Family Stories

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Tana Vincenzo & Elizabetta circa 1944_cover
Elisabetta Tana (nee Celenza) Elisabetta was born in Vasto (Chieti Abruzzo Italy) 15 September 1926. Her husband Vincenzo had migrated to Australia arriving in September 1952. He was sponsored by his brother Luigi. She joined her husband with her two children Filippo (born 1948) and Nicola (born 1951) arriving on... Read more »
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Phil (Filippo) Tana was born in Vasto (Chieti Abruzzo Italy) 3 April 1948. His father Vincenzo migrated to Australia on the ship Neptunia in September 1952 On arrival in Australia Vincenzo teamed up with his brother Luigi who had migrated to Western Australia circa 1942 working as a market gardener... Read more »