Vela Gegalo first appears at Fairport Village, Lake County, Ohio, in 1920. He was enumerated in the 1920 Federal Census as living at Fairport Village.
Vela Gegalo was born about 1882 at Italy. He immigrated to the United States in 1914.
Vela Gegalo was enumerated for the 1920 Census of the United States, on February 10, 1920, living at Courtland Street, Fairport Village, Lake County, Ohio, as a partner of Thomas Calania. According to the 1920 Census, Vela was employed as a laborer at the Diamond Alkali Company.
Vela Gegalo’s name at birth and place of birth are not known. He was probably related to Painesville Italian Toney Gegalo.