Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

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Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby julpagni » 21 Jan 2010, 03:19

Buona Sera!

I have a copy of my great-grandfather's social security number application. His name was William (Guglielmo) Pagni. His parents' names were Pietro Pagni and Geldrede Caietti according to this form! He was born Oct 14, 1876 in Lucca, Italy. On everything else I've seen though, his town is listed as Ponte Buggianese. His date of arrival in the US was Oct 22, 1899. He went to Chicago IL to visit his cousin Silvio Pagni (who I am also searching for!) and then went to California, where he died in San Francisco in 1951.

I know nothing further back for my great-grandfather's life in Italy, but I am really thrilled to know his parents' names....Hurrah!

I am so excited to have found this website and group and forum....I am taking a class to learn to speak italian...and one day (shooting for the next 2-3 years) I will go to Italy and meet distant relatives!

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Julie Pagni
Portland, Oregon USA

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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby misbris » 21 Jan 2010, 03:58

Hi and welcome to the forum,

I found this record in Castle Garden, but could not find the manifest on Ellis Island. Can someone check Ancestry?

http://castlegarden.org/quick_search_de ... id=9358096

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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby pink67 » 21 Jan 2010, 11:17

Here is the arrival manifest on Ellisisland.org:

http://www.ellisisland.org/EIFile/popup ... &line=0010

on the site ancestry.com the record is under: Lelico Pagin 8O

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Lelico Pagin
Name: Lelico Pagin
Arrival Date: 9 Aug 1899
Estimated birth year: abt 1878
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Genoa, Italy
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian
Ship Name: Aller
Search Ship Database: View the Aller in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Line: 10
Microfilm Serial: 15
Microfilm Roll: T715_77
Page Number: 165

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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby pink67 » 21 Jan 2010, 11:40

for references 1900 census for Silvio and William /Guglielmo:
from Ancestry.com

1900 United States Federal Census
about William Pagni
Name: William Pagni
Home in 1900: Brighton, Sacramento, California
Age: 20
Birth Date: Sep 1879
Birthplace: Italy
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1899
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Marital Status: Single
Residence : Brighton Township, Sacramento, California
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William Pagni 20
Joe Leuzi 22
Silvio Pagni 19
Bartolomeo Puci 21
Frank Virgilo 19
William Catti 20

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

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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby julpagni » 21 Jan 2010, 14:49

Thanks everyone! But I already have that info...I was hoping to find some info about Pagni or Caietti back in Italy, since those are my g-g-grandparents who apparently did not come to the U.S.

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Julie

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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby PeterTimber » 21 Jan 2010, 15:13

There are civil records only from 1883 to 1903 and canbe seen onmicrofilm at your nearest Mormon family history library (www.familysearch.org).

Your familiarity with Italian genealogy can help you trace your family thru family and church records. Go to this website and become proficient.
www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwisdom/fr ... earch.html

We are here to answer questions and direct your acordingly. =Peter=
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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby julpagni » 13 Feb 2010, 05:36

Thank you, Peter! That website looks really helpful, and from that I am branchin off to several others.
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Julie

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Re: Surnames Pagni & Caietti from Ponte Buggianese?

Postby PeterTimber » 16 Feb 2010, 05:34

....by the way there is a record for Guglielmo Pagni on the www.ellisisland.org website arriving 10/22/1899 onthe ship La Bretagne at age 22 single and destined to Chicago. He is passenger #3 on the ships manfiest. look under the guglielmo Pagni name and no other on the ellisisland.org website and his town of origin islisted as "P. Bugiana"

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