Louisa Corsino Bilbao

  • Birth 28 Jan 1883 Provincia di Asti, Piemonte, Italy
  • Death 19 Apr 1952 Santa Paula, Ventura County, California, USA
  • Burial Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Faith and Hope, 416, L
  • Memorial ID 71293561

Louisa Corsino Ponti Bilbao, beautiful daughter of Dominick Corsino, was born 28 Jan 1883 at Cocconato, Italy. The name "Ponti" is from her marriage to Severino Ponti. Widowed, she married Frank "Bilbao."

On Christmas 1902, Louisa Corsino left Italy and sailed for America, settling first at Ashland, Wisconsin and then at San Pedro, California in 1905. On 24 Feb 1914, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States. She had at least 2 children, Elba K Ponti and Adelena Domenica Ponti. By the Jan. 1920 census, Louisa's Italian husband Severino Ponti had died; by Nov 1923, she had married Francico Bilbao of Spain, who had legally changed his name to Frank.
Source: Naturalization papers

Photo:
July 1919 passport application, age 36

Burial: 4/23/1952, per cemetery records

Kathy Itson suggested:
Louisa Corsino Ponti Bilbao
B: 28 Jan 1884
Cocconato, Asti, Piemonte, Italy
D: 19 Apr 1952
Santa Paula, Ventura, California, USA
Louisa is my mother's grandmother.
She was married twice.
Her first husband, Severino Ponti, is buried somewhere in Los Angeles county.
Her second husband, Franciso Abuelo Bilbao, went back to Spain after her death.

At the same time, Don Green kindly submitted dates/places per headstone photo & CA death record.


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  • Maintained by: GreenHills Stones Calling
  • Originally Created by: Warren Weimer
  • Added: 13 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71293561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louisa Corsino Bilbao (28 Jan 1883–19 Apr 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71293561, citing Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by GreenHills Stones Calling (contributor 47882891) .