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Francesca ROBILOTTA

Female 1879 - 1951  (71 years)      Has no ancestors but 11 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Francesca ROBILOTTA  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Relationshipwith Antonette DIFALCO
    Born 28 Mar 1879  potenza, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Birth 28 Mar 1879  Potenza Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Arrival 1902  [5, 6, 7
    Residence 1910  Camden Ward 5, Camden, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1912  Camden, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1920  Camden Ward 5, Camden, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1930  Camden, Camden, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1935  Camden, Camden, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1935  Camden, Camden, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 01 Apr 1940  Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 01 Apr 1940  Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1943  Camden, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 02 Jan 1951  Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Age 71 years 
    Notes 
    • Her husband died in a factory accident, where he was a supervisor. She went to work at Campbell Soup to support her six children. Francesca also practiced La Vecchia (The Old Ways) and was a renowned folk-healer. People came from all over the Delaware Valley for her to remove the Malocchio from them. She was a very spiritual woman and was said to have come from a family heritage of The Old Ways (Folk Magick). Her sons were accomplished musicians, who helped with the finances through their music teaching and playing jobs (mostly jazz). Francesca arrived in the USA on May 21, 1904 with her seven-year-old niece, Isabella Robilotta, whom she helped to raise. They sailed on the ship, Liguria, which departed from Napoli. [1575498.ged] Her husband died in a factory accident, where he was a supervisor. She went to work at Campbell Soup to support her six children. Francesca also practiced L a Vecchia (The Old Ways) and was a renowned folk-healer. People came from all over the Delaware Valley for her to remove the Malocchio from them. She was a very spiritual woman and was said to have come from a family heritage of The Ol d Ways (Folk Magick). Her sons were accomplished musicians, who helped with th e finances through their music teaching and playing jobs (mostly jazz). France sca arrived in the USA on May 21, 1904 with her seven-year-old niece, Isabella Robilotta, whom she helped to raise. They sailed on the ship, Liguria, which d eparted from Napoli.
    Person ID I2104  DiFava/Brandt family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2014 

    Husband Ancestors Giovanni DIFALCO
              b. 12 Aug 1877, Lama dei Peligni, Chieti, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Jun 1923, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 06 Oct 1904  Sacred Heart Church, Vineland, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Thomas DIFALCO
              b. 29 Nov 1908, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jan 1978, Pennsauken, Camden, New Jersey, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Natural]
    Married: 1x2. Anna DIFALCO
    +3. Horace John DIFALCO
              b. 22 Oct 1916, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 04 Jun 1999, Stratford, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Natural]
    +4. Margaret Mary DIFALCO
              b. 08 Dec 1910, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Feb 1972, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Unknown]  [Natural]
     5. Joseph DIFALCO
              b. 04 Jan 1913, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Oct 1966, Cherry Hill, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [Unknown]  [Natural]
    +6. Rosa DIFALCO
              b. 15 Dec 1914, Camden, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Oct 1985, Merchantville, Camden, New Jersey, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Unknown]  [Natural]
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F1716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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