Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, 1874-1959
Sailor, laborer for municipality
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-
       Brother Andrea "Andrew" BALISTRERI, 1863-1942
       Sister Rosa BALISTRERI Machi Balistreri, 1870-1946
       Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, 1874-1959
       Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI, 1877-1956

 Wife Maria "Mary" BILLANTE Balistrieri, 1883-1964
       Daughter Maria Rosa "Rose" BALISTRIERI Puccio, 1906-1983
       Son Giuseppe Vincenzo "Joeseph" BALISTRIERI, 1909-2003
       Daughter Anna BALISTRIERI Cosentino, 1912-
       Son Dominic Joseph BALISTRIERI, 1918-1961
       Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRIERI Triligi, 1920-ca 1959
       Son Antonio "Tony" BALISTRIERI, 1922-2004

Time Line

22 April 1874 - Born at Sant' Elia, Palermo Province, Sicily

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

14 October 1875, age 1 - Sister Stefana BALISTRERI Balistreri, age 22, died there

28 June 1877, age 3 - 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 12 - 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 12 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, age 16, married Pietro MACHI, age 24, at Santa Flavia, Palermo Province, Sicily

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

5 May 1890, age 16 - Brother-in-law Pietro MACHI, age 27, died there

29 January 1893, age 18 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI, age 22, married Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 31, there

1899, age 24 - Occupation listed as mariner

2 May 1899, age 25 - Emigrated in Naples. Traveled on the ship "Trojan Prince"

19 May 1899, age 25 - Immigrated at New York, New York. He stated that he was joining his brother Andrea at 142 Jackson Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

13 November 1903, age 29 - Naturalized at Municipal Court, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

26 January 1904, age 29 - Married Maria "Mary" BILLANTE, age 20, at Sant' Elia

16 August 1906, age 32 - Daughter Maria Rosa "Rose" BALISTRIERI Puccio born at Milwaukee

18 February 1907, age 32 - Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI, age 29, married Giuseppa "Josie" TARANTINO, age 22, at Sant' Elia

6 September 1909, age 35 - Son Giuseppe Vincenzo "Joeseph" BALISTRIERI born

28 July 1910, age 36 - Sister's widower Pietro BALISTRERI, age 66, died at San Francisco, California

1912, age 37 - Daughter Anna BALISTRIERI Cosentino born at Sant' Elia

1916, age 41 - Mother-in-law Anna DENTICI Billante, age 74, died there

1918, age 43 - Occupation listed as laborer in garbage plant at Milwaukee ; Son Dominic Joseph BALISTRIERI born there

As of about September 1918 until sometime after 1921 - Resided at 271 Jackson Street there

12 September 1918, age 44 - Registered for WW-I draft there. He was described as medium height, medium build, with brown eyes and hair.

January 1920, age 45 - Occupation listed as laborer at Departmet of Public Works

6 January 1920, age 45 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

24 May 1920, age 46 - Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRIERI Triligi born there

1921, age 46 - Occupation listed as garbage collector

July 1921, age 47 - Daughter Maria Rosa "Rose" BALISTRIERI, age 14, married Gaetano S "Thomas" PUCCIO, age 20, at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church, Milwaukee

As of 1922 until sometime after 1925 - Resided at 162 Pleasant Street there

As of 1922 until sometime after 1930 - Occupation listed as laborer

1922, age 47 - Son Antonio "Tony" BALISTRIERI born at Milwaukee

January 1923, age 48 - Granddaughter Theresa PUCCIO born there

About 1924, age 49 - Granddaughter Mary PUCCIO born there

October 1926, age 52 - Grandson Paul PUCCIO born there

April 1930, age 55 - Occupation listed as laborer for the city

3 April 1930, age 55 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

14 November 1930, age 56 - Brother Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 74, died there of gastric carcinoma

About 1937, age 62 - Grandson Bruno TRILIGI born

16 January 1937, age 62 - Sister-in-law Maria Pietra "Mary" BUSALACCHI Balistreri, age 66, died at Milwaukee

1938, age 63 - Son Giuseppe Vincenzo "Joeseph" BALISTRIERI, age 28, married Eunice HUMPHREY, age 22, there

About 1938, age 63 - Granddaughter Marie TRILIGI born

As of sometime before April 1940 - Resided at 526 E Pleasnt, Milwaukee

April 1940, age 65 - Occupation listed as laborer in street sanitation

1 April 1940, age 65 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

14 February 1942, age 67 - 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 68 - Brother Andrea "Andrew" BALISTRERI, age 78, died at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

1943, age 68 - Brother-in-law Gaetano BALISTRERI, age 81, died at Sant' Elia

1946, age 71 - Sister Rosa BALISTRERI Machi Balistreri, age 75, died there

17 February 1956, age 81 - Brother Francesco "Frank" BALISTRERI, age 78, died at Milwaukee

About 1959, age 84 - Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRIERI Triligi, age 38, died there

14 July 1959, age 85 - Died there

16 July 1959 - Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum there