Luca Bonagura was born in Poggiomarino, Italy in 1872. His parents were Felice and Paulina Perillo. Luca married Anna Speranza in approx. 1894. He came to the US in 1899, working as a steward on the Trojan Prince to earn his passage across. His wife, Anna and the first of their children came to join him in NY in 1901.
Luca and Anna had 7 children:
Felice (Felix or Phil) b. 1895, Michele (my grandfather, Michael) b.1897, Giuseppe (Joseph) b. 1899, Anthony b. 1902, Pauline b. 1904, Rose b. 1906, and Arthur b. 1908
If you click the "Surname Index" button above, it will bring you to a brief surname index. If you follow the links to the different surnames, you can find images of ship manifests, census papers and death certificates. Any people listed on that page are deceased, going several generations back. That page is available to anyone visiting this website.
The "Family Tree" link will bring you to a more detailed genealogy chart. This section is for family members only. If you are directly related to Luca Bonagura or his father, Felice, please email me using the Email link above and I will provide you with the user name and password needed to access that area of the website.
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