Serafina Severino

11 September 1893–11 July 1989 (Age 95)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Serafina

When Serafina Severino was born on 11 September 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Rosario Severino, was 27 and her mother, Maria Grazia Sessa, was 24. She married Vito Cozzi on 8 May 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 11 July 1989, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Vito Cozzi
Serafina Severino
Marriage: 8 May 1913
Roger Cozzi
Evelyn Cozzi

Spouse and Children

8 May 1913
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Rosario Severino





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from the personal name Severino ( see Severin ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Serafina Cozzi, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Sarafina Severino in entry for Roger Cozzi, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Serafina Severino, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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