19. Dodorico, Felix

Felice "Felix" D'ODORICO(1,2) was born in 1897 in S. Quirino, Udini, Italy to Celste D'ODORICO and Gudita CATARUY.(3,4)   On 24 Jan 1921 Felix with his cousin, Oswaldo, immigrated to New York.(4)  Felix and Oswald’s final destination was their cousin, Domenico D’ODORICO in Perins, Colorado.(4)  Felix was 5”10’ with a fair complexion and he had brown eyes and brown hair.(4)  Eventually the two cousins were hired by the Kemmerer Coal Company and worked in Frontier, Wyoming as coal miners.  Felix aged 26, and his cousin Oswaldo were killed in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923.(3) Felix was buried on 17 August 1923 in the Kemmerer City Cemetery.(3)  He was single.(3)

        1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
        2. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
        3. Felix D'Odorico, death certificate file no. 1394 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
        4. "Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," digital (online), Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010., Ancestry.com (: online digital 30 July 2011), Felice D'Odorico; citing Year: 1921; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 2915; Line: 21; Page Number: 245.

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