Hi, my name is Carmen Papallo and my family originated in Martone, Reggio Calabria, Italy. I have had a blog site related to Martone since 2013 . I started the site in order to try and bring all the families of Martone together. I have been interested in my family history since I was a […]
Just a quick note to let you know several new surnames were added to the database today. All can be be viewed by clicking on the SEARCH THE DATABASE tab and using the drop down menu. There will also be an example on how to submit a surname on the main page should you be […]
Hello and Happy Father’s Day! It seems like I have’t posted in a hot minute but the truth is I’ve been so busy working on a very special project [which I’m extremely excited about!] with two of my good friends, Louis Loccisano from the Calabria DNA Project and Carm Papallo from Martone.info. For the last several […]
Wishing you all a Safe and Happy Memorial Day 2017!
Wishing all mom’s, past, present and yet to come, may your day be as beautiful as you. Your kindness, strength and love have been an inspiration to us all. Being a Mom is not what about what you have given up by having a child but what you have gained by having one! And to […]
Today is the day when all those named Giuseppe (Joseph), Giuseppina (Josephine), etc., celebrate their onomastico, or name day. In Italy, Spain and Portugal March 19th is also known as Father’s Day as Joseph was the husband of the Virgin Mary and stepfather of Jesus. It is said that Sicilians, affected by severe drought, prayed […]
Wishing you and your families a Very Happy and Joyus Holiday season. Please remember to take care of yourselves and your loved ones and I look forward to seeing you back here in 2017!