Celeste Lucia “Lottie, Lucy” <I>Rubino</I> Sisto

Celeste Lucia “Lottie, Lucy” Rubino Sisto

Birth
Potenza, Provincia di Potenza, Basilicata, Italy
Death 17 Nov 1953 (aged 93)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Mausoleum, B-240, B-17
Memorial ID 92905070 · View Source
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Celeste Lucia "Lottie" [Rubino] Sisto was the daughter of Vincenzo Rubino and Angela Maria Grieco. She was born on Strada Fontanelle in San Fele, Italy.

She came to the United States in November 1880 with her husband Donato Sisto and infant son Francisco "Frank" Sisto. With the family was a young Maria Rubino, probably a sister or niece of Lottie's, but history has lost her so far. The family arrived in New York, and probably went upstate to the Gloversville, Troy, or Utica area (where son James was born). They then went to Worcester, MA for several years (where Maurice and Angel were born). Sometime around 1889, the family permanently moved to Los Angeles. She had a total of 17 children, of whom 11 survived into adulthood. According to 1930 U.S. census records, four of her sons served during World War I.

Although her birth date is listed in many U.S. documents as 13 December 1861 (including her Social Security and California death records), her actual Italian birth certificate notes a date of birth of 13 December 1859. This year also matches the year of birth on her ship's arrival manifest.


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  • Created by: BAHDS
  • Added: 1 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92905070
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Celeste Lucia “Lottie, Lucy” Rubino Sisto (13 Dec 1859–17 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92905070, citing Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by BAHDS (contributor 47537548) .