Mary Anne Costa

5 February 1911–29 July 1990 (Age 79)
Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Mary Anne

When Mary Anne Costa was born on 5 February 1911, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Pasquale Costa, was 38 and her mother, Anna Macaluso, was 40. She married Louis Mercurio on 27 October 1927, in Lake Katrine, Ulster, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ulster, Ulster, New York, United States in 1920 and Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 29 July 1990, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Louis Mercurio
Mary Anne Costa
Marriage: 27 October 1927
Gloria A Mercurio

Spouse and Children

    Louis Mercurio



27 October 1927
Lake Katrine, Ulster, Ulster, New York, United States


    Gloria A Mercurio


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 6

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.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, and southern French:1. topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or river bank, or on the coast (ultimately from Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Costa or named with this word. 2. of Greek origin ( see Costas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Mercurio in household of Louis Mercurio, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Costa in household of Paesquale Costa, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Casta in entry for Gloria A Mercurio, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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