Name
ANTONIO CIMIOTTA
Residence
SAMBUCA DI SICILIA
SICILIA

Date of Arrival
MARCH 13, 1902

Age on Arrival
17 YEARS

Marital Status
SINGLE

Port of Departure
NAPOLI


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ANTONIO CIMIOTTA
By David Cates
AGRIGENTO

My grandfather, Antonino Cimiotta was born In Sambuca di Sicila, Sicily April 28, 1884. He was one of nine children of Luciano Cimiotta and Rosa Bila.

At the age of 17 he boarded the SS Sardegna and traveled to New York City. He had seven dollars in his pocket when he arrived in the United States.

In Illinois at the age of 35 he married Minnie Blanche Simmons. Antonino and Blanche lived in Collinsville Illinois and raised a family of seven children.

Antonino worked in the coal mines until his death in 1948.
( Left ) Antonino Cimiotta in Illinois circa 1920
( Right ) Antonino Cimiotta (on left) and friend at coal mine in Illinois