Amelia Carmel Orrino

Brief Life History of Amelia Carmel

When Amelia Carmel Orrino was born on 15 June 1922, in Cantalupo, Molise, Italy, her father, Alfonso Orrino, was 33 and her mother, Maria Antonietta Masella, was 36. She married Michael Martelli on 23 September 1937, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in School District 10 Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 20 September 2002, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States.

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Michael Martelli
Amelia Carmel Orrino
Marriage: 23 September 1937
Christine Rojean Martello
Samuel Martello

Sources (12)

  • Amelia Martello in household of Mike Martello, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amelia C St Pierre, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • Amilia Martllo, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


Lateran Treaty creates state of Vatican City.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Aldo, Antonio, Benedetto, Carlo, Carmine, Pasquale.

Italian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Orrico, possibly composed of audha ‘wealth, power’ + rīc ‘power’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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