Gabrielle Scarpa

20 August 1909–16 February 1995 (Age 85)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Gabrielle

When Gabrielle Scarpa was born on 20 August 1909, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph G Scarpa, was 34 and her mother, Marietta Crocomo, was 21. She died on 16 February 1995, in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85.

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Joseph G Scarpa
Marietta Crocomo
Louis Daniel Scarpa
Gabrielle Scarpa
Daniel Scarpa
Joseph Scarpa
Florence Ruffina Scarpa

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 17

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.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Italian and Jewish (from Italy): from Italian scarpa ‘shoe’, a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker or perhaps a nickname for someone with large or otherwise remarkable feet.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Gabriel Scarpa in household of Joseph Scarpa, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gabrielle Scarpa - Government record: birth-name: Gabrielle Scarpa

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