Vincenzo Bonelli first appears in the Painesville, Ohio, area in 1921. In America, Vincenzo Bonelli was known as Jim or Vincent Bonelli.
Vincenzo Bonelli, son of Antonio Bonelli and Rosa Bellavia, was born on January 6, 1894, at Licata, Sicily. He married Virginia Millonzi, daughter of Franchi Millonzi and Maria Carmella Millonzi, about 1923. Vincenzo died on January 20, 1944, at his home, 396 Railroad Street, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, at age 50, of acute coronary thrombosis. His body was interred at St. Mary Cemetery at Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio.
Vincenzo Bonelli, immigrated to the United States on April 5, 1912, at age 18. He was travelling to Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Vincenzo Bonelli became a citizen of the United States on June 15, 1931. Vincenzo resided at 418 Railroad Street, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, when he was naturalized. Vincenzo was employed by the Gail G. Grant department store for 22 years, until his death in 1944.
The children of Vincenzo Bonelli and Virginia Millonzi were as follows:
1. Rose M. Bonelli was born on September 18, 1923, at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio. She married Donald R. Lakia. Rose died on August 29, 2002, at Clearlake Regional Hospital, League City, Texas, at age 78. Her body was interred at Riverside Cemetery at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.
2. Carmella M. Bonelli was born on January 15, 1925, at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio. She married Oreon M. Adcock in 1949. Carmella M. died on February 13, 2001, at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at age 76. Her body was interred at Mainheim Fairview Cemetery at Penn Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
3. Lucy Jane Bonelli was born on March 27, 1927, at Ohio. Lucy died on July 25, 1998, at age 71.
4. Antoinette Bonelli was born on September 21, 1929, at Ohio. Antoinette died in October, 1981, at age 52.
5. Frances C. Bonelli was born on December 2, 1936. Frances died on October 18, 1997, at age 60. Her body was interred at St. Mary Cemetery at Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio.