Lena Maenza

9 November 1906–3 May 1999 (Age 92)

The Life of Lena

When Lena Maenza was born on 9 November 1906, in Italy, her father, Antonino Maenza, was 28 and her mother, Vincenza Salupo, was 23. She married Sebastian Albano on 2 May 1928, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 3 May 1999, in Garfield Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sebastian Albano
Lena Maenza
Marriage: 2 May 1928
Philip Albano

Spouse and Children

2 May 1928
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Philip Albano


Parents and Siblings



    Joseph Maenza



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 23

Lateran Treaty creates state of Vatican City.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Maenza in Latina province, probably so named from the Latin personal name Magius or Maius, or from any of various places so named, from medieval Latin maiensis ‘(payment) in the month of May’, presumably denoting some sort of tax obligation.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lena Albano in household of Tony Manza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena Maenza in entry for Philip Albano, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Lena Maenza, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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