Benedetta Cogozzo (born Gandolfo)

Born:Mar 1 1849 In:  Prati Di Mezzanego, Genoa Italy
Died:Aug 31 1922 (at age 73)In:  Steger, Illinois


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Immediate family

Guiseppe Victor Cogozzo
Her husband
Maria Cogozzo
Her daughter
Rochele Gandolfs (born Cogozzo)
Her daughter
Victoria "Victoria" Di Castro (born Cogozzo)
Her daughter
Alphonse Victor Cogozzo
Her son
<Private> Cogozzo
Her child
Joseph Cogozzo
Her son
Domenicus Gandolfo
Her father
Angela Gandolfo (born Ginoechio)
Her mother
Unknown Gandolfo
Her sibling

Source citations

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Aug 31 1922


She was hit by a train while walking along C&EI (Chicago & Eastern Illinois) railroad tracks, while picking up coal.

Came to the United States approximately 1902. Lived in New York City,


York, then moved to Steger Illinois.


References to Alfred Gandolfo and Louisa Gandolfo were found in papers from Benedetta Gandolfos Estate documents. According to Bernad

ette Alber

tine they are Benedetta Gandolfo's Nephew and Neice living in New York.


The passport for Benevetta Gandolfo page 1 is translated as follows:



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nslation ----------------

released to Gandolfo Benevetta in Cogozzo son of Qu Domenius and of Qu Ginoechio born angela to Mezzanego march 1 1849 resident to Mezzanego in

province of Genoa of con

dition Housewife

Size: m. moderate

Eta: arms S3

Front: high

Eyes: Brown

Nose: moderate

Mouth: Moderate

Hair: Blond

p>Beard: -

Mustache: -


Color: Rosy

Corporatura: onella you Follow special

Present Tl passport and released for New York

and valid for three years Chiavari, 9

May 1902

surname and name

p>Coguzzo Maria 19

Coguzzo Rachelle18

Coguzzo Vittoria 14

Coguzzo Alfonso 9 you spell out

place of birth: Mezzanego



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rilasciato a Gandolfo Benevetta in Cogozzo figlio di Qu Domenius e di Qu Ginoechio angela nata a Mezzanego il 1 Marzo 1849 residente a Mezza

nego in provincia di Genova di condizione Casalinga

Statura: m. regolare Eta: armi S3 Front: alta Occhi: Castani Naso: regolare Bocca: w Capelli: Biondi Barba: - Baffi: - Colorito: Roseo Corpor

atura: onella Segui particolari


Tl prese

nte passaporto e rilasciato per New York


ed e valido per tre anni Chiavari, 9 Maggio 1902

ed valido per tre a

nni Chiavari, 9 Maggio 1902


cognome e nome

Coguzzo Maria 19

Coguzzo Rachele18

Coguzzo Vittoria 14

Coguzzo Alfonso 9compiti

luogo di nascita
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