The Ironic Women

Guiseppina Sulic is my great-grandmother via my mom’s dad. She was born in Trieste. During her birth, Trieste was in the possession of Italy. Trieste was a territory that fluctuated between Italy and Austria. Guiseppina and her family were in favor of the Austrian empire. Her brother was Rudolpho who fought for the Austrian army but died on the Russian front. Ironically, Giuseppina, who was rather prejudice against Southern Italians. She married a man from Sicily who fought for the Italian army, against her brother. She then immigrated to Boston where they married and had children.


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