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Brau

Postby Scootchy » 02 Jun 2008, 18:35

Just beginning to research family surname. Great grandfather, Agusto Constatine Brau, Born September 1890 in or around Ortelli, Province of Nuoro, Sardegna. Entered the USA through Florida from Spain early 1900's; settled in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Immediate family members were...Battiste, Giovanna, Antonio,Giuseppe,Raffaele, and Rosalia?

Any info would be of great help.

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Re: Brau

Postby pink67 » 02 Jun 2008, 19:01

Hi! :D

Don't know if you already have these records....

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Costant Brau
Name: Costant Brau
City: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee
State: Wisconsin
Birthplace: Italy (Orotelli)
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1890
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1674777
DraftBoard: 1

[img=http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/2944/braucostantwwiyp4.th.jpg]

And Battista's arrival (from Canada) on 1920, joining his brother Costantino in Kenosha WI

Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956
about Battista Brau
Name: Battista Brau
Arrival Date: 31 Dec 1920
Age: 26
Birth Date: abt 1894
Birthplace: Sassari
Gender: Male

Ship Name: Metagama
Port of Arrival: St John, New Brunswick, Canada
Port of Departure: Le Havre, France

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Laura :D

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Re: Brau

Postby pink67 » 02 Jun 2008, 19:27

Social Security Death Index
about August Brau
Name: August Brau
SSN: XXX-XX-XXXX
Last Residence: 53140 Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America
Born: 26 Sep 1890
Last Benefit: 53140 Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America
Died: Dec 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951 )

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Re: Brau

Postby Scootchy » 02 Jun 2008, 19:34

Thank you Laura...I do have his SSN Death index, I did not have the previous set of documents you provided. Thank you very much!

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Re: Brau

Postby pink67 » 02 Jun 2008, 19:51

Here we all are happy to help ! :wink: here is a possible 1920 census for August and family:

1920 United States Federal Census
about Garr Brow
Name: Garr Brow
[Gust Brow]
Home in 1920: Kenosha Ward 4, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Age: 29 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
[abt 1896]
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Annie
Father's Birth Place: Italy
Mother's Birth Place: Italy
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Year of Immigration: 1913
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 383
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Garr Brow 29 head
Annie Brow 17 wife
Jenny Brow 7/12 daughter
Demethes Spanedda 46 boarder
Antonio Cossu 47 boarder
Parguall Zedde 40 boarder
Neto I Daddato 30 border

[img=http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/6521/brauaugust1920censusvp5.th.jpg]

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Re: Brau

Postby pink67 » 02 Jun 2008, 20:34

Possible 1930 census for August's brother Battista?

1930 United States Federal Census
about Battista Bran
Name: Battista Bran
Home in 1930: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
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
Louis Gobbi 43
Santa Gobbi 39
Umberto Gobbi 18
Amelia Gobbi 15
Mary Gobbi 9
Elizabeth Gobbi 8
Josephine Gobbi 7
Dominic Gobbi 2 11/12
Battista Bran 36 boarder
Pasquali Zeddi 50 boarder
Matt Distafino 41 boarder

[img=http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/536/braubattista1930censusfu9.th.jpg]

Maybe the other brother Antonio/Tony???

1930 United States Federal Census
about Tony Bran
Name: Tony Bran
Home in 1930: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age: 33
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View Image
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Household Members: Name Age
Salvatore Illari 44
Nunzia Illari 47
Olga Illari 11
Danial Illari 7
Tony Bran 33 boarder
Saverio Martins 35 boarder

[img=http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/7127/brautony1930ensusvu7.th.jpg]

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Re: Brau

Postby pink67 » 03 Jun 2008, 07:47

Hi Scott,

this is an arrival manifest about Antonio Brau (born in Orotelli - leaving his father Joseph in Orotelli) coming from Herserange a village in the north-eastern France :?: he was joining his cousin Bixa Augustino in Birmingham WI?

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Antonio Brau
Name: Antonio Brau
Arrival Date: 1 Oct 1923
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Le Havre
Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: Italian (North) (Italian)
Ship Name: Paris
Search Ship Database: View the Paris in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Nativity: Italy
Line: 9
Microfilm Serial: T715
Microfilm Roll: T715_3382
Birth Location: Italy
Birth Location Other: orotelli
Page Number: 124

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[img=http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/9360/brauantonio1923arrivalpxu3.th.jpg]

Social Security Death Index
about Anthony M. Brau
Name: Anthony M. Brau
SSN: XXX-XX-XXXX
Last Residence: 53202 Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Born: 13 Dec 1894
Died: 22 Dec 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951 )


If you're interested obtaining acts about this family you can also search in the "Family History centers"'s Microfilms.. they filmed the civil registration in Orotelli from 1866 to 1910:

Title Registri dello stato civile, 1866-1910
Authors Orotelli (Sàssari). Ufficio dello satto civile (Main Author)

Note Location
Film
Indici decennali di nati 1906-1915, 1876-1891 di matrimoni 1906-1915, 1886-1895 di morti 1886-1895, 1876-1885 FHL INTL Film
1962160 Item 2

Nati 1866-1908 FHL INTL Film
1962160 Item 3

Pubblicazioni di matrimoni 1866-1910 FHL INTL Film
1962160 Item 4

Matrimoni 1866-1910 FHL INTL Film
1962160 Item 5

Morti 1866-1910 FHL INTL Film
1962160 Item 6

link to find your nearest center:
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library ... et_fhc.asp


Hope this help! :D

Laura

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Re: Brau

Postby pink67 » 03 Jun 2008, 08:14

1930 United States Federal Census
about Constant Brom
Name: Constant Brom
Home in 1930: Rockland, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
Birthplace: Italy
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Anna
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View Image
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Household Members: Name Age
Constant Brom 39
Anna Brom 27
Joan Brom 10
Joseph Brom 8
Robert Brom 6
Rudolph Brom 5
Alfred Brom 3 3/12
Violet Brom 1 4/12

[img=http://img292.imageshack.us/img292/120/braucostant1930censusok7.th.jpg]

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