Carmelo Gatto1

#6201, (20 September 1885 - 18 June 1972)

Family

Vincenza Refice b. c 1892, d. 1988
Children 1.Mary Gatto+5 (c 1910 - 2005)
 2.Frank Gatto5 (1913 - 1972)
 3.Vincent James Gatto5 (1916 - 1997)
 4.Jerry Gatto5 (c 1918 - 1969)
 5.Augustine Gatto8 (1919 - 1920)
 6.Joseph John Gatto+1 (1921 - 1999)
 7.Gloria Gatto+5 (c 1927 - 2018)
 8.Peter J Gatto5 (1927 - 1978)
Carmelo Gatto was also known as Charles.2 
Birth*20 September 1885He was born on 20 September 1885 at Ficarra, Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, ItalyG.3 
Marriage*say 1909He married Vincenza Refice say 1909.1 
1913He and Vincenza Refice migrated to United StatesG (from birth of Frank in 1913) in 1913.4 
6 January 1920He and Vincenza Refice appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at 673 Delaware Avenue, Columbus, Franklin Co., OhioG.4 
8 April 1930He and Vincenza Refice appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at 673 Delaware Avenue, Columbus, Franklin Co., OhioG; also Joseph Raffas (50), bro-in-law, b. Italy; nei. Moreno, Quint.5 
15 April 1940He and Vincenza Refice appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 at 673 Delaware Avenue, Columbus, Franklin Co., OhioG; nei. Joseph Raffas (59.)1 
25 April 1942He registered for the military draft on 25 April 1942 at 673 Delaware Avenue, Columbus, Franklin Co., OhioG.3 
Death*18 June 1972He died on 18 June 1972 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Franklin Co., OhioG, at age 86.6 
Burial*June 1972He was buried in June 1972 at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lockbourne, Franklin Co., OhioG.7 

Citations

  1. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. Carmelo (54), b. Italy, laborer (WPA); Benzenza (48), b. Italy; same house in 1935.
  2. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S1277] World War II Draft Registration Cards, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com, Local Board 17, Franklin Co. OH, 25 Apr 1942. Ser. No. U273. Carmelo Gatto, age 56, b. Figarda [sic, i.e. Ficarra] Italy 20 Sep 1885; res. 673 Delaware Ave., Columbus, Franklin Co. OH, empl. City Waterworks, Cols. OH; contact Vincenza Gatto, wife, same res.
  4. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Carmela (33), b. and parents b. Italy, forge and iron laborer; Vincenza (28), b. and parents b. Italy; both imm. 1912.
  5. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. "Charles" (48), b. Italy, construction work, 1st marr. at 23; Virginia, b. Italy, 1st marr. at 16.
  6. [S2295] Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007, online FamilySearch.org. Carmelo Gatto, marr., res. Grandview Heights OH, d. Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus OH, 18 Jun 1972, age 86, Cert. No. 44050.
  7. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Large shared standing memorial. Gatto / Wife Clarice P 22 Aug 1917 - 1 Nov 2006 / Husband Vincent J 20 Jun 1916 - 18 Jan 1997 / Father Carmelo 3 Sep 1885 - 18 Jun 1972 / Mother Vincenza 20 Dec 1891 - 27 Mar 1988 / Son Jerry J 1 Jan 1918 - 20 Feb 1969 / Son Frank J 17 Jun 19 1913 - 12 Jan 1972. Also small ground marker, Carmelo Gatto, same dates. Memorial 133101536, created by David McNally, photo added by Karyn Williams.
  8. [S1388] Ohio County Death Records, 1840-2001: Franklin > Death certificates, 1920 > img. 2307/3254. File No. 2249, Reg. No. 2239. Augustine Gatto, son of Carmelo Gatto and ___ Raffos (both b. Italy), b. Cols. OH 15 Aug 1919, res. 673 Delaware Ave., Cols. OH; d. at res. 19 Jun 1920, age 10m 4d, broncho pneumonia (measles); bur. St. Josephs Cemetery 21 Jun 1920, County Courthouses, Ohio, online FamilySearch.org.