María Paita

1804–
Calice al Cornoviglio, Spezia, Liguria, Italy

The Life of María

María Paita was born in 1804, in Calice al Cornoviglio, Spezia, Liguria, Italy.

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World Events (3)

1814

Age 10

Napoleon abdicated his throne and Italy was broken up into small kingdoms.
1820

Age 16

Small revolutions in the kingdoms. Venice, Rome and Tuscany declare themselves Republics.
1849

Age 45

Austria regains control of most of Italy.

Name Meaning

1 Southern Italian: probably a variant of Màita ( see Maida ). This name is now common in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.2 Japanese: ‘rice paddy’; found mostly in western Japan, it is also pronounced as Yoneda , Kometa, and Maida.

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

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  • Italy, Toscana, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1804-1874; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9PR-33SK?cc=1932364&wc=32ZC-BZD%3A228120001%2C1585663049%2C1585658401

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