(March 2003 -- Lodi, CA)
From where did your family emigrate and when? Who emigrated
(self, parents, grandparents) and what were their names?
Father Giovanni Ferrero and mother Caterina Curti, (from) Carru',
province of Cuneo, 1924.
What led them to their destination (relatives
already there, hopes of a job at a mill, mine, etc. Please explain)?
Relatives already there.
Did they emigrate to another location before
or after (Argentina, France, England, etc.)?
Did they settle among other Piemontesi and were
they members of a Piemontesi society (fraternal, mutual aid, etc.)?
Did your family maintain Piemontesi traditions
-- language, culture, history, cuisine, etc.?
Did your family return home to visit or to live
after the initial emigration? Did they maintain contact with family
Do you identify yourself more as American, Italian
Have you visited your family's town(s) in Piemonte?
What was your experience like?
Yes. Very nice.
Have you studied your Piemontesi genealogy? Please
Do you belong to the Piemontesi nel Mondo, Famija
Piemonteis or any other organization?
Yes. Piemontesi nel Mondo.