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Victor Papa
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1888
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1947
Belen
Valencia County
New Mexico, USA

My Grandpa Victor is somewhat a of a mystery to us. I grew up knowing little about him as my Grandma didn't talk about her family to us. Who knows why?...

I was told by my Mom, that Great Grandpa Victor was a Miner and Cattle Rancher. He was born here in the US, but his parents where from Biasca,Switzerland. Landing in San Fransico. From what I heard, Victor's Mother hated it here and decided to go back to Switzerland and took Victor's little brother with her. I don't know, what his Mother's name was or his brothers. Victor stayed here and at one time, his father Vittoro Pietro Papa was living with him. Grandpa married my Grandma Sadie 14 Jul 1908 in Socorro, New Mexico.

Victor, was a Gambler. As where all of his children which accounts for my Grandmother's love of the race track and slot machines! Grandpa Victor was a handsome man..short, well built and Italian. I would have loved to have met him. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sadie S Strozzi Papa (1886 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Pio Papa (1913 - 1944)*
  Sero Papa (1920 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: As told to me by Family. Grandpa Victor, didn't get a headstone because he was not well liked by the Stozzi Family. Nevertheless , it annoys me that they felt Grandpa shouldn't have a head stone. He's buried next to Grandma Sadie .
 
Burial:
Kelly Cemetery
Kelly
Socorro County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Kara Sammons Spoon
Record added: Oct 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77740837
Victor Papa
Added by: Kara Sammons Spoon
 
Victor Papa
Added by: Kara Sammons Spoon
 
Victor Papa
Added by: Kara Sammons Spoon
 
 
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Love you, Grandpa...
- Kara Sammons Spoon
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015
We love you Grandpa..Families are Forever.
- Kara Sammons Spoon
 Added: Oct. 6, 2011
 
 
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