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Italy-->Australia: Vito LOSCOCCO and wife Virginis ROS of Guildford NSW

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Vito (Viti) LOSCOCCO born abt 1857 (possibly Italy) died 1916 Newcastle NSW Australia, married 1883 Sydney NSW Australia Virginia ROS born abt 1860 died 1961 Balmain NSW Australia. Vito was the son of Pasquale LOSCOCCO and Nunzia (maiden name unknown).

A preliminary sketch of Italian migration - see page 47 - extract below

"...Another family from the famed expedition was the Ros family. This family settled in the Guildford area in Sydney, and when Vito Loscocco, a sailor working on coastal ships, went to Sydney in 1883 to be presented with a gold medal for his part in a rescue on the Clarence River, he met Miss Virginia Ros, whom he later married. Mr Loscocco became a pilot boatman in Newcastle and was involved in another rescue, that of the 'Adolphe', at the entrance of Newcastle harbour, in 1904. He lived at the Pilot Terrace, Parnell Place, Newcastle, with his family until his death in 1916. ..."

Vito and Virginia had the following children:-

1.Angela LOSCOCCO born 1884 Newcastle NSW Australia

2.Rose R. LOSCOCCO born 1886 Newcastle NSW Australia

3.Nicholla P.F. Francesco (aka Nicholas Francis) LOSCOCCO born 1889 Newcastle NSW Australia died 1968 Islington NSW Australia married 1921 Hamilton NSW Australia Mary Elizabeth PATERSON 1895-1984 the daughter of Joseph Goddard PATERSON 1862~1901 and #Anastasia CANTWELL 1868~1945. NB:# I'm researching the CANTWELL family, their ancestors and all their descendants.

4.Virginia LOSCOCCO 1891~1891 Newcastle NSW Australia

5.Vincent Bennett LOSCOCCO born 1897 Newcastle NSW Australia died 1977 NSW Australia married 1930 Newcastle NSW Australia Tessy Jane HALLIWELL born ? died 1968 Newcastle NSW Australia, daughter of John David HALLIWELL and Ada Jane unknown.

6.Mary M.A. LOSCOCCO born 1909 Newcastle NSW Australia


If anyone can help add to the above information I would be most grateful.

Thanks.

Surnames: CANTWELL HALLIWELL LOSCOCCO PATERSON ROS
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on 2010-01-07 20:30:48

allycat , from sunny Queensland, Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2006. is researching the following names: HOY, MOST, ORTH and 610 other(s).

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