Nancy Sinatra

by andrew on November 18, 2015

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Birth Name: Nancy Sandra Sinatra

Place of Birth: Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 8, 1940

Ethnicity: Italian (including Sicilian)

Nancy Sinatra is an American singer and actress.

She is the daughter of the late singer/actor Frank Sinatra, and of his first wife, Nancy (Barbato). Her brother was singer, songwriter, and conductor Frank Sinatra, Jr. Her parents were/are both of Italian descent.

Nancy’s paternal grandparents were Antonino Martino Sinatra (the son of Isodore Francesco Sinatra and Rosa Sagliabeni/Saglibene) and Natalina “Dolly” Garaventa (the daughter of Giovanni John Garaventa and Rosa Casagrande). Antonino was born, c. 1892, in Lercara Friddi, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Natalina was born, c. 1896, in Rossi di Lumarzo, Province of Genoa, Liguria, Italy.

Nancy’s maternal grandparents were Michael Barbato (the son of Bartolomeo Barbato and Madalena Scotti) and Jennie Fojacci. Michael was Italian. Jennie was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents.

Sources: Genealogy of Nancy Sinatra – http://gw.geneanet.org

Genealogy of Nancy’s father – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Nancy’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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