Maria Giuseppa Iuppa

Brief Life History of Maria Giuseppa

When Maria Giuseppa Iuppa was born on 5 March 1896, in Geraci Siculo, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, her father, Luigi la Iuppa, was 50 and her mother, Concetta Spallina, was 39. She married Charles Battaglia on 14 August 1915, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 December 1925, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Battaglia
Maria Giuseppa Iuppa
Marriage: 14 August 1915
Sam Charles Battle
Lewis Battle
Marian Battle

Sources (9)

  • Josephine Battle in household of Charles Battle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Geraci Sìculo, Palermo, Italy. Birth of Maria Giuseppa Iuppa.
  • Josephina Tuppa, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Angelo, Domenico, Francesco, Carlo, Enrico, Giuseppe, Luigi, Pio.

Italian (southern):

from an ancient Germanic personal name, Suppo.

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

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