Pietro Di Zazzo


  • Immigrant ancestor (23 Apr 1911).
  • 2 Mar 1892, Rocca d'Evandro, Italy.
  • d.


  • The 1920 U.S. Census lists line 19 a Pietro Di Zazzo, age 27, having immigated from Italy in 1911, as incarcerated at the state prison in Charlestown (Boston), Mass. Carmine Di Zazzo, who had crossed in the same ship in 1911, was in the same prison at that time.

  • From the Report of Henry A. Wyman, Attorney-General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, for the Year ending January 21, 1920, the the Senate and House of Representatives:
    Peter DiZazzo, indicted in Essex County, May, 1918, for the murder of Tony Volenti, at Lawrence, on Feb. 9, 1918, He was arraigned May 29, 1918, and pleaded not guilty. Hon. W. Scott Peters and Raphael A. A. Comparone, Esq., appeared as counsel for the defendant. On May 1, 1919, an entry of nolle prosequi was made against this indictment. The case was in charge of District Attorney Henry G. Wells.

  • World War One Draft Registration Card showing Pietro Di Zazzzo, dwelling at 113 Chestnut St., Lawrence, Mass.; place of birth, Rocca d'Evandro, Italy.

  • Passenger Manifest for the ship Sannio, departed from Naples 6 April 1911 and arrived Boston 23 April 1911, shows on leaf one line 5 a Pietro Di Zazzo, age 19, he listed his closest relative in Italy as his father Federico Di Zazzo, and his final destination was Providence, R.I. It also shows on leaf two line 5 that he was planning to meet uncle [Crescenzo?] Di Zazzo, and that he was a native of Rocca d'Evandro.


  • No U.S. records found after 1920.

  • This record last updated 20 December 2008 by D. Trumbull.