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Ruth Grierson Winn Lionetti
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1897
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1990
McRae
Telfair County
Georgia, USA

She sang opera at Pagliacci and Traviata in Italy before WWII. During the war she was stuck in Italy with her Italian husband. They lived in Como, just across the border with Switzerland, and helped smuggle downed allied flyers across the border. After the war she was awarded a certificate of appreciation by the British Commonwealth of Nations. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Winn (1870 - 1936)
  Alice Grierson Winn (1873 - 1919)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Grierson Winn Lionetti (1897 - 1990)
  John Winn (1899 - 1900)*
  Blanche Butler Winn Willcox (1901 - 1963)*
  Leroy Fargason Winn (1902 - 1977)*
  Margaret Garrett Winn (1907 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
McRae
Telfair County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Craig & Tonya Banks
Record added: May 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70474699
Ruth Grierson <i>Winn</i> Lionetti
Added by: Barbara L. Kirkland
 
 
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