 1980; from "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing Sharon, Massachusetts, death certificate number 036570, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Health Services, Boston.


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Arcangela and Michele Andreola-6 are second cousins.
posted by Nick Andreola Jr

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