Rachela Tomasso

Rachela Tomasso



  • The 1930 U.S. Census lists on line 46 an Antonio Di Zazzo, age 45, dwelling at 72-A Franklin St., Stoneham, Mass., with wife Rachel (aged 44) and children:
    • Pasqualina (18) born in Italy,
    • Marie Josef (14) born in Massachusetts,
    • Carmine (20) born in Italy (and erroneously listed as daughter), and beginning on the next sheet
    • Rose (13) born in Massachusetts,
    • Concetta (11) born in Massachusetts, and
    • Jeanette (7) born in Massachusetts.

  • The 1920 U.S. Census lists on line 98 an Antonio Di Zazzo, age 36, dwelling at 72 Franklin St., Stoneham, Mass., with wife Rachel (aged 35) and children:

  • Passenger manifest for the ship Napoli, departed from Naples 14 October 1913 and arrived Boston 30 October 1913, shows on leaf one line 19 Rachela Camano [Tomasso], age 28, from Rocca d'Evandro, who listed her closest relative in Italy as her mother Maria in Rocca d'Evandro, traveling with her children
    • Palma,
    • Carmine, and
    • Paquale.
    It also shows on leaf two line 19 they she was traveling to Boston to meet her husband Antonio.



  • According to his great-granddaughter Lisa Munn-Haynes, Antonio was the son Giovanni and Palma (Fascione) DiZazzo. Antonio left for Boston in 1912 and Rachela followed in 1913 with the three children. They first lived in Providence, R.I. near Rachela's brothers, and then settled in Stoneham, Mass. near her sister, Benedetta (Tomasso) Longo. Antonio had a brother Rocco DiZazzo b. 20 Nov 1886? in Rocca d'Evandro.

  • This record last updated 27 September 2007 by D. Trumbull.