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Giovanni Carmine Caranci

Giovanni Carmine Caranci

Male 1895 - 1958  (63 years)

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  • Name Giovanni Carmine Caranci 
    Nickname Cookie 
    Born 2 Jul 1895  Castelpizzuto, Isernia, Molise, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    77612797 
    _AMTID 390151079246:1030:116238515 
    Died 7 Dec 1958  Providence, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pawtucket, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Saint Francis Cemetery 
    Giovanni Carmine “Cookie” Caranci (1895-1958) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Giovanni Carmine “Cookie” Caranci (1895-1958) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Person ID I1993  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2017 

    Father Giusseppi Carlo Caranci,   b. Abt 1875, Castelpizzuto, Isernia, Molise, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920, Centerdale, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Philomena C. Mancini,   b. 17 Apr 1873, Castelpizzuto, Isernia, Molise, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1970, Waterbury, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Family ID F1640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Georgianna Maria Marzucca,   b. 21 Jul 1897, Salerno, Campania, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1980, North Providence, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1915  Providence, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Ralph Caranci, Sr.,   b. 8 May 1916, Smithfield, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1966, Warwick, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Anthony Charles Caranci,   b. 15 Jul 1918, Georgiaville, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1975, Centredale, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Philomena C. Caranci,   b. 1 Oct 1920, Providence, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 2000, Providence, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. John Charles Caranci,   b. 7 Feb 1922, Greenville, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1970, Centerdale, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F9740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • The 1917-18 WWI Draft Registration Card shows him living on Stillwater, Smithfield, RI. His occupation is a mill hand at Centredale Worsted Mills, Stillwater, RI.

      According to Ellis Island records, he came to the US on November 5, 1912 aboard the ship SS Berlin. He sailed from Naples on October 25th, 1912 and landed in New York, at Ellis Island. He is listed on the ship's manifest (page 0965 & 0966, on line 15). He was 17 at the time, listed his home as Campobasso, Castelpizzuto, Italy. He was single and his occupation was listed as farmer(?). He could read and write and he listed his nearest relative as his mother, "Mancini, Filomena" who lived in Castelpizzuto. He listed his final destination as RI, Providence. He paid for passage by himself. He had $26 in his possession when he landed. He had never been in the US before and was going to join a relative (cousin ??) at 298 Douglas Avenue in Providence (near Providence College). He answered "no" to being a polygamist and anarchist. He was in good health, was 5'1" tall and had a ruddy complexion. He had brown hair and eyes. He had a scar over his left eye. He lists Campobasso, Castelpizzuto as his place of birth. He also arrives back in the US on Oct 31, 1914 aboard the Patria with his mother, Filomena, he is 17 yo.

      The Berlin: Built by A. G. Weser Shipbuilders, Bremen, Germany, 1909. 1 7,323 gross tons; 613 (bp) feet long; 69 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 3,212 passengers ( 266 first class, 246 second class, 2,700 third class).Two funnels and two masts.

      Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1909 and named Berlin. Bremerhaven-New York and Mediterranean-New York service. Transferred to German Navy, in 1914. Converted to a minelayer service. Seized by British Admiralty, British flag, in 1919. Troopship by Britain to India service. Under P&O management. Sold to White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1920 and renamed Arabic. Trans-Atlantic service. Chartered by Red Star Line, Belgian flag, in 1926. New York - Plymouth - Cherbourg - Antwerp, then Liverpool to NY service. Refited to 177 cabin, 319 tourist and 823 third cl passengers. Broken up in Italy in 1931.

      According to the 1920 census he was living in Smithfield, RI with his wife, Georgiana, mother Philomena; his brothers John and Antonio; two boarders Larry and Bernardino Avino; and children Joseph and boarders Larry and Bernadina Acciero. He listed his occupation as cordwood salesman.

      According to the 1930 census he was living at 64 Eddy Street, Centredale, RI with his wife, Georgiana and children Joseph, Anthony, Philomena and John. He listed his occupation as a fireman in the worsted Mill.

      His WWII US Draft registration card lists him as Charles (Carmine) and his date of birth as July 2, 1895 in Castelpizzuto, Italy. His draft serial number was U1747. He was living at 64 Eddy Street, Centredale, RI . He had a telephone, Centredale exchange, 0905 was the number. His employer was Collins and Aikmen Co. in Lymansville, RI, makers of automobile upholstery fabrics.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1548] WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.