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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Dicenzo, Vatagliano, Frangenberg, Sanders, Best, Dowis, and Royal families

These are all linked from Ancient Faces. To see the original entry go to and search the names.

The Dicenzo family, 1920. Dad is identified as Domenicio Dicenzo, 37yrs, b c1883

Vitagliano family.
Front: Anna (Garafano) Vitagliano, Salvatore Vitagliano (b Nov 1, 1896), Geno, Mary (b Aug 31, 1926), John
Back: Philomena, Elaine, Jerry

Frangenberg family.
Front: Mary (mother), Frank, John, Peter John Frangenberg (father)
Back: Anne, Mary, Peter, Gertrude, Kate

Rubie Sanders family. There is no other identification on this photo, which came from the picture box of Charlie & Viola (Ellis) Marshall, who lived in New Mexico (Hatch & Corona areas) and Roaring Springs, Texas.

Just look at those BEAUTIFUL little girls! What a handsome family.

This is a family photo, 1941, of Robert Best Junior. He was the son of Robert Best Senior, who was a brother to Joseph Best from Eldorado, Ontario, Canada.

One of the biggest families on this site!

Dowis family, taken in Geneva, NE, Decoration Day, May 1888.
Back row L to R:
Jonathan Edgar Dowis, 14yrs, b Jul 13, 1873
Wesley Dowis, 31, b Mar 12, 1857
Isaac S Dowis, 26, b Sep 9, 1861
Richard Thomas Dowis, 21, b Jan 6, 1867
Seated L to R:
Laura Dowis (later Thomas), 16, b Jul 19, 1871
Eliza A Sheets Dowis, 51, Mar 10, 1837
Cora Dowis (later Reginor), 8, b Nov 6, 1879
Jonathan Dowis, 59, b Nov 16, 1828
Albert Russell Dowis, 11, b Aug 11, 1876

Aaron Mony Royal (b 1851) and Sarah E Royal nee Dickinson (b 1863) family.
Children are: Eli Steelman Royal, b 1881; Paul D Royal, b 1882; Frank J Royal, b 1884; Silas I Royal, b 1887; Maurice Y Royal, b 1888; Mary A Royal, b 1891; Maria Royal, b 1894; Lillian Royal, b 1896; Harriet Royal, b 1901; Radcliffe Royal, b 1907.


Koshu said...

my name is James DiCenzo Alonzo, my mother theresa is in the Domenicio Dicenzo. I would like to know how we are connected. my email is thank you for your time, peace rev. james

Natalia said...

I have replied privately. Thanks for your comment!

tatiana said...

Hi Natalia,my name is Tatiana Dicenzo. I have lots of information on my family. The left Sulmona in 1880 and went to Brazil. Do you think we are connected? Thanks

Natalia said...

Hi, Tatiana, thank you for posting. I don't research any of these families, just post photos. However the first commenter on this post is a Dicenzo, you could try emailing him as he posted his email address. Also, go to and search the name; the person who posted it the picture there may be of help. Good luck! Natalia