Agostino Arena

Trabia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Agostino

When Agostino Arena was born on 22 August 1852, in Trabia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, his father, Giovanni Arena, was 49 and his mother, Giuseppa La Barbiera, was 40. He married Francesca Caruso on 14 November 1878, in Trabia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He lived in Boston Ward 6, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. He died before 1952, at the age of 98.

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Agostino Arena
Francesca Caruso
Marriage: 14 November 1878

Spouse & Children

  • Male1852–1952Male

  • Francesca Caruso


14 November 1878
Trabia, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Parents & Siblings

  • Giovanni Arena


  • Giuseppa La Barbiera




  • Giuseppe Arena


  • Vito Arena


  • Domenica Arena


  • Salvatore Arena


  • Francesco Arena


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 29

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Italian (southern) and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named with arena ‘sand’, ‘sandy place’, also ‘arena’, ‘(bull) ring’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Agastino Arena, "United States Census, 1910"

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