James Horatio Discepola

Male 1906 - 1999  (93 years)


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  • Name James Horatio Discepola 
    Nickname Buster 
    Born 11 Jun 1906  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1926 
    Carpenter-helper (acc to marriage cert) 
    Residence 1926  Wood-Ridge, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to marriage cert 
    Residence 1940  3218 48th St., Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to the 1940 Census (NARA microfilm roll T627_2721, Page 61A, ED 41-106). 
    _UID CFC0418A2844C6409F9EB235AC37AC810035 
    Died 15 Dec 1999  Fort Lee, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I608  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2012 

    Father Domenico "James" Discepola,   b. Abt 1882, Volturara Irpina, Avellino, Campania, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1975, Maywood, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Mother Caroline Eleanor Rothwell,   b. 12 Oct 1888, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1969, Maywood, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1905  City Hall, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Patrick Paul and James Walden witnessed the Discepola/Rothwell marriage 
    Notes 
    • Marriage certificate claims both bride and groom are residents of Woodridge New Jersey. It also claims that Caroline is "18 years and 23 days old" (this birthdate is probably off by one year)
    Family ID F196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josephine Celoria,   b. 24 Apr 1909, Rutherford, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 2001, Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1926  Bronx Borough Hall, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Caroline Discepola witnessed the Discepola/Celoria marriage 
    Children 
     1. Ruth Marie Discepola,   b. 30 Dec 1926, Moonachie, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 2004, Wood-Ridge, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Helen Discepola,   b. 2 Apr 1928, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 2006, Fort Lee, Bergen, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Discepola James H Apr 15 1926 Bronx County marriage certificate # 2008 (NYC Municipal Archives)

      James Discepola was born 11 June 1906, died 15 December 1999 (SSDI); his marriage license gives the same date of birth.

      James Horatio Discepola Kings County birth certificate #20127 (NYC Municipal Archives) indicates that he was born at 198 1/2 Kent St in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (his parents' residence).