My grandfather Emidio Tirabassi a was born in Sulmona Italy in 1881. He came to the USA at the age of 16, but returned after a time and was married and did a stint in the Italian Army. He had a child in 1911(Julia) and came back to the USA and settled in Niagra Falls. In 1917 he moved to Henrietta New York , a suburb of Rochester, and lived there untill his death at the age of 89. He had six children, two dying at birth. His wife, Anna Petrelli died in 1927 after complication of a still born child birth. The remaing children ran a farm in the Henrietta area for several years. The children were Julia, Frank, Sam, and John. Only two have surrvived to this point. Frank b 1917 and John b.1923.