Dorotea Lena Danese

Female10 October 1914–1 January 1999

Brief Life History of Dorotea Lena

When Dorotea Lena Danese was born on 10 October 1914, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Angelo Danese, was 36 and her mother, Teresa Pizzamiglio, was 29. She married Ernest Edward Schelper on 7 June 1934, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States. She lived in Solvay, Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1999, in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Ernest Edward Schelper
Dorotea Lena Danese
Marriage: 7 June 1934

Sources (4)

  • Lena Danese in household of Angelo Danese, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena in entry for Ernest or Ernie Schelper, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"
  • Lena Schelper in household of Ernest Schelper, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1934Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 2

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


    Age 3

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 23

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Italian Marco, Antonio, Carlo, Edo, Gino, Rocco, Vito.

    Italian: ethnic name for a Dane, or from the personal nameDanese, which was introduced to and popularized in medievalItaly through French Carolingian literature, notably the epics Chansonde Roland and Ogier de Denemarche.

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

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