Luigi Antonio Peila

31 January 1863–25 November 1912 (Age 49)
Bosconero, Turin, Piedmont, Italy

The Life of Luigi Antonio

When Luigi Antonio Peila was born on 31 January 1863, in Bosconero, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, his father, Domenico Luigi Peila, was 25 and his mother, Teresa Agata Ronco, was 26. He married Maria Caterina Iano on 10 November 1886, in Bosconero, Turin, Piedmont, Italy. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Silver Plume, Clear Creek, Colorado, United States in 1900 and Silverton, San Juan, Colorado, United States in 1908. In 1900, at the age of 37, his occupation is listed as miner. He died on 25 November 1912, in Lakewood, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luigi Antonio Peila
1863–1912
Maria Caterina Iano
1866–1921
Marriage: 10 November 1886
Dominico "James" Peila
1887–1982
Teresa Maria Peila
1888–1889
Peila
1889–1890
Teresa Grace Peila
1893–1927
Mario Gabriel Peila
1895–1981
Mary Peila
1897–1929
John Michael Peila
1899–1976
Louise Gemma Agnes Peila
1901–1992
Louis Joseph Peila
1906–1994
Victor Frank Peila
1908–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 November 1886
Bosconero, Turin, Piedmont, Italy
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Angela Maria Teresa Peila

    Female1859–1940Female

    Male1863–1912Male

    Vittorio Giacomo Peila

    Male1866–Male

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1870

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1870: Clear Creek, Colorado Territory, United States; 1876: Clear Creek, Colorado, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Italian: possibly a reduced form of Iacopella, a pet form of the personal name Iacopa, feminine form of Iacopo ( see Jacob ), or of Filippella, a pet form of Filippa, feminine form of Filippo .2 Italian: habitational name from Pella in Novara province.3 possibly Catalan: from old Catalan pella ‘used clothes’, perhaps a nickname for someone poorly dressed.

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

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Story Highlight

Voyage on Le Savoire

Ship that Domenico and Angela Peila emigrated on from Italy. Luigi (Dominico's son) and Dominico James (Luigi's son) had returned to Italy to bring them to Colorado. SHIP NAME La Savoie ARRIVAL DATE …

Sources (3)

  • Louis A Peila, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Luigi Peila, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bosconero marriage record of Luigi Peila and Maria Catterina Iano

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