Assunta Asunda DeFebbo Demarco

Female14 June 1890–17 November 1987

Brief Life History of Assunta Asunda

When Assunta Asunda DeFebbo Demarco was born on 14 June 1890, in Atri, Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy, her father, Pasqual De Febbo, was 28 and her mother, Rita Audoccio, was 22. She died on 17 November 1987, in Collingswood, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 97.

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Assunta Asunda DeFebbo Demarco

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  • Assunda D Divalerio, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Age 4

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.


Age 26

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

Italian, Maltese: See De Marco .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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