|My name is Anthony Rini of Cleveland, OH. Thank you for visiting my web site. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Both of my mother and father's families were fishermen from Termini Imerese, Sicily, Province of Palermo. Below is some family history for which I would like to acknowledge cousins Paul Caito of Rochester, NY and Mike Rini of Avon, OH whom without their help, I would not have.|
I am researching the following names on my dads side from Termini; Rini, Mascari, Cianciolo, Sansone, Costa, Genovese, D'Atillo, Scola, Caito, Scalisi, DiBlasi, Longo, Mazziotta, and Palmisano. I am researching on my mothers side from Termini; LoSchiavo, Rini, Sanson, Sansone, Rocco, Gucciardo, Cianciola, Ciresi, Larocca, Sanfilippo, and Guglielmino. Main locations of interest include; Cleveland, Boston, and St. Louis.On my father's side, My gr, gr, gr grandparents were Saverio Mascari and Vincenza Genovese. Their son Vincenzo Mascari (born 1812) married Biagia Costa(born 1818), daughter of Leonardo and Maria Costa. Their son was Salvatore Mascari who married Girolama Sansone. They are my Gr Grandparents. They lived in St. Louis until about 1895 when they moved back to Termini with my grandmother Mariana Mascari Rini (born in St.Louis, March 12, 1887). In addition to Mariana there was Maria Mascari Caito of Pittsburgh, Rose Mascari, Biagia Mascari Mascari of Chicago, Angelina Mascari Catalano of Pittsburgh, Grace Mascari, and Liboria Mascari Cianciola. Girolama had sisters Vincenza Sansone Sanson(e) of Cleveland and Liboria Sansone Curro of Detroit. Vincenza Sansone is also my mom's gr grandmother.On my fathers side the Rini's include my gr, gr, gr grandfather, Nicolo Rini (son of Matteo Rini and Cosima Palmisano), married to Anna Maria D'Atillo (born bet. 1767 and 1781)(daughter of Gaetano D'Atillo and Cosima Scola. Nicolo's son was Matteo Rini, married to Lucia Ardizzone Caito, daughter of Giovanni-Battista Caito and Antonina DiBlasi. They had 5 children including Saverio "Nicola" Rini who was married to Paola Cianciolo, daughter of Leonardo Cianciolo and Angela Scalisi. Their son was my grandfather, Guiseppi Rini (b. July 12 1878). Guiseppi moved to Boston at age 14 and grew up in Boston with brothers Leonardo and Martin from about 1894 to 1899. In 1899 he returned to Sicily to serve in the Italian Army. Guiseppi married my grandmother Mariana Mascari in 1902. They arrived in New York on August 18, 1902 aboard the SS Roma. They immediately moved to the Orange Ave./Woodland neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. Guiseppi's brothers include Leonard Reno of Nantasket Beach, Mass., John Rini of Providence R.I., Martin Rini of Cleveland, and sisters Rosalia Rini Purpura of Wheeling West Virginia, and Angelina Rini Cianciola of Cleveland.
On my mother's side: The Rini's I have are Ignazio Rini (son of the same Matteo Rini and Cosima Palmisano) who was married to Rosa Sansone. Their son,Matteo Rini married to Lucia Gucciardo. Their daughter was my gr gr grandmother Mariana Rini LoSchiavo born in Termini in 1844. Mariana was married to Agostino "August" LoSchiavo (son of Antonino and Antonina Guglielmino) born in Termini in 1839. Mariana and August came to the U.S. on Dec. 13, 1886 on the Polcevera. They had 7 children; Martin LoSchiavo, b. 1878; Anthony LoSchiavo, b. 1869; Frank I. LoSchiavo, b. September 11, 1887; Lucille LoSchiavo, b. Sep. 08, 1875 in Termini; Paul LoSchiavo, b. 1878; d. 1897; Vincenza LoSchiavo Rini; and Lena LoSchiavo Rini. Martin LoSchiavo was my gr grandfather. He married Augustine LoSchiavo LoSchiavo. They had two children, Paul and James LoSchiavo. Paul was my grandfather and he married my grandmother Liboria Sanson, daughter of Filippo "Joseph F. Sanson" Sansone (son of Cosimo and Vincenza Sansone Sansone) and Maria Rocco (daughter of Michele Rocco and Liboria Cianciola). Joe Sanson, "The Banana King", was one of the founders of the Northeast Ohio Food Terminal.