So digging into my ancestry, the farthest I can go back, so far, is 1753 in Sicily. That’s when my 5th great grandfather, Giacomo Fassino, was born. Margherita Barettini, his wife and my 5th great-grandmother was born in 1759. They lived and raised their kids in Marineo, Sicily. This ancestry is on my father’s side. […]
He was born “Carmelo Bivona” on Dec. 17, 1887 in Marineo, Sicily.
This is the moment my mother arrived in America. It was Nov. 28, 1960. An epic moment in family history that changed everything!