Births in Potenza

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Births in Potenza

Postby bjrcornell » 31 Jan 2015, 00:12

George Ross Broncushio was born in 1851 in Potenza. I would like any information you can give
me on him. He sailed to New York in about 1880.

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Re: Births in Potenza

Postby Tessa78 » 31 Jan 2015, 03:26

For reference purposes... is this your George?
1900 US Federal Census...
Name: George Bronguccio
[Geo W Bronguccis]
Age: 47
Birth Date: May 1851
Birthplace: Italy
Home in 1900: Spring Hill, Hand, South Dakota
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1875
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Rosa M Bronguccio
Marriage Year: 1879
Years Married: 21
Father's Birthplace: Italy
Mother's Birthplace: Italy
Occupation: View on Image
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Household Members:
Name Age
George Bronguccio 47
Rosa M Bronguccio 48
Johnnie L Bronguccio 12
Frank K Bronguccio 6
Amia K Bronguccio 8
Donnie A Bronguccio 12
Charles M Bronguccio 6
Mable M Bronguccio 7
Rockey G Bronguccio 3

The surnames Broncushio and Bronguccio do not exist in Potenza.
Perhaps the original spelling of the name (sounding similar phonetically) was Brancaccio?


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Re: Births in Potenza

Postby Robin B Mc » 31 Jan 2015, 21:32

There's civil records from Potenza, Potenza, Italy 1809-1910 on microfilm from ... %20Library

Short term loans of microfilm cost $7.50 - you'll have to create a free account at and select your local Family History Center before you can order. The microfilm will be shipped to the Family History Center you selected as your local Center and will remain there for 90 days from the day it shipped (or a guaranteed minimum of 60 days with the film). The Center will have microfilm viewers for you to use whenever they are open.

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Re: Births in Potenza

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