Joseph Amenta

–1984
Winsted, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Amenta was born in Winsted, Winchester, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States as the son of Joseph Amenta and Santa Romano. He died on 7 April 1984, in his hometown.

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Joseph Amenta
1896–1984
Santa Romano
Joseph Amenta
–1984

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  • Male1896–1984Male

  • Santa Romano

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 

Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): habitational name from any of various minor places in Sicily named Amenta, from menta ‘mint’.

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

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