Mia Carmela Rinaldi

Brief Life History of Mia Carmela

When Mia Carmela Rinaldi was born about 1901, in Avigliano, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy, her father, Dominick Rinaldi, was 25 and her mother, Maria Lucia Labella, was 29. She had at least 4 sons with Rocco Rinaggio. She died on 17 October 1971, in Dunmore, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71.

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Rocco Rinaggio
Mia Carmela Rinaldi
Vincenzo James Rinaggio
Dominick Joseph Rinaggio
Salvatore Rinaggio
Vito Anthony Rinaggio

Sources (19)

  • Carmella Rinaggio, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Death Certificate of Carmella Rinaggio
  • Carmela Renaggi, "Pennsylvania, Middle District Court, Naturalization Records, 1901-1991"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1905 · The Movie Theater

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. 


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Angelo, Rocco, Salvatore, Antonio, Domenic, Donato, Sal, Nicola, Vito, Carlo, Carmine, Aldo.

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Rinaldo .

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

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