Thursday, November 16, 2017

Left to right standing: Maria Francesca Cafarella, Sebastianna Greco and Salvatore Cafarella.
Behind is a neighbor child and Rosa Cafarella(Fichera).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Cafarella to Fichera

Left: Giuseppe Cafarella
Right: Salvatore Cafarella son of Domenico and Rosa

Sebastianna Greco Cafarella, Wife of Salvatore Cafarella
mother of Rosa.

Rosa Cafarella Fichera 1926
 Daughter of Salvatore Cafarella who is the Son
 of the elder Domenico.
Rosario Fichera, Rosa's husband.
1924 - 1987
Francesco Cafarella Son of the elder Domenico Cafarella

Rosa and Rosario Fichera

 Rosa and Rosario Fichera
 Rosa(middle) and her sister on right.
Rosa in her village of Stezzo in Sicily after the war.

Friday, May 12, 2017

A New Blog

I have been blogging for a long time now about family.  In that time, some of the blogs have become a bit cumbersome.  To help in navigation of the blogs, I have deleted those posts that do not strictly adhere to the original intent. was intended to be stories about the family history. was to show mostly pictures of family. was for family recipes from all sources.  was for Mitchell side family posts of all sorts.

Now I have added a new blog to which I have transferred all references, historic photos and maps that refer to family in passing, but include all the history of the Aeolian Islands, family related locations and general history of the islands. it is at:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

6/24/29 to 3/21/16 
Mom has been gone a year.  Love from Janice.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Abigail Brennan Posts Photos of her Vasquez Family

 Jeffrey Brennan and  Pam Brennan,
 Abigail's parents, married on
April 30, 1988
 Patricia Vasquez and Robert McDonald,
 married on May 2 1993
I will repost this photo as soon as I have a chance to clean up the image.
Left to right:
Patricia Vasquez McDonald,  Pam Vasquez Brennan,
 Charles Vasquez, the Groom Patricia Vasquez, his mother 
James Vasquez,  Linda Walker.
The Bride, Julie McCarthy, is not in his photo.
I will also clean this up and repost it.
 Christmas of 2007 was the last photo
of the entire family before Anerio Vasquez' passing.
 Left to right in the back are:
Robin Cordwell Vasquez, James Vasquez., Patricia Vasquez,
 Anerio Vasquez,
 Jeffrey Brennan and Pam Vasquez Brennan.
Left to right in the front row are:
 Robert McDonald,  Patricia Vasquez McDonald,
 Julie McCarthy Vasquez and  Charles Vasquez.

Friday, March 3, 2017

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