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York & Master; Piazza & Page

Updated July 30, 2004

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I have researched the following surnames and localities:

YORK & MAGOTO or Magottaux (Darke, Shelby & Montgomery Counties,Ohio)
MARTIN (Knox County, Kentucky)
MASTER or Meschter & PUTT (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
BURLESON & COOPER (Avery & Mitchell County, North Carolina)
PIAZZA (New Jersey/ Philadelphia/ Sicily, Italy)
PAGE (Hampden County, Massachusetts & Cheshire County, New Hampshire)

Family Photos
  • My grandfather Norbert York about age 18 (466 KB)
    This photo was taken around the time that my grandparents were married
  • Family of Nicholas Slade York (82 KB)
    Nicholas Slade York was my great (x4) grandfather. I am descended from his son, Joseph Slade York (also pictured)
  • Martha Catherine Dozier (1852-1928) (305 KB)
    Cate was my great (x3) grandmother. She lived in Knox County, Kentucky.
  • James & Eliza Dozier (873 KB)
    James William Dozier (1821-1881) & Elizabeth Melvina Cain (1827-1907) were the parents of Martha Catherine Dozier. They also lived in Knox County, Kentucky.
  • Hugh Valentine Martin (1864-1945) (650 KB)
    Hugh was my great (x3) grandfather. He lived in Knox County, Kentucky.
  • 50th Anniversary Party of George & Emma Eastman (581 KB)
    This photo was taken in 1902. June 18th of that year was their 50th anniversary. The location is probably near Swanzey, New Hampshire. The identities of the rest of the individuals in the photo are unknown to me. George and Emma were my wife's great (x3) grandparents.
  • S.S. Giuseppe Verdi (14 KB)
    This is the vessel that carried Sebastiano and later his wife, Marianna and son, Joseph from Italy to Ellis Island, NY. Built by Societa Esercizio Baccini, Riva Trigoso in 1914 for Transatlantica Italiana. Her details were - 9,757 gross tons, overall length 505.1ft x beam 59.6ft, two funnels, two masts, twin screw and a speed of 16 knots. There was capacity for 100-1st, 260-2nd and 1,825-3rd class passengers. Launched on 2/8/1915 she sailed from Genoa on her maiden voyage to Naples, Palermo and New York on 4/11/1915. She started her last voyage on 9/11/1927 when she left Genoa for Naples, Palermo, Lisbon, New York(dep.6/12/1927), Boston, Lisbon, Naples and Genoa. In 1928 she went to Japanese owners and was renamed "Yamato Maru". Her funnels were reduced to one in 1940 and on 13/9/1943 she was torpedoed and sunk by a US submarine near the Philippine Islands. [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P. Bonsor, vol.4, p.1452] -
Related Files
  • York & Piazza Ancestors (1582 KB)
    This file focuses on ancestors, but I have additional information on many descendants, in some cases, that is not shown here.
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