I am trying to discover my family roots. My family came from the province of Naples. Surname DiDio. His first name (grandfather) Pasquale. Came to NY aboard the Rex and settled in Brooklyn NY in the 1920's.
POSSIBLE 1930 Census for your Grandfather and his family in Brooklyn?
1930 United States Federal Census about Pasquale De Deo Name: Pasquale De Deo [Pasquale Dedeo] Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1889 Birthplace: Italy Race: White Home in 1930: Brooklyn, Kings, New York View Map Marital Status: Married Immigration Year: 1921 Relation to Head of House: Head Spouse's Name: Kate De Deo Father's Birthplace: Italy Mother's Birthplace: Italy Occupation: worked for Electric Co. Household Members: Name Age Pasquale De Deo 41 Kate De Deo 35 Loretta De Deo 17 Nicholas De Deo 10 John De Deo 6 Dominick De Deo 5 Rose De Deo 1
Is this the family? then immigration was in 1921... The manifest may give an town of birth...
Edited to add: Found manifest in January, 1921 for Pasquale DiDio, going to Brooklyn. His last place of residence was FERRANDINA, Matera, Basilicata...
Also found a manifest for Nicola/Nicholas (in the above census). He arrived in 1921 (August 12 on the SS Patria) as well, at age 6 months, along with mother Caterina Lo Caso, and sister, Loretta DiDio. Caterina leaves her mother, Rosa LaSalata in FERRANDINA. They are joining Caterina's husband, Pasquale DiDio at 25 Osborn St., Brooklyn, NY Also traveling with them is Caterina's sister Teresa Lo Caso.
For the above family...Pasquale's Naturalization Petition. Place of birth - FERRANDINA