Franchinis Crossing The Canadian Border | Franchinis in Canada Project

Vincent Franchini - 1905 Halifax, Nova Scotia

Born abt 1882  – southern Italy – bound for Boston  – labourer/foreman –  –  had a brother (Hercule?) living at 115 Salem Str. Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission to the United States from Foreign Contiguous Territory

Peter Franchini 1906  – Winnipeg, Manitoba (port of arrival Victoria, B.C.)

born abt 1875, northern Italy – married, waiter – $50 – previously resided in New York from 1899/1900 – headed for Chicago Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission to the United States from Foreign Contiguous Territory

Lazzaro Franchini Boston (1908) To Montreal

Peter Franchini - 1910, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Born about 1885 in Italy – Salesman – Single – North Italian North – lats perm. residence & destination San Francisco Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85, Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration

Giovanni Franchini - 1913, Vancouver, British Columbia

Born about 1886 – Italy – labourer –last Residence Victoria, B.C.  – father Donati Franchini – Aretzo  headed for Seattle Washington Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers applying for admission, form 3, Canada)

Carlo Franchini - 1913, Montreal, Quebec

Born about 1892 in Italy – Residence Montreal, Canada – – departed  from Naples  on the S.S. Vulcania – parents were Carlo Franchini and Movara Paruzzaro, wife Domenica, was bound for New York Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers applying for admission, form 3, Canada)

Fanny Franchini – 1920, Quebec City, Quebec

Born about 1889 – Italy – Clerk – arrived on the S.S. Corsican (Liverpool to Quebec) – headed for Alberqurque, New Mexico – from Capanini (?)Lucca Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America)

*Tony Franchini – 1920  Quebec City, Quebec

Listed as passenger of the Scotian arriving in Quebec from Le Havre, France –  however name struck out  with words “not onboard” – born about 1890 in Italy – housekeeper – headed for Alberquerque Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America)

Vincenzo Franchini - 1920, St John, New Brunswick

Born about 1890 in Italy – Arrived on the S.S. Metagama – peasant (?) from Griele ITA – wife Rosa Lili of Griele ) – headed for Cleveland Ohio – Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America)

Pietro Franchini – 1920, St John, New Brunswick

Born about 1891 – departed from Le Havre (France) –  arrived on the s.s. Corsican – from Varallo, Italy – merchant – father Vanali Rachele (Varallo Pombia)- headed for Oglesby, Illinois Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America)

Angela Franchini - 1921, Montreal, Quebec

Married & travelling with Antonio Franchini – bound for Italy via U.S. – born abt 1894, Italy, last residence Frank, Alberta Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America)

Pauina (Paulina) Franchini - 1920, Quebec City, Quebec

Born abt 1885 – arrived from Liverpool, England on the S.S. Corsican –  married female  – travelling with son Enrico – naturalized American – bound for 4880 North End St. Alberquerque, New Mexico Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Dept. Of Labour – List of United States  Citizens)

Enrico Franchini – 1920, Quebec City, Quebec

Born about 1917 in Italy – arrived from Liverpool, England on the Corsican – travelling with mother Pauina Franchini–  Bound for 4880 North End St. Alberquerque, New Mexico Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Dept. Of Labour – List of United States  Citizens)

Antonio Franchini - 1921, Montreal, Quebec

Born abt 1879, Italy – married to Angela  – last residence Frank, Alberta Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America) Franchini below – bound for Italy via U.S.

Angela Franchini - 1921 Montreal, Quebec

Married & travelling with Antonio Franchini – bound for Italy via U.S. – born abt 1894, Italy, last residence Frank, Alberta Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States of America)

Bruno Franchini – 1921. Montreal, Quebec

Born about 1911 Italy, last residence Frank, Alberta, Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission to the United States from Foreign Contiguous Territory Form 1-Canada)

Alda Franchini – 1921, Montreal, Quebec

Born about 1916, last residence Frank, Alberta Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission to the United States from Foreign Contiguous Territory (Form 1-Canada)

Louise Franchini – 1927, Buffalo, New York

Born 1910 in Copper Cliff, Ontario, student travelling with father, res. North Bay ,  destination Cleveland, Ohio, – student going to join mother and father (Nazzareno?) Canada- arrival Buffalo (U.S.) 1927 Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Adele Franchini – 1940, Buffalo, New York

Born 1891, Italy – married K(?)azzarano – from Fano Italy Source: Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Rochester, New York, 1902-1954. NARA microfilm publication M1480, 165 rolls. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Philip Franchini – 1952, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Born about 1894 in Italy –arrived from Naples, on the  S.S. Vulcania – was bound for Magnolia Ave., Chicago – U.S. citizen Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (List of In-bound Passengers – United States Citizens and Nationals, Form 1-416, of the United States Customs Service)

Emilio Franchini –  1912, Rouse’s Point, New York

Salesman, Italian, last resided in Milan, Father Francesco Franchini, Via Merino, Milano, Final destination England via New York Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; National Archives, Washington, D.C.  (Form 2-Canada, List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission)



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