Maria Santa Columbo

Brief Life History of Maria Santa

When Maria Santa Columbo was born in December 1861, in Cefalù, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, her father, Castranzo Gustave Santo Columbo, was 46 and her mother, Giuseppa or Giusefina DiFatta or Defatto, was 36. She married John Giovanni Picone on 21 July 1881, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1880. She died on 22 January 1939, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Giovanni Picone
Maria Santa Columbo
Marriage: 21 July 1881
Giuseppe Picone
Gustave Picone
August Picone
Angelina Picone
Giuseppina Picone
Felix Picone
Salvatore Joseph Picone
S. J. Or Totie Picone
Lena Picone
Angelina Picone
Rosa Picone
Pietro J Picone

Sources (32)

  • Mary Picone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Santa Colombo Picone, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Co Jumbo in entry for Christina, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Nunzio, Angelo, Antonio, Carmine, Gino, Salvatore.

Italian: variant of Colombo .

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

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