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This is a genealogy site in which we are currently researching the family names

Villone – Van Volkenburg – McGriff – Baker – Curiel – Cox

There are hundreds of other surnames in the database as well.

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Photo of Peter Joseph Villone

Villone

This branch of the Villone family immigrated around 1901 to the United States from Armento, Province of Potenza, Italy.

The progenitors Luca “Luis” Antonio Villone and his wife Rosaria “Rosie” Gaetana Maria Balzano initially settled in the Niagara Falls, New York area.

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Photo of Lyle Van Volkenburg, LaVerna Villone, Jeanette Heintz Wolf, and Henry Wolf

Van Volkenburg

This branch of the Van Volkenburg family immigrated around 1909 to the United States from Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada

The progenitors John “Jack” Villone and Mildred Baker settled in the Niagara Falls, New York area and had family ties in Potter County, Pennsylvania area.

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Photo of Joseph Lindley McGriff

McGriff

This branch of the McGriff family is said to have immigrated around 1750 to the United States from the province of Ulster, Ireland.

The progenitors John McGriff and his wife Maria Catherine Brackfield are said to have initially settled in the Montgomery, Virginia area.

This is not fully verified that the family came from Ireland and is currently being researched.

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Daniel Carpenter Baker

Baker

This branch of the Baker family is said to have immigrated around 1770 to the United States from Kent, England.

They initially settled in Worchester, Massachusetts, and migrated to the Virginia and Pennsylvania areas.

This is not fully verified that the family came from Kent, England, and is currently being researched.

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