My grandfather was August Longo, born in Chicago IL. He was raised in Covert, Michigan, and had several brothers and sisters, though I can only remember a few of their names right now: Joe, Mary, and Rose.
His parents emmigrated to Chicago near the turn of the century from Termini Immerse, Sicily. His father was Guiseppe Longo, born on July 12, 1884, and his mother was Rosina Zarcone born May 22, 1888.
Guiseppe Longo's parents were Guiseppe Longo and Guiseppina Amedeo. Guiseppe had one brother Augustino Longo. His father (the 2nd Guiseppe) had no sisters and two brothers Nuchi (?) and Nicola Longo. Guiseppina had a brother that also emmigrated to Chicago by the name of Deiggo (?) Amedeo.
Rosina Zarcone's parents were Guiseppe Zarcone and Vinchenza Marfisi. Rosina had no sisters and five brothers: Pasquale (Charles), Augustino (Gus), Guiseppe (Joe), Vinchenzo (Jim), and Nino (Tom). Guiseppe Zarcone's parents were Augustino and Rosina (no maiden name available) Zarcone. Augustino's parents were Augustino Zarcone and Rosina Dinova. Vinchenza Marfisi's parents were Pasquale Marfisi and Augustina Matsa. Vinchenza had five sisters: Guiseppina, Rosa, Maria, Angela, and Salvatoria. Vinchenza had three brothers: Nino, Pasquale, and Madiano (?).
I got all this info written down over 10 years ago by my now deceased great aunt. It is hand written and I am not entirely sure what is accurate, and I have no dates. I am going to start from here. If anyone is connected, let me know!!! :)
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