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Long Family in Pennsylvania

Postby CPALong » 01 Feb 2009, 00:56

Can someone show me how to begin looking for my husband's family. His grandfather's name was James Long (obviously changed) He was born in Italy and emigrated from Naples (we believe) to Troope Pennsylvania with his wife Jennie around 1895. Ancestry.com gave me a 1920 census but I would love to have some immigration information. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Long Family in Pennsylvania

Postby pink67 » 01 Feb 2009, 08:45

Hi,
Just to understand the real italian name and last name (perhaps it was Vincenzo Longo?), could you tell if this could be the 1910 census for James's family?

From Ancestry.com:

1910 United States Federal Census
about Vengenzo Longa
Name: Vengenzo Longa
[Venzenzo Longa]
Age in 1910: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Italy
Mother's Birth Place: Italy
Spouse's Name: Jenganza (Vincenza on the manifest)
Home in 1910: Dunmore Ward 2, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Year of Immigration: 1890
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Vengenzo Longa 42 head, born in IT
Jenganza Longa 28 wife, born in IT
Rosa Longa 15 daughter, born in PA
Canio Longa 12 son, born in PA
Petro Longa 11 son, born in PA
Maggie Longa 9 daughter, bonr in PA
Gratia Longa 6 daughter, born in PA
Angeline Longa 4 daughter, born in PA
Mary Longa 1 9/12 daughter, born in PA

Image:
[img=http://img162.imageshack.us/img162/8857/longovincenzo1910censusjw3.th.jpg]

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Re: Long Family in Pennsylvania

Postby pink67 » 21 Mar 2010, 09:28

:D

This is the 1900 census for the same family, they were living in Bigler - Clearfield County - PA:

1900 United States Federal Census
about James Luigi Or Luigo
Name: James Luigi Or Luigo
[James Lungo
]
Home in 1900: Bigler, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Age: 33
Birth Date: May 1867
Birthplace: Italy
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1888
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Spouse's name: Jenna
Marriage Year: 1895
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 5
Residence : Bigler Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Luigi Or Luigo 33 head, born in IT, immigr. year 1888, Alien
Jenna Luigi Or Luigo 21 wife, born in PA (to italian parents)
Rosey Luigi Or Luigo 4 daughter, born on July 1895 in PA
Canut Luigi Or Luigo 2 son, born on July 1897 in PA
Peter Luigi Or Luigo 9/12 son, born on August 1899 in PA

image, from Ancestry.com:

http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq4L3kS

and just fo references:

1920 United States Federal Census
about James Long
Name: James Long
Home in 1920: Dunmore Ward 2, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age: 53 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Jennie
Father's Birth Place: Italy
Mother's Birth Place: Italy
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Year of Immigration: 1895
Able to read: No
Able to Write: No
Image: 721
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Long 53
Jennie Long 40
Peter Long 20
Wm Long 17
Angeline Long 13
Mary Long 11
Joseph Long 8
Jennie Long 6
Jessie Long 2
James Long 5/12

image:
http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVJRzKi

image page 2:
http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=gxijnZS

1930 United States Federal Census
about James Long
Name: James Long
Home in 1930: Throop, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
View Map
Age: 60
Estimated birth year: abt 1870
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Jennie
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Long 60 hed, born in IT, immigr. year 1887, naturalized
Jennie Long 50 wife, born in IT, immigr. year 1887
Joseph Long 19
Jennie Long 16
Jessie Long 13
James Long 10
Anthony Long 6


To determine the correct place of origin in Italy it could be helpful to find the naturalization papers for Vincenzo/James Longo (he stated he was an Alien on 1900 census manifest, he was Naturalized on the 1910 census)
On 1900 he was living in Clearfield County, on 1910 in Lackawanna County ...
Or, do you have his death certificate? On 1930 census he was living in Throop - Lackawanna County. Sometimes on the death certificates town of birth is listed...

To find the arrival manifest for Vincenzo is not helpful because, being an early immigration (1880/1890) the arrival manifests usually contains only the Country of origin (Italy)

Laura


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