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Re: Capp Family

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 12:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you for your response!

I'm not sure of the spellings at all. It is highly likely that they changed. If they were married, perhaps she didn't come over as a "Capp" at all; CAPP is the spelling I was given for her maiden name, but that doesn't mean it was spelled like that.

The only documents I have on my family are census records which begin in 1910; I've scoured immigration forms past 1850 and I can't find anything that fits. It's hard without knowing the correct spellings. They list on immigration forms that they were born in Austria; the first census I can find that they are on is 1910, and doesn't have my grandmother Nancy on it because she died by then, and their last name is Alixie. I can't find them on the 1900 census, but that might be because they had a completely different last name. They were trying to hide who they were, and it seems they've succeeded.

I found one document that may be my grandfather's census record when he was a boarder travelling across the US, but I don't know with certainty that it is his; it lists his parent's place of birth as Galicia and his native tongue as Ruthenian.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Trish Capp 14 Mar 1999 12:00PM GMT 
vicki 11 Mar 2001 12:00PM GMT 
JMartin1981 29 Sep 2013 12:40PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 29 Sep 2013 1:52PM GMT 
JMartin1981 30 Sep 2013 6:19AM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 30 Sep 2013 12:45PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 30 Sep 2013 8:47PM GMT 
JMartin1981 1 Oct 2013 5:14PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 1 Oct 2013 5:35PM GMT 
JMartin1981 2 Oct 2013 4:59AM GMT 
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