09 December 2010

1898 Boston MA Death Index - Alfredo Capone

1898 Boston Death Index Volume: 483 Page: 143

Every time I read of these infant deaths due to pneumonia, I see that image from The Godfather II ... the one where Fredo is laying on the kitchen table coughing while they try to draw the fluid from his lungs with a candle and a glass?  Very sad ...

Entry: 2529
Name: Alfredo Capone
Residence: 59 Merrimac St.
Date of Death: 29 March 1898
Age: 10 months, 12 days
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia
Birthplace: Boston
Father: Vincenzo Capone, born in Italy
Mother: Pasqualina Lanzillo, born in Italy


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