Flora Spigarelli

26 June 1905–9 July 1987 (Age 82)
Lewiston, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Spigarelli was born on 26 June 1905, in Lewiston, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, Giovanni Costantino Spigarelli, was 44 and her mother, Maria Giombini, was 28. She married Joseph Quilico on 20 September 1919, in Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Scofield, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1910 and Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States for about 5 years. She died on 9 July 1987, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Quilico
Flora Spigarelli
Marriage: 20 September 1919
Teresa Mary Quilico
John Quilico

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Quilico



20 September 1919
Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Giovanni Costantino Spigarelli





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Northern Italian: from a diminutive of spiga ‘spike’, ‘ear (of a cereal plant)’, possibly applied as a nickname for a thin person.

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

Sources (3)

  • Florie Spigarelli in household of Mary Spigarelli, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Guilico in household of Joe Guilico, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora Quiliso in household of Joseph Quiliso, "United States Census, 1940"

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