Marian Mary Tolassi

9 January 1915–26 December 1995 (Age 80)
Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Marian Mary

When Marian Mary Tolassi was born on 9 January 1915, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Domenic Silverio Francesco Tolassi, was 26 and her mother, Martha Susca, was 27. She married Salvatore Peter Cavalieri on 2 October 1940, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 26 December 1995, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery, Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Salvatore Peter Cavalieri
Marian Mary Tolassi
Marriage: 2 October 1940
Richard Cavalieri

Spouse and Children

2 October 1940
Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 11

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Tomaso .

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

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The History of the Tolassi Family in Bristol, Connecticut

The information for this history was taken from the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, the U.S. Federal Census for 1920 and 1940 and research I have done on my own. I have tried to keep it in a time f …

Sources (3)

  • Mary ?Olessi in household of Dominick Tolessi, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Tolassi in household of Dominico Tolassi, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Mary Tolassi Cavalieri, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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