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Filomena Maria Cerio Delzoppo
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1848
Provincia di Campobasso
Molise, Italy
Death: Feb. 7, 1928
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

BORN: Matrice, Italy
FATHER: Giovanni Cerio 1813-1887
MOTHER: Maria Giuseppa Perfetta 1810-1889
HUSBAND: Giovanni Antonio Delzoppo 1831-1892
MARRIED: Jan. 29, 1868, Matrice, Italy
1. Angela Maria Delzoppo 1869-1873 Italy
2. Francesco Delzoppo 1871 -??
3. Michele Arcangelo Delzoppo 1873-1935
4. Angela Maria Lemmo 1874-aft 1910
5. Incoronata Maria Rinaldi 1876-1940
6. Josephine Maria Magri 1878-1953
7. John Delzoppo 1881-1968
8. Carmela Maria Carriere 1884-1947
9. Maria Michela Cartullo 1888-1926
10. Donato Delzoppo 1890-1964

Maria "Filomena" was born on Dec. 2, 1848 in Matrice, Italy, the 5th of six children. Her parents were Giovanni and Maria Giuseppa (nee Perfetta) Cerio. Her mother was from Campodipietra, Italy.
She was 20 when she married Giovannantonio Del Zoppo, who was 37, on Jan. 29, 1868 in Matrice and had ten children listed above. She was 21 when the first, Angela, was born in 1869 and was 42 when Donato, the last, was born in 1890. She raised her ten children & Giovanni's three children from his first marriage. She had 8 children still at home, 4 were under 10 years, when Giovanni died in 1892 after 24 years of marriage.
Filomena immigrated to America on the ship S.S. Gallia leaving Naples and arriving in New York on July 22, 1902 with her daughters Josephine, Carmela and Maria Michela. She was living with her son John in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1920 census at 793 Wayside and was 72 years old. She died on Feb. 7, 1928 at the age of 80 & is buried at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland in Sec. 22, lot 980 along with her granddaughter Clara who died in 1928.
OHIO Death Record: File #7788, Cuyahoga Co.
FILOMENA DELZOPPO (nee Cerio), residing at 794 Wayside Rd. Cleveland, a widow, passed away at home on Feb. 7, 1928 at 12:00 a.m. from acute bronchitis & heart failure at age 71y 3m, 14d. Interment at LakeView Cemetery, Feb. 10, 1928.
Informant was Mary diLillo of 834 Wayside Rd. She reported that Filomena was born in Italy on Oct. 24, 1856 -- which is incorrect. It was actually Dec. 2, 1848. According to her marriage record, she was 17 yrs younger than John and her mother was Maria Giuseppa Perfetta. Her parents were John & Florence Cerio, both born in Italy. [12/2/2005]
Family links: 
  Giovanni Antonio Delzoppo (1831 - 1892)*
  Michael Arcangelo Delzoppo (1873 - 1935)*
  Maria Incoronata Delzoppo Rinaldi (1876 - 1940)*
  John Delzoppo (1881 - 1968)*
  Carmela Maria Delzoppo Carriere (1884 - 1947)*
  Maria Michela Delzoppo Cartullo (1888 - 1926)*
  Donato Delzoppo (1890 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Lake View Cemetery
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 22 Lot 980-88
Maintained by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Originally Created by: Auto Graver
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78107720
Filomena Maria <i>Cerio</i> Delzoppo
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In remembrance.
- Jane Duesler Iafelice
 Added: Dec. 20, 2012

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