Sarah Mae Battaglia

1 May 1918–3 November 1992 (Age 74)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of Sarah Mae

When Sarah Mae Battaglia was born on 1 May 1918, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, her father, Giuseppi Battaglia, was 51 and her mother, Josephine Amato, was 45. She married John Oliver Mills on 30 October 1937, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. She died on 3 November 1992, at the age of 74, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Oliver Mills
Sarah Mae Battaglia
Marriage: 30 October 1937

Spouse and Children

30 October 1937
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Giuseppi Battaglia


    Josephine Amato




World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Italian: from battaglia ‘battle’, ‘fight’ (a feminine noun from the Late Latin neuter plural battualia ‘military exercises’), applied as a nickname for a combative person, or a topographic name for someone who lived at a place remembered as the site of a battle.

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

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Sources (3)

  • May Battaglia in household of Joe Battaglia, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah May Battaglia in household of Joseph Battaglia, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mae Battaglia, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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