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FatherFrancesco Pasquale Girimonti1 b. 16 Apr 1860, d. 29 Nov 1936
MotherMaria Vincenza Falbo1 b. s 1865, d. a 1949

Gaetano Girimonti1

#821, b. 3 February 1888, d. 12 February 1953
Migration*Ciro, Catanzaro, Italy -->Pittsburgh, PA, USA -->Italy -->Montgomery, WV, USA -->Italy -->Montgomery, WV, USA -->Galloway, WV, USA 
Birth*3 February 1888Via Destra, Caccuri, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy, 39.226111,16.779722G; #141,2,3,4
Gaetano Girimonte (#821)
Birth: 03 Feb 1888
Psgr List22 October 1905Port of Naples, Napoli, Napoli, Campania, Italy, 40.835556,14.285278G; Ship: Hamburg, Line: Hamburg-America Line5
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
Ship Manifest
22 Oct 1905
Immigration4 November 1905Ellis Island, New York, New York, New York, USA5 
Residenceafter 4 November 1905Giuseppe Giovinazzo, 609 Webster, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA; House of Uncle5 
Marriage*circa 1911(Bride) Vincenza Teodora Mazza6 
Description*1913Height: 5' 6", Complexion: fair, Hair:chestnut, Eyes: chestnut, Scar on upper lip.5,8 
Occupation*1913Farm Laborer 
Psgr List*8 June 1913Port of Naples, Napoli, Napoli, Campania, Italy, 40.835556,14.285278G; Ship: Canada, Line: Unione Austriaca5,6
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
Ship Manifest
08 Jun 1913
Immigration*1 July 1913Port of New York, New York, New York, New York, USA5 
Residence*after 1 July 1913Francesco Guzzo, Montgomery, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA; house of Brother-in-Law5,8 
Military*circa 1914Italian Army, World War I. Affected by poison gas and suffered lung problems for the rest of his life. 
Residenceafter 14 January 1915Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonte, Box 223, Montgomery, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA5,8 
Witness: Vincenza Teodora Mazza
Occupation1920Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA; Coal Loader7 
Census*January 1920Pleasant, Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA7
Witness: Vincenza Teodora Mazza
Witness: Francesco Girimonti
Name VariationJanuary 1920Gaetano Girimont9,7,3 
(Witness) Residenceafter 20 July 1921Giovanni Girimonte; Gaetano Girimonti, 300-40th Street, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA; House of Brother5,8 
(Witness) Residenceafter 26 February 1924Giovanni Girimonte; Giuseppe Girimonte, Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA; house of Brother5,8 
Naturalization*before 19306 
Occupation1930Miner, Coal Mine6 
Census15 April 1930Improved Concrete Road, Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA6
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
1930 U.S. Census, Page 1
15 Apr 1930
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
1930 U.S. Census, Page 2
15 Apr 1930

Witness: Vincenza Teodora Mazza
Witness: Francesco Girimonti
Witness: Joseph Edward Girimont
Witness: John Girimont
Witness: Victor Girimont
Occupationcirca 1940Coal Loader, Coal Mine10 
Name Variation2 April 1940Joe Girimonti10 
Census*2 April 1940Vincenza Teodora Mazza; Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA10
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
02 Apr 1940: 1940 U.S. Census

Son: Frank Girimont
Son: Joseph Edward Girimont
Son: John Girimont
Son: Victor Girimont
Description1942Height: 6'1"; Weight: 180 lbs.; Hair: Black; Eyes: Grey; Complexion: Light Brown3 
Military-Draft-Regis*27 April 1942Local Board #2, Selective Service, 512-513 Professional Building, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, USA, 39.485000,-80.142778G3
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
WWII Draft Registration
27 Apr 1942
Employment*27 April 1942Mountain Fuel Company, Brownton, Barbour, West Virginia, USA3 
Residence*27 April 1942Vincenza Teodora Mazza; Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA3 
Addressbefore 1953Flemington, West Virginia, USA 
Address*circa 1953Galloway, Barbour, West Virginia, USA9 
Illness*between 8 August 1952 and 12 February 1953Pneumonia9 
Death*12 February 1953St. Mary's Hospital, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA; Cause: Pneumonia; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Emphysema4
Giuseppe Gaetano Girimonti (#821)
Death Certificate
12 Feb 1953

Record Signatory: Francesco Girimonti
Burial*15 February 1953Holy Cross Cemetery, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA4 


Vincenza Teodora Mazza b. 3 Sep 1891, d. 27 Dec 1981
Children 1.Anna Girimonte+
 2.Francesco Girimonti+ b. 1 May 1917, d. 20 Sep 2001
 3.Joseph Edward Girimont+ b. 15 Nov 1920, d. 6 May 2004
 4.John Girimont+ b. 7 Nov 1922, d. 9 Feb 2007
 5.Charles Joseph Girimont+
 6.Victor Girimont b. 15 Feb 1926
 7.Louis Edward Girimont+
 8.Evelyn Girimont+
 9.Dominic Girimont
 10.Albinia Girimont+
Found in CensusCensus Index
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ChartsC8 - Francesco Girimonte (#5663) (c1754 - 1816)
Last Edited9 Jun 2016
Military ServiceY


  1. [S107] Birth Record, Birth record of Gaetano Girimonte
    Caccuri, 03 Feb 1888, Municipio di Caccuri (KR), Italy, Ufficio Dello Stato Civile, Caccuri, Crotone, Calabria, Italy.
  2. [S25] Letter from Victor Girimont (3809 Schiller Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44109) to William Joseph Girimonti III.
  3. [S254] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line], 2007,Serial Number: U1432, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S267] Death Record of West Virginia, USA, #1534. Hereinafter cited as Death Record of West Virginia, USA.
  5. [S66] Ship Passenger Manifest, National Archives and Records Administration.
  6. [S178] U.S. Federal Census (1930).
  7. [S177] U.S. Federal Census (1920), V1, ED13, S6, L53.
  8. [S109] LDS Microfilm.
  9. [S131] Death Record of Harrison County, West Virginia.
  10. [S452] U.S. Federal Census (1940), E.D. 1-11, Sheet 1A, Line 39-40 & Sheet 1B, Line 41-48.

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