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RODIA Luigi Antonio
Birth: 20 Apr 1884 Serino, Avellino, Italy
Burial: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Pa.
on 8 May 1911 on the Duca Degli Abruzzi arrives the following:
Rodia Luigi, 24, farmer, where lived with mother Carmina
I cannot find Luigi Rodia (using variant spellings), so perhaps he also went back to Italy with Pietro (except
there is no passport application for him). In 1930 I find Luigi Rodia, 1724 7th St, divorced, a real estate
dealer, born in Italy, arrived in the US in 1911. That must be him. The mystery of where he is in 1920 may
be solved by this entry from the Sept 22 1922 Philadelphia Inquirer: "Court of Common Pleas No 2 for the
County of Philadelphia. Order of Publication in Divorce. To Rosina Rodia, late of Chicago, Ill. Whereas Louis
A. Rodia, your husband, has filed a libel in the Court of Common Pleas No. 2 of Philadelphia Co. of June
Term. 1922, No. 433 praying a divorce against you. Now you are hereby notified and required to appear in
said Court on or before Monday, the 2nd day of October next, to answer the complaint of the said Louis A.
Rodia, and in default of such appearance you will be liable to have a divorce granted in your absence.
Robert E. Lamberton, Sheriff of Philadelphia." Not him. There's another Luigi Rodia, probably a cousin.
findagrave (but this might not be him, making 1884-1918 the wrong dates]
not in 1918 list of Pa Death Record index at www.health.state.pa.us unless he is "Rodi, --, -- 64759; Phila;
AHA. WW1 draft reg, as Luigi Rodio, 527 Rising Sun Ave., Phila, b 20 Apr 1884, laborer Matthews Leather
Works, nearest relative Mrs. Carmina Rodio in Province Avellino. short, slender, brown eyes, black hair. His
signature is Rodia, rest of handwriting is different, so person writing it down must have used Rodio in error.
Serino Italy Civil Records
RODIA Antonio ()
RODIA Carmina ()
RODIA NOT CHILD BUT PLACE TO HOLD NOTES ()
RODIA Luigi (20 Jun 1882 - 7 Jul 1882)
RODIA Luigi Antonio (20 Apr 1884 - 1918)
RODIA Rosalina (25 Feb 1886 - 22 Oct 1942)
RODIA [ CHG TO RODY] Pietro Antonio (Peter) (12 Jul 1889 - 6 Oct 1946)
RODIA Antonio (18 Apr 1891 - 27 Feb 1895)
RODIA Mario (16 Jan 1893 - 16 Jan 1893)
RODIA Petronilla (14 Sep 1894 - 1964)
RODIA Antonio (14 Dec 1896 - 2 Oct 1899)
RODIA Francesco (6 Oct 1898 - 1959)
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