1910/1920 Census for Brooklyn, NY

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1910/1920 Census for Brooklyn, NY

Postby MarieVolbeda » 19 Aug 2009, 04:03

I am trying to find the brother of my great grandfather, who lived at 38-40 Union St. in Brooklyn , NY in the early part of the 1900's. I cannot find him in the 1910, or 1920 Census. (Vincenzo Paolella) This is the address my great-grandfather, and several other relatives came to when they first immigrated in 1906. Can anyone tell me in what district this address would have been listed during these years??

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Re: 1910/1920 Census for Brooklyn, NY

Postby eyetalgal » 19 Aug 2009, 05:44

I think 38-40 Union St. was an agent address which many immigrants used as a contact address when arriving in the U.S. I think it was a bank but I'm not sure. I know there was a bank on that street when I was a kid back in the 30's-40's. Just a caution for you to perhaps not restrict your search to this address.

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Re: 1910/1920 Census for Brooklyn, NY

Postby PeterTimber » 19 Aug 2009, 13:02

Try the NY State Census in one step. Go to www.stevemorse.org/nyc/nyc.php for 1905/15/25 state census. =Peter=
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Re: 1910/1920 Census for Brooklyn, NY

Postby MarieVolbeda » 19 Aug 2009, 16:36

Thanks for your suggestions Peter and eyetalgal, I will follow up on that.

I am not familiar with the "agent" address. Why was it used? Did the sponsor meet their newly arrived relative/friend there? Is there a website I can access to follow up.?

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Re: 1910/1920 Census for Brooklyn, NY

Postby PeterTimber » 19 Aug 2009, 22:48

Maybe you can pick up a clue in www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com

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