Bastiana Fopiana

1822–10 July 1915 (Age 93)
Genova, Liguria, Italy

The Life of Bastiana

Bastiana Fopiana was born in 1822, in Genova, Liguria, Italy as the son of Giuseppe Fopiana and Minerva. He married Mary Ellen Moore on 5 February 1856, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 July 1915, in Long Hill, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sulphur Springs Church, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Bastiana Fopiana
Mary Ellen Moore
Marriage: 5 February 1856
Joseph Fopiana

Spouse and Children

5 February 1856
Carroll, Virginia, United States


    Joseph Fopiana


Parents and Siblings

    Giuseppe Fopiana






World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 8

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 27

Austria regains control of most of Italy.

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Sources (3)

  • Bastana Fopeanna in household of Joseph Fopeanna, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bastian Fapiano, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bastiana Fopiana, "United States Census, 1900"

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