John Joseph Filetti Sr

1918–1983 (Age 65)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Filetti Sr was born on 31 August 1918, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Angelo Filetti, was 37 and his mother, Antonina Costa, was 30. He married Hazel Margaret Johnson on 27 December 1969, in Houston, Georgia, United States. He lived in Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States in 1940 and Fulton, Kalamazoo, Michigan Territory, United States in 1983. He died on 3 November 1983, in DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Centerville, Houston, Georgia, United States.

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John Joseph Filetti Sr
Hazel Margaret Johnson
Marriage: 27 December 1969

Spouse & Children

27 December 1969
Houston, Georgia, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 4

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Italian: of uncertain origin.1. Perhaps from a pet form of an unidentified personal name ending in -falo. 2. Alternatively, it may be from Falletti, an outlying district of Sagliano Micca in Piedmont.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Fibletti in household of Angelio Fibletti, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Filetti in household of Angelo Filetti, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Filletti in household of Angelo Filletti, "United States Census, 1940"

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