Antonio Legaz1

#16751, (17 January 1879 - 23 September 1971)


Josephine Berry b. 1889, d. c 1973
Children 1.Antonio Legaz Jr.+10 (1907 - 1998)
 2.George T Legaz11 (1909 - 2005)
 3.John M Legaz11 (1912 - 1989)
 4.William A Legaz11 (1914 - 2013)
 5.Eugene J Legaz11 (c 1916 - 1993)
 6.Evelyn R Legaz+11 (1918 - 2012)
 7.Irene Legaz11 (c 1923 - c 2016)
 8.Juanita Legaz11 (c 1930 - 2015)
Birth*17 January 1879He was born on 17 January 1879 at AustriaG; (poss. Italy, see 1930 census.)1,2 
26 April 1903He migrated to United StatesG on 26 April 1903.3,4 
Marriage*20 August 1905He married Josephine Berry, daughter of Marco Barichievich and Regina Grego, on 20 August 1905 at New York, Manhattan Bor., New YorkG.1 
circa 1910He and Josephine Berry removed to WashingtonG circa 1910.5 
12 September 1918He registered for the military draft on 12 September 1918 at 1415 W. 57th, Seattle, King Co., WashingtonG.2 
8 January 1920He and Josephine Berry appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at 909 West 62nd Street, Seattle, King Co., WashingtonG.3 
3 April 1930He and Josephine Berry appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 909 West 62nd Street, Seattle, King Co., WashingtonG.6 
13 April 1940He and Josephine Berry appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at 909 West 62nd Street, Seattle, King Co., WashingtonG.7 
25 April 1942He registered for the military draft on 25 April 1942 at 909 West 62nd Street, Seattle, King Co., WashingtonG.8 
Death*23 September 1971He died on 23 September 1971 at Seattle, King Co., WashingtonG, at age 92.9 


  1. [S1425] New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, online Antonio Legaz, age 26, b. Austria, son of Michele and Maria Legaz; and Josephine Berry, age 16, b. NY, dau. of Michele Berry and Regina Gross; marr. Manhattan, 20 Aug 1905; cert. no. 17703.
  2. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online or Serial no. 2256, Order no. 166, Local Board 1, Seattle WA, 12 Sep 1918. Anthony Legaz, age 39, b. 17 Jan 1879, natlzd., res. 1415 W. 57th, Seattle WA; fisherman, empl. F E Curcou, Seattle WA; contact Mrs. Josephine Lagaz, same res.
  3. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Anthony (41), b. and parents b. Austria, mother tongue Croaian, imm. 1903, natlzd. 1916, Alaska waters fisherman; Josephine M (31), b. NY, parents b. Austria, parents mother tongue Croatian.
  4. [S1533] Naturalization Records of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, 1890-1957; M1542, Record Group 21, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online, (1) Intention, no. 6010, King Co. Superior Court, Seattle, King Co., WA, 3 Apr 1912. Antonio Legaz, age 33, fishing boat Captain, 5' 6½", 158 lbs., blonde hair, gray eyes; b. Lussingrande, Austria, 15 Jan 1879; res. 56 Cedar St., Seattle, WA; imm. from Havre, France, on the La Lorraine, arr. NY 26 Apr 1903. (2) Petition, no. 2768, [stamped] 74, U.S. District Court, Western District of WA, 12 Mar 1915. Antonio Legaz, b. 15 Jan 1879, Lussingrande, Austria, emigrated to US from Havre, France, 17 Apr 1903, arr. NY on vessel La Loraine 26 Apr 1903; res. Flat 1, 52 Cedar Street, Seattle, WA, occ. captain fishing boat, wife Josephine; children Anthony (b. NY NY 12 Feb 1907), George (b. NY NY 13 Feb 1909), John (b. Seattle WA 7 Mar 1912) and William (b. Seattle WA 19 May 1914), all res. Seattle WA; res. WA since 21 Nov 1911. Witnesses Martin Budinich, fisherman, res. 59 Vine St., Seattle, and Ferdinand Berich, retires, res. 2314 Elliott Ave., Seattle. Certificate of Naturalization mostly obscured, unable to determine whether or when issued. Viewed at U.S., Naturalization Records - Original Documents, 1795-1972 (World Archives Project), WA, District Court, Petition and record, 1915, #2695-2944, imgs. 145-146/321.
  5. [S520] VWH, son George b. NY 1909, son John b. WA 1912.
  6. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Anthony (51), b. Italy, parents b. Austria, mother tongue German, imm. 1903, natlzd., Alaska Packing fisherman, marr. age 26; Josephine (41), b. NY, father b. Italy, mother b. Austria, marr. age 16.
  7. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. Anthony (61), b. Austria, commercial fisherman; Josephine (57), b. NY.
  8. [S1277] World War II Draft Registration Cards, image viewed online or, Ser No. U1011, Seattle, 25 Apr 1942. Antonio Legaz, age 63, b. Lusingrande, Austria, 17 Jan 1879, res. 909 W. 62nd St., Seattle WA; self employed, fishing boat Urania; contact Mrs. John Walker, 913 W. 62nd st., Seattle; height 5' 7", weight 140 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair.
  9. [S1628], online, image of monument; Anthony G Legaz Sr., 1879-1971; Josephine Legaz, 1889-1972. Narrative: Anthony G Legaz, Sr., b. Austria 17 Jan 1879, d. Seattle WA 23 Sep 1971. Citing The Seattle Times, 25 Sep 1971, p. 16: "Legaz, Anthony G., Sr., age 92, of 909 N. W. 62nd. Beloved wife [sic in transcription] of Josephine. Father of Anthony, Jr., George, John, William and Eugene Legaz, Mrs. George Roach, all Seattle; Mrs. Helen Koov, Kirkland; Mrs. Irene Nicholson, Anaheim, Calif.; Mrs. Juanita West, Aspen, Colo. 21 grandchildren, six great grandchildren. Member of Ballard Aerie 172 F. O. E. Rosary Monday, 7:30 p. m., at Wiggen and Sons Chapel. Requiem Mass Tuesday, 9 a. m., at St. Alphonsus. Entombment, Holyrood. Remembrances may be given to Children's Orthopedic Hospital." Memorial 65698457, created by and photo added by Bonita Olmer.
  10. [S1461] New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909, online, Antonio Legaz, b. Manhattan 14 Feb 1907, son of Antonio Legaz, age 28, b. Austria, and of Josephine Berry, age 19, b. NY; cert. no. 9488.
  11. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. August (35), b. NY, parents b. Austria, factory laborer; Louise (30), b. and parents b. Austria, mother tongue German, imm. 1910, natlzd.