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I'm lost.....

Post by tlave » 08 Sep 2007, 08:41

Hello! My last name is Lave and my father is from NY (full blooded Italian) I have been trying to learn my geneology. I don't know from whence his family came, and worse yet, I can't find the last name Lave at all. My dad says that it is shortened form of Lavragoso (or somthing like that) I can't seem to find anything on my own. The only thing he can tell me is that the family orgins are from the Naples area.....I don't know where to start!

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Re: I'm lost.....

Post by suanj » 08 Sep 2007, 09:36

for a help is necessary more details, as the first name of your grandfather and the birthyear and where he lived in NY....
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Re: I'm lost.....

Post by misbris » 08 Sep 2007, 14:21

Suanj is right. There are almost a thousand names beginning with Lave in Ellis Island records. If you can give us the names of your grandparents and list their children, give a loction in NY and a time frame, someone will be able to help you'

Most common names I found:

Lavecchia
Laveglia
Lavelli

I even found 1 Lavrangi. But without more info, there is no way to find the right person.

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