Antonio Amenta

1873–1967 (Age 94)
Solarino, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Antonio

Antonio Amenta was born on 16 January 1873, in Solarino, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy as the son of Giovanni Amenta and Giovanna Oliva. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Rosa Alibrio. He died on 23 November 1967, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Antonio Amenta
Rosa Alibrio
Giovanni Amenta
Salvatore Amenta
Giuseppe Amenta
Giuseppa Amenta
Paolo Amenta

Spouse & Children

  • Male1873–1967Male

  • Rosa Alibrio




  • Giovanni Amenta


  • Salvatore Amenta


  • Giuseppe Amenta


  • Giuseppa Amenta


  • Male1909–1985Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Giovanni Amenta


  • Giovanna Oliva




  • Male1873–1967Male

  • Giuseppe Amenta


  • Male1876–1955Male

  • Paolina Amenta


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Italy, Siracusa, Siracusa, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1900-1942;
  • Italy, Siracusa, Siracusa, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1900-1942;
  • Anthony Amenta, "Find A Grave Index"

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