Andrea "Andrew" BALISTRERI, 1863-1942
Fisherman, municipal laborer
Margaret's uncle

 Father Giuseppi Tommaso "Joseph" BALISTRERI, 1825-1887
 Mother Rosa "Rose" MACHI Balistreri, 1835-
       Sister Stefana BALISTRERI Balistreri, 1852-1875
       Brother Gaetano BALISTRERI, 1856-1930
       Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, 1859-
       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 Maria Pietra "Mary" BUSALACCHI Balistreri, 1870-1937
       Son Giuseppe "Joseph, Joe" BALISTRERI, 1888-1970
       Son Vito "Charles" BALISTRERI, 1891-1993
       Son Gaetano BALISTRERI, 1898-1900
       Daughter Rosa BALISTRERI Morana, 1894-1955
       Son Antonino "Tony" BALISTRERI, 1895-1975
       Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRERI Mazzucco, 1901-1987
       Son Gaetano "Tom" BALISTRERI, 1902-
       Son Pietro "Peter" BALISTERRI, 1904-1997
       Daughter Francesca "Frances" BALISTRERI Balistreri, 1906-2000
       Son Francesco BALISTRERI, 1907-1975
       Son John BALISTRERI, 1909-
       Son Theodore BALISTRERI, 1911-
       Daughter Antonina BALISTRERI Naso, 1913-2008

Time Line

27 July 1863 - Born at Sant' Elia, Palermo Province, Sicily

Sometime before 1870 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI died there

19 September 1870, age 7 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI Machi Balistreri born there

22 April 1874, age 10 - Brother Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI born there

13 August 1874, age 11 - Sister Stefana BALISTRERI, age 21, married Pietro BALISTRERI, age 30, there

14 October 1875, age 12 - Sister Stefana BALISTRERI Balistreri, age 22, died there

28 June 1877, age 13 - Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI born there

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

Sometime after 1885 - Grandfather Andrea MACHI died there

2 May 1886, 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 23 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, age 16, married Pietro MACHI, age 24, at Santa Flavia, Palermo Province, Sicily

13 October 1887, age 24 - Father Giuseppi Tommaso "Joseph" BALISTRERI, age 62, died at Sant' Elia

1 December 1888, age 25 - Son Giuseppe "Joseph, Joe" BALISTRERI born there

5 May 1890, age 26 - Brother-in-law Pietro MACHI, age 27, died there

21 November 1891, age 28 - Son Vito "Charles" BALISTRERI born there

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

2 November 1894, age 31 - Daughter Rosa BALISTRERI Morana born at Santa Flavia

16 November 1895, age 32 - Son Antonino "Tony" BALISTRERI born there

1898, age 34 - Occupation listed as sailor

7 April 1898, age 34 - Emigrated in Naples. Two Machis and three Balistreris traveled together on the ship "Trojan Prince"

24 April 1898, age 34 - Immigrated at New York, New York. All five of these travelers said they planned to meet with a brother living at 139 Huron Street, Milwaukee.

15 August 1898, age 35 - Son Gaetano BALISTRERI born at Sant' Elia

May 1899, age 35 - Resided at 142 Jackson Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

About 16 May 1900, age 36 - Son Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 1, died at Ellis Island, New York

30 March 1901, age 37 - Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRERI Mazzucco born at Milwaukee

2 October 1902, age 39 - Son Gaetano "Tom" BALISTRERI born there

26 January 1904, age 40 - Brother Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, age 29, married Maria "Mary" BILLANTE, age 20, at Sant' Elia

22 April 1904, age 40 - Son Pietro "Peter" BALISTERRI born at Milwaukee

1905, age 41 - Naturalized

11 February 1906, age 42 - Daughter Francesca "Frances" BALISTRERI Balistreri born at Milwaukee

18 February 1907, age 43 - Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI, age 29, married Giuseppa "Josie" TARANTINO, age 22, at Sant' Elia

19 March 1907, age 43 - Son Francesco BALISTRERI born at Milwaukee

2 March 1909, age 45 - Son John BALISTRERI born there

As of sometime before April 1910 until sometime after January 1920 - Resided at 222 Milwaukee Street there

April 1910, age 46 - Occupation listed as laborer and recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

28 July 1910, age 47 - Sister's widower Pietro BALISTRERI, age 66, died at San Francisco, California

January 1911, age 47 - Son Theodore BALISTRERI born at Milwaukee

6 April 1913, age 49 - Daughter Rosa BALISTRERI, age 18, married Giuseppe MORANA, age 28, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church there

1 November 1913, age 50 - Daughter Antonina BALISTRERI Naso born there

January 1914, age 50 - Grandson Andrew BALISTRERI born

January 1914, age 50 - Grandson Vincenzio MORANA born at Milwaukee

April 1915, age 51 - Granddaughter Rosa MORANA born there

27 November 1915, age 52 - Son Giuseppe "Joseph, Joe" BALISTRERI, age 26, married Rosa "Rose" MACHI, age 18, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church there

November 1916, age 53 - Grandson Andrew BALISTRERI born in Wisconsin

27 January 1917, age 53 - Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRERI, age 15, married Giovanni MAZZUCCO, age 21, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church, Milwaukee

May 1918, age 54 - Grandson Oscar BALISTRERI born there

August 1918, age 55 - Grandson Joseph BALISTREIRE born

January 1920, age 56 - Occupation listed as laborer at Street Department and recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

June 1920, age 56 - Grandson Andrea BALISTRERI born there

22 July 1920, age 56 - Son Antonino "Tony" BALISTRERI, age 24, married Josephine HAMBLETTE, age 21, at Our Lady of Pompei Catholic Church there

About 1925, age 61 - Granddaughter Marion "Mary" BALISTRERI Trevithick born in Wisconsin

As of sometime before April 1930 - Resided at 541 N 24th Street, Milwaukee

4 April 1930, age 66 - Recorded in the United States Census there

14 November 1930, age 67 - Brother Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 74, died there of gastric carcinoma

21 October 1933, age 70 - Daughter Antonina BALISTRERI, age 19, married Jack NASO, age 27, at St. Michael Catholic Church there

As of sometime before 1935 until 1942 - Resided at 1623 24th Place there. He was living alone.

16 January 1937, age 73 - Wife Maria Pietra "Mary" BUSALACCHI Balistreri, age 66, died there

April 1940, age 76 - Occupation listed as ash collector at city refuse department

1 April 1940, age 76 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

14 February 1942, age 78 - Brother's widow Antonina DELUCA Balistreri, age 88, died there of cerebral apoplexy (stroke) due to malignant hypertension due to diabetic mellitus

12 June 1942, age 78 - Died at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

15 June 1942 - Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum, Milwaukee