Giuseppe Nitti

Giuseppe Nitti

Male 1876 - 1945  (69 years)

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  • Name Giuseppe Nitti 
    Nickname Joseph 
    Born 27 Mar 1876  Triggiano, Bari, Puglia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Joseph Nitti Death Certificate
    Joseph Nitti Death Certificate
    The 1945 Death Certificate of Joseph Nitti.
    Joseph Nitti Social Security Application
    Joseph Nitti Social Security Application
    The 1939 Social Security application of Joseph Nitti showing his birth date, country of birth, parents' names, and the name of his second wife, Anna Campobosso.
    Angelo Nitti Birth Certificate
    Angelo Nitti Birth Certificate
    The 1911 birth certificate of Angelo Nitti in Chicago, Illinois.
    * Includes the birth place of parents, Joseph Nitti and Theresa Ricci-Nitti.
    Giuseppe Nitti's birth record
    Giuseppe Nitti's birth record
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 7 Jun 1902  Le Havre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure from Le Havre, France for the United States of America abord the S.S. La Touraine. 
    Joseph Nitti Ship Manifest Record
    Joseph Nitti Ship Manifest Record
    The 1902 ship manifest showing the arrival of Joseph Nitti (Jiuseppe Nitti) in The United States of America on the 14th of June 1902 aboard the S.S. La Touraine.
    Immigration 14 Jun 1902  Ellis Island, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Arrival at Ellis Island, New York, New York on June 14th, 1902. 
    • La Touraine was laid down by Compagnie G
    Joseph Nitti Ship Manifest Record
    Joseph Nitti Ship Manifest Record
    The 1902 ship manifest showing the arrival of Joseph Nitti (Jiuseppe Nitti) in The United States of America on the 14th of June 1902 aboard the S.S. La Touraine.
    The S.S. La Touraine
    The S.S. La Touraine
    On June 7th, 1902 Joseph Nitti departed Le Havre aboard the S.S. La Touraine and arrived at New York on June 14th, 1902.
    Residence 25 Apr 1910  951 West Erie St, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Joseph Nitti 1910 Census Enumeration
    Joseph Nitti 1910 Census Enumeration
    The 1910 census enumeration of Joseph Nitti and family in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
    Naturalization 1918  Naturalization Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 12 Sep 1918  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 42 
    Joseph Nitti World War I Draft Registration Card
    Joseph Nitti World War I Draft Registration Card
    WWI Draft Registration
    Residence 12 Jan 1920  2648 Fulton Blvd, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Joseph Nitti 1920 Census Enumeration
    Joseph Nitti 1920 Census Enumeration
    The 1920 census enumeration of Joseph Nitti and family at their home on Fulton St, Chicago, Illinois.
    Miscellaneous 14 Mar 1920  Naples, Campania, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Departure aboard S.S. Pannonia for New York, New York. 
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 1 of 2
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 1 of 2
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 2 of 2
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 2 of 2
    Miscellaneous 2 Apr 1920  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Arrival at the Port of New York, NY after a visit to his hometown of Triggiano, Italy. 
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 1 of 2
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 1 of 2
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 2 of 2
    Giuseppe Nitti 1920 Passenger Record Page 2 of 2
    Naturalization 24 Feb 1921  Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Joseph Nitti Naturalization Index Card
    Joseph Nitti Naturalization Index Card
    Soundex index card to the naturalization records of Joseph Nitti.
    Residence 1923  2648 Fulton Blvd, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    City Directory Listing
    Occupation: Plasterer? 
    Joseph Nitti in a 1923 Chicago City Directory.
    Joseph Nitti in a 1923 Chicago City Directory.
    Residence Apr 1930  1938 S Trumbull Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Joseph Nitti 1930 Census Enumeration
    Joseph Nitti 1930 Census Enumeration
    The 1930 census enumeration of Joseph Nitti and family at their home on Trumbull St, Chicago, Illinois.
    Social Security Number 8 May 1939  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    328-12-2704 
    Age: 63 
    Address:
    1314 W Ohio
    Chicago, IL 
    Joseph Nitti Social Security Application
    Joseph Nitti Social Security Application
    The 1939 Social Security application of Joseph Nitti showing his birth date, country of birth, parents' names, and the name of his second wife, Anna Campobosso.
    Residence 2 Apr 1940  1314 W Ohio St, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Giuseppe Nitti family, 1940 Census, Cook County, Illinois.
    Giuseppe Nitti family, 1940 Census, Cook County, Illinois.
    Joseph and his second wife and youngest child from Joseph's first marriage.
    Died 6 Sep 1945  Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 South California Avenue, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Cause: Fractured skull caused by being struck by a car. 
    Joseph Nitti Death Certificate
    Joseph Nitti Death Certificate
    The 1945 Death Certificate of Joseph Nitti.
    Buried 11 Sep 1945  Mount Carmel Cemetery, 1400 South Wolf Road, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Section Y, Block 8, Lot 235. Joseph has no marker on his grave. The grave directly opposite belongs to Thomas Heaney (1913).
    Joseph Nitti Death Certificate
    Joseph Nitti Death Certificate
    The 1945 Death Certificate of Joseph Nitti.
    Giuseppe Nitti Headstone
    Giuseppe Nitti Headstone
    Giuseppe Nitti's burial plot does not have an engraved headstone
    Plot: Section Y, Block 8, Lot 235. Joseph has no marker on his grave. The grave directly opposite belongs to Thomas Heaney (1913)
    Person ID I1103  Schimka Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2015 

    Father Antonio Nitti,   b. Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Angela Luisa Dalesio,   b. Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1884, Triggiano, Bari, Puglia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Bann or Publication 28 May 1874  Triggiano, Bari, Puglia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    L'anno mille otto cento settanta quattro, il giorno ventotto del Mese of Maggio

    The year one thousand eight hundred seventy four, the twenty-eighth day of the Month of May 
    The publication of the intended marriage between Antonio Nitti and Angela Luisa Dalesio
    The publication of the intended marriage between Antonio Nitti and Angela Luisa Dalesio
    Married 12 Jul 1874  Triggiano, Bari, Puglia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Antonio Nitti and Angela Luisa Dalesio Marriage
    Antonio Nitti and Angela Luisa Dalesio Marriage
    Documents
    Giuseppe Nitti's birth record
    Giuseppe Nitti's birth record
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Theresa Victoria Ricci,   b. 03 Sep 1886, Campomaggiore, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1932, 1938 S Trumbull Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1904  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • I believe the attached record to be the correct church marriage record but it is difficult to accept until it has been studied closely. When Joseph came to the United States, his name was Giuseppe but he adopted the Anglicized form, Joseph. The person who filled out this form appears to have "Latinized" the name, Joseph, into what appears to be Josephum and Theresa's name appears to have gone through a similar transformation. One thing that is clear, is that the person who completed the form does not cross his lowercase letter "t". The best example of that fact is the church name, Addolorata, at the top of the register page. See my markup document for a more complete analysis.
      The church Addalorata is Santa (or Sancta) Maria Addalorata in Chicago, Illinois.

      The marriage is the second entry (Family 8) on page 10 of the register.

      The marriage date of 21 January 1904 came to me directly from my grandmother during her lifetime; the date differs from this record which recorded 24 January 1904. (DJS)
    Joseph Nitti and Theresa Ricci Church Marriage Record
    Joseph Nitti and Theresa Ricci Church Marriage Record
    The record of marriage of Joseph Nitti and Theresa Ricci from the Register of Marriages in the Church of Santa Maria Addolorata in Chicago, Illinois.
    Church Marriage Record Markup
    Church Marriage Record Markup
    This document has been marked up with an analysis and notes describing the information contained in the document.
    Children 
     1. Vito Nitti,   b. 22 May 1905, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1905, 129 North Peoria Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Lucille Nitti,   b. 13 Dec 1906, 152 North Morgan Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1993, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Michael A. Nitti,   b. 21 Feb 1908, 152 North Morgan Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1964, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +4. Anthony J. Nitti,   b. 15 Mar 1909, 152 North Morgan Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1976, Probably in St Joseph, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Angelo Frank Nitti,   b. 25 Sep 1911, 1343 W Ohio St, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1984, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Rose Mary Nitti,   b. 8 Apr 1914, Ohio and Noble, Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1973, St Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. Vito Nitti,   b. 05 May 1915, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Oct 1982  (Age > 67 years)
     8. Joseph John Nitti,   b. 5 Oct 1917, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1987, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +9. Louise Victoria Nitti,   b. 25 Dec 1919, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1980, Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     10. Victor Emmanuel Nitti,   b. 27 Nov 1925, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 2017, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Documents
    Antonio Nitti (Anthony) 1909 Birth Certificate
    Antonio Nitti (Anthony) 1909 Birth Certificate
    The 1909 birth certificate of Anthony Nitti in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Louise Nitti Birth Certificate
    Louise Nitti Birth Certificate
    The 1919 birth certificate of Louise Nitti.
    Michael Nitti 1908 Birth Record
    Michael Nitti 1908 Birth Record
    The birth record of Michael Nitti in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Rose Nitti Birth Certificate
    Rose Nitti Birth Certificate
    The 1911 birth certificate of Rose Nitti in Chicago, Illinois with parent's names and places of birth. This birth was recorded many years after and the date is likely incorrect or Rose was born prematurely.
    Angelo Nitti Birth Certificate
    Angelo Nitti Birth Certificate
    The 1911 birth certificate of Angelo Nitti in Chicago, Illinois.
    * Includes the birth place of parents, Joseph Nitti and Theresa Ricci-Nitti.
    Lucille Nitti 1906 Birth Certificate
    Lucille Nitti 1906 Birth Certificate
    Vito Nitti 1905 Baptism Santa Maria Addolorata
    Vito Nitti 1905 Baptism Santa Maria Addolorata
    Lucille Nitti Baptism Record
    Lucille Nitti Baptism Record
    The record of Baptism for Lucille Nitti at Santa Maria Addolorata in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
    Angelo Nitti 1913 Baptism Record at Santa Maria Addolorata in Chicago, Illinois.
    Angelo Nitti 1913 Baptism Record at Santa Maria Addolorata in Chicago, Illinois.
    Rose Nitti 1915 Baptism at Santa Maria Addolorata in Chicago, Illinois.
    Rose Nitti 1915 Baptism at Santa Maria Addolorata in Chicago, Illinois.
    Birth Certificate of Victor Emmanuel Nitti
    Birth Certificate of Victor Emmanuel Nitti
    Last Modified 6 May 2012 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Wilma Campobosso,   b. 10 Jan 1887, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Jul 1933 
    • License was obtained 20 Jul 1933 but was not returned to the clerk of Cook County, Illinois.
    Joseph Nitti and Wilma Volpo 1933 Marriage License
    Joseph Nitti and Wilma Volpo 1933 Marriage License
    On 20 July 1933 Joseph obtained a license for marriage between himself and Wilma Volpo. The license names Wilma Volpo but she signed, Anna Volpo. At this time, Joseph was a widower and Wilma was a widow. Later, in 1939, Joseph applied for and obtained a Social Security number. On that document, Joseph named his wife as Anna Campobosso (last letter uncertain). This Anna Campobosso is most likely the same Wilma (Anna) who Joseph obtained a license to marry in 1933. At this time, we do not know whether Anna's maiden name was Campobosso or Volpo; one of those names is probably her first married surname.
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1876 - Triggiano, Bari, Puglia, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Departure from Le Havre, France for the United States of America abord the S.S. La Touraine. - 7 Jun 1902 - Le Havre, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Arrival at Ellis Island, New York, New York on June 14th, 1902. - 14 Jun 1902 - Ellis Island, New York, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jan 1904 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Apr 1910 - 951 West Erie St, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1918 - Naturalization Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Age: 42 - 12 Sep 1918 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Jan 1920 - 2648 Fulton Blvd, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - Departure aboard S.S. Pannonia for New York, New York. - 14 Mar 1920 - Naples, Campania, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - Arrival at the Port of New York, NY after a visit to his hometown of Triggiano, Italy. - 2 Apr 1920 - New York, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 24 Feb 1921 - Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - City Directory Listing Occupation: Plasterer? - 1923 - 2648 Fulton Blvd, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1930 - 1938 S Trumbull Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSocial Security Number - 328-12-2704 - 8 May 1939 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1940 - 1314 W Ohio St, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Fractured skull caused by being struck by a car. - 6 Sep 1945 - Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 South California Avenue, Chicago, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Sep 1945 - Mount Carmel Cemetery, 1400 South Wolf Road, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Giuseppe Nitti and family
    Giuseppe Nitti and family
    Giuseppe Nitti standing, Theresa Ricci-Nitti standing opposite Giuseppe, Lucille Nitti standing center, Frank Nitti center front. Photo taken c1926.
    Giuseppe Nitti
    Giuseppe Nitti
    Cropped from a family photo

    Documents
    Rose Nitti Birth Certificate
    Rose Nitti Birth Certificate
    The 1911 birth certificate of Rose Nitti in Chicago, Illinois with parent's names and places of birth.

  • Notes 
    • Had a cousin named Nicola "Nick" Nitti who, in 1920, was living at 515 No. Racine Av. This information comes from Joseph's passenger records of 1920 when he was returning from a visit to Triggiano, Italy for reasons currently unknown.


      Possible relatives:
      Vincenzo Nitti who arrived 7 Jan 1920 in NY, destined for Chicago, IL. Had a brother named Michele living at ???? North Av, Chicago, IL.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Triggiano, Italy Births in 1876.

    2. [S1064] Immigration and Naturalization Records, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, IL.
      27 March 1876
      Bari, Italy

    3. [S1068] Cook County Bureau of Vital Records, Cook County Clerk, (Cook County Clerk).
      Birth of a child, Angelo Nitti, with confirmation of parents names plus birth places of parents.

    4. [S1048] 1920 U.S. Census, Department of Commerce and Labor - Bureau of the Census.

    5. [S753] List or Manifest of Alien Immigrants for the Commissioner of Immigration, Commissioner of Immigration.
      Individual name spelling was Juiseppe Nitti in the Ellis Island database index.
      Left the Port of Havre on 7 June 1902 and arrived at the Port of New York on 14 June 1902 aboard the S.S. La Touraine.

    6. [S1047] 1910 U.S. Census, Department of Commerce and Labor - Bureau of the Census.

    7. [S1070] United States, Selective Service System (WWI).
      World War I Draft Registration

    8. [S1108] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.

    9. [S894] U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project).

    10. [S1254] City Directories for Chicago, Illinois, (R L Polk and Co), R L Polk and Co., 1923, p 2122.

    11. [S1049] 1930 U.S. Census, Department of Commerce and Labor - Bureau of the Census .

    12. [S1067] Application for Social Security Card (SS-5), Social Security Administration, Form SSA-711.
      328-12-2704
      Note the reference to the current, second, wife on this Social Security application form.

    13. [S1147] 1940 U.S. Census, Department of Commerce and Labor - Bureau of the Census.

    14. [S1064] Immigration and Naturalization Records, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, IL.
      Death Certificate Number: 26850

    15. [S1065] America's Obituaries and Death Notices, NewsBank Inc.
      Chicago Tribune (IL) - September 10, 1945
      NITTI
      Deceased Name: Joseph Nitti
      Joseph Nitti, late of 1240 W. Race avenue, husband of the late Theresa Ricci Nitti, fond father of Lucille Schimka , Rose McGarry, Louise Schimka , Pfc. Michael. U. S. A., Pfc. Joseph, U. S. A., Victor, U. S. M. C., Anthony, Frank, and Vito. Funeral Tuesday, 9 a.m., from chapel, 624 N. Western avenue, to Sancta Maria Addolorata church. Interment Mount Carmel. Armitage 7800


      Chicago Tribune (IL)
      Date: September 10, 1945
      Edition: Chicago Tribune
      Record Number: 19450910dn071

    16. [S51] Triggiano, Italy Marriages Publications in 1874, Image 28.

    17. [S50] Triggiano, Italy Marriages in 1874, Image 18.

    18. [S1153] Illinois, Chicago, Catholic Church Records, 1833-1925, Page 10 in Register of Marriages in the Church Addalorata.
      I believe this to be the correct marriage record but it is difficult to accept until it has been studied closely. When Joseph came to the United States, his name was Giuseppe but he adopted the Anglicized form, Joseph. The person who filled out this form appears to have "Latinized" the name Joseph into what appears to be Josephum and Theresa's name appears to have gone through a similar transformation. One thing that is clear, is that the person who completed the form does not cross his lowercase letter "t". The best example of that fact is the church name, Addolorata, at the top of the register page. See my markup document for a more complete analysis.
      The church Addalorata is Santa (or Sancta) Maria Addalorata in Chicago, Illinois.