Felice Zampini

Felice Zampini first appears in the Painesville, Ohio, area in 1902.  In America, Felice Zampini was known as Felix Zampini.

Felice Zampini, son of Egidio Zampini and Teresa DiCristofaro, was born March 22, 1853, at Frosolone, Italy.  He married Teresa Notte, daughter of Giovanni Notte and Giovanna LaGamba, on October 3, 1880 at Frosolone, Italy.

Felice Zampini first immigrated to the United States on January 26, 1901, travelling to Painesville, Lake County, Ohio  He was  joining his brother-in-law, Michelangelo Notte.  Felice Zampini re-enters the United States on April 21, 1905, returning to Painesville, Ohio.  He was joining his son, Egidio Zampini.

Felix Zampini was enumerated for the 1910 Census of the United States, on April 25, 1910, living at Fairport-Nursery Road, Painesville Township.  Felice  Zampini probably returned to Italy sometime in the 1910’s.

     The children of Felice Zampini and Teresa Notte (all born at Frosolone, Italy) were as follows:

1.    Egidio Zampini was born on May 7, 1882.  He married Maria Giuseppa DiIorio, daughter of Filippo DiIorio and Maria Filomena Vitolone, on March 11, 1904.  Egidio died on Thursday June 11, 1953 at Lake County Memorial Hospital at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, at age 71, of diabetes mellitus with uremia.  His body was interred at Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery at Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio.

2.    Giovanna Zampini was born in March, 1884.

3.    Domenica Zampini was born on November 23, 1885.  She married Donato Colavecchio, son of Nicola Colavecchio and Vittoria Carderelli, on January 10, 1907 at St. Mary Catholic Church at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.

4.    Maria Carmina Zampini was born in April, 1888.  She married Liborio DiCristofaro, son of Ferdinando DiCristofaro and Teresa D’Alessandro, about 1913 at Frosolone, Italy.