Re: Antonio LAURA,TX,,Yugoslavia
Antonio Laura was my great grandfather.
He married Marie Pizzo her parents were Joseph and Josephine
Their children include
The children were born around Port Arthur Texas
My understanding the word Split comes from Split Austria/Hungary
The last name Laura is Sicilian Antonio's father was name Alphontz
I don't know anything about the Spanish American War.
My grand mother Antoniette told me he was in the military on a ship. Wish I could help more.