Rod Saunders' Melaragni, Tomasso and Dadoma family pics.
Last updated 18th December 2014
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My grandfather, Antonio Melaragni, with Frances Lanna his first wife and Antoniella, Augustine, Dominic and Maria. Liverpool circa 1910
Antonio's Italian, Army discharge papers (1)
(2). He was in the Italian army from 1887-1892
Said to be cousins of Antonio circa 1890
Frances Melarangi, my mother. Her mother, Louisa Dadomo, nee Tomasso married my grandfather when his first wife died. Her first husband, Peter Dadomo, died in Liverpool aged 25. They had 2 sons, Peter & Joseph. Photo: 1946
Lorenzo Tomasso my mother's maternal grandfather. This was taken in Liverpool in 1931 on his 72nd birthday.
Antony Tomasso son of Lorenzo and brother of my grandmother, Louisa Tomasso
Peter Dadomo, one of 2 sons with my grandmother's first husband, Petro Dadomo
Family of Crescenzo Melaragni, one of Antonio's brothers, with his wife, Maria Crolla. Crescenzo was in New York when this picture of his family was taken in Manchester, UK.
Alfonso Cappella (2nd from left) with his wife, Josephine Tomasso (my grandmother's sister, seated centre) and their family
Joseph is the other son of Luisa and Petro. Here he is with his wife, Angela, and their two children Marie & Joe. circa 1950