Maria Concetta Caruso

26 April 1831–
Borgo di Gaeta, Latina, Lazio, Italy

The Life of Maria Concetta

When Maria Concetta Caruso was born on 26 April 1831, in Borgo di Gaeta, Latina, Lazio, Italy, her father, Felice Antonio Caruso, was 38 and her mother, Annunziata Piccolo, was 31. She married Gaetano Nocca on 25 March 1849, in Borgo di Gaeta, Latina, Lazio, Italy. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Gaetano Nocca
1823–1911
Maria Concetta Caruso
1831–
Marriage: 25 March 1849
Rosina Nocca
1853–
Cosmo Nocca
1870–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 March 1849
Borgo di Gaeta, Latina, Lazio, Italy
children

(2)

    Rosina Nocca

    Female1853–Female

    Cosmo Nocca

    Male1870–1954Male

Parents and Siblings

    Felice Antonio Caruso

    Male1793–1832Male

    Female1800–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (4)

1849

Age 18

Austria regains control of most of Italy.
1860

Age 29

Northern Italy was joined to the Kingdom of Sardinia.
1929

Age 98

Lateran Treaty creates state of Vatican City.

Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from caruso ‘close-cropped’ (Latin cariosus ‘decayed’, also ‘smooth’, ‘bald’). This word was also used in the more general sense ‘boy’, ‘lad’, since in the Middle Ages young men of fashion sometimes wore their hair much shorter than was the prevailing style. In the Girgenti area of Sicily the term was a metonymic occupational name for a worker in the sulfur pits, since such workers were required to wear their hair short.

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

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  • Maria Concetta Caruso, "Italia, Matrimoni, 1809-1900"

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