Teresa Ann Priano

15 July 1915–3 August 1985 (Age 70)
Sunnyside, Carbon, Utah, United States

The Life of Teresa Ann

When Teresa Ann Priano was born on 15 July 1915, in Sunnyside, Carbon, Utah, United States, her father, Giuseppe Jose Priano Praiano, was 29 and her mother, Caterina Annie Zaccaria, was 21. She married Lawrence William Du Lee Payne on 19 March 1938. She lived in Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 21 Northwest Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 3 August 1985, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence William Du Lee Payne
Teresa Ann Priano
Marriage: 19 March 1938

Spouse and Children

19 March 1938

Parents and Siblings





    Michalina Priano


    Baby Priano


    Baby Priano


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 6

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Proaño): habitational name from Proaño in Santander province.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Teressa Payne in household of Joe Priano, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Teressa Priano in household of Joe Priano, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Teresa Priano in entry for Lawrence Wm Payne, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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