Giacomo Cardegna

Giacomo Cardegna first appears at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, in 1932.  Giacomo immigrated to the United States in 1932, at age 10.  He entered the United States with his parents and sister.  Giacomo’s father, Michele Cardegna, had previously established residence in Painesville, Ohio.  In America, Giacomo Cardegna was known James Cardegna

Giacomo Cardegna, son of Michele Cardegna and Maria Donata Montanaro, was born on March 20, 1922, at Frosolone, Isernia Province, Molise, Italy.  He was married to Norma Jean Neave, daughter of Theodore L. Neave and Dorothy Mae Stone.  Norma Jean Neave was born at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.  Giacomo Cardegna died on May 5, 1986, at LakeEast Hospital, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.  His body was interred at Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, Lake County, Ohio.

Giacomo Cardegna immigrated to the United States on July 2, 1932, at age 10.  He was travelling to Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.  Giacomo immigrated with his parents and sister, Michelina Cardegna. They arrived in the United States at the Port of New York City aboard the ship SS Conte Grande.

Giacomo Cardegna was enumerated for the 1940 Census of the United States, on April 11, 1940, living at 250 Richmond Street, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, as a son of Michele Cardegna.  Giacomo Cardegna was enumerated as Jim Cardina.  He was mistakenly cited as having been born in Ohio.

Mr. Cardina was employed by the Diamond Alkali Company for 36 years.

The two known children of Giacomo Cardegna and Norma Jean Neave were as follows:

1. Daniel Cardina Daniel Cardina was born on October 3, 1947.

2. Darlene Cardina Nasca was born about 1951.

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