Camillo Di Sciullo

8 October 1892–August 1977 (Age 84)
Villa Santa Maria, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

The Life of Camillo

When Camillo Di Sciullo was born on 8 October 1892, in Villa Santa Maria, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy, his father, Francesco Di Sciullo, was 31 and his mother, Maria Biase Sabatini, was 24. He married Giacinta Liberatore on 6 July 1912, in Villa Santa Maria, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1930. In 1942, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as worked at center tavern, astoria in Long Island, New York, United States. He died in August 1977, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Camillo Di Sciullo
Giacinta Liberatore
Marriage: 6 July 1912

Spouse and Children

6 July 1912
Villa Santa Maria, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

Parents and Siblings

    Francesco Di Sciullo


    Maria Biase Sabatini




    Maria Di Sciullo



    Alessandro Di Sciullo


    Amelia Di Sciullo


    Amalia Di Sciullo


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World Events (8)

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.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 21

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 25

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

North African (Muslim): probably from a personal name based on of Arabic ḍiyā ‘light’, ‘glow’, ‘illumination’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Camillo Sciulli, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • C Sciullo, "New York Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942"
  • Camill Di Sciullo, "United States, New York, Index to Passengers Arriving at New York City, compiled 1944-1948"

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