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James (Vincenzo) Bonicontro
Birth: Mar. 3, 1882
Acerra
Provincia di Napoli
Campania, Italy
Death: Oct. 22, 1952

On daughter's birth certificate Provincia di Caserta is listed as his place of birth. On son's birth certificate, he lists Naples. Caserta is directly to the north of Naples. Both are in the Campania region.

WWII Draft registration lists Acerra, Naples, Italy as place of birth.

One of his daughters said his parents were killed in Italy, by other relatives, over land ownership. James' mother sent him and his sister away to keep them safe. He came to America leaving his sister behind and was never able to find her again. Worked for the City of Chicago Parks Dept.

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Married: 10 Jul 1910
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Arrived from Italy to NY,NY on March 17, 1906 (per Naturalization Petition record - #P-267745)
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Naturalization authorization was granted on Feb. 15, 1944.
No. 5860611
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Date of Birth from Naturalization Petition and WWII Draft Registration
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1952-10-25
Chicago Tribune (IL)

James B. Bonicontro, beloved husband of Josephine, nee Ferrera; fond father of Jessie Malone, Anthony, Joseph, John, and Marie Wilde. Funeral Monday, 8:45 a.m., from chapel, 1439 W. Taylor street, to Our Lady of Pompeii church. Interment Mount Carmel.
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 Spouse:
  Josephine (Cesidia ) Ferreri Bonicontro (1891 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Vincenza Geraldine Bonicontro Malone (1913 - 1999)*
  Anthony Bonicontro (1914 - 1995)*
  Joseph J. Bonicontro (1918 - 1976)*
  Rose Bonicontro Peccia (1919 - 1996)*
  Annunziato Bonicontro (1921 - 1923)*
  John A. Bonicontro (1923 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Grave 2 Lot 25 Block 17 Section 38
 
Created by: DM
Record added: Dec 20, 2004
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James (Vincenzo) Bonicontro
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James (Vincenzo) Bonicontro
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For my Bisnonno.
- KA
 Added: Nov. 28, 2011
 
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