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Graves of Lousiana, Missippi

Descendants of Lee (Leander) Graves and Mattie Lee McCaffery of Franklinton, LA and Tyler Town Ms - son William Herman Graves .1935-2007, a daughter Sybil, several other children unknown - William Herman Graves was my father and very little info known.

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Rodosta, Radosta, from Sicily, Italy>Illinois>New Orleans

Dominic and Rosalie Barcia Rodosta - immigrated 1899, (Dominic earlier), children Johnny, Sam, Joseph, Mary, Joanna (Annie), Jennie - lived in Illinois where Dominic was a coal miner, moved to New Orleans after Dominic's death in 1920. Rosalie bought French Quarter grocery and family lived above. Last name initially spelled Radosta in 1900 census, changing to current Rodosta after that.
No success so far on Palermo relatives, or parents of either Dominic or Rosalie, although Rosalie's cousin, a priest, visited New Orleans family in 1980's.
Some last names associated with descendants are Palestina, Barthel,Tusa and Dugas.

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