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 Ignazio Andriani

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Ignazio Andriani

  • Birth 5 May 1885 Toritto, Città Metropolitana di Bari, Puglia, Italy
  • Death 1 Dec 1948 Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Burial Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 24, Plot 45, Grave 5
  • Memorial ID 89853772

Ignazio Andriani was born May 5, 1885 in Toritto, Italy. Toritto is a town in the Province of Bari located in the Puglia Region of Italy. He was the son of Corrado Andriani and Maria Lomangino-Andriani, both who were born and died in Toritto, Italy.

Ignazio's mother Maria was a matron at a school in Bari. She was widowed at the time she married Ignazio's father Corrado. Maria's first husband was Franceso a/k/a Frank Fariello, a policeman in Bari. Together with Frank, Maria gave birth to her first child, Ignazio's half brother and oldest sibling, Paolo a/k/a Paul Fariello in Toritto, Italy.

After Maria married Corrado, they had two other children who were born in Toritto, Italy. They were Nicholas Andriani born in 1884 and Maria Antonia a/k/a as Marie Antoinette Andriani-Volpe born in 1886.

Standing 5'6" tall, with gray eyes and a cleft chin, Ignazio came to America after 1901 where he met Felicia a/k/a Fanny Lorusso who he married on March 18, 1906 in New York, New York.

Fanny was born March 15, 1885 in Toritto, Italy. She was the third daughter of Paolo a/k/a Paul Lorusso and Maria Spano-Lorusso, both who were born and died in Toritto, Italy. Fanny was the younger sister of Ignazio's half-brother Paul Fariello's wife Nunzia a/k/a Nancy Lorusso-Fariello.

Ignazio was a shoemaker by trade who owned his own business by April 20, 1910. In September of 1918, Ignazio's business was located at 421 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York and by 1942 he moved his business to 31 Station Plaza, Great Neck, New York.

Together Ignazio and Fanny had five children: Maria a/k/a Mary Andriani-DiMiceli; Corrado a/k/a Charles Andriani; Paul Joseph Andriani; Nicholas A. Andriani; and Michael A. Andriani all who were born in New York, New York.

In 1940, at the age of 5 years old, Louis DiMiceli, Ignazio and Felicia's grandson died in an accident and was buried in this family grave. Louis was the son of Ignazio and Felicia's only daughter Maria a/k/a Mary Andriani-DiMiceli and her husband, Ciro Jerry DiMiceli.

Ignazio died of a stroke on December 1, 1948 and was buried at Calvary Cemetery in New York on December 4, 1948 in Section 24, Plot 45, Grave 5. He was the owner of the plot, which included graves 5, 6 and 7.

Buried next to Ignazio is his wife Felicia who died in April 1968. She was buried on April 11, 1968.

In October of 1980, Ciro Jerry DiMiceli, Ignazio and Felicia's son-in-law, husband of their daughter Mary Andriani-DiMiceli was buried next to his son Louis.

Nicholas A. Andriani, one of Ignazio and Felicia's sons, died in 1979 and was laid to rest in this grave his parents.

In May of 1985, Nicholas' wife Anna Pinyhera-Andriani, Ignazio and Felicia's daughter-in-law, passed away and was buried in this grave next to her husband Nicholas.

On December 8, 1993 Ignazio and Felicia's only daughter, Maria a/k/a Mary Andriani-DiMiceli died and was buried in this grave on December 12, 1993.

Biography written by Find A Grave Member GWTWQUEENIE. Please do not reprint without permission.

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Ignazio and Felicia's Grandson ~
Ignatius Andriani ~ He is the son
of their son Nicholas A. Andriani.

Ignatius Andriani

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  • Created by: gwtwqueenie
  • Added: 9 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89853772
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ignazio Andriani (5 May 1885–1 Dec 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89853772, citing Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by gwtwqueenie (contributor 47729012) .