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Maria Grace (Frisina) Marfia (abt. 1890 - 1955)

Maria Grace Marfia formerly Frisina
Born about in Sicily, Italymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 13 Sep 1914 (to 22 Oct 1946) in Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of , , , , , [private son (1920s - unknown)], , [private son (1920s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1930s - 2000s)]
Died at about age 64 in Fennville, Allegan, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Maria Frisina was born on November 22, 1890 in Borghetto, Sicily, Italy. Her father's name was Giuseppi Frisina.[1] She immigrated to the United States around 1913. [2] She married Onofrio Marfia on September 13, 1914 in Cook County, Illinois.[3] They divorced on October 22, 1946 after 32 years of marriage.[4]

Together they had 9 children:

  1. Bernard Marfia
  2. Carmela Marfia
  3. Joseph Marfia
  4. Josephine Marfia
  5. Frank Marfia
  6. Antonio Marfia
  7. Mary Marfia
  8. Samuel Marfia
  9. Frances Marfia

Maria died on February 25, 1955 in Fennville, Allegan, Michigan.[1] She is buried in Fennville Cemetery in Fennville, Allegan, Michigan.[5]

Census Records

1920 United States Federal Census – Chicago Ward 22, Cook, Illinois [2]

First NameLast NameRelationshipAgeOccupationBirthplace
OnofrioMarfiaHead34Factory LaborerItaly

1930 United States Federal Census - Fennville, Allegan, Michigan, United States [6]

First NameLast NameRelationshipAgeOccupationBirthplace
Mary AMarfiaDaughter4Illinois
SamMarfiaSon8 monthsMichigan


  1. 1.0 1.1 Operations, Inc. 2011. Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Operations, Inc. 1920 United States Federal Census. Year: 1920; Census Place: Chicago Ward 22, Cook (Chicago), Illinois; Roll: T625_333; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 1232
  3. Operations, Inc. 2011. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Indexes, 1912-1942.
  4. Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
  5. Find A Grave: Memorial #100614269
  6. Operations Inc. 1930 United States Federal Census. Year: 1930; Census Place: Fennville, Allegan, Michigan; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0008; FHL microfilm: 2340707

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