Francesca Amenta

1891–1960 (Age 68)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Francesca

Francesca Amenta was born on 18 November 1891 as the daughter of Sebastiano Amenta and Santa Romano. She married Sebastian (Sebastiano) FAILLA in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 June 1960, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Francesca Amenta
Sebastian (Sebastiano) FAILLA
Josephine (Giuseppa) FAILLA
Anthony Thomas FAILLA
Sebastian S. Failla Jr.
Failla, Louis Robert

Spouse & Children

Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Sebastiano Amenta


  • Santa Romano




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 9

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.

Sources (1)

  • Frances Faialla in household of Sebastian Faialla, "United States Census, 1940"

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