Agnone, Province of Isernia,

Region Molise, Italy



Our families from Agnone were all peasant farmers. In the beginning of the great migration, a large number of people in Agnone emmigrated to South America. By the time our families were ready to go, America was the country of choice and through Ellis Island became their first experience of their new life.


Read about the story of why Agnone farmers left their home town between 1850 and 1900.


DiPietro Family

Petruolo Family