Calogera "Nellie" Amico

21 September 1898–15 August 1985 (Age 86)
San Cataldo, Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Calogera "Nellie"

When Calogera "Nellie" Amico was born on 21 September 1898, in San Cataldo, Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy, her father, Cataldo Amico, was 27 and her mother, Josephine Ormando, was 19. She married Cataldo Giannone on 21 September 1913, in Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 15 August 1985, in Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Michele Aquilina
Calogera "Nellie" Amico
Marriage: 24 November 1923
Cataldo Aquilina
Anthony Matthew Aquilina
Joseph Aquilina
Vincent A Aquilina

Spouse and Children

24 November 1923
Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States



    Anthony Matthew Aquilina



    Vincent A Aquilina


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Italian: from a medieval personal name or nickname, Amicus (from Latin amicus ‘friend’), having religious connotations, or from a short form of an omen name such as Bonamico (meaning ‘good friend’).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nellie Aquilina in household of Micheal Aquilina, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Calogera Amico in entry for John S Argento and Rosaria A Giannone, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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