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John "Giovanni" Corsentino
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1874
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Nov. 7, 1933
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Per Death Certificate:

Birthdate: unknown, about 59 years old
Birthplace: Province Palermo, Italy
Father: Joseph Corsentino, Italy
Mother: unknown name and birthplace
Spouse: Mary Corsentino
Informant: Lawrence Corsentino
Occupation: Fruit Dealer
Length of time in city/CA: 8 months
Length of time in US: 35 years

John was the son of Giuseppe Cossentino (Joseph Corsentino) and mother is unknown at this time. He was born in a small township Chiusa Sclafani in the Palermo province of Sicily, on September 4, 1874. He married Francesca Aloisio on November 30, 1893. He arrived in America through the port of New Orleans on October 24, 1894 to sell goods for his country. John and Francesca had 8 children; Joseph, Anthony, Virginia, Ignacio (Tom), Michael, Morris, Lawrence and Frank, all born in America. Many relatives have said that John's children had spoke of selling fruit out of a cart. Selling wood out of a cart also. There are some stories about the mafia..

John's sons were running stills in the Los Angeles area during prohibition for the mob. The boys made the juice and John sold it. The boys were later caught after their father passed.

John ran a fruit store in Southern California in his final years.
Family links: 
  Joseph L. Carsten (1900 - 1995)*
  Anthony T Corsentino (1902 - 1971)*
  Virginia M Corsentino Trupiano (1904 - 1962)*
  Tom C Carsten (1906 - 1981)*
  Michael C Carsten (1908 - 1991)*
  Morris M Carsten (1910 - 1973)*
  Lawrence C Carsten (1912 - 1984)*
  Frank C Corsentino (1916 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
John Corsentino
Grand View Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section K, Tier 7, Grave 8
Maintained by: TrevaMae84
Originally Created by: GVMP Vols
Record added: Feb 02, 2010
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John Giovanni Corsentino
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