I hope that I can help.
My family name is Severinski.
MY father: Victor
Grandfather: Frank (D.O.B 1907)
Great grand father: Francis
My other family names are, Andreolli,Nex
Look at ancestry.com for info on New York city immigrants.
I found the Severinski name on a ship list.
ROLL#556/SHIP Zaandam/SHIP#1490/DATE: OCT 6, 1890