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Sebastiano Del Carlo

Sebastiano Del Carlo
Sebastiano Del Carlo

Mr Sebastiano del Carlo, 29, was born in Capannori, Prov. Lucca, Italy, on 11 March 1883 the son of Luigi del Carlo and Clemente di Pego.

He was married on 20th February, 1912 to Argene Genovesi in her home town of Montecarlo, Lucca.

They boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as second class passengers. They were on their way to California and bought ticket number SC/PARIS 2167 for £27 14s 5d.

Mr del Carlo died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#295).


CLOTHING - Grey overcoat; dark tweed suit.

EFFECTS - Gold watch and chain; pair of earrings, diamond and gold; gold chain locket; silver watch and chain; knife; pin; pocketbook and paper; $5 in notes; 37 francs.


His body was forwarded to Boston on 30th April, 1912 for shipment to Italy on board the Cretic departing 18 May.  He was buried at the Cimitero Comunale in Altopascio.

Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Sebastiano Del Carlo
Age: 29 years 1 month and 4 days (Male)
Nationality: Italian
Marital Status: Married to Argene Genovesi
Last Residence: in Montecarlo, Toscana, Italy
Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 2167, £27 14s 5d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 295)

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References and Sources

Estratto per riassunto dal registro degli Atti di Nascita (Birth Certificate)
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#295)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279]).
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)

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  1. J.BELLO

    J.BELLO said:

    I have been trying to locate my family on to which is of Italian descent. most of my family here in America has passed away, and I never had I chance to know our family stories. I believe I might be related to Argene Genovesi (Del Carlo. my family comes from Sicily...the Polizzi/Tripoli and Craffase family. we are also related to de Carlos and Genovesi...of this sound familiar or you have info please e-mail me. thank you [email="[email protected]"][email protected][/email]

  2. Mike Herbold

    Mike Herbold said:

    Where are you located in the USA? Mrs. Del Carlo reportedly had a sister in Fresno, California, but I do not know her married name. Both Argene Genovesi and Sebastiano del Carlo came from northern Italy, however.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2018) Sebastiano Del Carlo (ref: #396, last updated: 28th September 2018, accessed 28th January 2022 20:59:46 PM)
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