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Notes: The ancestors of Giovanni VALENTE of Gambatesa (1887-1969) are arranged from most distant to most recent; children follow their parents.  An asterisk (*) indicates a direct-line ascendant of Giovanni Valente's.

Abbreviations:
  b. = Birth
  d. = Death
See the Italian-English Family History Glossary for definitions of the Italian words and expressions used on this page.


The VALENTE Ancestors of
Giovanni Valente

Unless noted, all events at Gambatesa, Molise
(Giovanni Valente's Family Trees | Italian-English Glossary)

* Domenico VALENTE
d. before 1794
- married - Barbara CONTE
d. before 1794

Husband and wife of San Marco de' Goti.

[Source: both were dead at the time of their son Pasquale's death (22 AUG 1793).  Gambatesa Matrimoni 1829, Processetti 13, Page numbered 4]

[Note: it is from the two children named below of Domenico Valente and his wife Barbara Conte that all the Valente of Gambatesa are descended.  Giovanni Valente descended directly from Pasquale Valente's line.  (Pasquale and Anna's spouses were brother and sister.)]

- THEIR CHILDREN (2 known) -

* Pasquale VALENTE - married - Ermenegilda IACOVELLI
Anna VALENTE
b. 1737
d. 11 DEC 1797
- married - Nunzio IACOVELLO
b. 1726
d. 18 SEP 1795

VALENTE Anna

Birth: 1737  [1797-60]

Death: 11 DEC 1797 at 5 hrs at a rented house, age 60, daughter qq.m Domenico, and Barbara CONTE, spouses of S. Marco de' Goti; wife q.m Nunzio IACOVELLO.  Confessed by Don. Domenico SCOCCA 1 DEC, given Communion by Don. Francesco MASSIMO 2 DEC, Extreme Unction by the same 3 DEC, and given la Benedizione in articolo di morte by the undersigned arciprete, died at 5 hrs of the night before [ad ore cinque della precedente notte, in casa a pigione], in the arms of Holy Mother Catholic Church [nel grembo della Santa Madre Chiesa Cattolica], and accompanied by clergy [associata dal Reverendo Clero], dopo la libera, was buried at [è stata seppellita in] the Church of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle [Chiesa Arcipretale di San Bartolomeo Apostolo della Terra di Gambatesa].
  Death recorded 11 DEC 1797 by Saverio Arciprete GUGLIELMI at Defunti Volume 9, al folio 47 a terzo.  Copy made by Salvadore Arciprete TRONCA 3 MAY 1844 for the processetti of the solenne promessa of Domenico Silvestro IACOVELLO, son qq.m Nunzio, and Anna VALENTE.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1844, Processetti 9, Page numbered 5]


* Pasquale VALENTE
b. 1736
d. 22 AUG 1793
- married - Ermenegilda IACOVELLI
b. 1736
d. 2 APR 1812

* VALENTE Pasquale

Birth: 1736  [1793-57]

Death: 22 AUG 1793 at 20 hrs at his own house, age 57, son qq.m Domenico, and Barbara CONTE, spouses of Sanmarco de' Goti, husband di Ermenegilda IACOVELLI.  Died after being Confessed by Don. Ferdinando d'ALESSANDRO, given Communion by Don. Luca MANCINO, Extreme Unction by Don. Luigi d'ALESSANDRO, final absolution [l'assoluzione in articolo di morte] and being subsequently attended [successivamente assistito] by Don. Domenico SCOCCA, and accompanied by clergy was buried at the Church of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle.
 Death recorded by Saverio Arciprete GUGLIELMI at Defunti Volume 9, al foglio 4.  Copy made by Salvadore TRONCA Economo Curato.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1829, Processetti 13, Page numbered 4]

- THEIR CHILDREN (3 known) -

Antonia VALENTE
b. 1760
d. 15 AUG 1804
- married - Giovanni MIGNOGNA
b. 1755

[Source: age 61 in 1816, occupation molinaro.  Gambatesa Matrimoni 1816, Processetti 6]

VALENTE Antonia

Birth: 1760  [1804-44]

Death: 15 AUG 1804 at 15 hrs, age 44, daughter q.m Pasquale, and di Ermenegilda IACOVELLI, spouses of Gambatesa.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1816, Processetti 6, Page numbered 28]

* Domenico VALENTE - married - Carmina ALTIERI
Saverio VALENTE
b. 1770
d. 21 OCT 1828
- married - Carmina CURIALE
b. 1769
d. 14 NOV 1839

[Source: age 70 at death, contadina, daughter qq.m Eliseo, contadino, and Vittoria IACOVELLI; wife fu Saverio VALENTE.  Gambatesa Matrimoni 1841, Processetti 2]

VALENTE Saverio

Birth: 1770  [1828-58]

Death: 21 OCT 1828 at 5 hrs, age 58, bracciale, son qq.m Pasquale, colono, and Ermenegilda IACOVELLI; husband di Carmina CURIALE.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1828 #94]


* Domenico VALENTE
b. 1764
d. 26 NOV 1828
- married - Carmina ALTIERI
b. 1757
d. 7 NOV 1834

* VALENTE Domenico

Birth: 1764  [1728-64]

Death: 26 NOV 1828 at 10 hrs at his own house, age 64, colono, son qq.m Pasquale, vaticale, and Ermenegilda IACOVELLI; husband di Carmina ALTIERI.
  Reported to Vincenzo MACCHIAROLA, sindaco, 26 NOV 1828 at 15 hrs by: Benedetto ALTIERI, brother-in-law of the deceased, 63, bracciale, and Francesco MONFORTE, 50, bracciale.

To execute the law, the official of the Civil Register went with the reporters-of-the-death to see the dead person, and there verified that person's death.  Then the official made this atto and wrote it down in the two registers, and read it to the reporters-of-the-death, and then signed it, AND THE REPORTERS-OF-THE-DEATH HAVING DECLARED THEMSELVES NOT TO KNOW HOW TO WRITE [SIGNED-WITH-THE-SIGN-OF-THE-CROSS].  [Per esecuzione della Legge ci siamo trasferiti insieme coi detti testimonj presso la persona defunta, e ne abbiamo reconosciuto la sua effettiva morte.  Abbiamo indi formato il presente atto, che abbiamo inscritto sopra i due registri, e dattane lettura ai dichiaranti, si è nel giorno, mese, ed anno, come sopra, segnato da noi, [E CROCESIGNATO DAI DICHIARANTI] AVENDO LI DICHIARANTI ASSERITO DI NON SAPER SCRIVERE].

[SIGNED] Vincenzo MACCHIAROLA, sindaco
Federico PASCALE, cancelliere

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1828 #109]

- THEIR CHILDREN (6 known) -

Pasquale VALENTE
b. 1787
d. 30 JUL 1864
- married - Luigia d'ALESANDRO
b. 1783
d. 12 SEP 1837, age 54, contadina, daughter qq.m Giovanni, contadino, and Saveria TRONCA; wife di Pasquale VALENTE.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1837 #76]

VALENTE Pasquale

Birth: 1787  [1864-77]

Death: 30 JUL 1864 at 5 hrs, age 77, viatuale, son qq.m Domenico, viatuale, and Carmina ALTIERI; husband fu Luigia d'ALESANDRO.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1864 #77]

Sig.na Ermenegilda VALENTE
b. 1788
d. 21 FEB 1861
- married - Don Francesco PASCALE
b. 1778
d. 24 SEP 1853 at 6 hrs, age 75, proprietario, son qq.m Don Prospero, notaio, and Donna Elisabetta CAPPALOZZI; husband della Signora Ermenegilda VALENTE.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1853 #54]

VALENTE Ermenegilda, Sig.na

Birth: 1788  [1861-73]

Death: 21 FEB 1861 at 2 hrs, age 73, gentildonna, daughter qq.m Domenico, possidente, and Carmina ALTIERI; wife fu Don Francesco PASCALE, proprietario.  Death reported to Raimondo VENDITTI, sindaco, 21 FEB 1861 at 14 hrs by:
  Pasquale IACOVELLI, 52, contadino, and Nunzio IACOVELLI, 38, contadino.

The official of the Civil Register accompanied the reporters-of-the-death to view the deceased.

[SIGNED] R VENDITTI, sindaco
Luigi PASCHALE, cancelliere archivario

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1861 #10]

Francesco Maria VALENTE
b. 1790
d. 16 JUN 1864
married
18 FEB 1810, Casa comunale of Gambatesa
Angela Maria d'ALESANDRO
b. 1786
d. 10 NOV 1852 at 14 hrs, age 68, contadina, daughter qq.m Giovanni, proprietaio, and Saveria TRONCA, wife di Francesco VALENTE.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1855, Processetti 40, Page numbered 3]

VALENTE Francesco Maria

Birth: 1790.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1810 #4]

Death: 16 JUN 1864 at 8 hrs, age 80, possidente, son qq.m Domenico, possidente, and Carmina ALTIERI; husband fu Angela Maria d'ALESANDRO.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1864 #50]

[Notes: Occupation of Francesco in 1810: bracciale (Gambatesa Matrimoni 1810 #4).
  Occupation of Francesco in 1812: viaticale (Gambatesa Matrimoni 1833, Processetti 16, Page numbered 2).
  Occupation of Francesco and residence in 1821: agricoltore, Strada Porta Vallone (Gambatesa Matrimoni 1845, Processetti 21).]

* Nicola VALENTE - married - Angela SACCONE
Giuseppe Antonio VALENTE
b. 17 JAN 1802
married
19 FEB 1822, Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle
Maria Giuseppa TRONCA
b. 4 AUG 1797 to Antonio, and Angela CALARESE.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1822 #21, Processetti 11]

VALENTE Giuseppe Antonio

Birth: 17 JAN 1802 at 20 hrs, to Domenico, and Carmina ALTIERI.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1822 #21, Processetti 11]

Saverio VALENTE
b. 1796
d. 11 SEPT 1837
- married - Vincenza MARTINO
b. 1795
d. 6 JAN 1870 at 6 PM at Via Serrone, age 75, born at Volturino di Capitanata, domiciled at Gambatesa, contadina, daughter qq.m Teodosio, and Nunziata FERRARA, both domiciled at Volturino.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1870 #1]

VALENTE Saverio

Birth: 1796  [1837-41]

Death: 11 SEPT 1837 at 16 hrs, age 41, contadino, son qq.m Domenico, contadino, and Carmina ALTIERI.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1837 #75]


* Nicola VALENTE
b. 1793
d. 10 FEB 1855
married
26 JUL 1811
Angela SACCONE
b. 1791
d. 7 JUL 1869

* VALENTE Nicola

Birth: 1793  [1811-20]

Marriage: 26 JUL 1811 at 13 hrs by officials of the Civil Register at the Università of Volturino, District of Foggia, Province of Capitanata: Nicola VALENTE, 20, minor, colono, native of and domiciled at Gambatesa, son di Domenico, and Carmina ALTIERI, both domiciled at Gambatesa;
  Angela SACCONE, 20, minor, contadina, native of and domiciled at Volturino, daughter q.m Ottavio, and Rosanna BOZZA.

Witnesses: Michele de NIGRY, 32, colono, Francesco ORLANDO, 30, bracciale, Domenico CIACCA, 60, bracciale, and Antonio ALBANO, 30, bracciale, all domiciled at Volturino.

[SIGNED] Raffaele GENTILE, sindaco
N. VERNACCHIA, cancelliere

Banns at Volturino: 30 JUN 1811 and 7 JUL 1811.

[Source: Volturino Matrimoni 1811 #15]

Banns at Gambatesa: Sunday 7 JUL at 21 hrs and 14 JUL at 21 hrs.  Nicola VALENTE, 19, minor, agricoltore, son di Domenico, proprietario, etc.

[SIGNED] Pietro LOMBARDI, sindaco
Federico PASCALE, cancelliere

[Source: Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1811 #49, 50]

Death: 10 FEB 1855 at 16 hrs, age 65, contadino, son qq.m Domenico, possidente, and Carmina ALTIERI; husband di Angela SACCONE.  Reported to Prosdocimo ROTONDO, sindaco, 10 FEB 1855 at 17 hrs by:
  Giovanni CAPUANO, 56, possidente, and Pasquale CIRELLI, 34, contadino.
  The official of the Civil Register accompanied the reporters-of-the-death to view the deceased.

[SIGNED] Prosdocimo ROTONDO, sindaco
Federico PASCALE, cancelliere

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1855 #42]

- THEIR CHILDREN (6 known) -

* Donato Antonio VALENTE - married - Serafina PUDETTI
Domenicangelo VALENTE
b. 11 APR 1820
d. 25 JUN 1856
married
3 OCT 1846, Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle
Maria Gaetana IACOVELLI
b. 6 AUG 1821 at 1 hr at Strada dietro gli Orti, to Giovanni, 30, agricoltore, and Maria CURIALE, 30.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1846, Processetti 14]

d. 16 JAN 1887 at 11:15 PM at Via Sannicola #14, age 66, contadina, daughter qq.m Giovanni, contadino, and Maria CURIALE, contadina; wife fu Domenicangelo VALENTE.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1887 #6]

VALENTE Domenicangelo

Birth: 11 APR 1820 at 8 hrs at Strada Porta Vallone, to Nicola, 29, agricoltore, and Angela SACCONE, 30.
  The testimoni were Saverio VALENTE zio del dichiarante, 50, viaticale, and Paolo Moffa, 33, agricoltore.
  Both Nicola VALENTE and Saverio VALENTE signed with a Segno di Croce (†).

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1846, Processetti 14]

Death: 25 JUN 1856 at 24 hrs, age 36, possidente, son q.m Nicola, possidente, and di Angela SACCONE; husband di Maria Gaetana IACOVELLI; ha lasciato un figlio minore a nome Giuseppe.
  Death reported to Antonio Maria d'ALESSANDRO, sindaco, by Giovanni CALARESE, 50, contadino, and Antonio MONFORTE, 53, contadino.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1856 #43]

Rosalba VALENTE
b. 9 SEP 1823
d. 7 SEP 1848
married
18 MAY 1848, Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle
Giovanni ROTONDO
b. 11 MAY 1816 at 14 hrs, to Michelangelo, 31, contadino, and Nunzia GALLO, 32.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1848, Processetti 8]

VALENTE Rosalba

Birth: 9 SEP 1823 at 1 hr at Strada Porta Vallone, to Nicola, 33, agricoltore, and Angela SACCONE, 32.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1848, Processetti 8]

Death: 7 SEP 1848 at 20 hrs, age 25, contadina, daughter di Nicola, contadino, and Angela SACCONE, wife di Giovanni ROTONDO.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1848 #71]

VALENTE Francesco

Birth: 1824  [1826-2]

Death: 11 AUG 1826 at 10 hrs, age 2, contadino, son di Nicola, colono, and Angela SACCONE.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1826 #51]

Carmina Maria VALENTE
b. 5 JUN 1826
married
6 FEB 1851 at the parish of Gambatesa
Samuele CONTE
b. 17 FEB 1826 at Strada della Torre [contadino at time of marriage], to Antonio, 20 [possidente at time of his son's marriage], and Michelina d'ALESSANDRO, 21.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1851 #3, Processetti 3]

VALENTE Carmina Maria

Birth: 5 JUN 1826 at 15 hrs at Strada Porta Vallone, to Nicola, 36, colono, and Angela SACCONE, 36.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1851 #3, Processetti 3]

VALENTE Maria Vittoria

Birth: 1829  [1840-11]

Death: 26 SEP 1840 at 19 hrs at her parents' house, age 11, contadina, daughter di Nicola, contadino, and Angela SACCONE.
  Death reported by Pasquale VALENTE, age 57, contadino, uncle of the deceased, who signed with a Segno di Croce.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1840 #67]


* Donato Antonio VALENTE
b. 9 AUG 1817
d. 25 NOV 1902
married
21 JUN 1841, at the Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle
Serafina PUDETTI
b. 19 AUG 1820
d. 1 FEB 1893

* VALENTE Donato Antonio

Birth: 9 AUG 1817 at 3 hrs at his parents' house to Nicola, 24, contadino, and Angela SACCONE, 25.
  Presented at the Casa comunale 9 AUG 1817 at 21 hrs by his father.
  Witnesses: Pietro GENOVESE, 45, contadino, and Domenico IACOVELLI, 36, contadino, both acquainted with the presenter.

Baptized: 9 AUG 1817.

[SIGNED] Tomaso ROTONDO, sindaco
Federico PASCALE, cancelliere

Marriage: 21 JUN 1841 at the Church of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle by Salvadore Arciprete Tronca: Donato Antonio VALENTE, 24, contadino, son di Nicola, contadino and Angela SACCONE;
  Serafina PUDETTI, 21, contadina, daughter di Fedele, contadino, and q.m Maria Giovanna CONCA.

Witnesses: Vincenzo MUCCI, and Francesco ROTONDO.

Atto della solenne promessa di celebrare il matrimonio: 18 MAY 1841 at 14 hrs at the Casa comunale.
  Witnesses: Gregorio CURIALE, 54, contadino, Pasquale GENOVESE, 25, ferraro, Pasquale TAMBORRELLI, 35, contadino, and Domenicangelo GENOVESE, 36, contadino.

Also present were the living parents of the spouses, who gave their formal consent to the marriage.

[SIGNED] Riccardo BERARDINELLI, sindaco
Federico PASCALE, cancelliere

Banns for the solenne promessa: affixed to the door of the Casa comunale for 15 days beginning Sunday 18 APR 1841.

[SIGNED] Riccardo BERARDINELLI, sindaco
Federico PASCALE, cancelliere

[Ink stamp: Ferdinando II. Re del Regno delle due Sicilie, Comune di Gambatesa]

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1841 #6, Processetti 6]

Death: 25 NOV 1902 at 3:30 PM at Corso Carminale #153, age 85, agricoltore, son qq.m Nicola, possidente, and Angela SACCONE, contadina; husband fu Serafina PUDETTI.  Reported at the Casa comunale 26 NOV 1902 at 8:30 AM by:
  Antonio COLELLA, 48, becchino, and Domencio BOZZA, 40, becchino.
  Witnesses: Pellegrino SARPI, 48, vetturale, and Clemente GIORDANO, 48, contadino.

[SIGNED] Giovanni TRONCA, segretario

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1902 #65]

- THEIR CHILDREN (4 known) -

Antonio VALENTE
b. 25 JUL 1842
d. after 1910
married
12 SEP 1869 at 5 PM at the Casa comunale
Maria Felicia IACOVELLI
b. 7 APR 1846

[Source: Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1869 #86, 90, 92]

d. 1 JAN 1886 at 6:30 PM at Via Sannicola #13, age 40, daughter q.m Giuseppe, contadino, and di Domenica VENDITTI, contadina; wife di Antonio VALENTE.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1886 #2]
married
27 OCT 1886 at 12:45 PM at the Casa comunale
Carmina LEONARDI
b. 14 NOV 1864 at 3 hrs at Vico Iaquanelli to Michele (son di Francesco), 34, possidente, and Angela GALLO, 34.

[MARGIN] married Antonio VALENTE before (avanti) the sindaco of Gambatesa 27 OCT 1886.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1864 #110]

VALENTE Antonio

Birth: 25 JUL 1842.

[Source: Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1869 #86, 90, 92]

1st Marriage: 12 SEP 1869 at 5 PM at the Casa comunale: Antonio VALENTE, 27, contadino, son di Donato, and Serafina PUDETTI, possidenti;
  Maria Felicia IACOVELLI, 23, contadina, daughter q.m Giuseppe Bernardo, and di Domenica VENDITTI, possidenti.

[SIGNED] Antonio VALENTE
Giuseppe FERRARA, assessore

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1869 #34]

2nd Marriage: 27 OCT 1886 at 12:45 PM at the Casa comunale: Antonio VALENTE, 44, proprietario, son di Donato, 69, proprietario, and Serafina PUDETTI, contadina;
  Carmina LEONARDI, 22, contadina, daughter qq.m Michele, proprietario, and Angela GALLO, contadina.

[SIGNED] Antonio VALENTE
Giovannantonio d'ALESSANDRO, sindaco

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1886 #27; Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1886 #27]

Military service: classe 1842, 13º reggimento fanteria -- esercito regolare, campagna del 1866 contro gli austriaci.

[Source: "Militari dell'esercito regolare reduci dalla terza guerra d'indipendenza 1860 e dalla presa di Roma 1870" in Comune di Gambatesa: Militari caduti e dispersi nella Prima Guerra Mondiale 1915-1918, p. 60 no. 7, edited by Salvatore Abiuso (2015)]

Death: after 1910.

[Source: not found in Gambatesa Atti di morte 1886-1910]

Maria Vittoria VALENTE
b. 11 APR 1844
d. 30 MAY 1907
married
25 APR 1864 at the Casa comunale
Giuseppe di RENZO
b. 24 JUL 1843 at Strada del Cimitero, to Luigi, 35, contadino (son of Antonio, and Teresa SIMONE), and Donatangela IADAROLA, 34.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1864 #12, Processetti 2]

d. after 1910

[Source: not found in Gambatesa Atti di morte]

Occupation in 1886: contadino.

[Source: Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1886 #34]

VALENTE Maria Vittoria

Birth: 11 APR 1844 at 20 hrs at Strada Porta Vallone, to Donato, 28, contadino, and Serafina PUDETTI, 25.

Marriage: 25 APR 1864 at the Casa comunale: Giuseppe di RENZO, 21, possidente;
  Maria Vittoria VALENTE, 20.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1864 #12, Processetti 2]

Death: 30 MAY 1907 at 11 PM at Corso Carminale #14, age 63, contadina, daughter qq.m Donato, possidente, and Serafina PUDETTI; wife di Giuseppe di RENZO.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1907 #32]

Occupations and residence of Maria Vittoria VALENTE and Giuseppe di RENZO in 1872 and 1874: possidenti, Via del Cimitero.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1872 #60, 1874 #65]

Occupations and residence in 1878: agricoltore, contadina, Via del Cimitero #30.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1878 #17]

Occupations and residence in 1895: agricoltore, contadina, Via del Cimitero #32.

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1895 #64]

Francesco VALENTE
b. 26 MAY 1847
d. after 1910
married
1 MAY 1870 at 9:30 AM at the Casa comunale
Filomena Incoronata IADAROLA
b. 21 SEP 1849

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1870 #7; Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1870 #19, 22, 24]

VALENTE Francesco

Birth: 26 MAY 1847.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1870 #7; Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1870 #19, 22, 24]

Marriage: 1 MAY 1870 at 9:30 AM at the Casa comunale: Francesco VALENTE, 23, contadino, son di Donato, and Serafina PUDETTI, possidenti;
  Filomena Incoronata IADAROLA, 21 incompiti, contadina, daughter di Raimondo, salassatore, and Carmina Maria MOFFA, contadina.
  Also present at the marriage was Donato VALENTE.

[SIGNED] Raimondo IADAROLA
Pasquale TOSA, sindaco

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1870 #7; Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1870 #19, 22, 24]

Death: after 1910.

[Source: not found in Gambatesa Atti di morte 1870-1910]

Occupation of Francesco and residence in 1882 and 1888: agricoltore, Via Sannicola #14.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1882 #74, 1888 #58]

Occupation of Francesco and residence in 1894: possidente, Via Sannicola #19.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1894 #108]

[Note: Francesco VALENTE and Filomena Incoronata IADAROLA had six children, the second of whom was Luca VALENTE (1894-1955), first cousin of Giovanni VALENTE (1887-1969).]

* Nicola VALENTE - married - Carmina IACOVELLI

* Nicola VALENTE
b. 3 OCT 1853
d. circa JAN 1939
married
15 MAR 1875 at the Casa comunale
Carmina IACOVELLI
b. 8 NOV 1855
d. 1911-1914

* VALENTE Nicola

Birth: 3 OCT 1853 at 17 hrs at Vico Leonardi to Donato, 37, contadino, and Serafina PUDETTI, 34.
  Presented at the Casa comunale 4 OCT 1853 at 13 hrs by his father.
  Witnesses: Pasquale LEONARDI, 52, contadino, and Domenico MONFORTE, 38, contadino.

Baptized: 4 OCT 1853 by the parish priest of Gambatesa.

[SIGNED] Prosdocimo ROTONDO, sindaco
Luigi PASHCALE, cancelliere sostituto

[MARGIN] [Con atto dell'Uff.e dello Stato Civile del 15 del Marzo 1875 il soprad.o Nicola VALENTE si unì in matrimonio con Carmina IACOVELLI fu Michelangelo.  Campob: 1.o Agosto 1879.  Il V Cancellie.e Fed: NABILE] Nicola VALENTE married Carmina IACOVELLI, daughter fu Michelangelo, 15 MAR 1875.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1853 #92]

Marriage: 15 MAR 1875 at 9:40 AM at the Casa comunale: Nicola VALENTE, 21, contadino;
  Carmina IACOVELLI, 19, contadina.

Witnesses: Giovanni CARANO, 69, possidente, and Bartolomeo PETRILLI, 52, contadino.

[SIGNED] Felice d'ALESSANDRO, assessore

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1875 #8]

Banns: requested 4 FEB; affixed 7 FEB and 14 FEB until 18 FEB on the door of the Casa comunale: Nicola VALENTE, son di Donato, 58, possidente, and Serafina Pudetti, contadina;
  Carmina IACOVELLI, daughter fu Michelangelo, contadino, and di Angela CONTENTO, possidente.

Witnesses: Michele ALTIERI, 60, bracciante, and Pasquale SPALLONE, 33, scarpellino.

[SIGNED] Felice d'ALESSANDRO, assessore

[Source: Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1875 #7]

Death: JAN 1939

[Source:, Nicola's grand-daughter Carmina ("Millie") VALENTE]

- THEIR CHILDREN (9 known) -

VALENTE Angela

Birth: 6 JUN 1877 at 6 AM at Via Sannicola #14 to Nicola, 24, agricoltore, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Presented at the Casa comunale 7 JUN at 8:30 AM by her father.
  Witnesses: Antonio SIMEONE, 77, contadino, and Pasquale MONFORTE, 37, contadino.

[SIGNED] Giuseppe FERRARA (sindaco)

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1877 #85]

Death: 16 NOV 1878 at 10:30 AM at Via Sannicola #14, age 1 year 5 months, unmarried, infant, daughter di Nicola, agricoltore, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Reported to Giuseppe FERRARA, sindaco, 16 NOV 1878 at 2:30 PM by:
  Antonio SIMEONE, 78, contadino, and Francesco MOFFA, 66, contadino.
  Witnesses: Teodoro VALENTINO, 40, contadino, and Pasquale MONFORTE, 38, contadino.

[SIGNED] Giuseppe FERRARA [sindaco]

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1878 #104]

VALENTE Angela

Birth: ? JAN 1879.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1879 #(probably 3).  Annual index is water damaged and entries 1-3 are missing from the Register.  #4 reports a birth on 6 JAN 1879]

Death: 14 AUG 1879 at 4:30 PM at Via Sannicola #14, age 7 months, infant, daughter di Nicola, agricoltore, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Reported to Giuseppe FERRARA, sindaco, 14 AUG 1879 at 6:30 PM by:
  Antonio SIMEONE, 79, contadino, and Pasquale MONFORTE, 38, contadino.
  Witnesses: Francesco MOFFA, 66, contadino, and Agostino [water damage], 47, [water damage].

[SIGNED] [water damage]

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1879 #50]

Michele Antonio VALENTE
b. 7 SEP 1883
d. 1964
married
21 DEC 1905 at the Casa comunale
Anna Maria di MARIA
b. 26 OCT 1886 at Via Serrone #16, to Michele, 33, contadino, and Filomena d'ANTONIO.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1886 #93]

d. 7 JAN 1959
[MARGINAL STAMP: È deceduto in GAMBATESA addi' 7-1-1959.  Campobasso, 17-7-1962.  Il Cancelliere]

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1886 #93]

VALENTE Michele Antonio

Birth: 7 SEP 1883 at 4:30 PM at Via Sannicola #14, to Nicola, agricoltore, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.

[SIGNED] Nicola VALENTE

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1883 #90]

Marriage: 21 DEC 1905 at 3:45 PM at the Casa comunale by Luigi FERRARA, sindaco: Michele Antonio VALENTE, 22, agricoltore, son di Nicola, 52, possidente, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina;
  Anna Maria di MARIA, daughter di Michele, 51, possidente, and Filomena d'ANTONIO, contadina.

[Source: Gambatesa Matrimoni 1905 #26; Gambatesa Pubblicazioni 1905 #29]

Death: 1964.

[Source: Michele's gravestone in Gambatesa's cemetery.  (Michele's niece Carmelina Ester VALENTE, who has met him in 1960, remembered him as having died circa 1962.)]

Donato VALENTE
b. 13 AUG 1885
d. 4 OCT 1965
- married - Vittoria MANCINI
b. 13 FEB 1888 at Sant'Elia, Italy.

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio VALENTE; gravestone at Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill, Camden County, NJ; her husband's Petition for Naturalization]

d. 30 JAN 1936 at Beverly, Burlington County, NJ.

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio VALENTE; gravestone]
married
19 MAY 1938, Beverly, Burlington County, NJ
Cristina INTELUCCI
b. 19 MAY 1905 at Montefalcone, Italy.

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio VALENTE; gravestone at Calvary Cemetery]

d. 14 JAN 1948 at Beverly, Burlington County, NJ.

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio VALENTE; gravestone]
- married - Bessie ?

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio VALENTE]

VALENTE Donato

Birth: 13 AUG 1885 at 3:15 AM at Via Sannicola #14, to Nicola, 32, agricoltore, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.

[SIGNED] Nicola VALENTE

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1885 #87]

Immigration: sailed from Naples 23 MAR 1903, arrived at New York 7 APR 1903 aboard SS Duca di Galliera; name: Valente Donato; age 18; occupation: farm laborer; in possession of $13; destination: Uncle Carmine BUCCELLI, 727 S. 7th St, Philadelphia, PA.

[Source: National Archives Microfilm Publication T 715, Roll 337, Page 34]

1st Marriage: to Vittoria MANCINI (1888-1936) of Sant'Elia, Italy.

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio VALENTE; Donato's Petition for Naturalization]

2nd Marriage: 19 MAY 1938 at Beverly, Burlington County, NJ, to Cristina INTELUCCI (1905-1948) of Montefalcone, Italy.

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio Valente]

Naturalization: Declaration of Intention: 18 DEC 1911; age [26]; occupation: laborer; address: 222 Mickle St, Camden, Camden County, NJ.
  Petition for Naturalization: 14 MAY 1914; occupation: laborer; address: 517 Race St, Palmyra, Burlington County, NJ.
  Witnesses: Antonio MECCA, undertaker, 819 S. 4th St, Camden, NJ, and Frank MOLES, manager, 10 South 2nd St, Camden, NJ.

[Source: those two documents]

3rd Marriage: Bessie ?

[Source: Donato's nephew Antonio Valente]

Death: 4 OCT 1965.  Buried at Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill, NJ.  Cole Funeral Home, Riverside, Burlington County, NJ.

[Source: gravestone; funeral home card]

* Giovanni VALENTE - married - Nunziata di RENZO
Salvadore VALENTE
b. 5 DEC 1889
d. 5 NOV 1960
- married - Concetta SCOCCA
b. 28 MAY 1892 at Via Serronitto #1, to Pasquale, 35, possidente, and Carmina SCOCCA, contadina.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1892 #76]

d. 11 FEB 1953

[Source: gravestone, cemetery of Gambatesa, Angelo Abiuso (Geneva)]

VALENTE Salvadore

Birth: 5 DEC 1889 at 10 AM at Via Sannicola #19, to Nicola, 36, agricoltore, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.

[SIGNED] Nicola VALENTE

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1889 #118]

Marriage: after 1910 at Gambatesa.

[Source: Salvadore's nephew Antonio VALENTE; Angelo ABIUSO (Geneva); but not found in Gambatesa Atti di matrimonio]

Death: 5 NOV 1960.

[Source: gravestone, cemetery of Gambatesa, Angelo Abiuso (Geneva); Salvadore's niece Carmelina Ester VALENTE, who met her uncle in Gambatesa in Summer 1960, remembered that he died in Fall 1960]

VALENTE Serafina

Birth: 9 OCT 1891 at 3 PM at Via Sannicola #14 to Nicola, 38, proprietario, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Presented at the Casa comunale 11 OCT 1891 at 8:30 AM by her father.
  Witnesses: Pasquale SIMEONE, 50, contadino, and Nicola SANTELLA, 63, contadino.

[SIGNED] Nicola VALENTE
Giovanni TRONCA, segretario delegato

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1891 #99]

Death: 15 AUG 1892 at 11:30 AM at Via Carminale di Sopra #26, age 10 months, unmarried, infant, daughter di Nicola, possidente, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Reported at the Casa comunale 15 AUG 1892 at 4:15 PM by:
  Michele GUGLIELMI, 73, becchino, and Antonio BARONE, 38, becchino.
  Witnesses: Giuseppe GENOVESE, 62, contadino, and Antonio di RENZO, 49, contadino.

[SIGNED] Giovanni TRONCA (segretario delegato)

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1892 #48]

Maria Vittoria VALENTE
b. 9 APR 1896
d. after 15 AUG 1971
- married - Giovanni Salvatore LEONARDI
b. 13 NOV 1891 at Vico Leonardi #4, to Michele, 27, proprietario, and Angela d'ALESSANDRO, donna di casa.

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1891 #118]

d. after 15 AUG 1971

[Source: Maria Vittoria's niece Carmelina Ester VALENTE]

VALENTE Maria Vittoria

Birth: 9 APR 1896 at 8 PM at Via Carminale di Sopra #26, to Nicola, 43, possidente, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.

[SIGNED] Nicola VALENTE

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1896 #55]

Marriage: 25 NOV 1914 or 1915 at Gambatesa.

[Source: marginal notes on the Atti di nascita of Maria Vittoria and Giovanni Salvatore.]

Death: after 15 AUG 1971

[Source: Maria Vittoria's niece Carmelina Ester VALENTE]

VALENTE Domenico

Birth: 29 SEP 1897 at 5 PM at Via Carminale di Sopra #26 to Nicola, 44, possidente, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Presented at the Casa comunale 1 OCT 1897 at 9:30 AM by his father.
  Witnesses: Pellegrino SARPI, 43, vetturale, and Michele d'ALESSANDRO, 27, contadino.

[SIGNED] Nicola Valente
Antonio Contenti, sindaco

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1897 #81]

Death: 6 OCT 1897 at 6 AM at Via Carminale di Sopra #26, age 6 days, unmarried, infant, son di Nicola, possidente, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Reported at the Casa comunale 6 OCT 1897 at 8:10 AM by:
  Antonio COLELLA, 43, becchino, and Michele GENOVESE, 40, becchino.
  Witnesses: Pellegrino SARPI, 43, vetturale, and Michele d'ALESSANDRO, 27, contadino.

[SIGNED] Antonio Contenti, sindaco

[Source: Gambatesa Morti 1897 #87]


* Giovanni VALENTE
b. 7 DEC 1887
d. 11 DEC 1969
married
12 SEP 1914, Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Church, City of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey
Nunziata di RENZO
b. 14 APR 1897
d. 11 MAY 1983

* VALENTE Giovanni

Birth: 7 DEC 1887 at 9 AM at Via Sannicola #14, at the Comune of Gambatesa [Provincia of Molise] to Nicola, 34, possidente, and Carmina IACOVELLI, contadina.
  Presented at the Casa comunale 9 DEC 1887 at 10:45 AM by his father.
  Witnesses: Teodoro VALENTINO, 50, contadino, and Pasquale SIMEONE, 46, contadino.

[SIGNED] Nicola VALENTE
Giovanni TRONCA, segretario

[Source: Gambatesa Nascita 1887 #142]

Immigration: sailed from Naples 22 NOV 1911, arrived Philadelphia 9 DEC 1911 aboard SS Ancona; age 23; occupation: farm laborer; able to read and write; race or people: Italian South; last permanent residence: Italy, Gambatesa; nearest relative or friend there: father Nicola, Gambatesa; had possession of $25; whether ever before in the United States: No; destination: brother Donato, 210 Street, Camden, NJ; height 5 feet 3 inches.

[Source: National Archives Microfilm Publication T 840, Roll 98, Page 315]

American Immigrant Wall of Honor at Ellis Island, New York: Panel #450.

Marriage: to Nunziata di RENZO on 12 SEP 1914 at Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Church, Camden, Camden County, NJ, by Rev. Giuseppe DI MASI.  Chiesa di Maria SS. del Carmine, Camden, N.J., U.S.A: Giovanni VALENTE, 27, son di Nicola, and fu Carmine IACOVELLI, native of: Gambatesa, Province of Campobasso;
  Annunziata DI RENZO, 17, daughter di Giuseppe, and Maria Vittoria D'ALESSANDRO, native of: as above.

Witnesses: Giuseppe IACOVELLI, and Giuseppina IACOVELLI.

Marriage Certificate dated 23 SEP 1914 issued to the spouses by Rev. Michele DI JELSI; stamped R[EALE]. AGENZIA CONSOLARE D'ITALIA IN TRENTON, and signed by the R[oyal] Consular Representative Felice RONCA, Trenton, 24 SEP 1914.

[Source: the marriage certificate itself]

World War I Selective Service Registration Card: dated 5 JUN 1917; card no. 21; age 30; address: 212 Mickle St, Camden, NJ; 3rd Ward; born: Gambatesa, Italy; subject of Italy; occupation: laborer, Victor Talking Machine Company, Camden, NJ; married, one child age 5 mos; previous military service: rank: Infantry, branch: Army, for one year; medium height, brown eyes and hair, not bald.
  [SIGNED] Giovanni VALENTE

[Source: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509 NJ18]

Naturalization: Declaration of Intention: 10 DEC 1918; occupation: laborer; address: 212 Mickle St, Camden, NJ; age 31; height 5 feet 5 inches; weight 145 pounds; brown hair.

Petition for Naturalization: 10 JAN 1922; occupation: baker; address: 337 Berkley St, Camden, NJ.
  Witnesses: Nicola Harry CETTEI, baker, 320 Stevens St, Camden, and Domenico IACOVELLI, laborer, 210 Mickle St, Camden.

Certificate for having completed the course in citizenship training given by the Public Schools of Camden, N.J., and the Bureau of Naturalization: 16 MAY 1922.

Oath of Allegiance taken and citizenship granted: 25 APR 1922 at the Common Pleas Court of Camden County.

[Source: those four documents]

Social Security Number: 155-05-5278.  Application made: 1 APR 1938; address: 337 Berkley Street, Camden, NJ; business name: bakery.
[FORM FILLED IN AND SIGNED BY] Giovannni VALENTE

[Source: U.S. Social Security Act, Application for Account Number]

Death: 11 DEC 1969 at 7:30 AM at Cooper Hospital, Camden, Camden County, NJ; usual residence: 162 Wesley Ave, Cherry Hill, Camden County, NJ; age 82; cause of death: Cerebral thrombosis with Lt.; due to Hemiplegia; due to Hypertension & Atheriosclerotic heart disease.
  Buried from Queen of Heaven RC Church, Cherry Hill, NJ; interred 15 DEC 1969 at Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill, Section D, Range AA, Plot 14, Grave 1; Falco Funeral Home, Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ.

[Source: death certificate; his children; Calvary Cemetery Deed]


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