John DiZazzo


  • Immigrant ancestor (4 May 1909)
  • b. 5 Dec 1887, Naples, Italy
  • m. (1st) Marie
  • m. (2nd) Carmen
  • d. Jul 1967, North Andover, Mass.


  • World War Two Draft Registration Card showing John Di Zazzo, a native of Naples, Italy, dwelling at 205 Elm St., Lawrence, Mass.; employed at the Wood Mill, South Union St., Lawrence, Mass.

  • The Lawrence City Directory for 1939 lists John DiZazzo and wife Carmela residing at 86 Elm St. and employed at the Wood Mill.

  • The 1930 U.S. Census lists on line 16 a John Dizazzo, age 43, dwelling at 205 Elm St., Lawrence, with wife Carmen and children: he worked as a dyer in a worsted mill and came to America in 1908.

  • The 1920 U.S. Census lists on line 23 a John Dizazzo, age 33, dwelling at 215 Oak St., Lawrence, with wife Marie (age 35) and children:
    • Tony DiZazzo (10),
    • Joseph DiZazzo (6), and
    • Rocco DiZazzo (2 yr 6 mo);
    he worked in a worsted mill and came to America in 1909.

  • World War one Draft Registration Card showing Giovanni Di Zazzo, an alien, native of Italy, dwelling at 252 Oak St., Lawrence, Mass.; supporting wife, [mother], and two children; employed at the Washington Mill, Lawrence, Mass.

  • The passenger manifest for the ship Canopic, departed Naples 22 April 1909 and arrived Boston 4 May 1909, shows on leaf one line 27 a Giovanni Di Zazzo, aged 21, he listed his closest relative in Italy as his wife [illegible] and he listed his American destination as Lawrence, Mass. It also shows on leaf two line 27 that he planned to meet his cousin [illegible] in Lawrence. He was a native of Rocca d'Evandro.