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John ( Giovanni ) DIFAVA

John ( Giovanni ) DIFAVA

Male 1896 - 1969  (72 years)      Has 2 ancestors and 94 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name John ( Giovanni ) DIFAVA  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Relationshipwith Antonette DIFALCO
    Born 29 Aug 1896  Formia,Latina, Lazio,Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 1920  [1
    Residence 1930  Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 1935  Lebanon Independent, Lebanon, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1940  Lebanon Independent, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 01 Apr 1940  Lebanon Independent, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 1942  Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 09 Aug 1969  Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    John DiFava Sr Funeral Card 1
    John DiFava Sr Funeral Card 2
    Age 72 years 
    Buried 15 Aug 1969  Holy Cross Cemetary Lebanon PA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John & Mary ( DiCarlo ) DiFava Headstone
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Notes 
    • [Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Aug 1, 1999, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.64573.8]

      Individual: Difava, John
      Social Security #: 175-05-3564
      Issued in: Pennsylvania

      Birth date: Aug 29, 1896
      Death date: Aug 1969


      Residence code: Pennsylvania

      ZIP Code of last known residence: 17042
      Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

      Lebanon, Pennsylvania


      [Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 28, 1999, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.64573.8]

      Individual: Difava, John
      Social Security #: 175-05-3564
      Issued in: Pennsylvania

      Birth date: Aug 29, 1896
      Death date: Aug 1969


      Residence code: Pennsylvania

      ZIP Code of last known residence: 17042
      Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

      Lebanon, Pennsylvania

      [Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 28, 1999, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.64573.8]

      Individual: Difava, John
      Social Security #: 175-05-3564
      Issued in: Pennsylvania

      Birth date: Aug 29, 1896
      Death date: Aug 1969


      Residence code: Pennsylvania

      ZIP Code of last known residence: 17042
      Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

      Lebanon, Pennsylvania
    Person ID I773  DiFava/Brandt family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2014 

    DNA Tests  1 person has linked a DNA test to John ( Giovanni ) DIFAVA 

    Father Pasquale DIFAVA
              b. Formia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Formia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mady AMENDOLA 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Ancestors Mary Ester DICARLO
              b. 03 Jun 1908, Fara San Martino, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Sep 2002, Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1923 
    John and Mary ( DiCarlo ) Marriage Certificate from the church
    johndifavamarriagecert.JPG
    John & Mary ( DiCarlo ) DiFava Headstone
    John & Mary ( DiCarlo ) DiFava Wedding Party
    John & Mary ( DiCarlo ) DiFava
    Children 
    +1. Gemma Louise "Jennie" DIFAVA Married: 2x2x 
    +2. Pasquale A. "Pat" DIFAVA
              b. 18 Oct 1926, Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 Aug 1986, Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Anthony "Tony" DIFAVA Married: 2x2x 
              b. 13 Mar 1929, Lebanon General Hospital, Lebanon Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Aug 1986, Jonestown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +4. Frank Louis "Frank" DIFAVA
    +5. John Arthur DIFAVA, Jr
              b. 31 Mar 1934, Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Oct 2013, Select Services, Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
    Photos
    John & Mary DiFava and Family
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1896 - Formia,Latina, Lazio,Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Aug 1969 - Lebanon, Lebanon Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Aug 1969 - Holy Cross Cemetary Lebanon PA. Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    John DiFava Medal Of Valor Front Side
    John DiFava Medal of Valor back side
    John & Mary ( DiCarlo ) DiFava

    Documents
    John DiFava Manifesto Arriving in the U.S>
    John DiFava Military papers page 2
    John DiFava Military papers page 1
    John DiFava Manifesto Blowup Showing hid Name as a passenger
    John DiFava Discharge Paper
    John DiFava Military papers page 3
    John DiFava Military Papers page 4
    John DiFava Military Papers page 5
    John DiFava Naturalization Paper
    Ship that brought John diFava over to the states

  • Sources 
    1. [S1555] Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census. Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626,;, Year: 1930; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2061; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0027; Image: 868.0; FHL microfilm: 2341795.

    2. [S1554] Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. National Archives and Records Administration Branch l;, The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II draft cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Pennsylvania; State Headquarters: Pennsylvania; Microfilm Series: M1951; Microfilm Roll: 73.

    3. [S1553] Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index. Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security D;, Number: 175-05-3564; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    4. [S1594] Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Order Sons of Italy in America, Mortuary Fund Claims, 1917-1978. Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - Order Sons of Italy in America. OSIA Pennsylvania Mortuary Fund Claims. Washington, DC: Order Sons of Italy in America.Original data: Order Sons of Italy in America. O;.

    5. [S1616] Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census. Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627;, Year: 1940; Census Place: Lebanon Independent, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3541; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 38-35.

    6. [S1558] Ancestry Family Trees. Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;, Ancestry Family Tree.