terryt57 wrote:thank you Biff - we know that my grandmother became an orphan with her brother when her father and sister died during immigration - one on the boat, the other within a few months. We did not know where she was originally from in Italy nor what orphanage she was in.
It's a start - we will try to find out more.
Based on the above, both the 1930 census and the 1916 ship manifest are incorrect. The 1920 census is a possibility. Just in case, I'll leave them on the thread.