Catherina Pizzurro


Brief Life History of Catherina

When Catherina Pizzurro was born in 1892, in Mineo, Catania, Sicily, Italy, her father, Antonino Pizzurro, was 32 and her mother, Maria Bellini, was 22. She died in 1943, at the age of 51, and was buried in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Sebastiano Bellino
Catherina Pizzurro

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  • Catherine Bellino, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 0

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 14

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Angelo, Carmela, Vito.

Italian (Sicily):

from a derivative of Pizzo .

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

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