Manx Genealogy

In Response To: CANEPA ()

This is Ancestry’s transcription of the 1891 census in Scotland:

Name Lazarus Canepa
Age 60
Estimated Birth Year abt 1831
Relationship Head
Gender Male
Where born Stalyr (British Subject), Genoa
Registration Number 523
Registration district Kilmore and Kilbride
Civil parish Kilmore and Kilbride
Town Oban
County Argyll
Address No 14 High St
Occupation Draper
ED 4
Household schedule number 131
Line 11
Roll CSSCT1891_169
Household Members Name Age
Lazarus Canepa 60

The word “Stalyr” seems likely to be a mistranscription.

Looking at the map of Genoa, there’s a district named Sturla. Perhaps this was the birthplace of the Canepa brothers.

Jean C