Re: Slovene nun?
Your g-g-grandfather's arrival manifest would have a place of birth. Do you have his arrival manifest?
If he married in US than the church marriage Record would have his place of birth.If he was naturalized citizen than there too a place of birth.
Yes, LITIJA is a location in Slovenia.
PAVLIN in Slovenia's phone book http://www.itis.si/iskanjehttp://www.itis.si/iskanje
Podper could be incorrectly transcribed Podpec^.
To me the location on the manifest seems like Podpec.
3 locations Podpec in Slovenia.
Have you considered requesting gggrandfather's SS-5Form?
Born: 1880 Died: 1965
State of last residence: Pennsylvania
State issued: Pennsylvania