Virginia Brizzolara

6 April 1882–August 1968 (Age 86)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Brizzolara was born on 6 April 1882, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, her father, Frank Brizzolara, was 30 and her mother, Nina Brizzolara, was 20. She married Alexander Merle Showalter on 27 April 1910, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Christiansburg Magisterial District, Montgomery, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in August 1968, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairfax Memorial Park, Fairfax, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Merle Showalter
1879–1967
Virginia Brizzolara
1882–1968
Marriage: 27 April 1910
Josiah Thomas Showalter
1911–1984
Master Showalter
1912–
Virginia E. Showalter
1917–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1910
Richmond, Virginia, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Female1882–1968Female

    Andrew Brizzolara

    Male1884–Male

    Eugenia Brizzalro

    Female1884–Female

    Henry Brizzolara

    Male1885–Male

    Hettree Brizzolara

    Male1886–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 12

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Northern Italian (Liguria): habitational name from a place called Brizzolara, near Genoa.

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

Sources (3)

  • Virginia Brizzoloea in household of Frank Brizzoloea, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virginia Brizzolam in household of Frank Brizzolam, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Virginia B Showalter, "United States Census, 1940"

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