Angelo DiZazzo


  • Immigrant ancestor (11 Aug 1912)
  • b. 7 Aug 1894, Italy
  • son of Achille Di Zazzo and Maria Giuseppa/Giuseppina Maria Carbone
  • m. 14 May 1917, Mary DiZazzo, Mass.
  • three children:
    1. Helen DiZazzo (1919-1970),
    2. Alec DiZazzo (1920-2010), and
    3. Joseph DiZazzo
  • d. 22 Oct 1967, Lawrence Essex County, Mass.


  • Memorial Obituary from The Eagle Tribune, Lawrence, Mass.

  • On 22 October 1967 Angelo Di Zazzo died at AnLaw Nursing Home, Lawrence, Mass.; he was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, Mass. on 25 October 1967.

  • Polk's Greater Lawrence City Directory Including Methuen (1957 and 1956) lists Angelo DiZazzo residing at 61 Oak St., Methuen, along with Eug R. Stepanian.

  • World War Two Draft Registration Card showing Angelo Di Zazzo, dwelling at 232 Elm St., Lawrence, Mass.; employed at the American Woolen Co. Wood Mill, South Union St., Lawrence, Mass.

  • The Lawrence City Directory for 1939 lists Angelo DiZazzo and wife Maria residing at 232 Elm St. and employed at the Wood Mill.

  • 1930 U.S. Census shows (on line #48) Angelo DiZazzo, age 34, dwelling at 232 Elm St., (Ward 2) Lawrence, having arrived in America in 1914, still an alien, working as a mechanic in a garage, along with wife Mary (age 30) who had arrived in America in 1907 and had filed citizenship papers but had not yet been naturalized, working as a twister in a woolen mill. The record also shows children:

  • Lawrence Directory (Sampson, Murdock & Co, 1925) lists Angelo Dizazza, residing at 232 Elm St. with his wife Maria.

  • Lawrence Directory (Sampson, Murdock & Co, 1922) lists Angelo Dizazza, residing at 263 Elm St. with his wife Maria.

  • 1920 U.S. Census listed as boarders at the home of Antonio Colletto, 113 Chestnut St., Lawrence, Mass., the "Dizzozzazo family of Angelo Di Zazzo, aged 35 [should be 25], who arrived in America 1913 and was still an alien, along with Mary Di Zazzo, aged 21, who arrived in America 1906 and was still an alien, and

  • World War One Draft Registration Card showing Angelo Di Zazzo, dwelling at 113 Chestnut St., Lawrence, Mass., an alien, native of Rocca D'evandro, Caserta, Italy; a mill [worker] employed at the Pacifc Mills, Lawrence, Mass.; supporting a wife; being of medium height, of slender build, with brown eyes and chestnut hair, and missing two finger-tips on the left hand.

  • On 14 May 1917 Angelo Dizazzo and Mary Dizazzo were married in a civil ceremony in Lawrence, Mass. It was a first marriage for each. Groom was residing at 113 Elm. St., Lawrence and his parents were Achillo Dizazzo and Maria Carpone. Bride was residing at 175 Elm St., Lawrence and her parents were Alex Dizazzo and Angelina Secoricca.

  • The passenger manifest for the ship Canopic, departed Naples 30 July 1912 and arrived Boston 11 August 1912, shows on leaf one line 5 a Angelo Di Zazzo, he listed his closest relative in Italy as his father Achille; he listed his American destination as Stoneham, Mass. It also shows on leaf two line 5 that he planned to meet his brother Ernest.
    There was a Maria C. Di Zazzo, aged 21 (b. abt. 1891), on the same ship (see line #19) with closest relative in Italy listed as her father Francesco of Rocca d'Evandro. She was planning to meet her sister Carmina Di Zazzo in Lawrence, Mass.

  • On 7 August 1894 Angeo Di Zazzo was born in Rocca d'Evandro, Caserta, Italy, of Achille Di Dazzo and Maria Giuseppa Carbone.



  • According to Alec DiZazzo, his father Angelo DiZazzo had brothers Ernest DiZazzo and Joseph DiZazzo, both of whom traveled back and forth between Italy and America a number of times on boat service by way of Wilmington, Mass. Nothing more is known of this Joseph DiZazzo.

  • This record last updated 26 October 2010 by D. Trumbull.