The Swiss from Del Norte County

From Mark Lesina, United States

In response to Ms Amy Bisi-Lacy.

Mark LesinaDel Norte County is in the extreme northern part of California on the coast.  It is kind of interesting that for being such a remote area as it was at the turn of the last century, that so may Ticinese ended up immigrating there.  During these early years one would usually take a steamer ship from San Francisco to Del Norte, along the rough coastline to arrive in Crescent City. Continue reading

Informazioni sull’immigrazione dei Grossi

di Carol Grossi Ryan, Stati Uniti

Mio nonno, Domenico Grossi, è emigrato da Monte Carasso, in Ticino, al nord della Californa nel 1892, via Ellis Island. Mia nonna Teresa Buzzini è giunta in California da Brione (Val Verzasca) verso la fine dell’Ottocento. Non ci sono informazioni su di lei a Ellis Island. Continue reading