Maria "Mary" BILLANTE Balistrieri, 1883-1964
Wife of a sailor, laborer for municipality
Margaret's uncle's wife

 Father Domenico BILLANTE, ca 1830-
 Mother Anna DENTICI Billante, 1841-1916
       Brother Pietro BILLANTE, 1861-
       Sister Rosa BILLANTE Billante, 1864-
       Brother Giovanni BILLANTE, 1866-1918
       Brother Pietro BILLANTE, 1869-1947
       Sister Caterina BILLANTE, 1872-1875
       Sister Maria BILLANTE, 1875-
       Sister Rosalia BILLANTE, 1878-1949
       Sister Eleanora BILLANTE Balestrieri, 1880-1959
       Maria "Mary" BILLANTE Balistrieri, 1883-1964

 Husband Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, 1874-1959
       Daughter Maria Rosa "Rose" BALISTRIERI Puccio, 1906-1983
       Son Giuseppe Vincenzo "Joeseph" BALISTRIERI, 1909-2003
       Daughter Anna BALISTRIERI Cosentino, 1912-
       Son Dominic Joseph BALISTRIERI, 1918-1961
       Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRIERI Triligi, 1920-ca 1959
       Son Antonio "Tony" BALISTRIERI, 1922-2004

Time Line

1883 - Born at Sant' Elia, Palermo Province, Sicily

30 November 1884, age 1 - Sister Rosa BILLANTE, age 20, married Francesco BILLANTE, age 29, at Santa Flavia, Palermo Province, Sicily

Between 1885 and 1890 - Sister Rosa BILLANTE Billante died at Sant' Elia

30 November 1895, age 12 - Brother Giovanni BILLANTE, age 29, married Giovanna BUSALACCHI, age 18, there

24 December 1897, age 14 - Brother Pietro BILLANTE, age 28, married Providenza TARANTINO, age 22, there ; Sister Eleanora BILLANTE, age 17, married Giuseppe BALESTRIERI, age 26, there

1904, age 20 - Immigrated

26 January 1904, age 20 - Married Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, age 29, at Sant' Elia

16 August 1906, age 23 - Daughter Maria Rosa "Rose" BALISTRIERI Puccio born at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

6 September 1909, age 26 - Son Giuseppe Vincenzo "Joeseph" BALISTRIERI born

1912, age 28 - Daughter Anna BALISTRIERI Cosentino born at Sant' Elia

1916, age 32 - Mother Anna DENTICI Billante, age 74, died there

1918, age 34 - Son Dominic Joseph BALISTRIERI born at Milwaukee

24 October 1918, age 35 - Brother Giovanni BILLANTE, age 52, died at Buffalo, New York

As of sometime before January 1920 until 1921 - Resided at 271 Jackson, Milwaukee

6 January 1920, age 36 - Recorded in the United States Census there

24 May 1920, age 36 - Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRIERI Triligi born there

July 1921, age 37 - Daughter Maria Rosa "Rose" BALISTRIERI, age 14, married Gaetano S "Thomas" PUCCIO, age 20, at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church there

As of 1922 until sometime after 1930 - Resided at 162 Pleasant Street there

1922, age 38 - Son Antonio "Tony" BALISTRIERI born there

January 1923, age 39 - Granddaughter Theresa PUCCIO born there

About 1924, age 40 - Granddaughter Mary PUCCIO born there

October 1926, age 43 - Grandson Paul PUCCIO born there

17 July 1927, age 44 - Sister-in-law Providenza TARANTINO Billante, age 51, died at Buffalo

3 April 1930, age 46 - Recorded in the United States Census at 526 E Pleasnt, Milwaukee

About 1937, age 53 - Grandson Bruno TRILIGI born

1938, age 54 - Son Giuseppe Vincenzo "Joeseph" BALISTRIERI, age 28, married Eunice HUMPHREY, age 22, at Milwaukee

About 1938, age 54 - Granddaughter Marie TRILIGI born

1 April 1940, age 56 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

7 December 1947, age 64 - Brother Pietro BILLANTE, age 78, died at Buffalo

24 April 1949, age 65 - Sister Rosalia BILLANTE, age 70, died at Sant' Elia

1950, age 66 - Brother's widow Giovanna BUSALACCHI Billante, age 72, died at Buffalo

9 December 1951, age 68 - Brother-in-law Giuseppe BALESTRIERI, age 80, died at Milwaukee

About 1959, age 75 - Daughter Stefana "Fannie" BALISTRIERI Triligi, age 38, died there

14 July 1959, age 76 - Husband Pietro "Peter" BALISTRIERI, age 85, died there

4 September 1959, age 76 - Sister Eleanora BILLANTE Balestrieri, age 79, died there

5 June 1961, age 77 - Son Dominic Joseph BALISTRIERI, age 42, died there

1964, age 80 - Granddaughter Cecile BALISTRIERI married Terry Michael LANKE, age 20

2 April 1964, age 80 - Died at Milwaukee

4 April 1964 - Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum there