I am Dogan(Nissim) Davit Akman (Aseo) born in Istanbul;son of I. Mazalto (Ines) deTaranto born in Istanbul; grand-son ofII.Mordechai aka Shapat ( son of Itzhak)de Taranto of Edirne and later Istanbul ((married to Roza Bourla or Burla whose other children were 2) Sol (who married a Bulgarian),3) Zelda, 4) Izak and 5) Miryam));great-grand son of III.Itzhak (son of Shalom) Taranto, of Edirne (( married more than once, whose other children were 2) Shelomo,2) Avraham and 3)Hursi )), and great-great grand-son ofShalom(or Shelomo) Taranto whose ancestors originated from the Apulia Region of southern Italy((whose other children, besides Itzhak, were 2)Lea aka Dudu (married to Shemuel Gerassi); 3)Aaron aka Behor(( married more than once, whose other children were 1) Esther; 2) Shelomo Nissim (married to Esther Razon) and 3) Zimbul (married to Avraham Cozi));and 6) Bolisu (married to Yossef Danon)),I am researching my ancestry. If you are also researching your ancestry, and you think you might be related to anyone of these persons, please send a word to Dogan.Akman@rogers.com. On the other hand, if you also happen to know of anyone else doing a similar search for the same name please do send this message along to that person.
I am finding it difficult to decipher my great grandfather's father. From the Kandos Catholic Church records of my great grandfathers baptism. His mother reads as Martha Burke ( Margaret Fulham). I have attached the church extract #161 which also shows the word 'illegitimate'.
Carmilla Visconte Married into the John De Dona (Dedona) family of New York. I am looking for any leads to family links, no matter how slight. Her children were, Henry Joesph Dedona, Norman Dedona, Ralph Dedona, James Dedona, Andrew Dedona, Anthony Dedona, Francis Dedona, Rose Dedona, Josephine Dedona. There was one sister who died, I think her name was Mary.
The Maggios came from Italy and settled in New York. Later on the family name was shortened to Mayo. Then again shortened to May. If anyone has any family members that fit this profile even a little, please contact me.
I am looking for info. on my husband's father. Alwyn was married to Cecelia nee Massayn, and had 3 boys, Johan, Francois and Herman. They were originally from the Springbok area. Cecelia passed away quite a few years ago and I am afraid that all history of the Dippenaar family went with her. Alwyn's birthday was the 25th Nov 1931. Is there anyone out there that can assist me please.