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Provenzo

Post by 5hands » 18 Feb 2011, 01:08

My grandfather immigrated from Sicily to New York in 1890. He stated on a document that he was born in provenzo Gragenia,Italy. I have been unable to identify,can anyone help? Thanks, Neil

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Re: Provenzo

Post by maestra36 » 18 Feb 2011, 12:19

Hello and welcome to this forum-

I am wondering if he meant the province of Girgenti which is the old name for the province of Agrigento.

I believe the city of Agrigento, which is the capital of this province, is also referred to as Girgenti in Sicilian

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