NameGiuseppe Joseph Marmai
Birth24 Mar 1874, Rutizza, Tramonti Di Mezzo
Death20 Jan 1925, 335 Norfolk Ave., Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts
Burial22 Jan 1925, New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan, Boston, Massachusetts
Occupationstone mason
FatherPietro Marmai (ca1845-)
MotherMaria Masutti (ca1850-)
Spouses
Birth31 Jan 1876, Tramonti di Mezzo
Death27 Feb 1961, Carney Hospital, Dorchester
Burial2 Mar 1961, New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan, Boston, Massachusetts
FatherGiovanni Battista Rugo (1843-1930)
MotherGiulia Catterina Varnerin (1848-1935)
Marriage18 Jun 1899, Sacred Heart Church, North End, Boston, Massachusetts
ChildrenPeter (1901-1905)
 Mario Henry (1903-1976)
 Mary E. (1905-1926)
 Angelina (1907-1962)
 Julia Katherine (1910-1910)
 Julia Katerina (1911-2002)
 Romeo Peter (1911-1918)
 Anita Josephine (1913-1988)
 Maddelena (1916-1987)
 Joseph A. (1919-1997)
Notes for Giuseppe Joseph Marmai
Date of birth on WW I draft registration differs from Italian record:
ARMAI GIUSEPPE nato il 12/12/1874 a TRAMONTI DI SOTTO da PIETRO e MASUTTI MARIA
IT/ASUD/LEVA/1874/E.001/SPL/P-142

Appears as Dorchester contributor to Tramonti church in 1898.
"Mando un appello per la raccolta di denaro a tutti gli emigranti sparsi per il mondo.
Da Boston (Massachusetts), da Dorchester risposero (Fachin Pietro detto Pian, Varnerin Luigi di Davide, Ferrodi Giobatta Mora, Marmai Giuseppe Rutizza, Varnerin Giacomo di Davide, Fachin Giovanni Scrin, Fachin Giuseppe Scrin) con una offerta di nove dollari, ...."

Age 24 at time of marriage.

1910 Census: taken on 26 April, gives age as 35. Renting with wife, Maddelena age 34, and children, Mario 7, Mary 5, Angelina 2, and Julia 2 months, at 328 Norfolk Anenue. Married for 11 years. Had 4 living children and at least 1 who died (Peter). Says that he came to US in 1898 (although 1920 Census appears to say 1896) and she in 1900 (although she was married in Boston in 1899). Also in household is Lawrence Varnerin, age 5_?, a widower who came to US in 1893. Joseph is a mason and Lawrence is a laborer in a stone quarry.

World War I draft registration shows him working in Portsmouth, NH for Atlantic Cork. Wife is at 328? Norfolk Avenue, Dorchester.

Daughter Angelina bought in 1938 the Cafe Roma on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Her daughter Jacqueline inherited it in 1962 . Then to Jacqueline’s uncle Joseph.

Cousin Paul Marmai lived in NH and returned to Rutizza in Tramonti to live with sister. Paul is in family photo of 1927 with nephew Mario.
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