Victoria Scopelliti

Female21 July 1918–2 January 1943

Brief Life History of Victoria

When Victoria Scopelliti was born on 21 July 1918, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Scopelliti, was 33 and her mother, Anna Dondero, was 23. She died on 2 January 1943, in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 24.

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Victoria Scopelliti

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  • Victorine Scopelitti in household of Joseph Scopelitti, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Age 2

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Pasquale, Rocco, Franca, Francesca, Francesco, Orlando.

Italian (Sicily and southern Calabria): habitational name from any of various places called with this word, for example in Trapani, from Latin scopellus, from Greek skopelos ‘watch tower’. The Greek word also means ‘reef’ and ‘obstacle’. Skopelos is the name of an island in the Aegean.

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

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