My Great Grandpa's name was Nicola Dilallo... He married Teresa Pollice in Italy in the early 1900's.
Nicola DiLallo came to America on the "Sant' Anna" in October 1910. Teresa (Pollice) DiLallo came to America on the "Duca Degli Abruzzi" in May 1911 (she came over with her married name) (she came over with her brother Nicola Pollice)
There last name was switched to DeLallo at some point. (My grandfathers last name on both his birth and baptism certificate is DiLallo - however we are all DeLallo's now)
They resided in Solvey, NY and had 5 children together, 3 boys and 2 girls. (Leo, Michael, Paul and Grace & Josephine)
My grandfather, Michael, passed a year and a half ago... I was married recently and am headed to Italy on my honeymoon this summer. I am hoping to track down any living family members or at least see the town they grew up in.
I know that both Nicola and Teresa (my great-grandparents) were from the Province Campobasso.
Teresa - Santa Croce Magliano Nicola - Petrella Tifernina
Any help would be so much appreciated!!! Thank you
Hello Kimberly! My parents-in-law live in Santa Croce di Magliano. There is still one Pollice family living in the town, they may be the descendants of Teresa. I don't know them in person but the town is very small and everyone knows each other so I may be able to find it out. Same thing for Petrella Tifernina;if you have your grandparents birth record,it would make things easier for the research. When are you coming to Italy?
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