Maria Giuseppa Albanese

29 March 1893–2 February 1953 (Age 59)
Enna, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Maria Giuseppa

When Maria Giuseppa Albanese was born on 29 March 1893, in Enna, Sicily, Italy, her father, Angello Albanese, was 35 and her mother, Rosalia Cheramonte, was 33. She married Francesco Biagio Longo on 10 January 1911, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 2 February 1953, in United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Francesco Biagio Longo
Maria Giuseppa Albanese
Marriage: 10 January 1911
Philip Longo
Josephina Longo
Rosalie Longo
Concetta Longo
Ida Rose Longo

Spouse and Children

10 January 1911
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Angello Albanese


    Rosalia Cheramonte




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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: ethnic name from albanese ‘(an) Albanian’, applied to someone from Albania or from one of the Albanian settlements in Abruzzo, Apulia, Campania, and Sicily.

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

Sources (1)

  • Maria Albanese in household of Angelo Albanese, "United States Census, 1910"

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