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Guisepp Antonio Lagana (b. March 19, 1864, d. August 07, 1954)Guisepp Antonio Lagana (son of Carmini Lagana and Carmela Agresta) was born March 19, 1864 in Coseleto, Italy, and died August 07, 1954 in Los Angeles, California.He married Maria Gracia Palomara, daughter of Andrea Palomara and Fotunata Pelligrino.
Notes for Guisepp Antonio Lagana:
Worked as a wine merchantr and "part-time smuggler." During an argument with one of his brothers, there was a fight, in which he accidently killed his brother. Although it was an accident, he was not forgiven by his family and finally was forced to leave Italy.
He came to America first, and either sent for or returned for Maria and the boys.
They arrived in America, and settled in White Plains, NY. Antonio was naturalized September 13, 1897.
Antonio worked variously as a gardneer, be bought and operated a tavern, bought and owned an apartment house and grocery store combination, on Mott street.
He and Maria came to California in 1924. Owned several pieces of property there: a house near Central Avenue, in Los Angeles, a house on 74th and Figueroa, (he ad Maria lived one these and rented the other, especially after Maria passed away.) I
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Burial: Mt. Carmel Cemetary.
Children of Guisepp Antonio Lagana and Maria Gracia Palomara are:
- +Rosario Carmelo Lagana, b. February 10, 1889, Cannitello, Italy, d. August 10, 1954, Los Angeles, California.
- +Carmelo Rosario Lagana.
- +Lena Lagana.
- +Rose Lagana.
- +Mamie Lagana.
- Florencia Lagana.