Ship records lead to a Cleveland family’s roots in Italy

20 Feb

We have located the village of origin for the Frate Family of Cleveland, Ohio…Rionero Sannitico (originally Province Campobasso, now Province Isernia). As it turns out, a great many Italian-Americans in Cleveland’s Little Italy emigrated from Campobasso area. Learn more in Gene Veronesi’s book, “Italian-Americans & Their Communities of Cleveland.”

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