Peter Ferraro

M, #298, b. 1 January 1891, d. 29 July 1964
Peter Ferraro was born on Thursday, 1 January 1891 at Triggiano, Bari, Italy, although his obituary states the year as 1894. Peter and Florence Kathalene Carmoody, daughter of William John Carmoody and Elizabeth Bertha Shaw, were married by Pastor M. A. Matthews on Friday, 25 June 1915 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. Her surname was recorded as Chinbides. Bertha Matilda Margery Carmoody and John (?) Pharmasoris witnessed the marriage. He completed a W.W. 1 Draft Registration Card, Wednesday, 5 June 1918, Precinct 225, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was registered as: Peter Ferraro, age 26, born January 1, 1891 in Triggiano, Bari, Italy, living at 414 28'th Ave. S., Seattle, employed as a poolroom proprietor and owner, business located at 409 1/2 6'th Avenue South, had a wife and mother to support and claimed exemption for the same reason. He was medium height, medium build, brown eyes, and black hair. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 9 January 1920 at 28'th Street (?), Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is listed as: Ferrarl, Peter, head, house rented, male, white, 27, married, immigrated 1913, natural citizen, able to read and write, born Italy, mother tongue Italian, father and mother born Italy both mother tongues Italian, able to speak English, janitor in general, wage worker. Florence Kathalene Ferraro and Frank Victor Ferraro also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 7 April 1930 at 132 West 78'th, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is recorded as: Ferraro, Peter, Head, home owned value of $3,500, radio set, male, white, married, 23 when first married, able to read and write, born Italy, both parents born Italy, spoke Italian at home, immigrated in 1905, vegetable peddler on a route, was working. Florence Kathalene Ferraro, Frank Victor Ferraro and William Frederick Ferraro also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 12 April 1940 at 132 West 78th, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was recorded as: Ferraro, Peter, head, male, white, age 48, married, born Italy, naturalized citizen, resided at the same place on April 1, 1935, worked for 40 hours, owner of retail produce, worked for 52 weeks, no earnings listed. Florence Kathalene Ferraro, Frank Victor Ferraro and William Frederick Ferraro also appeared in the household. He completed a W.W. 1 Draft Registration Card. His address was 132 West 78'th Street in Seattle, born Jan. 1, 1898 inTrigiano, Italy. His occupation was fruit delivery, in own business.

Peter and Florence Kathalene Carmoody, daughter of William John Carmoody and Elizabeth Bertha Shaw, were remarried by Justice of the Peace William Hoar on Thursday, 30 April 1942 at the City Building, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. A. G. Johnson and L. A. Rempher witnessed the marriage. Peter died on Wednesday, 29 July 1964 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA, at age 73 years, 6 months and 28 days. He was buried on Saturday, 1 August 1964 at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Section 4, Lot 439, Grave 1, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA, burial plot owned by Florence and Peter Ferraro. He was a member of The Sons of Italy and The Italian Independent Society.

Family

Florence Kathalene Carmoody b. 13 Oct 1897, d. 2 Jun 1969
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