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Greamera
(1840-1914)
Mother
(1845/1865-1920)
Peter (Michael) Cocchiara
(1875-1907)
Assunta Greamera
(1877-1950)

Oscar Michael Cocchiara
(1907-1980)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Carmela Concetta LaPaglia

2. Emma Hollinshead

Oscar Michael Cocchiara 2 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 14 Oct 1907, Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy 2 13 14 15 16
  • Marriage (1): Carmela Concetta LaPaglia on 16 Nov 1923 in Rochester, New York 1 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (2): Emma Hollinshead Est 1979 in Rochester, New York 6
  • Died: 20 Jun 1980, Rochester, New York at age 72 2 17 18 19
  • Buried: 23 Jun 1980, Rochester, New York 20

bullet   Cause of his death was bilateral aspiration pneumonia.21

bullet   Another name for Oscar was Michael Oscar (alternate order for names).

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



Immigration: 22 Oscar immigrated from Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy to the United States in the early 1900s. He is registered on The American Immigrant Wall of Honor at Ellis Island, New York.



Occupation: 23 24 Oscar worked as a barber. He owned and operated his own shop in Rochester, New York.


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Oscar married Carmela Concetta LaPaglia, daughter of Salvatore LaPaglia and Anita Montegna, on 16 Nov 1923 in Rochester, New York.1 2 3 4 5 (Carmela Concetta LaPaglia was born on 9 Aug 1909 in Calascibetta, Sicily,25 26 27 28 died on 1 Jan 1979 in Rochester, New York 29 30 31 and was buried on 4 Jan 1979 in Rochester, New York 32.) The cause of her death was myocardial infarction.21

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:



Photograph: Oscar and Carmela Cocchiara, mid 1970s. 33


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Oscar next married Emma Hollinshead Est 1979 in Rochester, New York.6 (Emma Hollinshead was born on 5 Jun 1901 34 and died on 6 Oct 1991 35.)


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Sources


1 Telephone interview, 8/13/2003 with Mr. Samuel Cocchiara, son. Provides date / location of marriage for Oscar Michael Cocchiara and Carmela LaPaglia.

2 Document photocopy, Pedigree Chart for Michael Francis Cocchiara. Entries for Michael Oscar Cocchiara. Listed as parent of Antonio Salvatore Cocchiara. Recorded date of birth: 10-14-1907, place of birth: Caltanissetta, Sicily, child of Michael Cocchiara and Assunta. Lists date of marriage to Carmela Concetta LaPaglia as 11-16-1923. Died 6-20-1980, Rochester, N.Y. Document submitted by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Photocopy by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

3 Family Group Sheet, Michael Cocchiara. Lists Carmela LaPaglia as spouse of Michael Oscar Cocchiara. Date of marriage: 16 Nov 1923. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

4 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Listed 16 Nov 1923 as date of marriage for Micael Oscar Cocchiara and Carmella Concetta La Paglia. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

5 Family Group Sheet, La Paglia, Salvatore. Listed 16 Nov 1923 as marriage date for Michael Oscar Cocchiara and Carmela La Paglia. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

6 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Listed Emma as other spouse of Michael Oscar Cocchiara. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

7 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Carmela Cocchiara, 1979. Decedent, Line 1, 12. Documents Oscar Cocchiara as spouse of Carmela Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

8 Photograph, Oscar Michael Cocchiara, 1970s. Provided courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

9 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Oscar Cocchiara, 1980. Decedent, Line 1, Parents Line 18a-b. Documents Oscar Cocchiara as child of Peter Cocchiara and Assunta Greamera. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

10 Family Group Sheet, Michael Cocchiara. Lists Michael Oscar Cocchiara as child of Michael Cocchiara and Assunta. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

11 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Identified Micael Oscar Cocchiara as child of Michael Cocchiara and Assunta. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

12 Family Group Sheet, La Paglia, Salvatore. Listed Michael Oscar Cocchiara as spouse of Carmela La Paglia. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

13 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Oscar Cocchiara, 1980. Decedent, Line 1, 5, 9. Documents date / location of birth for Oscar Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

14 Document photocopy, Certificate of Registration, Ellis Island. The American Immigrant Wall of Honor, Oscar M Cocchiara. Indicates Oscar immigrated from Caltanissetta, Sicily. Photocopy courtesy of Mr. Anthony Cocchiara, grandson.

15 Family Group Sheet, Michael Cocchiara. Lists 14 Oct 1907 as date of birth for Michael Oscar Cocchiara. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

16 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Listed 14 Oct 1907 as date of birth for Micael Oscar Cocchiara. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

17 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Oscar Cocchiara, 1980. Item 1, 3a, 6a-c. Documents date / location of death for Oscar Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

18 Family Group Sheet, Michael Cocchiara. Lists 20 Jun 1980 as date of death for Michael Oscar Cocchiara. Compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

19 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Listed 20 June 1980 as date of death for Micael Oscar Cocchiara. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

20 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Oscar Cocchiara, 1980. Item 1, 20a-c. Documents date / location of burial for Oscar Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

21 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Oscar Cocchiara, 1980. Item 27, Part 1. Documents cause of death for Oscar Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

22 Document photocopy, Certificate of Registration, Ellis Island. The American Immigrant Wall of Honor, Oscar M Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mr. Anthony Cocchiara, grandson.

23 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Oscar Cocchiara, 1980. Item 16a-b. Documents occupation for Oscar Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

24 Photograph, Oscar Michael Cocchiara, 1930-40s. Provided courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

25 Internet Search, Social Security Death Index, Carmela Cocchiara, 1979. Documents date of birth for Carmela Cocchiara. Internet search information obtained by Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, realtive.

26 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Carmela Cocchiara, 1979. Decedent, Line 1, 5, 9. Documents date / location of birth for Carmela Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

27 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Listed 7 Aug 1909 as date of birth for Carmela Concetta La Paglia. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

28 Family Group Sheet, La Paglia, Salvatore. Listed 7 Aug 1909 as date of birth for Carmela La Paglia. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

29 Internet Search, Social Security Death Index, Carmela Cocchiara, 1979. Documents date of death for Carmela Cocchiara. Internet search information obtained by Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

30 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Carmela Cocchiara, 1979. Decedent, Line 1, 3, 8a-c. Documents date / location of death for Carmela Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative
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31 Family Group Sheet, Cocchiara, Michael Oscar. Listed date and location of death for Carmela Concetta La Paglia as 1 Jan 1979, Rochester, Monroe, New York. Information compiled by Mr. Michael Cocchiara. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara.

32 New York State Department of Health, Certificate of Death (Office of Vital Statistics, Albany, New York), Carmela Cocchiara, 1979. Disposition, Line 20a-c. Documents date / location of burial for Carmela Cocchiara. Photocopy courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

33 Photograph, Oscar & Carmela Cocchiara, mid 1970s. Provided courtesy of Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

34 Internet Search, Social Security Death Index, (genealogy.com) obtained 4/22/2004. Documents date of birth for Emma Cocchiara. Internet search information obtained by Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.

35 Internet Search, Social Security Death Index, (genealogy.com) obtained 4/22/2004. Documents date of death for Emma Cocchiara. Internet search information obtained by Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara, relative.



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