Special thanks to Emilia Mantavoni Grandinetti, my great grandmother, who in memory, helped me on this journey to find the pieces of the puzzle..Emilia Mantavoni Grandinetti, 1892-1946.
FAMILY NAMES FROM COLLIANO TO LONG BRANCH, NEW JERSEY
Surnames found on this page are Chiafullo, Fasano, Strollo, Gelso, Giorgio, Grandinetti and more not yet included. Other comunes besides Colliano in these records are Eredita, a frazione in Ogliastro Cilento and the comune di Torchiara. Thank you cousin Ralph and cousin Patty for your help in this research. Also, thank you Penny Nugent for your translation help.
My name is Lisa Sullivan Taisey and our family is from Long Branch, and Red Bank, Mounmouth County, New Jersey.
The Chiafullo Family in 1936
Carmella Chiafullo, My grandmother Edna Gelso Grandinetti, Gladys or Gloria Cheverlotti, Rose Gelso Cammarano, Angie Damato Mancuso, Jennie Gamborcota (sp) Perrelli, not sure, not sure and Louise Grandinetti Trimboi