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Antonino "Antionino (Tony) Di Dia" Dee
Birth: Mar. 10, 1896, Italy
Death: May 31, 1936
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Antonios Dee
Antonios (Tony) Dee, owner of
the Royal Shoe Rebuilders, died
yesterday at 1:20 p.m. at Knoxville
General hospital. He was 40 years
old and lived at 1109 Forst ave-
nue, He has been in Knoxville
eight years.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs.
Hazel Dee
; two daughter, Misses
Marcella and Mary Dee, and one
son, Tony Dee, Jr.

Funeral services will be con-
ducted by the Rev. Father Francis
D. Grady at a time to be an-
nounced. Burial will be Calvary
cemetery.

Transcribe by:
FindAGrave Memeber - Kenny Dee #47425193

Source:
The Knoxville Journal
Knoxville, Tennessee
Monday, June 1st, 1936
Page 11

Thanks to:
Knoxville Main Library

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Italian Birth Name: Antionino Di Dia
American name: Tony Dee
Bury name: Antionino Dee

Antonino Di Dia aka Tony Dee immigrated to the U.S. on October 26th, 1912, on the S.S. Guglielmo ship. He came some 9 years after his brothers Giacomo Di Dia aka Chris Dee and Vincenzo Di Dia aka James Dee. When he arrived he went to Sanudsky, Ohio and lived their with his brothers family Vincenzo Di Dia aka James Dee. It's not sure how or why both Giacomo and Antonino made the move to the Tennessee area. But I do know that Giacomo and Antonino also had a cousin James Dee son of Giacomo Di Dia 1855-???? and Maria Marrone 1859-????, who also went to Sandusky and then onto Chattanooga, Tennessee. Both brothers married American women from the Tennessee area, they both moved from one place to another. I have located records that they both lived and work in San Diego, California. When they made the move back to Tennessee is unknown. Antonino finally settled in Knowville, TN with his wife Hazel Bell. They had a total of 5 kids, Toney Dee, John Dee, Mary E. Dee, John Richard Dee of San Jose, CA, and Marcella Dee of Knoxville, TN. It had been relay to me that Antonino Di Dia died from a botch surgery for being treated for stomach issues. He had gotten gagrene from the surgery and lived only 6 weeks.

 
 
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 Parents:
  GiovanBattista Di Dia (1850 - 1925)
  Maria Donato (1852 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Merie Bell Rogers (1902 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  John W. Dee (1917 - 1922)*
  Mary Elizabeth Dee Mathes (1919 - 2007)*
  Toney Dee (1924 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vincenzo Di Dia (1878 - 1915)*
  Giacomo Di Dia (1888 - 1953)*
  Antonino Dee (1896 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Kenny Dee
Originally Created by: Pat McKenzie
Record added: Jun 15, 2011
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Antonino Antionino (Tony) Di Dia Dee
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Antonino Antionino (Tony) Di Dia Dee
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Antonino Antionino (Tony) Di Dia Dee
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Rest in Peace papaw
- Mary
 Added: Dec. 3, 2011
 
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