Poggioreale Community Genealogy
 Exploring Our Heritage!


  Mary Scardino was born on 11 June 1902 in St. James Parish Louisiana, USA to Giuseppe Joseph Scardino, Grocer, and Catarina Catherine Katie Aloisio. Both parents came from Poggioreale, Sicily to Houston, Texas around the turn of the century. Mary Scardino Martino died on 22 April 1987 in Houston, Texas. Mary Scardino Martino married Antonino Martino 09 Mar 1924 in Houston, Texas. They had four children: Nunzio Martino (1), Nunzio Martino (2), Joseph John Martino, Sr., and Marie Antoinette Toni Martino Vertrano.

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Feature Articles

feature 1 Dr. Jeremiah's Site Visit the site to file loads of Poggioreale related materials, including: books, maps, histories, and other interesting items.

feature 2 History of Poggioreale by Dr. Spence & Father Aloisio This book was originally written by Father Francesco Aloisio in 1953, documenting his observations as the town priest of Poggioreale. In 2019 this book was translated and adapted by Dr. Jeremiah Spence. This book is available to purchase on Amazon Marketplace.

feature 3 Scardino Families from Poggioreale, Sicily, Italy: From Sicily to America and Australia from 1500 to 2018 This book covers most Scardino families known in the United States and Australia who came from the village of Poggioreale in Sicily, Italy. The Scardino family immigrated to Houston, New Orleans, New York and Sydney, Australia, among other places. This book is available to purchase on Amazon Marketplace.

feature 4 Todaro Family History: From Poggioreale, Sicily to America & Australia Family history and genealogy of the Todaro family from the village of Poggioreale, Sicily in Italy and their descendants in the United States and Australia. The Todaro family immigrated to the Brazos Valley region near Bryan, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; and Shreveport, Louisiana; among other places. This book is available to purchase on Amazon Marketplace.

 
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