Salvatore Alfonso

27 December 1907–1964 (Age 56)
Hastings, Las Animas, Colorado, United States

The Life of Salvatore

When Salvatore Alfonso was born on 27 December 1907, in Hastings, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, his father, Antonino Alfonso, was 48 and his mother, Maria Pecoraro, was 38. He married Maria Nunzia "Zena" Provenza on 15 December 1929, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States. He lived in Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Gulnare, Las Animas, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died in 1964, in Aguilar, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, at the age of 57.

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Salvatore Alfonso
Maria Nunzia "Zena" Provenza
Marriage: 15 December 1929

Spouse and Children

15 December 1929
Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Antonino Alfonso


    Maria Pecoraro




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 2

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

Spanish and southern Italian: from the personal name Alfonso, the name of a number of Spanish and Portuguese kings. It derives from the Visigothic personal name Adelfonsus, composed of the elements hathu ‘war’ + funs ‘ready’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam Alfonso in household of Antonio Alfonso, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Alfonzo in household of Antonio Alfonzo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Alfonso, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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