Alcide Lucia C Magnago  (I3128)
Surname: Magnago
Given Names: Alcide Lucia C
Married Name: Alcide Lucia C Binns

Gender: Female Female

Birth: 13 December 1874 Trieste, Italy
Death: about December 1972 Wells, Somerset

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 13 December 1874 Trieste, Italy

Marriage September 1897 (Age 22) Joseph Henry Binns - Chorlton, Lancs

Universal Identifier 59F8E562D33DDC119DA50080C8F88E57FCB2
Death about December 1972 (Age 97) Wells, Somerset

Last Change 1 December 2016 - 03:17:37 - by: binnsadmin


Alcide Capitaine was the daughter of the Italian gymnast, Enrico Capitaine Magnago. She began her training while still a baby & made her first stage appearance before she was three. Billed as 'The Queen of the Air', she toured Europe and South America with considerable success. See John Culme’s Footlight Notes for full biography.
Was a gymnast and acrobat working the music halls with Binns and Binns, under the name of Alcide Capitaine.
1888 Christmas: Appeared at Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington on same programme as Blondin
1892 Appeared at Canterbury Theatre
1901 Census daughter in law in Clapham, age 26.
1905 Dec 1 Ellis Island entry age 30
1908 Jan 3 Ellis Island entry aboard Celtic, age 32
1908 Mar 20 Ellis Island entry aboard Lusitania, age 34, wife of Joseph Henry, US Citizen
1908 Nov 20 aboard Lusitania, age 34, housewife, US Citizen
1910 US Census at 47th Street, Ward 22 Manhattan, New York, Alcide Binns wife age 34, first marriage of 13 years, one child, 1 living, born Italy, immigrated 1892, speaks english, actress on the road.
1910 Nov 6 Ellis Island entry aboard Cedric, age 36, US Citizen
1913 Jan 7 Ellis Island entry aboard Carmania, age 37, US Citizen
1913 Oct 10 Ellis Island entry aboard Lusitania, age 38, housewife, Italian
1922 Apr 19 Ellis Island entry aboard Olympic, age 47, Italian born Rome.
1922 Jul 22 Arrival at Southampton aboard Olympic from New York, age 46, artiste, 2nd class, going to 10 Stamford Mansions, London, with husband Joseph
1926 Man & Woman: A Study of Human Secondary Sexual by Havelock Ellis: mentions ”the beautifully developed arms of the gymnast Alcide Capitaine”
1972 Dec Q Death registered in Wells, age 98. No probate found

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Family with Parents - [View Family (F5550)]

Family with Joseph Henry Binns - [View Family (F484)]
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Marriage: September 1897 -- Chorlton
5 months