Maria Puglisi

Brief Life History of Maria

Maria Puglisi was born on 14 June 1894, in Montalbano di Elicona, Messina, Sicily, Italy as the daughter of Giuseppe Puglisi and Venera Giorosa. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Pietro Antonio Strascina. She died on 7 May 1965, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 70.

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Pietro Antonio Strascina
Maria Puglisi
Verena Strasscino
Josephine D Strascina
Vincent Thomas Strascina

Sources (3)

  • Mary Strascino in household of Peter Strascino, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Puglisi in entry for Josephine Strascina Dilena, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Mary Pugliesi in entry for Vincent T Strascina, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Angelo, Carmelo, Sal, Antonio, Santo, Franco, Giovanni, Orazio, Sebastiano, Amadeo, Attilio.

Italian: southern variant of Pugliese .

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

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