Gaetano BALISTRERI, 1856-1930
Margaret's uncle

 Father Giuseppi Tommaso "Joseph" BALISTRERI, 1825-1887
 Mother Rosa "Rose" MACHI Balistreri, 1835-
       Sister Stefana BALISTRERI Balistreri, 1852-1875
       Gaetano BALISTRERI, 1856-1930
       Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, 1859-
       Brother Andrea "Andrew" BALISTRERI, 1863-1942
       Sister Rosa BALISTRERI Machi Balistreri, 1870-1946
       Brother Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, 1874-1959
       Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI, 1877-1956

 Wife Antonina DELUCA Balistreri, 1854-1942
       Daughter Rosa "Rosana" BALISTRERI D'amico, 1882-1969
       Son Antonino BALISTRERI, 1883-
       Daughter Stefana BALISTRERI Tomasello, 1885-1924
       Daughter Caterina BALISTRERI Deluca, 1887-1965
       Daughter Giuseppa BALISTRERI, 1889-
       Daughter Giuseppina BALISTRERI Lalicata, 1890-1971
       Daughter Aurelia BALISTRERI Sardina, 1892-1974
       Daughter Francesca BALISTRERI Balistreri, 1895-
       Son Giuseppe BALISTRERI, 1898-1899
       Daughter Maria BALISTRERI, 1899-1900
       Daughter Maria "Mary" BALISTRERI Balistreri, 1906-2000
       Daughter Pietrina BALISTRERI, 1908-1914

Time Line

26 March 1856 - Born at Sant' Elia, Palermo Province, Sicily

24 January 1859, age 2 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI born there

27 July 1863, age 7 - Brother Andrea "Andrew" BALISTRERI born there

Sometime before 1870 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI died there

19 September 1870, age 14 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI Machi Balistreri born there

22 April 1874, age 18 - Brother Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI born there

13 August 1874, age 18 - Sister Stefana BALISTRERI, age 21, married Pietro BALISTRERI, age 30, there

14 October 1875, age 19 - Sister Stefana BALISTRERI Balistreri, age 22, died there

28 June 1877, age 21 - Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI born there

26 May 1882, age 26 - Daughter Rosa "Rosana" BALISTRERI D'amico born there

23 September 1883, age 27 - Son Antonino BALISTRERI born there

Sometime before 1885 - Mother Rosa "Rose" MACHI Balistreri died there

5 March 1885, age 28 - Daughter Stefana BALISTRERI Tomasello born there

Sometime after 1885 - Grandfather Andrea MACHI died there

2 May 1886, age 30 - Brother Andrea "Andrew" BALISTRERI, age 22, married Maria Pietra "Mary" BUSALACCHI, age 15, in Santa Flavia

Sometime before 1887 - Grandmother Stefana ALIOTO Balistreri died at Sant' Elia

3 April 1887, age 31 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, age 16, married Pietro MACHI, age 24, at Santa Flavia, Palermo Province, Sicily

7 May 1887, age 31 - Daughter Caterina BALISTRERI Deluca born at Sant' Elia

13 October 1887, age 31 - Father Giuseppi Tommaso "Joseph" BALISTRERI, age 62, died there

14 September 1889, age 33 - Daughter Giuseppa BALISTRERI born there

Sometime before 1890 - Daughter Giuseppa BALISTRERI died there

25 April 1890, age 34 - Daughter Giuseppina BALISTRERI Lalicata born there

5 May 1890, age 34 - Brother-in-law Pietro MACHI, age 27, died there

20 April 1892, age 36 - Daughter Aurelia BALISTRERI Sardina born there

29 January 1893, age 36 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, age 22, married Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 31, there

4 February 1895, age 38 - Daughter Francesca BALISTRERI Balistreri born there

November 1898, age 42 - Son Giuseppe BALISTRERI born there

1899, age 42 - Occupation listed as mariner

20 January 1899, age 42 - Son Giuseppe BALISTRERI died at Sant' Elia

2 May 1899, age 43 - Emigrated in Naples. Traveled on the ship "Trojan Prince"

19 May 1899, age 43 - Immigrated at New York, New York. He stated that he was joining his brother Andrea at 142 Jackson Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

November 1899, age 43 - Daughter Maria BALISTRERI born at Sant' Elia

19 January 1900, age 43 - Daughter Maria BALISTRERI died there

8 February 1903, age 46 - Daughter Rosa "Rosana" BALISTRERI, age 20, married Giuseppe "Joseph" D'AMICO, age 25, there

23 March 1903, age 46 - Naturalized at Municipal Court, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. He signed the petition by making his mark.

26 January 1904, age 47 - Brother Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, age 29, married Maria "Mary" BILLANTE, age 20, at Sant' Elia

April 1904, age 48 - Resided at 159 Buffalo Street, Milwaukee

8 August 1904, age 48 - Grandson Francesco "Frank" DELUCA born there

8 November 1904, age 48 - Grandson Francesco "Frank" D'AMICO born there

12 March 1905, age 48 - Daughter Stefana BALISTRERI, age 20, married Matteo TOMASELLO, age 31, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church there

29 January 1906, age 49 - Grandson Rosario TOMASELLO born there

14 April 1906, age 50 - Daughter Maria "Mary" BALISTRERI Balistreri born there

10 June 1906, age 50 - Grandson Gaetano "Thomas" D'AMICO born there

18 February 1907, age 50 - Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI, age 29, married Giuseppa "Josie" TARANTINO, age 22, at Sant' Elia

8 September 1907, age 51 - Grandson Onofrio "Charles" D'AMICO born at Milwaukee

17 November 1907, age 51 - Grandson Gaetano TOMASELLO born there

8 May 1908, age 52 - Daughter Pietrina BALISTRERI born there

3 June 1908, age 52 - Grandson Gaetano "Thomas" DELUCA born there

6 September 1908, age 52 - Daughter Giuseppina BALISTRERI, age 18, married Giovanni LALICATA, age 28, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church there

6 March 1909, age 52 - Granddaughter Pietra D'AMICO Graziano born at Santa Flavia

20 June 1909, age 53 - Granddaughter Margherita LALICATA born at Milwaukee

As of sometime before 1910 - Resided at 273 Jackson Street there

1910, age 53 - Occupation listed as peddler

13 January 1910, age 53 - Granddaughter Marie TOMASELLO Norberg born

12 June 1910, age 54 - Daughter Aurelia BALISTRERI, age 18, married Francesco SARDINA, age 23, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church, Milwaukee

June 1910, age 54 - Grandson Antonio DELUCA born there

28 July 1910, age 54 - Sister's widower Pietro BALISTRERI, age 66, died at San Francisco, California

18 September 1910, age 54 - Daughter Francesca BALISTRERI, age 15, married Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 22, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church, Milwaukee

Sometime after 1910 - Resided at 2227 North Weil Street there

12 January 1911, age 54 - Grandson Giuseppi SARDINA born there

June 1911, age 55 - Grandson Dominic LALICATA born there

About 1912, age 55 - Grandson Giuseppi SARDINA died there

25 March 1912, age 55 - Grandson Joseph TOMASELLO born there ; Grandson Nicolas TOMASELLO born there

1 April 1912, age 56 - Grandson Giuseppe "Joseph" D'AMICO born there

June 1912, age 56 - Grandson Joseph DELUCA born there

September 1912, age 56 - Grandson Joseph SARDINA born there

10 November 1912, age 56 - Grandson Joseph TOMASELLO died of bronchial pneumonia, contributing malassimilation

August 1913, age 57 - Grandson Gaetano LALICATA born at Milwaukee

December 1913, age 57 - Granddaughter Antonina D'AMICO born there

18 March 1914, age 57 - Granddaughter Antonina TOMASELLO Trovato born there

April 1914, age 58 - Granddaughter Petrina DELUCA born there

6 June 1914, age 58 - Daughter Pietrina BALISTRERI, age 6, died there

June 1914, age 58 - Granddaughter Anna SARDINA born there

24 July 1916, age 60 - Grandson Francesco Nicholas TOMASELLO born there

16 March 1917, age 60 - Granddaughter Rose "Josie" D'AMICO born there

22 July 1918, age 62 - Granddaughter Rosalia TOMASELLO Smukalla born

20 August 1919, age 63 - Granddaughter Celia D'AMICO born at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County Wisconsin

25 August 1919, age 63 - Grandson Giovanni T. D'AMICO born at Milwaukee

November 1920, age 64 - Grandson Giuseppe LALICATA born there

9 November 1923, age 67 - Daughter Maria "Mary" BALISTRERI, age 17, married Giuseppe "Joseph" BALISTRERI, age 24, at Buffalo, New York

5 May 1924, age 68 - Daughter Stefana BALISTRERI Tomasello, age 39, died at Milwaukee of endocarditis and myocarditis

September 1926, age 70 - Granddaughter Rose BALISTRERI Vella born there

18 September 1928, age 72 - Grandson Gaetano "Tom" BALISTRERI born there

About 1930, age 73 - Granddaughter Nina BALISTRERI Canfield born in Wisconsin

5 March 1930, age 73 - Son-in-law Giovanni LALICATA, age 49, died at Milwaukee

14 November 1930, age 74 - Died there of gastric carcinoma

18 May 1931 - Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery there