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The authors of this web site are descendent and relatives of John Corso.   John immigrated to Iowa from Italy in 1914 through Ellis Island.  This site is a  work in progress. If you have any corrections, additions, or if you would like  to add to the site, please email a note to markcorso@aol.com.     We are looking for more information and would appreciate input from readers.    If you are related to someone that lived in Hocking, we would like to hear from  you.  Also, If you have additional pictures, we would appreciate a copy of  those.   This web site mentions John Corso many times. John was not a leader  in Hocking, however he was one of the few that stayed in the area.  John  purchased most of the land that was Hocking, stayed in the area, and farmed  the land.
This website is funded by The Corso Family of Hocking, Iowa  © 2015 Hocking-Iowa.com
Important Note
Alex Hupton was a manager at the Hocking mines. His grand-daughter, Kathy Cheney, provided these pictures. -Thank you!
This website is dedicated in loving memory of Loretta Ann Corso (12/12/1931-8/4/2014). A wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother forever in our hearts.